August 9, 2022
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Book reviews

Happening: Hub City Press Launches “South Carolina Green Paper” | book reviews

by on July 10, 2022 0

Hub City Press, in conjunction with the WeGOJA Foundation and the International African American Museum, is launching “The South Carolina Green Book” this month. The volume, which references the essential “Green Books” of the Jim Crow era, provides an illustrated guide to important sites in the state’s African-American history, such as the lunch counter...

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Hesson: July 2022 Children’s Book Reviews

by on July 2, 2022 0

Reviews and recommendations are unbiased and products are independently selected. Postmedia may earn an affiliate commission on purchases made through links on this page. Content of the article By the fan brothers (Simon and Schuster books for young readers) When Lizzy goes to the park, she goes straight to the Cloud Seller. Although it...

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Eight books to read in July

by on July 1, 2022 0

Normal text sizeLarger text sizeVery large text size Book reviewers Steven Carroll and Cameron Woodhead have set their sights on recent fiction and non-fiction titles. Here are their reviews. Non-fiction pick of the week Credit: Apollo and ThelmaJon Faine, Hardy Grant, $45 In 1981, when former ABC radio presenter Jon Faine was a young...

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Review: Impossible Escapes, Incredible Stories | Book reviews and short stories

by on June 19, 2022 0

J.KEMPER CAMPBELL “Churchill’s Great Escapes: Seven Incredible Escapes Made by WWII Heroes” by Damien Lewis, Citadel Press, 352 pages, $27. Disregard for our nation’s history is now acceptable to some segments of today’s society. Ignoring the sacrifices of those remembered on Memorial Day and D-Day diminishes every citizen. Damien Lewis is a British writer...

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If you are happy and what was the fear

by on June 10, 2022 0

SHORT STORIESIf you are happyFiona Robertson UQP, $29.99 What was the fearBen Walter Puncher and Wattmann, $29.99 Fiona Robertson’s early life offers us a variety of locations, from Texas to Edinburgh to the glaciers of Iceland, and a range of backgrounds: one story is about a teenage burglar, another about a police officer carrying...

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Hesson: Children’s Book Reviews of the Month for June

by on June 4, 2022 0

Reviews and recommendations are unbiased and products are independently selected. Postmedia may earn an affiliate commission on purchases made through links on this page. Content of the article By Joanna McClintick, illustrated by Juana Medina (Candlewick Press) With colorful illustrations and rhyming text, this picture book is an informative look at inclusion and gives...

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Book reviews of the latest releases | Myrtle Beach, SC

by on May 31, 2022 0

The Buccaneer Brooch By J.E. Thompson Pelican Edition, $15.95Release date: October 18, 2021 Although this story is primarily aimed at intermediate readers, even adults can enjoy JE Thompson’s novel which explores themes of self-care, family turmoil, and learning disabilities. The story follows Callie, our 12-year-old heroine, as she sails solo on spring break to...

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5 book reviews you need to read this week ‹ Literary Hub

by on April 14, 2022 0

This week’s illuminating literary review includes Michele Filgate on Samantha Hunt’s The unwritten bookJoyce Maynard on Delia Ephron Left at tenthLake Micah on Margo Jefferson Building a nervous systemRobert F. Worth on Cathy Scott-Clark and Adrian Levy The Prisoner Foreverand Lucie Elven on the work of Anne Serre. * “The living are looking for...

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Book reviews: Ze French Do It Better, a lifestyle guide

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Book reviews: Ze French Do It Better, a lifestyle guide – France Today Are the French masters of self-promotion, or is there really something behind the bravado? From fashionable gastronomy to the art of seduction, they have always been one step ahead. Effortlessly thin despite butter-stuffed croissants and gallons of wine, chic to fault...

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Review: Allende’s ‘Violeta’, an epic South American tale | book reviews

by on February 13, 2022 0

VIOLET. By Isabelle Allende. Random house. 336 pages. $28. Chilean writer Isabel Allende’s latest novel is “Violeta,” an epic tale that transports readers through a century of South American history, through economic collapse, dictatorship, and natural disasters like an earthquake. earth and a hurricane. From the aftermath of World War I to the present...

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Festive book reviews, including I Wish It Could be Christmas Every Day, The Arctic Curry Club, and The Little Book of Bridgerton

by on December 11, 2021 0

Janet Gordon, who lives in Takeley, reviews bestsellers and early fiction for India … I love this time of year, although my curly hair doesn’t. The first sign of humidity in the air makes me scream for the straightener! Still worth browsing through all the Christmas fairs, and when you’re done, relax on the...

