Search Results: "Regina M. Joseph"


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Resurrection by Regina M. Joseph
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: May 1, 2014

"An energetic sci-fi yarn that's sure to please series fans and maybe even recruit a few new ones."
In this third volume in Joseph's (Khamlok, 2013, etc.) sci-fi series, members of an alien civilization return to their planet, Alterra, after being stranded on Earth only to encounter terrorist attacks and treachery. Read full book review >

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Released: Oct. 18, 2012

"An intriguing but uneven caveman-meets-spaceman story."
Aliens make contact with ancient humanity in Joseph's debut sci-fi novel. Read full book review >

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Khamlok by Regina M. Joseph
Released: March 1, 2013

"A new take on life, love and war among extraterrestrial colonists that successfully clears the launch pad."
In the second volume of Joseph's (Colony Earth, 2012) fantasy saga, humanlike aliens try to adapt to settled life and interspecies marriagein Britain during the Iron Age, inciting conflict with each other as well as rival fiefdoms. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: June 1, 1997

"Unfortunately, the few alternatives she offers are vague and touchy-feely."
Schwartz (English/Northwestern Univ.; Remembering and Repeating, not reviewed) has written a strange, discomfiting book on the Bible's legacy of violence. Read full book review >

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JOSEPH KANON
by Clayton Moore

In an age when America’s intelligence services aren’t always portrayed in the best light, Joseph Kanon’s new novel about the Cold War seems starkly elegant by comparison. In our starred review, Kirkus says of Defectors, “...not since Le Carré’s A Perfect Spy has there been a family of spooks to rival this one.”

The novel is an intimate ...


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JOSEPH SCAPELLATO
by Richard Z. Santos

Joseph Scapellato isn’t from the west—he grew up in suburban Chicago—but like so many Americans, the mythic west was always nearby.  “My mom was and is an enormous fan of golden age Westerns: Gene Autry, Roy Rogers, all those dudes in white hats,” Scapellato says. “I grew up watching those, and she accumulated all these cowboy tchotchkes. I grew ...


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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 14, 2007

"A profoundly loving and proudly tendentious view of a bloody battle and the fierce cultural warfare that ensued."
Custer's Last Stand from the Lakota point of view. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 6, 1993

"Though couched in well-mannered, even cautious, prose, Murphy's linkages offer a provocative new interpretation of the black American religious experience—one that's likely to inspire Afrocentrics even as it wrinkles the collars of conservative clerics and theologians."
Murphy's Santer°a (1988) was a dramatic firsthand, if scholarly, account of that African-Cuban religion. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 2001

"Wise words by an authentic representative of Lakota culture—a pleasure to find in a literature dominated by wannabes—add up to a self-help/inspirational book of a high order."
A book of virtues, Sioux style, that puts the works of Allan Bloom and William Bennett to shame. Read full book review >

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JOHN NEWMAN
by Rhett Morgan

In 1992, John Newman prepared to celebrate finishing his Ph.D., securing a book deal with Warner Books for the release of his dissertation, JFK and Vietnam, and having worked directly with Oliver Stone as consultant on the film JFK. But a brief call from the National Security Agency put all of that in jeopardy. Newman was warned that his ...


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GHOST SONGS by Regina McBride
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 4, 2016

"A wrenchingly lyrical memoir of family and tragedy."
A novelist and poet tells the fragmented story of how she came to terms with the suicides of her father and then her mother. Read full book review >