Search Results: "Sherban Young"


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FLEETING GLANCE  by Sherban Young
Released: Nov. 1, 2012

"A smart, laugh-out-loud murder-mystery romp."
Enigmatic Romanian master detective Enescu Fleet returns for another tangled tale. Read full book review >

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FLEETING CHANCE by Sherban Young
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 25, 2014

"A series that seemingly couldn't get any better goes a little deeper; with Young at the helm, readers can't lose."
Fleet and friends take to the sea to solve a maritime murder in Young's (Fleeting Note, 2013, etc.) fourth entry in his one-of-a-kind comic mystery series. Read full book review >

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Fleeting Promise by Sherban Young
Released: July 27, 2015

"Another delectable entry in a brilliant series."
In Young's (Fleeting Chance, 2014, etc.) fifth series installment, semiretired private detective Enescu Fleet and his friends find themselves in a real pickle when they attend a restaurant opening and discover that murder's on the menu.Read full book review >

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FLEETING NOTE by Sherban Young
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 9, 2013

"Young has done it again with his unique blend of lighthearted mystery and quick-witted characters."
What begins as an evening out for semiretired private investigator Enescu Fleet at the Pendleton Institute of Music ends on a sour note when the body of a music critic crashes the party in Young's (Fleeting Glance, 2012, etc.) third comic mystery in the series. Read full book review >

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FLEETING MEMORY by Sherban Young
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 20, 2011

"An utterly winning, deceptively smart collection of mishaps, plot twists and grinning one-liners."
A man with no memory stumbles into his own shaggy dog story. Read full book review >

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YOUNG JANE YOUNG by Gabrielle Zevin
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 22, 2017

"This book will not only thoroughly entertain everyone who reads it; it is the most immaculate takedown of slut-shaming in literature or anywhere else. Cheers, and gratitude, to the author."
When a young political intern in South Florida has an affair with her boss, it leads to disaster—at least at first. Read full book review >

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YOUNG RADICALS by Jeremy  McCarter
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 13, 2017

"A brisk pace and sympathetic portraits make for an entertaining, well-researched history of a decade marked by ebullience, hope, and pain."
In the decade before World War I, five rebellious Americans took up the cause of socialism, progressivism, and women's suffrage. Read full book review >

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YOUNG TITAN by Michael Shelden
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 5, 2013

"Indeed, there are plenty of books about Churchill, period. Shelden isn't of the first rank, but the book holds up well against the competition."
Solid biography covering the first four decades of Winston Churchill's life, marked by both ambition and heartbreak. Read full book review >

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YOUNG PELÉ by Lesa Cline-Ransome
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 25, 2007

While eight-year-old Edson do Nascimento's classmates are learning the alphabet and math, he is dreaming about playing soccer. Read full book review >

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CY YOUNG by Reed Browning
NON-FICTION
Released: June 1, 2000

"It is this historic perspective that will appeal to the diehard sports historian and to fans of old-time baseball."
An academic biography of one of the best-known figures in baseball history. Read full book review >

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YOUNG LARRY by Daniel Pinkwater
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 1997

"The illustrator's arctic landscapes are unusual and pleasing, and though her animals are barely sketched, they convey the bulk of the bears as well as their human-like postures and their playfulness. (Picture book. 3-6)"
The Pinkwaters (Wallpaper from Space, 1996, etc.) combine facts and hilarious fancy, enriched by the author's knack for turning a phrase. Read full book review >

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YOUNG ELIZABETH by Kate Williams
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 15, 2015

"A celebratory and entertaining royal biography."
Early-life biography of the queen, who "in one sense…is the twentieth century."Read full book review >