Search Results: "Paul Webster"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: April 14, 1991

"Well-researched, but pedestrian writing and analysis make for an uninspired chronicle."
An informative but superficial expose of the responsibility of Marshal Henri-Philippe Petain and his French subjects for sending thousands of Jews to their death during WW II. Read full book review >

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GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS by Christy Webster
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 7, 2016

"Kids who don't want to read much of anything will eat this up. (Nonfiction early reader. 5-8)"
Guinness World Records aren't just for big kids anymore. Read full book review >

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THE LAST GOOD FREUDIAN by Brenda Webster
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 1, 2000

"A fresh take on the poorlittlerichgirl theme, whinefree and surprisingly frank. (16 b&w photos)"
Soulbearing memoirs of a woman ``born and brought up to be in psychoanalysis,'' who discovers rather late in life that writing fiction has taught her more about herself than years of psychotherapy. Read full book review >

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You Should Do VOICEOVERS! by Dave Webster
NON-FICTION
Released: July 1, 2014

"An easy-to-read introduction to the joys, challenges and techniques of an increasingly marketable entertainment career choice."
Webster's debut how-to guide explains best practices for every facet of a voice-over career. Read full book review >

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Released: March 30, 2016

"Written with brevity, clarity, and wisdom, this guide stands a notch above the myriad self-help books available today."
A work aimed at personal development provides steps to help readers discover, embrace, and achieve their purposes in life. Read full book review >

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Released: March 11, 2003

"Self-absorbed and tortuous."
Can an American-born Englishman with blond hair go to Spain and find fulfillment as a flamenco guitar player? Read full book review >

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A DEATH IN VALENCIA by Jason Webster
Released: Sept. 18, 2012

"Returning after a well-received debut (Or the Bull Kills You, 2011), CI Cámara remains a fresh and appealing protagonist whether in victory or defeat."
Someone just murdered the best paella chef in Valencia. Read full book review >

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Released: June 13, 2016

"Lacks momentum as a novel but delivers an enlightening examination of the mental maladies that plague many."
A fact-based fictional tale presents readers with a gallery of psychological ailments that the characters must confront. Read full book review >

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DOLPHIN SUNRISE by Elizabeth Webster
Released: June 14, 1993

"Webster appends facts about the slaughter of dolphins—but it's unfortunate that the author has chosen a dweeb like Matt for their spokesperson."
Webster (Escape into Light, 1992, etc.) continues to boost noble causes to relieve the downtrodden (battered women and kids, mental patients, etc.), but stick-figure characters, awash in sentiment, are just not up to carrying a Cause—which is too bad, because the cause here is the rescue of threatened sea mammals, specifically dolphins. Read full book review >

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THE SPANISH MAZE GAME by Noah Webster
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 1, 1991

"Well-done local color and Gaunt's cleverly executed last- minute escape from the bad guys are high points in a competent but uncompelling story."
Resourceful Jonathan Gaunt, auditor-legman for the Scottish Remembrancer's Office, a sort of adjunct to the Treasury (A Legacy from Tenerife, etc.), goes to Bavaria to inform engineer Florian Beck that he's heir to a fair-sized fortune. Read full book review >