Search Results: "Winston E. Allen"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: May 12, 2008

"A financial how-to that is strongest when concentrating on the author's life experiences."
Part memoir, part self-help book, Don't Get Mad, Get Rich counsels readers on becoming financially independent in a hard economy. Read full book review >

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Richie Millstone, the Firewater Dragon & the Platinum Water Crystal by E. H. Allen
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 3, 2014

"Ambitious sci-fi ideas hobbled by salacious wandering."
Allen (The Divine Miracle, 2011) offers the first in aplanned series of five YA time-travel adventures. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: March 26, 1992

The unnerving tale of Al Smith, a Fort Lauderdale police detective who went undercover as a hit man for hire, as told by crime writer McDonald (Blue Truth, 1991). Read full book review >

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CHOOSING YOUR OWN PATH
by Leila Roy

Everyone wants something different from me. It’s like one second, I should be a better dude. I should stop being such a girly douche, and I should just man up. Then, it’s the opposite: I’m too much of a guy, and it’s not right. I should be a girl, because that’s what I’m supposed to be.

The thing is, I’m ...


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GUMP & CO. by Winston Groom
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 1995

"Guess which Oscar-winning actor Gump runs into at Elaine's? (Film rights to Paramount; author tour)"
An infrequently funny sequel to 1986's wildly successful (via movie) Forrest Gump. Read full book review >

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THE SWEETEST SOUND by Sherri Winston
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 3, 2017

"Readers will be rooting for both Cadence as she claims her gift and the community who supports her. (Fiction. 8-12)"
What if, in not keeping a promise to God, you make a deal with the devil? Read full book review >

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THE SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY BOOKS EVERYONE WILL BE TALKING ABOUT IN APRIL
by John DeNardo

April is bringing a whole new enticing batch of science fiction and fantasy books that will stretch your imagination. Here's a selection of the ones that will be generating the most buzz. You'll find fallen angels, Death's assistant, human refugees in space, a revolution against the One Percent, matriarchal lunar colonies, giant robots, genetic thrills, biotech-weird, and ...


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BOOK REVIEW

ACTING by Sherri Winston
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Oct. 1, 2004

"Full of yo-yoing emotions many teens will recognize, this is a forthright examination of sex that makes plain how hard it is to keep the hormones from raging. (Fiction. YA)"
Eve Belinda grew up acting in all the plays written by her twin Al, the star student of the family. Read full book review >

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Released: Jan. 8, 2013

"Winston (Death by Killer Mop Doll, 2012, etc.) provides a long-suffering heroine, amusing characters, a pretty good mystery and a series of crafting projects featuring cloth yo-yos."
A crafts editor's endless streak of bad luck entangles her in yet another murder. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: March 20, 2012

"Essential reading for Civil War buffs and a great overview of a key battle for neophytes."
Stirring Civil War history from the author of Forest Gump. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

EL PASO by Winston Groom
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 4, 2016

"It's not Lonesome Dove, but Groom's Searcher's-like rescue pursuit and his allusive homage to Treasure of the Sierra Madre make for an entertaining Western story."
Prolific nonfiction author Groom returns to fiction with a Western saga far different from the novel (Forrest Gump, 1986, etc.) that later blossomed into a classic Oscar-winning film. Read full book review >

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TREMOR by Winston Graham
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 1, 1996

"Deliberate and old-fashioned storytelling—the good, patient, rewarding kind."
A curiously mundane title for an acutely observed novel of manners cum thriller: the prolific Graham (Stephanie, 1993, etc.) showcases a commanding grasp of human foibles and yearnings, as well as an appetite for—literally—earthshaking coincidences. Read full book review >