Search Results: "Phil Stutz"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: June 12, 2012

"A thought-provoking book with a strong prescription to turn your life around—not for armchair self-help enthusiasts."
In their debut, Stutz and Michels provide a blueprint to actively change your life. Read full book review >

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PHIL PICKLE by Kenny Herzog
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 15, 2016

"Real aspiring actors should be warned that it's not going to be that easy. Still, a feel-good story any way you slice it. (Picture book. 5-7)"
Most pickles just wait for their turns to be served with burgers and fries. Not Phil. Read full book review >

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PHIL JACKSON by Peter Richmond
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Dec. 26, 2013

"The book would have been more engaging as an oral history, weaving together stories and observations from Jackson's colleagues, teammates and friends. The narrative ends with the author no closer to validating his premise that Jackson's 'Zen thing' has been the key to his success."
Richmond (Badasses: The Legend of Snake, Foo, Dr. Death, and John Madden's Oakland Raiders, 2010, etc.) examines how the legendary coach's search for spiritual truths may have served as the blueprint for his future coaching success. Read full book review >

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HIDING PHIL by Eric Barclay
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2013

"A slim story full of determination, problem-solving and pachyderm glee. (Picture book. 3-5)"
It's awfully hard to hide an elephant. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 23, 2013

"An unflinching portrait that will surely satisfy Harris' fans."
A candid narrative deconstructs the turbulent personal and professional life of the late Deadliest Catch star Phil Harris. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PHIL AND FREDDY'S HALLOWEEN by Annelle Rigsby
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 22, 2011

"More trick than treat. (iPad storybook app. 2-6)"
Two amiable amphibians prepare to attend a Halloween party. Read full book review >

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THE BRIEF AND FRIGHTENING REIGN OF PHIL by George Saunders
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 20, 2005

"For those who appreciate speculative, experimental fiction, a mind-bending work inviting readers to ponder the nature of parable and the possibilities of language."
With an absurdist wit as playful as Monty Python's and a vision as dark as Samuel Beckett's, a post-modernist spins a provocative parable of political power and its abuses. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 1, 2006

"A captivating portrait of a beautiful, fragile and endangered world."
An entertaining account of a three-month road trip across the American landscape by the former editor-in-chief of Natural History magazine. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE CREED by Vivi Stutz
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 8, 2016

"A multilayered blend of romance and suspense with the right amount of paranormal intrigue for fans of the genre."
The return of a mysterious man from her past upends a ballerina's life in this paranormal tale. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: May 5, 1992

"Piquant, and uncommonly eloquent. (Six maps—not seen.)"
From an editor at Audubon magazine, a lively natural and social history and tour of the banks of the Delaware. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: March 15, 2012

"A bit narrow, but worth the read if the topic appeals."
The story of a town in northeast British Columbia that came together to rescue two horses trapped on a mountain's snowy summit. Read full book review >

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PUNK AVENUE by Phil Marcade
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 2, 2017

"Must-read for those who love that era and want a fresh perspective on it."
A musician's memoir of punk rock in its New York City heyday shows how much fun it was while it lasted, before AIDS and heroin had the last laugh. Read full book review >