Search Results: "Walt Conger"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: June 24, 2011

"Surprisingly moving."
An earnest, if sometimes banal, account of one man's struggle to get right with his Christian faith. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: March 13, 2012

"A useful guide for readers wanting a Christian look at boys' physical and sexual development. (note to parents, appendices, afterword) (Nonfiction. 10-13)"
"Dr. Walt" offers advice with a Christian perspective for boys wondering about their bodies as they enter puberty. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 13, 1993

"Too long by far, but an engrossing, multilayered portrait—as well as a touching personal odyssey. (Sixteen pages of b&w photographs—not seen.)"
Magisterial investigation of black America by a white reporter for The Washington Post; portions have appeared in Life magazine and the Washington Post Sunday Magazine. Read full book review >

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THE PEOPLE V. LEE HARVEY OSWALD by Walt Brown
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 15, 1992

"A nose-breaking blow to the lone assassin theory."
Huge, gripping novelistic work that assembles the most legally relevant information known about Lee Harvey Oswald to see how he would fare if tried for the murder of JFK. Read full book review >

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SIGNIFICANT ZERO by Walt Williams
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 19, 2017

"An entertaining and provocative look inside big-time video game development."
Looking back on the decade he spent helping to create some of the most memorable titles in video gaming history, Williams comes clean on scripted violence, workplace politics, situational morality, and the deleterious effects of little sleep and a junk-food diet. Read full book review >

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AMERICAN GHOUL by Walt Morton
Released: Nov. 28, 2012

"Once readers dig up this clever supernatural YA story, they likely won't want to put it down."
Debut novelist Morton tells a gloriously macabre young-adult tale about the difficulties of being a teenage ghoul in the 1970s. Read full book review >

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THE RED LINE by Walt  Gragg
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 2, 2017

"The writing isn't great, but the action is. If you loved Tom Clancy's Red Storm Rising or simply miss the 20th century, this one's a stroll down Memory Lane."
Communists retake Russia in this debut novel, and their Stalin-esque leader, Cheninko, fears the unified Germany that's once again run by vile Nazis. Read full book review >

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I HEAR AMERICA SINGING by Walt Whitman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 25, 1991

"Attractive, but not essential where budgets are limited. (Poetry/Picture book. 5- 10)"
The great 19th-century poet's paean to workers, illustrated, line by line, in pleasing double spreads (they look like linoleum prints) in rich, slightly muted, beautifully balanced colors. Read full book review >

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MISCONCEPTION by Robert L. Shapiro
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 2001

"Writing that's spare and strong, and characters who tattoo themselves onto the reader's mind. Not to mention a trial that threatens Roe v. Wade."
A gripping first legal suspenser by Shapiro (The Search for Justice, 1996, not reviewed) and Becker (the Crichtonesque Link, 1998). Read full book review >

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Better Human by Ronda Conger
Released: Oct. 13, 2015

"Easy-reading thoughts to ponder in an eye-catching design."
In her energetic self-help debut, Conger offers familiar ideas for personal improvement and success. Read full book review >