Search Results: "Wiley Cash"


BOOK REVIEW

THIS DARK ROAD TO MERCY by Wiley Cash
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 28, 2014

"A story of family, blood loyalty and making choices that can seem right but end up wrong."
Cash (A Land More Kind Than Home, 2012) follows his evocative debut with another striking take on Southern literature. Read full book review >

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THE LAST BALLAD by Wiley Cash
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 3, 2017

"A heartbreaking and beautifully written look at the real people involved in the labor movement."
Inspired by the events of an actual textile-mill strike in 1929, Cash (This Dark Road to Mercy, 2014, etc.) creates a vivid picture of one woman's desperation. Read full book review >

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FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 17, 2012

"An evocative work about love, fate and redemption."
Up beyond Asheville, near where Gunter Mountain falls into Tennessee, evil has come to preach in a house of worship where venomous snakes and other poisons are sacraments. Read full book review >

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THE MEQ by Steve Cash
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 25, 2005

"Cash makes interesting use of Americana and historical detail, although he sometimes falls into first-novel clumsiness. A sequel is in the works."
Historical fantasy debut by a member of the band Ozark Mountain Daredevils. Read full book review >

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COMPOSED by Rosanne Cash
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 10, 2010

"An excellent memoir that ends on an encouraging note: 'More to come.'"
Beautifully written meditations on love, death, family and redemption from the celebrated songwriter. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: April 21, 2009

"A tongue-in-cheek exploration of the reality behind reality TV."
NPR commentator and BBC TV critic Peters casts about the globe in search of hidden lands and gets a whole lot more than he bargained for. Read full book review >

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TYLER LEARNS TO DO TRICKS! by Treasuree Cash
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 14, 2013

"A useful picture book on friendship that succeeds because of, not despite, its simplicity."
A fish learns how to identify a good friend—and how to become one himself—in this deceptively simple story geared toward preschoolers. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: April 28, 1995

"Effective and highly readable, a fine addition to the ever- growing body of work about America's bloodiest war."
Fast-paced study of a pivotal Civil War campaign, for buffs and casual readers alike. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BLACK HAMMOCK by Michael Wiley
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 2016

"Neither as scary nor as suspenseful as most of Wiley's Florida gothics but harrowing in its own peculiar way, even if it poses no threat to its Aeschylean model."
Something completely different—meaning surprisingly familiar—from Southern noir specialist Wiley: a revenge tragedy with strong intimations of the Oresteia. Read full book review >

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SECOND SKIN by Michael Wiley
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 2015

"Satisfyingly doom-and-gloomy, even though many readers will balk at the last round of dark revelations and the last spasm of violence that accompanies them."
A second dose of murderous troubles that hit all too close to home for Jacksonville homicide detective Daniel Turner and his family. Read full book review >