Search Results: "Roger Finke"


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THE HOUSE OF FOUR SEASONS by Roger Duvoisin
Released: July 1, 1956

"Nice."
Father, Mother, Billy and Suzy buy a house in the country, a nice house with shutters, and their discussions about what color to paint it come to more than family quibbling. Read full book review >

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Released: Feb. 1, 2004

"A potentially affirming program, if a bit light in the delivery."
A crash course on how teens can live well and find a purpose, from educator Leslie. Read full book review >

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UNSCROLLED by Roger  Bennett
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: Oct. 1, 2013

"Sketchy Bible study with a self-indulgent, frisky class."
Some young writers and artists offer, to varying effect, their original takes on traditional study of the Hebrew Bible. Read full book review >

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A PLACE TO FALL by Roger Director
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 1996

"Given Willis's un- Paris-like career arc, this novel reads like hollow revenge."
A glib first novel by the successful TV writer and producer takes a huge bite from the hand that feeds him. Read full book review >

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A NIGHT IN THE LONESOME OCTOBER by Roger Zelazny
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Aug. 1, 1993

"Sparkling, witty, delightful: Zelazny's best for ages, perhaps his best ever."
After years of unprepossessing folderol—the wearisome Nine Princes in Amber retreads are depressingly typical—Zelazny bursts forth with, well, ``Victorian light supernatural fantasy'' just about covers it. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 2005

"As Ransom acknowledges, counterfactual history is made up of '2 parts historical plausibility, 1 part common sense, 1 part imagination.' A pleasing application of the recipe."
An intriguing exercise in counterfactual history, operating under the assumption that the Confederate States of America did not, in fact, win the last election. Read full book review >