Search Results: "Royce Prouty"


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STOKER'S MANUSCRIPT by Royce Prouty
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 13, 2013

"An obvious choice for fans of Dracula and Frankenstein and for anyone whose reading tastes extend into the realm of superstition."
California resident Prouty's debut novel will stoke the interest of Dracula lovers everywhere. Read full book review >

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GOBLINS! by Royce Buckingham
ADVENTURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2008

"Mild rough language makes an occasional appearance throughout this sometimes violent and often slimy tale, which races along and makes for a riotously good adventure. (Fiction. 9-13)"
Young protagonist Sam thinks living in Sumas, Wash., is "…like growing up in a rural coma." Read full book review >

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THE DEAD BOYS by Royce Buckingham
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2010

"An inventive premise that yields solid supernatural suspense. (Horror. 8-12)"
This new thriller adds a unique villain—a tree—the roster of deadly supernatural foes. Read full book review >

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BEST AMERICAN POLITICAL WRITING 2002 by Royce Flippin
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: Nov. 1, 2002

"An engaging if not always premier premiere."
In what will probably become an annual anthology, Flippin offers a collection of essays and excerpts from a variety of commentators on prominent political issues of 2001. Read full book review >

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THE BEST AMERICAN POLITICAL WRITING 2005 by Royce Flippin
NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 1, 2005

"A decent reference for political junkies and news addicts."
Anthology of essays on the white-hot political debates of 2004 tries to shed light on the issues and ideas that will shape politics in the coming years. Read full book review >

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DEMON KEEPER by Royce Buckingham
FANTASY
Released: May 1, 2007

"Sequels are possible but not required for closure. (Fantasy. 12-15)"
A madcap chase through the streets of Seattle forms the centerpiece of this entertaining, if unpolished debut. Read full book review >

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BEST AMERICAN POLITICAL WRITING 2009 by Royce Flippin
NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 13, 2009

"Uneven, but holds the occasional flicker of hope for the future of American political journalism."
Anthology of essays that attempt to make sense of the historic political drama of 2009. Read full book review >

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Released: Feb. 16, 1989

By far the most intimate portrait of Cary Grant in print, much of it straight from the bedroom. Read full book review >

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THE SUPER SLUGGERS by Kevin Markey
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2009

"Markey's deadpan delivery renders his tall-tale names and broad, punning prose quite comical, and the Walloper's triumphant out-of-the-park home run is the stuff of minor legend. (Fiction. 8-12)"
Eleven-year-old Banjo Hit Bishbash is known to his friends around town as Walloper (short for the "Great Walloper") for his batting prowess. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 8, 2011

"A sobering account of democratic fallibility in an age of anxiety."
Lebanese-born ex-FBI and -CIA operative Prouty offers a disturbing account of how anti-Arab sentiment among key government officials led to her dismissal from the intelligence community and the suspension of her U.S. citizenship. Read full book review >

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THE TERMINALS by Royce Scott Buckingham
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 14, 2014

"For readers who want cinematic action and excitement without the fuss of character development. (Action. 13-15)"
A teen with a year to live is recruited into an elite team of dying 19-year-old spies. Read full book review >