Search Results: "Sal Lizard"


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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Dec. 1, 2012

"Simple stories that remind readers there is more to Christmas than the stress of shopping, partying and striving to make everything perfect."
Pleasantly amusing and tender stories of holiday cheer from the man in the red suit. Read full book review >

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BRING ME THE BRAIN OF NIKOLA TESTA by Sal Restivo
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 12, 2007

"Hyper-indulgent and random, but also, often enough, gleamingly chromatic, providing mild entertainment."
An international thriller devolves into a fitful intellectual digression in Restivo's rapidly changing story. Read full book review >

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A PEBBLE CAST by Sal Biondello
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 2002

"Well-meaning but awfully depressing (and amateurish) debut novel."
Disabled child works minor miracles. Read full book review >

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Released: April 4, 2013

"An easy-to-follow guide for serious handcrafters."
An experienced artisan offers step-by-step instructions, including more than 400 drawings and photographs, for creating decorative trees out of wire. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 1, 2008

"Too smug for its own good."
True-crime drama featuring a natural-born grifter who ingeniously scammed his way across the country. Read full book review >

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My Name is Cinnamon by Sal Maa Neco
Released: Feb. 9, 2015

"A captivating account of a boy's friendship with a charismatic loner who may be much more than he seems; an enticing, page-turning read."
A man reflects on the remarkable best friend he had when he was a boy in Istanbul. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 24, 2012

"An audacious memoir unveiling the machinations of the mob."
A decade of turmoil in the life of a Mafia associate, back when the New York underworld ruled supreme. Read full book review >

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DINOSAURS BEFORE DARK by Mary Pope Osborne
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 1992

"Illustrations not seen. (Fiction/Young reader. 6-9)"
In classic E. Nesbit tradition, Jack's wishes go awry while he and his sister Annie, seven, are time traveling. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 29, 1993

"Best for avid golf fans who are not only interested in technical ins-and-outs but also enjoy the personal side of the game. (Eight pages of b&w photographs—not seen.)"
Maiorana (who writes for Golf Weekly) accompanies top linksman Davis Love III to the 1992 Los Angeles Open, recording the player's every movement, golf swing, and—seemingly—thought both on and off the course. Read full book review >

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THE MOON OF THE DEER by Jean Craighead George
ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 15, 1969

"But it does register the effects of the storm quite thoroughly and may be useful on that account."
The September moon brings a restless combativeness to the young spike buck; it also brings a hurricane to his Connecticut tidal marsh, and though we see him torn between the urge to fight his eight-point elder and a self-protective fear, it is his survival of the storm, and the response of the other shore creatures, that is the focal point here. Read full book review >

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A REASON TO DIE by Sal DeStefano
Released: Oct. 30, 2006

"A well-paced, enjoyable thriller."
A secret government organization sends a terminally-ill demolitions expert to assassinate a dictator. Read full book review >