Search Results: "Vincent Bzdek"


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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 28, 2009

"A short but well-told overview."
Washington Post news editor and features writer Bzdek (Woman of the House: The Rise of Nancy Pelosi, 2007) recasts the brothers' famous story in four acts, as each picks up the torch in the aftermath of tragedy. Read full book review >

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I'M SICK OF IT! by Vincent Bourgeau
ANIMALS
Released: May 19, 1997

"A charming identity crisis, gratifyingly played out; another temporary malcontent can be found in I'm Sick of It: A Fishy Melodrama (0-8431-7925-2). (Board book. 4-6)"
An artful board-book parable. Read full book review >

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BRAVE NEW GIRL by Rachel Vincent
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: May 9, 2017

"Adds nothing new to a crowded genre. (Dystopian romance. 12 & up)"
After a chance encounter with a boy, a girl discovers secrets about herself and her society. Read full book review >

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A SLEPYNG HOUND TO WAKE by Vincent McCaffrey
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 1, 2011

"The strong mystery is woven into a slow-paced, philosophical discussion of the painful demise of those special bookstores whose nooks and crannies once yielded fabulous finds."
A bookhound has too many women interested in him and too many problems to solve. Read full book review >

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THE CAUSE by Roderick Vincent
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 28, 2014

"An original voice launches this brooding, high-stakes series."
A new CIA field operative joins a Black Ops training program whose leaders have targeted the government of a near-future America in Vincent's debut dystopian thriller. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 15, 2001

"An interesting story for anyone interested in urban studies or American history, but with a thicket of political minutiae that's easy to get lost in."
Former New York mayor John Lindsay (who died last year), the son of a long-established but not particularly well-off New York family, cut an unusual figure in the rough-and-tumble world of New York politics. Read full book review >

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AS CATCH CAN by Vincent Zandri
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 12, 1999

"Overwrought, but redeemed by a lonely hero with an unusual perspective on human depravity. (Author tour)"
A melodramatic but satisfying by-the-numbers debut thriller pits a brooding, middle-aged New York prison warden on the trail of an escaped murderer. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 2005

"Riveting and disturbing, if somewhat incomplete."
Investigative journalist Vincent (Hitler's Silent Partners, 1997, etc.) uncovers a little-known slice of Jewish history. Read full book review >

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Reception by L.M. Vincent
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 20, 2016

"A well-engineered farce with some problematic characterization."
In this comic novel set in 1981, a pre-wedding reception with a spiked punch bowl leads to revelations among a group of old friends and acquaintances. Read full book review >

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A CRIME AND A CURSE by Vincent Macraven
Released: Oct. 10, 2014

"A ghastly detective story and a macabre parable that should accommodate genre fans with a nightmare or two."
Macraven's (Testament of the Dead, 2014, etc.) latest horror outing is a two-story collection that delves into the dark hearts of people whose depravity includes murder and black magic. Read full book review >

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THE HAMPTON CONNECTION by Vincent Lardo
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 21, 2001

"Talk about something for everyone."
One year after the East Hampton Town Police were closing in on him and his foster father, hard-pressed commercial fisherman Job Ryan, for seagoing pickups of mysterious packages on behalf of even more mysterious clients, Bill Ryan seems to have recovered nicely. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 1, 2003

"Thanks to Vincent, readers will want to go straight to the art for a good, hard look. (8 pages color illustrations)"
A probing, top-flight study of Ralph Albert Blakelock's difficult life (1847-1919) and visionary art, from playwright and art journalist Vincent. Read full book review >