Search Results: "Signe Hammer"


BOOK REVIEW

BY HER OWN HAND by Signe Hammer
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 14, 1991

"A harrowing tale of survival in a truly dysfunctional family."
One woman's attempt to comprehend and ultimately learn to live with the fact of her mother's suicide. Read full book review >

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HAMMER by Sara Stockbridge
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 8, 2009

"An inspiring muse does not an excellent artist make."
A former model's faux-Dickensian debut. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Roscoe Hammer by Dave Gallemore
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 16, 2016

"An evocative, elegiac bildungsroman."
A small-town Missouri childhood informs a county prosecutor's sense of purpose in this debut novel. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HAMMER HEAD by Nina MacLaughlin
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 16, 2015

"A surprisingly thoughtful book about taking chances and finding joy in change."
A former journalist tells the story of how a longing to "engage with the tangible, to do work that resulted in something I could touch" led to an unexpectedly fulfilling career as a carpenter. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

JOSHUA’S HAMMER by David Hagberg
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 1, 2000

"Still, McGarvey seems to have lost some edge. He has fantasies of becoming a Voltaire scholar, and anxieties about looming grandfatherhood. Somebody should give the guy a rest."
The bad guys have this secret weapon of mass destruction and want to vaporize the good guys with it. So what else is new? In Hagberg's 13th Kirk McGarvey thriller, not much. Read full book review >

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CLAW HAMMER by Paul Dale Anderson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 21, 2016

"A kitschy murder-mystery thriller with a retro feel."
Anderson (The Devil Made Me Do It Again and Again, 2016, etc.) tells the story of a vicious series of murders in a small Illinois town in this thriller.Read full book review >

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WITCH HAMMER by M.J. Trow
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 1, 2012

"Marlowe (Silent Court, 2012, etc.) makes an agreeable guide to Elizabethan life, and it's fun reading quips between him and Shaxsper that will later appear in plays."
Christopher Marlowe, scholar, spy and aspiring playwright, adds sleuthing to his resume. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HAMMER SOUP by Ingrid Schubert
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2004

"Beautiful soup. (Picture book. 6-8)"
The Schuberts dish up a nourishing broth, using "Stone Soup" and "Grasshopper and the Ants" as main ingredients. Read full book review >

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Ptaath's Hammer by Wim Baren
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 2016

"A tale about an underwater city that delivers a sensuous and gripping historical fantasy wrapped inside a contemporary romance."
A startling archaeological discovery leads to the revelation of a lost world. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE HAMMER OF THOR by Rick Riordan
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 4, 2016

"An entertaining sequel that will whet fans' appetites for the next installment. (Fantasy. 10-14)"
It's the end of the world as they know it, and Magnus Chase and his godly cohorts are back for another round of sword fighting and wisecracking. Read full book review >