Search Results: "Warren Sapp"


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SAPP ATTACK by Warren Sapp
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 21, 2012

"The literary equivalent of an NFL pregame show: obnoxious, frequently incoherent and only engaging when it actually focuses on the game."
A former All-Pro defensive lineman with a mouth as big as his massive frame dishes on life in the NFL trenches and various controversies that dogged his career. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: May 5, 2009

"A unique perspective on a pivotal Civil War campaign. (Nonfiction. 10-14)"
This engrossing account of the 1863 siege of Vicksburg chronicles the event through the experiences of three young people from December 1862 through the aftermath of the surrender on July 4, 1863. Read full book review >

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THE TIES THAT BIND by Warren Adler
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 24, 1994

"Fiona's recent adventures."
Who would've thought that Sgt. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 1, 2011

"Perfect balance of tips, recipes and anecdotes for continual referencing."
The story of a farming experiment that reaped far more than fruits and vegetables. Read full book review >

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PETTY by Warren Zanes
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 10, 2015

"Though it attests to the artist's singularity, this incisive, illuminating biography also serves as an elegy to one of the golden eras of the classic rock band—of the days when 'a band was everything, a shield and a shelter.'"
A biography of a reticent musician that will allow even his biggest fans to see him with fresh eyes and hear him with fresh ears. Read full book review >

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Released: Nov. 1, 1998

"A sympathetic portrait of a talented, diligent man who laid a foundation for others, but lacked the imagination to build a memorable monument. (29 b&w illustrations, not seen)"
This well-researched biography of a forgotten scientist also suggests a revealing view of 19th-century American science. Read full book review >

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LIBERTY STREET by Dianne Warren
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 16, 2016

"Fine, sensitive fiction, though the author's rigorously restrained approach won't be to everyone's taste."
A woman finally confronts the past she has blotted out for more than 20 years in Warren's follow-up to her Governor General's Award-winning debut (Juliet in August, 2012). Read full book review >

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Released: July 5, 1996

"How sad that this book that might have taught us so much about today's paranoid populism turned out to be of so little value. (8 pages b&w photos, not seen)"
All the facts about one of the Depression era's most controversial and influential figures—but little understanding of his motives. Read full book review >

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NEW ENGLAND BOUND by Wendy Warren
NON-FICTION
Released: June 7, 2016

"For students of early American history, this is an eye-opening book about Puritans and Anglicans who disapproved of slavery but accepted it as a normal part of life and reaped its profits."
A history of the strong beginnings of American slavery in the 17th century. Read full book review >

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NORMAL by Warren Ellis
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 29, 2016

"A crackling, funny, and frightening horror story from a unique voice in genre lit."
After a futurist has a nervous breakdown in Rotterdam, he's taken to a secret hospital in rural Oregon that may not be what it seems on the surface. Read full book review >

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The Pawn by Skye Warren
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 6, 2016

"A well-written piece of erotic fiction, starring a desperate heroine, for alpha-male fans."
In this novel, debts force a young woman to auction off her virginity to the highest bidder. Read full book review >