Search Results: "Wayne Johnson"


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SIX CROOKED HIGHWAYS by Wayne Johnson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2000

"With its celebration of the resilience of Native American culture, a rewarding and often moving story. (Author tour)"
Paul Two Persons, the tough, troubled protagonist of Johnson's Don't Think Twice (1999), returns in another moody work, part character study and part fast-moving mystery. Read full book review >

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THE DEVIL YOU KNOW by Wayne Johnson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 9, 2004

"A very pale knockoff of James Dickey, with ponderous narration taking us through the obvious and predictable story at a snail's pace."
Sluggish thriller by Johnson (Six Crooked Highways, 2000, etc.) about a camping trip that goes wrong when an unhappy family runs into a gang of small-time thugs. Read full book review >

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Released: July 27, 2010

"Enjoyable and informative—one of the best books on the topic in years."
Propulsive story of the mythologized, misunderstood universe of motorcycling. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 26, 2016

"A concise, enlightened examination of various perspectives on Christ."
Johnson (Whitey, 2011, etc.) investigates competing religious views of Jesus Christ. Read full book review >

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BOOK REPORT for The Shadow Cabinet (The Shades of London #3) by Maureen Johnson

Cover Story: Smoke and Mirrors

BFF Charm: Yay

Swoonworthy Scale: 6

Talky Talk: Straight Up With A Sense of Humor

Bonus Factors: Cults, Underground London

Relationship Status: Where Do You Think You’re Going?

 

Cover Story: Smoke and Mirrors

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DRAGON by Wayne Anderson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 8, 1992

Once again, a creature hatches, seeks its mother among unlike animals, and eventually finds her. Read full book review >

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ALL THE WHILE THE SLIME WAS UNDER THE BUILDING
by Sarah Pitre

 

BOOK REPORT for The Madness Underneath (Shades of London #2)  by Maureen Johnson

Cover Story: A For Effort
BFF Charm: Roger Murtaugh
Swoonworthy Scale: 4
Talky Talk: Straight Up With a Twist
Bonus Factors: Ghosts, London, Creepy Old Insane Asylum
Relationship Status: Rebound


 

Cover Story: A For Effort

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RUMORS AND STONES by Wayne Karlin
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 1, 1996

"A deft melding of disparate narratives, forming a unique and valuable addition to the literature of the Holocaust."
A deeply emotional, intellectual, and literary examination of the Holocaust, framed through one man's journey to a small Polish town in which 2,000 Jews were executed by the Germans in 1941. Read full book review >

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US by Wayne Karlin
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 3, 1993

"Karlin layers the novel with mythological Vietnamese riffs, but most readers will be too weary—after battling superficial characterizations and one plot contrivance after another—to care much one way or the other."
Karlin's fourth novel (The Extras; Lost Armies, etc.), set in Thailand and Burma, is part MIA adventure, part opium-lord showdown. Read full book review >