Search Results: "Wayne Winterrowd"


BOOK REVIEW

TO EAT by Joe Eck
NON-FICTION
Released: June 11, 2013

"Full and fragrant, this book will satisfy the appetite of anyone with a taste for simple pleasures."
The encyclopedic work of two masterful gardeners presents an idyllic picture of Vermont country life. Read full book review >

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ARCTIC A TO Z by Wayne Lynch
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 1, 2009

This entry in a limited series that offers surveys of various topics in abecedarian form focuses on the adaptations that allow the people, animals and plants that make their home in the Arctic to survive, as well as on the natural phenomena that make this such a special place, from the Aurora Borealis to zooplankton. Read full book review >

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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 >

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A Run of Luck by Wayne Overson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 25, 2015

"A sometimes-digressive law-and-order story with important messages regarding the American criminal justice system."
A deputy sheriff is hailed as a hero after capturing two apparent murderers, but he comes to suspect that he may not have nabbed the right men in this police procedural. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: March 1, 2011

"Perfect for readers who grew up before the dawn of the Internet era."
An instructive guide for LinkedIn novices. Read full book review >

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THE CUSTODIAN OF PARADISE by Wayne Johnston
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 2007

"Johnston may be the best of all the 21st century's neo-Victorian novelists, and this riveting three-decker is not to be missed."
One of contemporary fiction's most memorable characters dominates this hefty companion volume to the prizewinning Canadian author's 1999 masterpiece The Colony of Unrequited Dreams. Read full book review >

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THE LONE WOLF MURDERS by Wayne Littrell
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 6, 2013

"This thriller's full-throttle pace leaves minor plot points and characters in the dust, but most readers will enjoy the ride nonetheless."
In Littrell's debut thriller, a biker witnesses a murder and flees, but he must contend with two killers who leave more bodies in their wakes as they search for him. Read full book review >

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GOD’S DEMON by Wayne Barlowe
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Oct. 1, 2007

"From Barlowe (Barlowe's Inferno, 1999, etc.), a vivid travelogue of a place we'd all like to avoid."
Hell's denizens struggle for redemption in this evocative epic fantasy, inspired by Barlowe's own artwork. Read full book review >

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UNION OF WORDS by Wayne Fields
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 18, 1996

"Excellent political, social, and intellectual history—and eloquently presented, as befits its subject."
An engrossing history of the American presidency and its practitioners, from Washington to Clinton, as told in their own words. Read full book review >