Search Results: "S.L. Wisenberg"


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THE ADVENTURES OF CANCER BITCH by S.L. Wisenberg
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 1, 2009

"Tart and scary."
An ongoing blog about the author's experience with breast cancer is transformed here into a deeply personal, often darkly funny memoir. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 16, 2002

"Still, equal parts Fran Lebowitz and Leon Wieseltier: smart and satisfying."
Fugitive essays on the experience of being a Jewish woman in the post-Holocaust world, set in Theresienstadt, Houston, and points between. Read full book review >

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THE SWEETHEART IS IN by S.L. Wisenberg
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 2001

"Uneven, but for two thirds of its length deeply felt and rewarding."
First collection by award-winning and much-anthologized Wisenberg. Read full book review >

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Evera Dark by S.L. Reid
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 13, 2016

"A sexy start to unraveling a damaged heroine and killer."
A repressed Black Ops seductress and assassin falls for her latest target in this first installment of a planned romantic suspense trilogy. Read full book review >

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Lane Changes by S.L. Ellis
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 20, 2014

"A captivating introduction to a cozy female PI series with potential for wide appeal."
The first book in the Cassie Cruise series. Read full book review >

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SHADOW OF A DOUBT by S.L. Rottman
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Oct. 1, 2003

"Too comforting an ending, as Daniel may still be convicted and sentenced to death, but thoughtful and forgiving of the large and small weaknesses of parents and children. (Fiction. YA)"
Debate team discussions of forgiveness and justice take on new weight when the brother of a team member may have committed murder. Read full book review >

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THE BOSS'S WIFE by S.L. Stebel
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 1992

"Rather slapdash but rather funny."
The mildly dishonest chief of data processing at an L.A. megabank gets a new boss and learns how dishonest you can be if you really have imagination. Read full book review >

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THE EVOLUTION OF GABRIEL ADAM by S.L. Duncan
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Aug. 9, 2016

"This convoluted episode seems to wrap up the trilogy, though there is a hint that the archangels might be needed again; whether readers will respond is another question entirely. (Fantasy. 12-18)"
Two teen archangels continue the fight to save mankind and themselves from demonic takeover. Read full book review >

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THE SALVATION OF GABRIEL ADAM by S.L. Duncan
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Aug. 11, 2015

"A horrific merging of dimensions looms for fans in the next installment as the teen archangels grapple their way toward ultimate salvation. (Fantasy. 12-18)"
This second book in the Revelation Saga finds teen archangel Gabriel in human form as he begrudgingly continues fighting demons from hell. Read full book review >

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THE REVELATION OF GABRIEL ADAM by S.L. Duncan
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 12, 2014

"This apocalyptic adventure delves deep into biblical lore without being dogmatically religious, delivering a fairly satisfying battle between good and evil. (Fantasy. 10-17)"
The End of Days is nigh, and Gabe appears to be the new incarnation of the Archangel Gabriel. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 12, 2009

"A graceful account of how quickly the crack of the bat and the roar of the crowd can dissipate into silence and tears."
The life and death of 35-year-old Mike Coolbaugh, who was instantly killed by a line drive while coaching first base in a minor-league game in Little Rock, Ark., on July 22, 2007. Read full book review >