Search Results: "Raymond Esposito"


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YOU AND ME AGAINST THE WORLD by Raymond Esposito
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Jan. 2, 2013

"A fine read for horror fans who think they've seen everything in a zombie story."
This sprawling horror debut sees a tight-knit band of Florida natives battle tides of flesh-eating savages. Read full book review >

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MAD by Chloé  Esposito
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 13, 2017

"A bloody, gruesome slog."
A woman assumes her twin's identity and goes on a murderous rampage in this debut novel. Read full book review >

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HIGH JINX by Shannon Esposito
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 28, 2016

"Too many new ancillary characters and an incongruously violent climax only muddle the second installment in this series, which will hopefully return to form next time."
Doga yoga instructor Elle Pressley's latest high-maintenance client turns out to be the least of her worries when she's the last to see a dead man alive. Read full book review >

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FAUX PAS by Shannon Esposito
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 1, 2015

"More romance than whodunit, this series debut from the author of the Pet Psychic mysteries (Karma's a Bitch, 2013, etc.) embraces the absurd and has fun poking at the wealthy characters in a way one hopes is intentional."
A doggie-yoga instructor gets help in solving the death of a wealthy student from a private eye who's part detective and all dreamboat. Read full book review >

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THE FEARSOME FOURSOME by John Esposito
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 19, 2016

"Neither funny nor frightening, but it will have an audience. (Horror. 8-11)"
Librarian of the Haunted Mansion (and nominal "author") Amicus Ravenswood tries to outfright four 12-year-old tale spinners. Read full book review >

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MIDNIGHT AT MADAME LEOTA'S by John Esposito
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 18, 2017

"Ghost hunters best look elsewhere for their scares. (Horror. 9-12)"
Amicus Arcane, librarian of the haunted mansion from which this series issues, returns with more tales intended to terrify. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: June 1, 2001

"A useful guidebook that should find a wide readership."
A leading American authority on Islam offers a primer on modern varieties of terrorism and a well-reasoned plea for tolerance in a time of renewed Muslim-Western enmity. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 2011

"Complete, authoritative and accessible guide to Italian ingredients, cooking and cuisine."
A primer for authentic Italian cooking from the host of the long-running PBS show Ciao Italia. Read full book review >

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Released: Sept. 23, 1991

Deep roots and warm memories inform this companion volume to the PBS series of the same name, by the Italian-American cooking teacher who grew up draping homemade pasta over a broom handle hung between two kitchen chairs...and then spent time in Italy learning and teaching other regional specialties. Read full book review >

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THE ISLAMIC THREAT by John L. Esposito
NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 1992

"A much-needed and highly accessible account of an ancient and widespread culture too often presented only in terms of villainous stereotypes."
Holy Cross professor (Middle East Studies) and State Department consultant Esposito calls for a more balanced and informed view of the Muslim world. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 1, 1994

"While apologetic and loyalist at times, Esposito doesn't let the King off too easy. (16 pages of b&w photos, not seen) (Author tour)"
Esposito may not tell all, but he comes close in this brutally honest, yet loyal, memoir of his days with the King. Read full book review >

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CAJUN HOME by Raymond Bial
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 1998

"Readers who can get past these minor points of confusion will close the book with a sense that they, too, have traveled to Cajun country. (further reading) (Nonfiction. 8-12)"
Bial's exquisite photography glorifies Cajun life, past and present, in a format similar to his other books, including Shaker Home (1994). Read full book review >