Down River by John Hart - Reviewed by
Each year the Mystery Writers of America bestows an Edgar (as in
Edgar Allen Poe) Award for the best mystery novel of the year, and
in 2008 John Hart's second novel, Down River, won that award. Rife
with evocative descriptions, water and river imagery, ...
The Two Princesses of Bamarre by Gail
Carson Levine, HarperCollins 2003 - Reviewed by Jon Sorenson
This fast-paced, fantasy adventure story, by the author of the
Newbery Honor book Ella Enchanted, is my 9-year-old daughter
Brianna's favorite, and I find it quite enjoyable too.
Shock Festival by Stephen Romano, Idea
and Design Works, 2008 - Reviewed by J. Rocky Colavito
Remember classic grindhouse fare like Day of the Insects, The
Undertaker and his Wife, or Chocolate Cherri on Top? Are you a
secret fan of Z-listers like Roc Benson, Gloria Johnson, or Natalie
Ustinov? Don't worry if these titles and names don't ring bells,
for they are all figments of the beautifully demented mind of
Stephen Romano, who, along with a cast of several, celebrates . .
Freeport's Lincoln by Wilbur T.
Rawleigh (1930) reprinted by Freeport Lincoln-Douglas Society, 1988
- Reviewed by George Geib
W. T. Rawleigh lost his son in the Great War, and wanted to find
a way to express the ideals for which the youth died. The result
was the creation and dedication of a statue of another great
idealist, Abraham Lincoln, . . .
Why Evolution is True by Jerry A.
Coyne, Viking, 2009 - Reviewed by Michael Zimmerman
With great care, careful attention to the scientific evidence,
and a wonderfully accessible style, Coyne, a University of Chicago
ecologist, presents an overwhelming case for the truth of
evolution. . .
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