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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 2003

"In all this, Webster doesn't add much to the standard histories, but he brings a light hand and solid storytelling skills to his task."
Another entry in a growing genre: outdoor-action writers (e.g., Hampton Sides, McKay Jenkins) turning to the Big Outside of WWII for material. Read full book review >

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PARADISE FARM by Brenda Webster
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 1999

"Engaging, though a certain essential vivacity is missing."
Second-novelist Webster (Sins of the Mothers, 1993) paints an appealing, if not wholly compelling, portrait of the sexual mores, intellectual habits, and bohemian aspirations of an upper-class Jewish family in 1929 New York. Read full book review >

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YELLOW BEARD & THE CURSE OF THE BLOODLINE by Lawrence Webster
FICTION & LITERATURE

"Awkward, underdeveloped horror fiction."
Webster's (Don't Pull My Finger, 2015, etc.) horror novel tells of a phantom taking revenge for the massacre of Native American people in the American Southwest. Read full book review >