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Lonely City number 1 and more! – The Geekiary

by on October 20, 2021 0

Catwoman: Lonely City Number 1 (Image: DC Comics) Welcome to my comic book review rundown for the week of October 20, 2021. I’m going to talk about Catwoman: Lonely City number 1, Black’s myth number 4, Beyond the breach number 4, and more! I will start by talking about Catwoman: Lonely City problem 1....

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Briefly Noted Book Reviews | the new yorker

by on October 18, 2021 0

Speak, be quietby Carole Angier (Bloomsbury). This biography of WG Sebald, who died twenty years ago, aged fifty-seven, examines him on his own terms, patiently digging into the unspoken traumas of his life and the lives of those around him. . Angier, who has written biographies of Jean Rhys and Primo Levi, recounts Sebald’s...

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Briefly Rated Book Reviews | The New Yorker

by on October 4, 2021 0

Late city, by Robert Olen Butler (Atlantic Monthly). This retrospective novel warns of the political consequences of failures of personal insight. On election night 2016, God visits the deathbed of Sam Cunningham, who, at the age of one hundred and fifteen, is the last living veteran of the First World War. D Chicago newspaper....

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Catching Up with Don Emde (+3 Book Reviews)

by on September 29, 2021 0

From Motorcycle Racing Champion to Award-winning Author and Publisher—a Profile plus Review of The Speed Kings, On Cannon Ball’s Trail and The Daytona 200 Don Emde occupies a special place in the pantheon of motorcycle personalities, and not just as motorcycle racing champion, either. He is also an award-winning author, historian, and book publisher....

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Goodreads: book reviews by Goodreads

by on August 4, 2021 0

Discover stories that matter to you, from readers like you. Goodreads is the world’s largest community of readers. Find new and interesting books by browsing personalized recommendations based on the books you’ve read and your favorite genres. See what your friends are reading, write book reviews, and keep track of what you want to...

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Lima Public Library Book Reviews

by on May 9, 2021 0

FICTION Geling Yan’s Secret Loveseat Hongmei is the perfect Chinese bride: beautiful, diligent, passive. Glen is the perfect American husband: smart, caring, well-off. From the outside, life for Hongmei and Glen in the San Francisco Bay Area looks perfect. But at home, their marriage collapses. Post-its left on the refrigerator are their primary form...

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Zero Point Number 1 and more! – The Geekiary

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Batman / Fortnite: Zero Point Issue 1 (Image: DC Comics) Welcome to my comic book reviews for this week (April 21, 2021). I will cover Catwoman number 30, Batman / Fortnite: Point Zero number 1, Power rangers number 6, and more! Opening with Batman / Fortnite: Point Zero writer Christos Gage number 1 and...

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Book Reviews: “How to Love the World: Poems of Gratitude and Hope”, Anthology; and ‘Bluebird’, James Crews | Poetry | Seven days

by on March 24, 2021 0

Click to enlarge Courtesy How to Love the World: Poems of Gratitude and Hope, edited by James Crews, Storey Publishing, 208 pages. $ 14.95. Last January, Amanda Gorman’s reading during the presidential inauguration propelled her to international fame and put poetry back on the map. Gorman’s “The Hill We Climb” – a poem of...

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Ireland’s Wildlife Book Reviews

by on December 22, 2020 0

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Book Reviews: Poetry – NZ Herald

by on October 10, 2020 0

The Great Sacrifice of Humphrey Bogart by Kevin Ireland. THE GREAT SACRIFICE OF HUMPHREY BOGART by Kevin Ireland (Steele Roberts, $ 20) Surprisingly, author Kevin Ireland’s new book is his 23rd collection of poetry; quite a feat! Infused with wit and intelligent observations, it also embodies the best elements of this New Zealander’s writing...

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StarPhoenix Book Reviews: Return to Blakeney and the Forgotten Saskatchewan

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Breadcrumb Links Books “In an unequal society, citizens do not have the material well-being, education or security to actively participate in democracy. Author of the article: Bill robertson • Saskatoon StarPhoenix Release date : Feb 09 2020 • February 9, 2020 • 5 minutes to read • Join the conversation Saskatchewan Forgotten by Chris...

