Tag: American

Tears of a Clown: Glenn Beck and the Tea Bagging of America

Washington Post _columnist Dana Milbank takes a fair and balanced look at the unsettling rise of the silly Fox News host Glenn Beck. Thomas Jefferson famously wrote that “the tree of Liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants. It is its natural manure.” In America in 2010, Glenn Beck provides the very refreshment Jefferson had in mind: Whether he... »

Lit: A Memoir

Amazon.com Review Product Description The Liars’ Club brought to vivid, indelible life Mary Karr’s hardscrabble Texas childhood. Cherry, her account of her adolescence, “continued to set the literary standard for making the personal universal” (_Entertainment Weekly_). Now Lit follows the self-professed blackbelt sinner’s descent into the inferno of alcoholism and mad... »

To the Nines

**The #1 *New York Times* Bestselling Author** **A Stephanie Plum Novel** Janet Evanovich’s novels are the hottest bestsellers in America! # 1 *New York Times* # 1 *Wall Street Journal* # 1 *Los Angeles Times* # 1 *Entertainment Weekly* # 1 *Publishers Weekly* ** *Stephanie Plum’s got rent to pay, people shooting at her, and psychos wanting her dead every day of the week (much to the d... »

To the Nines

**The #1 *New York Times* Bestselling Author** **A Stephanie Plum Novel** Janet Evanovich’s novels are the hottest bestsellers in America! # 1 *New York Times* # 1 *Wall Street Journal* # 1 *Los Angeles Times* # 1 *Entertainment Weekly* # 1 *Publishers Weekly* ** *Stephanie Plum’s got rent to pay, people shooting at her, and psychos wanting her dead every day of the week (much to the d... »

Hard Eight

Fugitive Apprehension Agent Stephanie Plum has a big problem on her hands: Seven-year-old Annie Soder and her mother, Evelyn, have disappeared. Evelyn’s estranged husband, Steven, a shady owner of a seedy bar, is not at all happy. During the divorce proceedings, he and Evelyn signed a child custody bond, and Steven is demanding the money guaranteed by the bond to find Annie. The money was se... »

The Fifth Elephant

SUMMARY: Everyone knows that the world is flat, and supported on the backs of four elephants. But weren’t there supposed to be five? Indeed there were. So where is it?…When duty calls. Commander Vimes of the Ankh-Morpork constabulary answers. Even when he doesn’t want to. He’s been “invited” to attend a royal function as both detective and diplomat. The one role... »

Missing in Death

About the Author J.D. Robb is the pseudonym for a number one New York Times bestselling author of more than 190 novels, including the futuristic suspense In Death series. There are more than 400 million copies of her books in print. New York Times bestselling author Patricia Gaffney is a six-time Rita nominee for her historical romances, and winner of the Romance Writers of America’s Golden ... »

Interlude in Death

EDITORIAL REVIEW: Love, Supernatural Style Love is the universal language. And nowhere is this more apparent than in these extraordinary stories from four of today-s hottest authors. From a futuristic cop caught in a crisis of the heart to a smoldering vision of an unusual love triangle, from the hunger for a human touch on an alien planet to a witch-s desperate search for the love of one man, the... »

Dead Lines

Hot and hellish, sardonic and sexy, Deadlines is a horror novel about a youngwoman who becomes erotically involved with a dead writer. Skipp and Spector’slatest chiller, their most intimate, potent and gripping work yet. »

Beautiful Creatures

_There were no surprises in Gatlin County. We were pretty much the epicenter of the middle of nowhere._At least, that’s what I thought.Turns out, I couldn’t have been more wrong.There was a curse.There was a girl.And in the end, there was a grave. Lena Duchannes is unlike anyone the small Southern town of Gatlin has ever seen, and she’s struggling to conceal her power, and a curs... »

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