Search Results: "William J. Rewak"


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Harmony by William J. Rewak
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 25, 2016

"Would that all poets could write with such tact and humor."
That Rewak (The Orphan Bear, 2014, etc.) is a professor, a university chancellor, and a monk only makes the fact that he is also an accomplished poet more impressive. Read full book review >

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THE ORPHAN BEAR by William J. Rewak
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 14, 2014

"Masterful poems from a seasoned writer."
Rewak's (The Right Taxi, 2012) latest collection showcases the work of a skilled poet near the peak of his powers. Read full book review >

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Released: June 21, 2012

"Warm, wistful and occasionally weird; a subtle, carefully crafted book of poems."
A Jesuit priest and educator offers observations on the large and small, the divine and human, in this series of brief free verse poems. Read full book review >

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Released: Oct. 5, 1999

Boerst's biography will surprise readers familiar with Wells's tales of adventure and war. Read full book review >

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FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 8, 1997

"Better as unbridled period adventure than mystery."
Ellen Ternan just can't stay out of trouble. Read full book review >

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WEATHER by William J. Burroughs
NATURE
Released: March 1, 1996

"The foreword recommends taking this handsome volume along on a picnic; it's true that it is more of a browsing book, with limited usefulness in the classroom."
An overview of weather in The Nature Company Guide series that is rather holistic in its approach, yet difficult to access for the solid information its audience will need. Read full book review >

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WHERE THE BOYS ARE by William J. Mann
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 6, 2003

"Mann's party boys make a sexy first impression but prove surprisingly deep upon further inspection. The same goes for Where the Boys Are."
Against a background of sweaty bodies, fierce divas, and the drug-induced lust of gay circuit parties, former lovers struggle to reconnect. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 9, 2012

"Even though we know the answers to most of the questions—Will our heroine win the coveted role of Fanny Brice in Funny Girl? Will she live happily ever after with her Prince Charming, Elliott Gould?—this book makes getting to them a treat."
Hollywood chronicler Mann (How to Be a Movie Star: Elizabeth Taylor in Hollywood, 2010, etc.) divulges the blood, sweat and tears that propelled a diva's rise to stardom. Read full book review >

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THE HEART OF JUSTICE by William J. Coughlin
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 4, 1995

A legal slugfest over control of a Microsoftish firm puts the heat on all interested parties, including the presiding judge and his bride. Read full book review >

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Released: Aug. 21, 2012

"An effective indictment of governmental abuse of power written by an unlikely but excellent source."
Once the chief financial officer of the tech firm Broadcom, Ruehle faced potential sentencing of more than 350 years in prison after federal prosecutors in Southern California charged him with multiple felonies for alleged corporate malfeasance. Here, he tells his side of the story. Read full book review >

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Understanding God's Contracts with Mankind by J. William Howerton
NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 21, 2016

"A solid, brief introduction to Christian doctrine that should appeal to the like-minded."
A debut book offers a defense of Christian belief in the midst of an increasingly secular age. Read full book review >