Search Results: "W.A. Sessions"


BOOK REVIEW

A PRAYER JOURNAL by Flannery O'Connor
NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 12, 2013

"There's metaphysical mystery at the heart of this short journal, followed by a facsimile of her handwritten notebook, as well as the seeds of the spiritual life force that coursed through her fiction."
A devotional journal from the author's student days finds her grappling with issues of Christian spirituality that would soon inform her fiction. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ANGEL FALLS by W.A. Holmes
Released: March 27, 2012

"A techno/supernatural mystery that doesn't demand too much of the reader."
A teenage boy must decipher his mysterious past as he battles a supernatural evil that threatens not just his town, but possibly the world, in Holmes' debut novel. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

COWARDS by W.A. Burgess
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 18, 1997

"There's little else to distinguish this sordid debut."
The latest example of that now-certified genre—the drug addict's purported memoir—Burgess's debut shares some of the raw energy of Trainspotting (novel and movie), but none of Irvine Welsh's verbal spunk. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

OUR LAST BEST SHOT by Laura Sessions Stepp
NON-FICTION
Released: July 1, 2000

"A solid, intelligent addition to the child-development literature."
An eye-opening journey among a strange tribe: American adolescents. Read full book review >