Search Results: "W. K. De Vaney"


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LIGHTSHIP by W. K. De Vaney
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: June 17, 2014

"Sci-fi fans who enjoy interstellar action with an emotional twist are sure to find this book worthwhile."
De Vaney offers a debut sci-fi novel about a peculiar fleet of starships, and the native people they're meant to protect. Read full book review >

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NIGHT BIRD CALLING by K. W. Ryan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 17, 2014

"A forceful indictment of American slavery, full of lyrical beauty and shattering loss."
A nuanced historical novel that pits the bonds of family and friendship against the horrors of slavery. Read full book review >

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GOD’S GYM by Leon de Winter
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 1, 2009

"Fast-paced and pretty ingeniously plotted."
Spycraft, reincarnation, tragic death, organ donation and old love apparently renewed all intersect on one fate-drenched day in Los Angeles. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 1, 1995

"Although the social science and personal reminiscences are sometimes uneasy bedfellows, readers will learn much from this strong woman's compelling and informative story."
The life of one Crow woman and the story of her tribe are combined in this ethnographic autobiography with mixed results. Read full book review >

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LIVING IN THE ANTHROPOCENE by Jeffrey K.   Stine
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: Sept. 26, 2017

"A valuable contribution to the ecological bookshelf."
Original essays by leading scientists, historians, archaeologists, and anthropologists that address the related problems of unchecked population growth, scarcity of resources, climate change, and environmental pollution. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 1, 1997

"Eloquent, engrossing testimony of an old-fashioned patriot at peace with his consequential place in military and world history."
Plainspoken reminiscences from the only man to fly both of the missions that dropped atomic bombs on Japan, bringing WW II to a close. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 2011

"An entertaining presentation of important ideas and information about how lives could be improved."
A stimulating approach to the economy, which puts people and their needs ahead of money-based indicators of growth and performance. Read full book review >

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THE WIFE OF JOHN THE BAPTIST by K. Ford K.
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 20, 2014

"A slow-moving but well-written tale embroidering the life of one of Scripture's most charismatic figures."
This reimagining of John the Baptist's life gives the itinerate prophet a Greek wife who desperately wantshimto avert his dark destiny. Read full book review >

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Released: June 26, 2011

"Blanchard's memoir of parenting and surfing in Central America is a rewarding journey."
Pursuing the perfect set of waves can either be a dream-filled journey or a nightmarish slide down the rabbit hole in surfer Blanchard's memoir. Read full book review >