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Ze French Do It Better, a lifestyle guide

by on September 13, 2019 0

Are the French masters of self-promotion, or is there really something behind the bravado? From fashionable gastronomy to the art of seduction, they have always been one step ahead. Effortlessly thin despite butter-stuffed croissants and gallons of wine, chic to fault without even trying – it’s enough to drive you crazy, if you let...

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StarPhoenix Book Reviews: Ernie Loutit and Mark Abley

by on July 27, 2019 0

Breadcrumb Links Books StarPhoenix literary critic Bill Robertson takes a look at two non-fiction books – Ernie Louttit and Mark Abley. Author of the article: Bill robertson • Saskatoon StarPhoenix Ernie Louttit’s Unexpected Cop Photo provided The opinions and recommendations are impartial and the products are selected independently. Postmedia may earn an affiliate commission...

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StarPhoenix Book Reviews: Remlinger, Hendrickson, Donlan

by on June 29, 2019 0

Breadcrumb Links Books StarPhoenix reviewer Bill Robertson reviews three new books of poetry – Paula Jane Remlinger, Raye Hendrickson, and John Donlan. Author of the article: Bill robertson • Saskatoon StarPhoenix This Hole Called January by Paula Jane Remlinger (for Bill Robertson’s book reviews) Photo provided The opinions and recommendations are impartial and the...

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StarPhoenix Book Reviews: Arthur Slade and Alice Kuipers

by on May 18, 2019 0

Breadcrumb Links Books StarPhoenix literary critic Bill Robertson reviews three new books for young adults – two by Arthur Slade and one by Alice Kuipers. Author of the article: Bill robertson • Saskatoon StarPhoenix Death by Airhship by Arthur Slade Photo provided The opinions and recommendations are impartial and the products are selected independently....

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StarPhoenix Book Reviews Billl Robertson March 23, 2019

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Breadcrumb Links Books Bill Robertson reviews One-Way Ticket by Robert Currie, Another Air by Gillian Harding-Russell and Beyond Forgetting – an anthology by Al Purdy. Author of the article: Bill robertson • Saskatoon StarPhoenix Beyond Forgetting: An Anthology of Poems Written in Hommage to Al Purdy, edited by Howard White and Emma Skagen Photo...

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Book Reviews: A Heartbreaking Tale Also Offers Redemption

by on July 21, 2018 0

Breadcrumb Links Books Bill Robertson reviews Jeanette Lynes’ second novel, The Small Things That End the World, and Sharon Butala’s new novel, Zara’s Dead Author of the article: Bill robertson • Saskatoon StarPhoenix Jeanette Lynes announces the shortlist for the 2017 Saskatchewan Book Awards at the Frances Morrison Library in Saskatoon, Sask. On Thursday,...

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Book Reviews: Teen Tale Navigates Survivor Guilt

by on April 21, 2018 0

Breadcrumb Links Books Bill Robertson reviews Beverly Brenna’s latest young adult novel, Fox Magic, Marlis Wesseler’s new novel, The Last Chance Ladies’ Book Club, and Sleuth: Gail Bowen on Writing Mysteries Author of the article: Bill robertson • Saskatoon StarPhoenix Bill Robertson reviews three books by Sask. writers. Photo by kurmyshov /Getty Images /...

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The Insider’s Guide to ADHD: Book Reviews by ADDitude

by on January 26, 2018 0

BY PENNY WILLIAMS(Grace-Everett Press; $ 12.95) The premise of this book is admirable and sensible. Author Penny Williams interviewed 95 adults of different ages and genders, all of whom grew up with ADHD. Their feedback will help parents better understand the brains of their children with ADHD and become more effective in their parenting...

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Out and about on WRAL.com

by on June 6, 2017 0

By Bob Cairns This month, Bob is reviewing The Last Picture Show by Larry McMurtry. If you like major novels and haven’t read the novel or seen the movie, start from the beginning and read The Last Picture Show. It’s set in the 1950s in Thalia, an ugly little Texas oil town where, frankly,...

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Book reviews: Le Paris des cinéphiles

by on May 26, 2017 0

The Paris of cinephiles Paris doesn’t need to be put on the map, but it continues to surprise with its growing number of must-see places. In this inspired guide, we walk through the city’s most iconic filming locations, from famous restaurants to quirky boutiques and grocery stores. The over 200 pages are a pleasure...

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