Search Results: "Scott F. Parker"


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NON-FICTION
Released: March 22, 2011

"A blend of humor and thought-provoking content guaranteed to stimulate readers' intellect."
An unexpectedly fun collection of essays exploring the link between coffee and philosophy. Read full book review >

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Released: Aug. 12, 2011

"Enough to make even dolorous old Detective Beck—Sjöwall and Wahlöö's iconoclastic monolith—laugh out loud."
Campbell's delicious triple-dip spoof of Scandinavian spy fiction is the perfect antidote for intrigue-besotted readers weary of Wallander and done in by dreary, dragon-tattooed girls.Read full book review >

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THE APOSTLES OF SATAN by F. Scott Kimmich
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 2, 2014

"An exciting, educational ride through medieval times."
Kimmich brings fresh eyes to an oft-studied period of European history and offers the opening for what promises to be a strong sequence of historical fiction. Read full book review >

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TENDER IS THE NIGHT by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Released: April 1, 1934

"Headlined as the leading book on the publisher's list and sure of a good send-off."
Again an author who has built up a more or less established market, and his non appearance (in book form) over a period of several years, has stimulated interest in this first full length work since the publication of The Great Gatsby. Read full book review >

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DEATH OF THE REPUBLIC by F. Scott Andison
Released: May 6, 2011

"A religion-imbued story with a solid tempo and a bevy of surprises."
A wealthy retired colonel with strong Christian beliefs supports his brother-in-law's presidential candidacy, but ulterior motives may prove lethal in the author's debut novel, the first in a proposed series. Read full book review >

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A LIFE IN LETTERS by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Released: June 1, 1994

"A wrenching portrait of the trials of writing, the business of success, the proximity of genius and tragedy."
A smart selection from Fitzgerald's voluminous correspondence, tactfully annotated and chronologically arranged by Bruccoli (English/Univ. of South Carolina), who has collected and edited all of Fitzgerald's writings in over 20 volumes. Read full book review >

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HOLY AMERICAN EMPIRE by F. Scott Andison
Released: June 17, 2012

"An eerie vision of America's future that deserves more complex characters and restrained prose."
This action-packed novel proves that dystopian thrillers aren't just for tweens. Read full book review >

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THE THOUGHTBOOK OF F. SCOTT FITZGERALD by F. Scott Fitzgerald
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 1, 2013

"Scholars could make use of this material, but it should otherwise interest only Fitzgerald completists."
A very short, incomplete diary in which ardent devotees of the novelist might find a glimmer or two of significance. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 2011

"Although it may ultimately fail to attract its intended audience, an intriguing view of the complexities of modern atheism."
An investigation into the moral value of atheism for the faithful set. Read full book review >

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A SHORT AUTOBIOGRAPHY by F. Scott Fitzgerald
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 2, 2011

"This volume will mainly interest those who have already read everything else by and about the author of The Great Gatsby."
The title suggests something more significant than this collection of magazine essays delivers. Read full book review >

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PRIMED AND READY
by Mandy Curtis

BOOK REPORT for Violet Grenade by Victoria Scott

Cover Story: Pretty Deadly
BFF Charm: Caution!
Swoonworthy Scale: 6
Talky Talk: Unreliable Narrator
Bonus Factor: Mysterious Loner Dude
Anti-Bonus Factor: Awful Grownups
Relationship Status: Friends?

Trigger Warning: Violet Grenade features scenes of attempted assault, abuse, and bullying, and touches on very dark themes of death and murder. Some situations might be ...


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FORWARD THINKING
by Mandy Wan

 

BOOK REPORT for Where Futures End by Parker Peevyhouse

Cover Story: Dimensional Doorways
BFF Charm: Nay
Swoonworthy Scale:
 1
Talky Talk: Through the Looking Glass
Bonus Factor:
 Future
Relationship Status: Enigmatic Blind Date

 

Cover Story: Dimensional Doorways

Drab color scheme aside, this is a respectable attempt at conveying the different time periods in which the book is set ...


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