Search Results: "T. L. Solomon"


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STRINGS by T. L. Solomon
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 27, 2013

"An agreeable, accessible novel for readers of thrillers, mysteries and science fiction."
A lengthy, brainy debut sci-fi novel that takes its characters, and its readers, to the edges of what can be understood about the universe. Read full book review >

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UNIT 400 by T. L. Williams
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 30, 2013

"A worthy follow-up espionage tale."
Ex-Navy SEAL Logan Alexander returns in the sequel to Williams' 2012 novel Cooper's Revenge. Read full book review >

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A Life Worth Living by T. L. Scott
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 5, 2015

"A sometimes-disorienting but heartfelt look at the scope of a modern family's emotions."
Scott's debut family drama spotlights the ebb and flow of relationships between parents, spouses, siblings, and others as they navigate the immovable forces of life. Read full book review >

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CLEO EDISON OLIVER, PLAYGROUND MILLIONAIRE by Sundee T. Frazier
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 26, 2016

"A funny, compassionate tale. (Fiction. 8-12)"
Future entrepreneur Cleo, unlike most fifth-graders, has her career path laid out; a new school assignment gives her the opportunity to jump-start her plans. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 1, 1993

"A commonplace book more full of sound bites than a political convention: perfect bedside reading for academics who want to drift off to sleep believing that they really can make a difference in recalling the education business to its true vocation."
The brothers Solomon—Robert (Philosophy/Univ. of Texas at Austin; A Passion for Justice, 1990, etc.) and Jon (Classics/Univ. of Arizona)—take a bracingly common-sensical approach—in the form of 137 sermonettes—to the problems everybody agrees are dogging the American university. Read full book review >

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YOUNG ADULT
Released: July 25, 2017

"Virtually every teenager struggles with difference and identity; at its best, this book will help its readers understand and embrace intersectionality. (notes, further reading) (Nonfiction. 14-18)"
How do parents react when a child is far different from themselves—and how do those children cope with difference? Read full book review >

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THE GATES OF PURGATORY by Solomon Pike
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: July 9, 2013

"An imaginative, if uneven, tale of carnage, angels and the hereafter."
Pike delivers a debut fantasy novel about a war in the afterlife. Read full book review >

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THE MURDER OF WILLIE LINCOLN by Burt Solomon
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 21, 2017

"The book is billed as 'A John Hay Mystery,' indicating that there may be more to come. Solomon (Where They Ain't, 2000, etc.) depicts the scores of people around Lincoln with vigor and authority. His middling mystery is a passable MacGuffin for his rich historical offering."
Disturbing questions arise after the tragic death of Abraham Lincoln's beloved son, Willie. Could it possibly be…? Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 1, 1995

"An on-the-money introduction to the financial fraternity's ruling class."
This blue-chip status report makes a substantive contribution to the growing body of literature of the pivotal role played by central banks in in the Global Village's financial affairs (see Marjorie Deane and Robert Pringle's The Central Banks, 1995). Read full book review >

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THE LOVE BOOK by Nina Solomon
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 6, 2015

"Happy endings abound in this novel about the power of love and friendship."
Women find love and friendship with the help of a mysterious guidebook in this novel from Solomon (Single Wife, 2003).Read full book review >