Search Results: "Ronnie Kasrils"


BOOK REVIEW

THE UNLIKELY SECRET AGENT by Ronnie Kasrils
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 1, 2012

"A thriller-like look at one of the harshest periods in South African history."
A husband tells the story of his wife's detention and their daring escape into exile from apartheid-era South Africa. Read full book review >

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CATE AND ERIC by Ronnie Morris
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 13, 2013

"A complex narrative that combines autumnal romance with conspiracy-fueled suspense."
In this multigenre novel, a middle-aged woman reconnects with high school friends, including a long-lost lover, as she stumbles onto a terrorist plot. Read full book review >

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The Assassination Race by Ronnie Stich
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 7, 2013

"An entertaining story of assassins, aliens and race cars."
Stich's latest novel (The Rise of the New Queen, 2006) is a darkly comic thriller about a man who stumbles upon a secret society involved in murder, corporate gambling—and drag races. Read full book review >

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CREEPY FRIENDS by Ronnie Stich
Released: April 20, 2014

"An unevenly written tale, but younger readers may enjoy its humor and unthreatening ghosts."
A humorous, paranormal middle-grade novel. Read full book review >

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CURSE OF THE SACRED WOLF by Ronnie Stich
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 22, 2013

"A character-driven story with traces of comedy, as in Stich's first novel, but more polished and self-assured."
In Stich's second thriller featuring the Afterlife Society (The Assassination Race, 2013, etc.), members race to stop an apparently possessed man from revealing details of the secret society, only to find something far more sinister at work. Read full book review >

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Released: Sept. 26, 2012

"A powerful, beautiful memoir about the deep scars of war."
The haunting memoir of a troubled Irish family irrevocably torn apart by World War II. Read full book review >

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SHOTS ON THE BRIDGE by Ronnie Greene
NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 18, 2015

"A poignant and skillful examination of a case that adds to the ongoing public debate about corrupt police practices, the militarization of local law enforcement, and convoluted legal decisions."
Associated Press investigative journalist Greene (Night Fire: Big Oil, Poison Air, and Margie Richard's Fight to Save Her Town, 2009) examines the shockingly overlooked case of police brutality that left six unarmed citizens shot during the chaotic aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 20, 2015

"A series of travel notes that fails to add up to more than the sum of its parts."
An American traveler shares his notes of times abroad. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 1991

"One of the frankest books yet about the realities of pro sports under the influence of major money, TV, steroids, and painkillers. (Twenty-five b&w photographs—not seen.)"
Revealing autobiography of football defensive-back Ronnie Lott, written with Sports Illustrated staffer Lieber. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 6, 2008

"A personality-rich narrative of one community's successful fight against a polluter, as well as a vade mecum for other towns facing similar problems."
Miami Herald investigative journalist Greene debuts with a David-and-Goliath story that casts Shell Oil as the villain. Read full book review >

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NELSON BEATS THE ODDS by Ronnie Sidney, II
GRAPHIC NOVELS & COMIC BOOKS
Released: Sept. 1, 2016

"Engaging and inspirational tales for students coping with common problems."
Paired graphic novels explore learning disabilities and bullying—and touch on foster care—for middle-grade and YA readers. Read full book review >

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THE ROLLING STONES 50 by Mick Jagger
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 16, 2012

"A soulless corporate birthday party that sheds no new light on its well-traveled subjects."
At the half-century mark, the "World's Greatest Rock 'n' Roll Band" unambitiously recounts its own story in pictures. Read full book review >