Search Results: "Sage Walker"


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"Esparza-Harris's approach is a bit heavy-handed at times, but readers will appreciate Sage's foibles nonetheless. (YA)"
A capable if limited story of pre-teen self-discovery. Read full book review >

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WHITEOUT by Sage Walker
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: April 1, 1996

"A strikingly assured, mature drama, engrossing and beautifully constructed, with only the ending a tad soggy: an estimable and highly auspicious debut."
It's 30 years from now, a time when pollution, collapsing ecosystems, and climatic change mean chronic ill-health, near starvation, and insecurity are normal for most people. Read full book review >

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THE SAGE by Christopher Stasheff
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: July 1, 1996

"Stasheff fans will doubtless take pleasure in the details, but readers seeking more realistic, less formulaic fantasy will do much better elsewhere."
In The Shaman (1995), the first in the author's new series, a big, kindly clansman by the name of Ohaern defeated the bad god Ulahane; his reward was 500 years of sensual bliss in the arms of the beautiful goddess Rahani. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 10, 1993

"By focusing on Adams's retirement, Ellis doesn't achieve the sweep of a full biography—but he's able to capture the man's appealing spirit, providing new perspective on an unfairly neglected Founding Father. (Photographs)"
In a meditative and discursive essay (mostly about its subject's long retirement), Ellis (History/Mount Holyoke; After the Revolution, 1979) ponders the distinctive personality and achievements of America's endearingly cantankerous second President. Read full book review >

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TEXAS! SAGE by Sandra Brown
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 1991

"Damn, Sage'' ain't for everyone."
Cowboys, horses and tough-talking blondes duke it out in this feisty conclusion to former television weatherperson Brown's lowbrow TEXAS! trilogy—this featuring the spoiled youngest daughter of the Dallas-like Tyler clan and her passionate search for love. Read full book review >

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SKELETONS IN PURPLE SAGE by Barbara Burnett Smith
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 29, 2002

"Like Diane's living-room floor, the unusual murder motive is inundated by Jolie's periodic bouts of guilt and Smith's tendency to overexplain them."
Jolie Wyatt (Mistletoe in Purple Sage, 1997, etc.) is giving a party for two of her favorite people: her friend Beverly Kendall, returning to the little Texas town of Purple Sage after an ugly divorce, and her hero Dr. Bill Marchak, retiring from the hospital. Read full book review >

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THE SAGE OF WATERLOO by Leona Francombe
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 2015

"Engaging, pleasantly written, and endlessly inventive: all promising signs and a reader's delight."
If Watership Down were to meet the Flashman novels—well, the result still wouldn't be quite like this perky debut, not until you threw in a little Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm, maybe.Read full book review >

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WALKER EVANS by Thomas Nau
MUSIC AND THE ARTS
Released: April 1, 2007

"Nevertheless, it succeeds in conveying the intellectual and social environment that nurtured Evans and his unwavering artistic vision—for that reason, it's an important document. (source notes, bibliography, chronology, index) (Nonfiction. 12+)"
Nau presents the life and times of photographer Walker Evans, who first found widespread recognition with his photos for James Agee's Let Us Now Praise Famous Men. Read full book review >

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ALICE WALKER by Evelyn C. White
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 1, 2004

"A bodacious hagiography that intelligently fills in details around the movements of early feminism, civil rights, and African-American arts."
Authorized, immensely supportive and informative, though very premature account of the political life and times of The Color Purple author, still vibrant at age 60. Read full book review >

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Released: June 15, 1955

"These however will be appreciative."
A collection of short stories ranges from the rocky Welsh landscape of Testimonies to the softer Mediterranean coastline of The Catalans, confines a talent which is perhaps better suited to this medium, and includes some brief moments of experience where fate often adds the finishing touches to failure and futility. Read full book review >

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EAGLE-SAGE by David B. Coe
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 1, 2000

"A saga whose excellent ideas have run ahead of the author's ability to articulate or dramatize them, though the fans will want to know how it all comes out."
Third and final part of Coe's fantasy LonTobyn Chronicle (The Outlanders, 1998, etc.). Read full book review >