Search Results: "Thomas S. Kidd"


BOOK REVIEW

PATRICK HENRY by Thomas S. Kidd
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Dec. 1, 2011

"Kidd's biography awakens us to the depths of Henry's devotion to liberty and small government."
A deeper look at Patrick Henry. Read full book review >

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BAPTISTS IN AMERICA by Thomas S. Kidd
NON-FICTION
Released: June 1, 2015

"An instructive work that allows for a fuller understanding of an important religious element in America."
A thoroughgoing study of Baptists, radicalized by persecution and honed by internal schism. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 5, 2010

"An important contribution to American religious history."
Intriguing look at the role played by faith in America's movement for independence. Read full book review >

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BENJAMIN FRANKLIN by Thomas S. Kidd
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 23, 2017

"A highly accessible study of an enigmatic yet influential faith life."
What did Benjamin Franklin really think of God? Read full book review >

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UNTIL THE SEA SHALL GIVE UP HER DEAD by S. Thomas Russell
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 16, 2014

"A more melancholy entry than other books in this marvelous series but also one that humanizes its bold, thoughtful and intrepid captain."
The heart wants what the heart wants, even when the terrors of the high seas threaten to tear love asunder in this latest seafaring yarn by Russell (Take, Burn or Destroy, 2013, etc.). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: June 1, 1996

"A solid, occasionally stolid, contribution to the Snow canon. (29 b&w illustrations, 1 map, not seen)"
A detailed if donnish biography of Edgar Snow, the Missouri- born reporter who became one of the West's ranking authorities on strife-torn China during the 1930s. Read full book review >

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TAKE, BURN OR DESTROY by S. Thomas Russell
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 16, 2013

"Another vivid adventure with a tumultuous historical backdrop—not to be missed by fans of pirates and naval strategy or by history buffs."
Captains courageous, ambitious and resolute do furious battle on the high seas in the midst of the French Revolution. Read full book review >

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SAMMY CARDUCCI'S GUIDE TO WOMEN by Ronald Kidd
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 1, 1991

"Readers who enjoy comedies of embarrassment will laugh through this while absorbing the author's suggestion that they needn't rush to maturity. (Fiction. 11-14)"
An antic, lightweight tale about suburban sixth-graders in pursuit of the opposite sex. Read full book review >

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DREAMBENDER by Ronald Kidd
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2016

"There are plenty of novels about kindly-but-oppressive dystopian societies in which a child has a designated future path; skip this one. (Fantasy. 10-13)"
It is a truth universally acknowledged that a society in which 13-year-olds are assigned careers must be in want of a savior. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE CHEESE MONKEYS by Chip Kidd
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 16, 2001

". . . suck brains with a genius who really is a genius: that is, when you Read This Book."
Sheer charm <\b>most of the way in debut fiction by acclaimed book-cover artist Kidd, associate director of jackets at Knopf. Read full book review >

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BOOK REVIEW

HOUSE ON DIRTY-THIRD STREET by Jo S. Kittinger
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2012

"A tale of generosity, faith and friendship. Share it quietly within and with others. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A girl and her mother move into an old, run-down house and dare to dream that one day it will become a cozy home. Read full book review >