Search Results: "Paul Janson"


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MAL PRACTICE by Paul Janson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 30, 2013

"A debut effort that's ambitious in scope but often limited by its unsteady execution."
In Janson's (The Child in Our Hearts, 2012, etc.) first mystery, a pediatrician sued for malpractice finds himself at the epicenter of a far-reaching conspiracy. Read full book review >

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SCRATCH by Paul Janson
Released: July 19, 2014

"Infused with magical realism and some quirky capers but may struggle to find an appropriate audience."
A YA novel about a pet cat with magical powers. Read full book review >

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ICE CREAM WAR by Paul Janson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 9, 2014

"A light tale that will appeal to fans of the cozy mystery genre."
In Janson's (Mal Practice, 2013, etc.) mystery set in small-town Nebraska, an ice cream shop owner reluctantly assists her business rival when a dead body is found in his store. Read full book review >

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HISTORY
Released: Feb. 1, 1997

History Of Art For Young People (632 pp.; $49.50; Feb. 1997; 0- 8109-4150-3): A quarter-century after it was first published as the high-school student's edition of H.W. Janson's History of Art (1962), this one-stop compendium for those researching any aspect of Western art history has evolved to an even higher level of elegance and accessibility. Read full book review >

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Shoot For The Stars by Janson Mancheski
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 4, 2014

"A rich mix of history, football and characters casts its subject as an incredible man who could have been a legend."
The man who might have been king of the Green Bay Packers gets his due in a football novel that also has elements of a memoir. Read full book review >

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PAUL AUSTER
by J.W. Bonner

We live our lives mostly in the moment, but also attendant to the question of what if?— what if we had lived in that town rather than the one I know? what if my father (or mother) had died? what if my parents had divorced? what if I had attended school X rather than school Y? what if I ...


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PAMELA PAUL
by Claiborne Smith

Readers who know Pamela Paul’s books before she became the editor of the New York Times Book Review know that they are serious works of nonfiction: The Starter Marriage and the Future of Matrimony (2002), Pornified: How Pornography Is Damaging Our Lives, Our Relationships, and Our Families (2005), and Parenting, Inc.: How the Billion-Dollar Baby Business Has Changed the Way ...


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WHERE SHERLOCK HOLMES MEETS FANTASY
by John DeNardo

If Benjamin Franklin were alive today, he'd say that nothing in the world is certain except death, taxes, and Sherlock Holmes stories. Sherlock Holmes, the iconic consulting detective created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle in 1887, is a perennial mainstay in the literary world. What's not to like? Holmes' methods of investigation and deductions are flawless and the ...


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A SURPRISE FOR GIRAFFE AND ELEPHANT by Paul Gude
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 17, 2015

"Readers can't help but feel lifted after spending time with these two companions. (Picture book. 3-5)"
The welcome return of odd-couple pals Elephant and Giraffe (When Elephant Met Giraffe, 2014).Read full book review >

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HELLO WORLD! by Paul Beavis
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2015

"A calmly surreal invitation to explore. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Mrs. Mo's Monster (2014), he of the snaggly teeth, spiky blue fur, and lolling pink tongue, is still in the attic. Read full book review >

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RED PANDA'S CANDY APPLES by Ruth Paul
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2014

"The message appears to be the treats are best when shared, which makes Red Panda's attempt at entrepreneurship all the odder. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Who can resist candy apples? Not Red Panda. Read full book review >