Search Results: "William G. Thompson"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: March 1, 2012

"Nerve-wracking with painful twists, but you won't want to escape."
Thompson's mystery-thriller follows an ex-FBI agent on his torturous mission to discover his lover's killer. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ESCAPE FROM THE PIPE MEN! by Mary G. Thompson
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 11, 2013

"Follow the title's advice—escape from the Pipe Men and avoid this unfunny mess. (Science fiction. 9-12)"
In this uneven space adventure, two children defy their alien overlords to go on an intergalactic search for a cure for their dying father. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WUFTOOM by Mary G. Thompson
Released: May 8, 2012

"Squash this worm. (Fantasy. 12 & up)"
In this unfulfilling fable, a young boy transforms into a worm and is thrust into a war against his will. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FLICKER AND MIST by Mary G. Thompson
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Jan. 3, 2017

"This tale of mixed heritage and divided loyalties with an engaging heroine will appeal to fans of character-driven fantasy. (Fantasy. 12-16)"
Myra has inherited her Leftie mother's Ability to become invisible, called flickering, but using it would endanger her high-profile, mixed-blood family. Read full book review >

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AMY CHELSEA STACIE DEE by Mary G. Thompson
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 11, 2016

"An intelligent, tense psychological drama. (Fiction. 13-18)"
A kidnapped girl returns home after six years. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

EVIL FAIRIES LOVE HAIR by Mary G. Thompson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 5, 2014

"Possibly unpalatable for general magical-adventure fans but appealing to readers who relish all things icky. (Fantasy. 8-12)"
Evil fairies sure do love hair. To eat. Read full book review >

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STANDING UNDER THE WRONG RAINBOW by G. Deon Thompson
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 12, 2014

"A conservative Christian denunciation of gay marriage that many may believe is on the wrong side of history."
A passionate, detailed argument against the legalization of gay marriage. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: June 24, 1996

"Things must be in a pretty bad way if science and reason cannot save us, and we must cast ourselves instead on Thompson's haphazard ruminations. (18 b&w illustrations)"
Meandering millennial meditations by a self-described cultural historian, WissenskÅnstler, Marshall McLuhanite, and yogic proselytizer. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 1991

Thompson (Imaginary Landscape, 1989; Pacific Shift, 1986, etc.) levels his futurist's gaze on the technology of fantasy and illusion, which, he says, is transforming nearly all spheres of life. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 14, 1994

"Tightly focused and painstakingly detailed, as well as deeply sympathetic: the definitive history of the Cherokees in their desperate last stand against white encroachment."
An expert chronicle of the final triumphs and troubles of the Cherokee Nation before its integrity was destroyed by the US Congress in the 1880's—and the crowning achievement in the distinguished career of the late McLoughlin (History and Religion/Brown). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SCAR TISSUE by William G. Tapply
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 1, 2000

"The tie is settled by Brady's thoroughgoing egoism and complete lack of irony, which turn a thumbs-down on this erratic tale of consequences evaded. (Author tour)"
If there's anything tough guy Brady Coyne (Muscle Memory, 1999, etc.) likes less than clingy, dependent women, it's smart, self-sufficient women. Read full book review >

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GRAY GHOST by William G. Tapply
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 8, 2007

"More ambitious and densely plotted than Stoney's heartfelt debut (Bitch Creek, 2004), but with the same unruffled sense of time and place."
Stoney Calhoun hasn't recovered the memories he lost to a lightning strike seven years ago, but he's acting more and more like the cop he suspects he once was. Read full book review >