Search Results: "Tommy Scherer"


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Soul Wars by Tommy Scherer
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: April 22, 2013

"A breezy sci-fi saga that will delight aficionados of both science and spirituality."
An offbeat novel about a group of spiritually gifted beings that discovers a means to bring their peaceful message to other planets. Read full book review >

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THE I CHONG by Tommy Chong
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 8, 2006

"Sincere but slight, best taken with a joint."
Confessions of a pot smoker from comic Chong, who depicts his nine months in the federal pen for selling high-quality glass bongs on the Internet. Read full book review >

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WHAT I CAME TO TELL YOU by Tommy Hays
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 24, 2013

"Readers will be quickly and surely drawn in by quirky siblings Grover and Sudie, rooting for them to find a measure of peace and happiness in the wake of tragedy. (Fiction. 10-14)"
Two lovable, grief-stricken children try to find their footing after their mother's death in a senseless accident. Read full book review >

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My Journey Within by Tommy Dickerson

"A mixed bag of practical self-help tips and essays on all that's wrong with the world."
A treatise on the virtue of marching to the beat of one's own drummer. Read full book review >

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Released: Feb. 3, 2012

"All aboard this lighthearted, old-fashioned whodunit."
An overnight train ride sets the stage for Davey's debut children's mystery. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 5, 2002

"A pungent, woebegone tale of emotionally crippling loneliness."
Walker unspools in detail the dark psychological results of excruciating inhibition and loneliness. Read full book review >

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IN THE FAMILY WAY by Tommy Hays
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 1999

"Oprah will want to check out Tommy Hays."
The influences of Harper Lee and Anne Tyler are strongly present in this winning, if borderline-sentimental, second novel by the author of the wistful Sam's Crossing (1993). Read full book review >

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KATIE FRIEDMAN GIVES UP TEXTING! (AND LIVES TO TELL ABOUT IT.) by Tommy Greenwald
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 17, 2015

"With wit and perception, Greenwald reminds readers that there is communication beyond their electronics. (Fiction. 10-13)"
A texting gaffe leads to tumult for middle schooler Katie. Read full book review >

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CHARLIE JOE JACKSON'S GUIDE TO EXTRA CREDIT by Tommy Greenwald
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 7, 2012

"No middle schooler wants to face a month at summer enrichment camp, but many will enjoy watching Charlie Joe work harder than he has ever worked before to avoid it…even if he fails. (Fiction. 8-12)"
Charlie Joe Jackson learns that "being a perfect student is just really, really hard." Read full book review >

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WONDERLAND by Tommy Kovac
by Tommy Kovac, illustrated by Sonny Liew
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 17, 2009

"Best enjoyed as an aperitif to Alice's twin outings. (Graphic novel. 10-12)"
A look at Wonderland just after the departure of the "Alice Monster." Read full book review >