Search Results: "Porter Gale"


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NON-FICTION
Released: June 4, 2013

"A useful guidebook for those desiring success through shrewd networking."
Effective networking modalities for a hyperconnected world. Read full book review >

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GRACE UNEXPECTED by Gale Martin
Released: July 2, 2012

"An entertaining light read."
College public-relations officer Grace Savage finds herself at the center of a love triangle in Martin's (Don Juan in Hankey, PA, 2011) zany romantic comedy. Read full book review >

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IMAGINING MOLLY by Sharyn Gale
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 25, 2017

"A beautifully written and psychologically intelligent thriller."
In this novel, a mother desperately tries to find her abducted child—while receiving telepathic messages. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 23, 1999

"A reliable guide, then, to what is currently understood about nutritional supplements."
An easily understood reference to vitamin, mineral, and herbal supplements—what they are and how they work—that soundly emphasizes the need to hook up with a knowledgeable health care practitioner. Read full book review >

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IT’S ME, PARSNIP by Sue Porter
ANIMALS
Released: Dec. 1, 2008

"And the cause-and-effect complexity of the tale is developmentally just right. (Novelty/picture book. 1-3)"
Who tracked the muddy footprints all through the house from the yard clear to the bathroom? Read full book review >

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LOST VOICES by Sarah Porter
Released: July 4, 2011

"A sudden ending to this slow-paced story will leave readers floundering. (Fantasy. 12 & up)"
On her 14th birthday, Luce enters a dark world of mermaids in this foreboding yet ultimately uneventful debut. Read full book review >

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FLIRTING WITH FORTY by Jane Porter
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 13, 2006

"The premise is that women should know more joy in their lives, but this hollow novel is a joyless chore."
Seattle divorcée hopes surf lessons will be a solution to her midlife crisis. Read full book review >

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DRIVES LIKE A DREAM by Porter Shreve
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 4, 2005

"Clever and biting fiction that also serves as an amiable account of the Detroit car industry."
Divorced elder of a Detroit car family pulls some desperate punches on the wedding of her ex. Read full book review >

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THE GOOD WOMAN by Jane Porter
Released: Sept. 4, 2012

"It turns out that Meg was right: A good woman lives for, and is judged by, others."
Beautiful Meg Brennan has constructed the perfect life by always doing what's best for everyone else. But what if she wants something for herself? Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 18, 2011

"Less a scholar than an opinionated journalist, Porter fills her book with interviews and personal observations, producing a broad and vivid but not terribly deep portrait of four nations that have been off the American radar for decades."
An enlightening if unsettling account of Poland, Hungary, the Czech Republic and Slovakia 20 years after the collapse of communism. Read full book review >

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MADNESS by Roy Porter
NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 2001

"A small book that raises big questions about the profession of psychiatry and the notion of scientific progress. (28 b&w illustrations, many of them etchings and engravings from the 16th to 19th centuries)"
A generously illustrated and pocket-sized distillation of the ways madness has been perceived and treated, from ancient times to the present. Read full book review >

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THE MONKEY'S MASK by Dorothy Porter
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 16, 1995

"Of course the story is simpler than in Ross Macdonald, but Porter manages a deft balance between nervously lyrical moments and an insinuating forward movement. (First printing of 17,500; author tour)"
Australian poet/YA author Porter's first adult novel has a twist you won't soon forget: It unfolds entirely in poetry, from the moment lesbian Sydney p.i. Read full book review >