Search Results: "Tom Connell"


BOOK REVIEW

AMERICA by Charlie Samuels
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2008

"Young readers will enjoy the tactile experiences and juicy trivia, but they'll likely come away with only the slightest appreciation for why their country is special. (Nonfiction. 8-12)"
A fictional journal writer reveals his trunk of "memorabilia" that embody the American values. Read full book review >

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THE HIGH HUNT by Adam Connell
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: July 24, 2013

"Explosive action in the far future."
Energetic, edgy sci-fi with a Game of Thrones bent. Read full book review >

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BRINGING IN FINN by Sara Connell
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 1, 2012

"Noteworthy mainly due to the remarkable circumstances of Finn's birth."
The story of a 61-year-old woman who served as the gestational carrier for her grandson. Read full book review >

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TOTAL SECESSION by Adam Connell
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 11, 2012

"Full of fury and feeling, sure to interest fans of crime novels, thrillers and alternate futures."
Connell (Lay Saints, 2012) offers a tough but touching futuristic thriller. Read full book review >

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LAY SAINTS by Adam Connell
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 23, 2012

"A stylish reimagining of the psychic mystery genre."
Influence peddling—the telepathic kind—fuels the big city in this hard-boiled but soulful fantasy thriller. Read full book review >

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THE COLLECTED STORIES OF EVAN S. CONNELL by Evan S. Connell
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 1995

"A top collection. (First Serial to The New Yorker)"
From the prolific and accomplished Connell (Son of the Morning Star, Mrs. Bridge), a worthy compendium of 56 stories13 new, 14 previously uncollected, and 29 from three earlier collections: The Anatomy Lesson (1957), At the Crossroads (1965), and St. Read full book review >

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FRANCISCO GOYA by Evan S. Connell
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 1, 2004

"Well-crafted musings on living in violent and troubled times, using one of the greatest artists of that genre as a lens."
From literary nonfiction author and novelist Connell (Deus Lo Volt!, 2000, etc.), an idiosyncratic consideration of the groundbreaking Spanish artist. Read full book review >

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SHATTERED by Connell J. J. Chambers
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 10, 2014

"Alarming and unsettling; readers should brace themselves for a riveting chronicle of extreme psychopathic illness—and lock their doors."
Poet Chambers' debut memoir is a harrowing account of a two-year trial with an obsessed, predatory stalker. Read full book review >

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DEUS LO VOLT! by Evan S. Connell
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2000

"Magnificent stuff. Readers who have already been captivated by Connell's departures from conventional fictional form will be eager to follow him down this curious and remarkable book's intricate, pristine, and illuminating path."
The Crusades of the late-11th through early13th centuries are the subjects of this brimming, though by no means sprawling, semidocumentary novel, Connell's first since The Alchemist's Journal (1991). Read full book review >