Search Results: "Wandering Meadowlark"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: Feb. 14, 2011

"A provocative romp that pits men against women and goddesses against God to remind us that lust is with us, maybe to the end of times."
When two Wiccan goddesses bring their unfettered sexuality and eco-feminist fervor to Atlantis Springs, Mont., the town's ruling Christian patriarchy are unamused—until our witchy heroines expose what's really going on under the local covers. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MEADOWLARK by Sheila Simonson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 14, 1996

"Lark's fourth case (after Mudlark, 1993, etc.) makes murder seem an intruder not only in the writers' workshop, but in the novel as well."
Lark Dodge opens a new incarnation of her Larkspur bookstore just in time to get bullied into running a writers' workshop for her neighbor Bianca Fiedler, while an unscheduled murder is due to round out the proceedings. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Meadowlark Economics by James Eggert
NON-FICTION
Released: July 1, 2015

"Erudite, well-wrought, and finely expressed in short bursts of creativity; at times poetic and philosophical, even as the author remains firmly planted on terra firma."
This collection of thoughtful essays weaves together economic and ecological issues. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 2009

"Despite the reconciliation, the book is a poignant reminder of the war's sad consequences for both sides."
A surprisingly moving account of a Vietnam War veteran who returned to face the family of the man he killed. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WANDERING WARRIOR by Da Chen
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 14, 2003

One assumes that this story was pitched at an acquisitions meeting as "Harry Potter meets Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon." Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 1, 2000

"Gilgamesh understood the paradox; it glimmers in works from Alice Miller to Ortega y Gassett to Bernadette Roberts; and Berman lets it loose to humble authority and hierarchy. (illustrations, not seen)"
Promising, vivid speculations on the evolution of mental states and varieties of consciousness from Berman (Coming to Our Senses, not reviewed). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WANDERING WEST by Gary C. Stalcup
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 26, 2013

"An ambitious, sincere novel that weighs the meaning of family and success."
In Stalcup's debut novel, an aging, disgraced New York trader starts over as a ranch owner in rural Texas. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: April 19, 2005

"Nature writing at its best."
A short, lovely chronicle of a long hike, during which McKibben (Enough, 2003, etc.) meditatively reflects on the relationship between nature and humanity. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WANDERING TIME by Luis Alberto Urrea
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 5, 1999

"A disappointing exercise, Urrea's journals lack the narrative focus and emotional power to keep pulling the reader through his countless tangents."
A disjointed, gushing collection of musings on and descriptions of a yearlong road trip cum walking tour of Rocky Mountain National Park. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WANDERING WILD by Jessica Taylor
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 3, 2016

"Uneven yet enjoyable. (Fiction. 13-17)"
Talia and Wen's nomadic life with the Wanderers is all they've ever known. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Wandering Boy by Ronni Kern
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 20, 2013

"A funny, endearing tale anchored by an impeccably drawn narrator."
Kern tells the story of country music through the eyes of an unlikely producer in this debut novel. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WANDERING ELECTRON by Lee Slonimsky
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 2014

"Soaring, visionary verse with Whitmanesque optimism."
A well-ordered, vibrant collection of slightly cerebral, loose sonnet-formatand free verse reflections on existentialism, imagination and language. Read full book review >