Search Results: "Tim Gaynor"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: March 17, 2009

"Essentially a series of magazine articles—enjoyable but nowhere near as thought-provoking as Lee Morgan's more opinionated, cynical account of border law enforcement, The Reaper's Line (2006)."
An enthusiastic journalistic examination of the U.S.-Mexico border, a turbulent mix of illegal immigration, drug smuggling, corruption and violence. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Aug. 12, 2010

"Dawson's earnest, refreshing collection will appeal to anyone not afraid to have fun with poetry."
Ever faithful to the cowboy-poet ethic, Dawson never strays from the land and the cattle-rancher lifestyle that he so clearly loves. Read full book review >

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GIRL IN A BLUE DRESS by Gaynor Arnold
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 14, 2009

"Humane and plausible."
Engrossing examination of the life and failed marriage of a hugely popular Victorian novelist (read: Charles Dickens). Read full book review >

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THE GIRL FROM THE SAVOY by Hazel Gaynor
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 7, 2016

"This flapper-era cocktail ultimately has more fizzle than fizz."
A spunky young woman dances her way up from a job as a chambermaid at London's grandest hotel to a chorus girl and beyond during the Roaring '20s. Read full book review >

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THE COTTINGLEY SECRET by Hazel Gaynor
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 2017

"Gaynor (The Girl from the Savoy, 2016, etc.) creates a lovely meditation on the power of belief and hope."
A woman inherits a bookstore and discovers her family's connection to a famous set of photographs. Read full book review >

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THE GIRL WHO CAME HOME by Hazel Gaynor
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 2014

"Still, as the disaster's 102nd anniversary approaches, Gaynor's account surpasses, in subtlety if not in scope, so many flashier treatments."
The fictionalized saga of 14 Irish immigrants from a single parish who sailed on the Titanic. Read full book review >

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WALLOWA SONG by Gaynor Dawson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 8, 2013

"A solid, spirited take on poetry and life."
A charming, accessible collection of poems on nature, everyday life and the benefit of hindsight. Read full book review >

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I WILL SURVIVE by Gloria Gaynor
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 27, 1997

"There's been a lot of interest in a seventies revival in recent years''; if there were not, this book might never have been published. (16 pages photos, not seen)"
A tired and preachy autobiography from one of the first queens of disco. Read full book review >

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Grant Me Timely Grace by Tim
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 26, 2010

"A moderately entertaining but wrongheaded Civil War thriller."
Loyalties are tested in Woods' (Never Trust a Hero, 2011, etc.) novel, set in Civil War-era Washington, D.C. Read full book review >

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IS THAT A CAT? by Tim Hamilton
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2015

"Even the endpapers are in on the fun. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Will this series of mistaken identities have a happy ending? Read full book review >