This brisk, page-turner of a story climaxes at Christmas. Another winner from Albom; this book just about shouts “Give me for a holiday gift.”
Mr. O'Reilly's book is generally on point, but my best advice for anyone who wants to know more about Jesus Christ is to go directly to the Bible, starting with the gospels.
This first installment reads like the work of a man who has already written abundantly about himself. He often tells stories that, he acknowledges, he has told before. He includes the texts of speeches he has made.
...a character who comes across as completely self-absorbed and selfish. Thoroughly disenchanting: Powers' admirers would do better to reread his stories or novels.
There is an odd intemperance about the tone of this book, with vociferous assertion often replacing argument.
This writer's own story is a central theme of this gripping book. When she flew the nest at 17, Solnit was presented by her parents with a broken suitcase and a travel clock that didn't work, and they never gave her anything else again.
Mr Bullough largely succeeds in using this sad tale as a metaphor for the fate of the Soviet Union.
...the collection demands close attention and rereading, but, thankfully, the essays offer generous rewards too.
Will appeal mainly to Kingsbury devotees, as well as lovers of religious tracts…and basketball.
Not only provocative, this report is illuminating and fully accessible to members of the faith and doubters alike.
Even readers who figure out the ringleader long before Tessa and Wyatt will get behind on their sleep turning pages to make sure they’re right.
...Wright’s brave reporting offers an essential reality test...
This is a thriller of dark subterranean complexity, rather like a rare, vintage red wine.
In The Daughter of Time, Josephine Tey has crafted a marvelously complex and deliciously intriguing mystery.
...an easy, fun read that poses some serious questions.
Fans will particularly enjoy "The Wit & Wisdom of the Dolly-Mama."
Even to those who think themselves familiar with these texts, every page of "Jesus of Nazareth" will present some pearl of great value.
Less autobiographical and more thoughtfully constructed.
Though fans may be dismayed at the brevity of the book, there’s more here than meets the eye.
This beautiful novella turns on who or what Mary should believe about her son’s life and death—and on a mother’s grief.