Search Results: "Robert Love"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: May 3, 2010

"'Genius or fraud?' American guru Bernard garners an evenhanded new consideration."
Former Rolling Stone managing editor Love delivers a spirited portrayal of the colorful life of early yoga impresario Pierre Bernard (1876-1955). Read full book review >

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THE LOST SISTER by Robert Love Taylor
Released: March 9, 1989

Taylor's third book, a bleak novel set in Oklahoma during the Twenties and Thirties, not only suggests that life could be nasty, brutal, and short back then, but that this was particularly true for those who hoped for something better. Read full book review >

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BLIND SINGER JOE’S BLUES by Robert Love Taylor
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 30, 2006

"More compelling and less hokey than one might expect."
Taylor (Lady of Spain, 1992, etc.) examines hard times in the early-20th-century South—and the music that resulted. Read full book review >

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LADY OF SPAIN by Robert Love Taylor
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 1992

"Like that piece, the collection—managing by turns to be both gritty and lyrical—is a memorable one."
Taylor (The Lost Sister, 1989, etc.) tells the 1950's saga of a philandering Oklahoma father and the coming-of-age of his son—in nine interconnected stories that deal mostly with male sexuality and offer an incident-filled evocation of two archetypal lives. Read full book review >

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THE BEST SCIENCE FICTION, FANTASY, & HORROR READS IN MAY
by John DeNardo

Looking for something to read in May? Here's an irresistible selection of science fiction, fantasy, and horror books that will satisfy your readerly desires. They include stories about an alternate WWII, steampunk airships, the zombie apocalypse, assassins hellbent on revenge, a space-based suicide mission, souls available for rent, and more.

 

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BOOK REVIEW

THE GIRL FROM THE PARADISE BALLROOM by Alison Love
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 19, 2016

"In keeping with her name, Love delivers a satisfying romantic tale enhanced by its bittersweet aftertaste."
The loyalties of a close-knit Italian family living in England are tested by the complicated feelings of two members for partners outside their circle and the increasingly tense atmosphere heralding World War II. Read full book review >

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A TOUCH OF LOVE FROM HEAVEN by Angel Love
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 11, 2005

"Should have remained a private journal."
A self-involved, indulgent chronicle of a woman's personal relationship with God. Read full book review >

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DEVILISHLY WICKED by Kathy Love
ROMANCE
Released: Oct. 29, 2013

"A little silly but ultimately, a lighthearted and entertaining, sexy romantic romp."
Demon Tristan McIntyre has led a successful coup to get the job of top editor at HOT! magazine, as well as being the leader of an underworld takeover of the soulless fashion industry-if only he can stop getting distracted by Georgia, his lush, delightful personal assistant. Read full book review >

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BISHOP'S REVENGE by William Love
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 28, 1993

"Not up to The Fundamentals of Murder or (especially) Bloody Ten."
Bishop Francis X. Regan and legman Davey Goldman go to bat for Eddie Goode, the man who brought them together eight years back by shooting Regan and consigning him to a wheelchair. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 15, 2006

"The legal back-and-forth would have benefited from John Grisham-like treatment. Love's story suffices, though, and it's one that environmental activists in particular will want to study."
A self-absorbed—but also absorbing—account of how the military-industrial complex visited death on a Southern backwater. Read full book review >

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PUSH GIRL by Chelsie Hill
YOUNG ADULT
Released: June 3, 2014

"A light, ultimately upbeat look at life after spinal cord injury. (Fiction. 13-18)"
Co-writer Hill draws on her own experience as a teen coping with paraplegia to tell a hopeful story. Read full book review >