Search Results: "Richard Bach"


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TRAVELS WITH <i>PUFF</i> by Richard Bach
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 19, 2013

"Greeting-card philosophy, as light and common as feathers."
The author of Jonathan Livingston Seagull and numerous volumes about flying returns with an account of a cross-country flight in his new SeaRey amphibious plane. Read full book review >

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SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Oct. 1, 2002

"Pale Fire for preteens and teens."
Third and best in Bach's Ferret Chronicles, following Air Ferrets Aloft (2002), with two more volumes promised—this year. Read full book review >

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THE REGULATORS by Richard Bachman
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 24, 1996

"King intends. (First printing of 1,250,000; $2,000,000 ad/promo for The Regulators and Desperation combined; Literary Guild main, Mystery Guild, and Science Fiction Book Club selections; author tour)"
Bachman/Stephen King in overdrive, fast as he can type and laughing with bloodglee. Read full book review >

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RESCUE FERRETS AT SEA by Richard Bach
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: June 25, 2002

"Not billed as YA but bright-eyed and sorta bushytailed."
First volume of the Ferret Chronicles, an inspirational animal fable series by the author still best known for Jonathan Livingston Seagull (1972). Read full book review >

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RANCHER FERRETS ON THE RANGE by Richard Bach
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2003

"Only the moonlight knows."
Fourth in the Ferrets Chronicles, following Writer Ferrets: Chasing the Muse (p. 1154), which headed the ferrets for the bestseller list. Read full book review >

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Released: April 18, 1977

The Kahlil Gibran of the Me! generation called his last hero Jonathan, but now he's in full, self-y swing with a narrator named Richard who sells $3 rides on his biplane and learns to become "one messiah in a world of others." Read full book review >

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AIR FERRETS ALOFT by Richard Bach
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: June 25, 2002

"Guardian Angels, suit up! Foul weather ahead, but fun."
Second in the inspirational animal fable series the Ferret Chronicles, published simultaneously with Rescue Ferrets at Sea (see below). Read full book review >

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Released: Sept. 27, 1994

"Either you buy it or you don't. (Author tour)"
New Age jargon bobs along amiably on stream-of-consciousness froth in this quasi-nonfiction indulgence by the author of Jonathan Livingston Seagull (not reviewed). Read full book review >

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MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 31, 1985

"King has published duller books (The Dead Zone, Night Shift) than the late Bachman—but King at his best (Salem's Lot, and in a yeasty recent script he wrote for TV) shines far brighter than Bachman."
Despite a Halloween pub date, these four reprints are not King as a horror novelist. Read full book review >

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Common Enemy by Richard David Bach
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 7, 2012

"A dandy tale whose deviations prove just as much fun, if not more so, than the murder mystery itself."
A lawyer tries to steer a billionaire client's cruise line free of bad publicity by finding a serial killer before he continues making female passengers disappear in this debut thriller. Read full book review >

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MONSTER PARTY! by Annie Bach
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 5, 2014

"Pass on this party unless tame titles for the preschool set are needed. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Monsters attending parties are a popular picture-book topic; this circular tale adds one more to the shelf. Read full book review >