Search Results: "Thomas K. McCraw"


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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 15, 2012

"A welcome addition to business and financial history, illuminating little-known aspects of the early republic."
The U.S. financial system was a creation of aliens—i.e., immigrants, who are numbered among the founding lights of the country. Read full book review >

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FOLLOW THE MONEY by Thomas K Lamb
NON-FICTION
Released: March 11, 2014

"A concise, coherent overview of financial basics."
A practical guide to building wealth and managing finances, aimed at beginning investors. Read full book review >

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MY DAD IS A FREAK by Thomas K. Bell
Released: May 10, 2012

"Sometimes mundane but often creative and comical."
In Bell's debut memoir, a late-blooming dad humorously discusses the angst, joys and mysteries of fatherhood. Read full book review >

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KINSHU by Teru Miyamoto
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 31, 2005

"Revered in his homeland as a delicate observer of life in Osaka, Miyamoto has been little known in English until now. Readers will want more translations, and soon."
Epistolary novel detailing the gradual enlightenment of a divorced couple, the noted Japanese author's U.S. debut. Read full book review >

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Released: Oct. 18, 2012

"A surprisingly handy, low-tech how-to guide."
A successful financial planner imparts a lifetime of wisdom in a debut self-help manual that's poetic and practical. Read full book review >

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EVERY TIME I SPEAK, I WANT THE TRUTH TO COME OUT
by Mandy Wan

BOOK REPORT for The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

Cover Story: Statementastic
BFF Charm: Platinum Edition
Swoonworthy Scale:
 6
Talky Talk: A Star(r) Is Born
Bonus Factors:
 Political Activism, Awesome Family, Community
Relationship Status: Head Over Heels

Cover Story: Statementastic

Simple and perfect. Although I'll give it the benefit of the doubt that Starr is, indeed, in ...


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THE WIFE OF JOHN THE BAPTIST by K. Ford K.
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 20, 2014

"A slow-moving but well-written tale embroidering the life of one of Scripture's most charismatic figures."
This reimagining of John the Baptist's life gives the itinerate prophet a Greek wife who desperately wantshimto avert his dark destiny. Read full book review >

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ANGIE THOMAS
by Maya Payne Smart

It’s tempting to think of Angie Thomas’ YA novel The Hate U Give as being ripped straight from the latest headlines about an unarmed black person shot by the police. But that would miss the point that for many people, Thomas included, the news is not only news: it is lived experience—raw and achingly intimate. And the lives stolen are ...


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LIKING THE UNLIKABLE
by Leila Roy

I know it’s not cool to define yourself by a boy. Girls are supposed to be independent, these days. We should be Strong Female Characters, we should be tough and self-motivated and grrrrrls instead of girls. We’re supposed to run the world—girls—and look unapologetically into the camera. We don’t have to smile. We can cross our arms or curl our ...
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HITLIST by K. Rawson
Released: July 2, 2015

"A precise portrait of the teen zeitgeist that reassures readers that, despite indications to the contrary, the kids are all right."
An impulsive high school cyber-prank spirals dangerously out of control in Rawson's visceral, compelling debut YA novel. Read full book review >