Search Results: "2Dads~In~Brooklyn"


BOOK REVIEW

CABBY CAT & THE MISSING CELLO by Timothy  Brewer
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 28, 2012

"Cabby could use a little less catnip and lot more refining. (iPad storybook app. 6-10)"
After leaving his cello in the trunk of a cab, a world-renowned musician enlists help to recover his prized instrument. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: June 14, 2011

"Readers will find very little advice that they couldn't glean from the pages of a woman's magazine—or their own common sense."
An intermittently amusing memoir of the author's life as a single woman living, working and dating in Brooklyn. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SUMMER IN BROOKLYN by Richard Grayson
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 17, 2008

"Skip the diary. Read the author's short stories."
A collection of diary entries culled from summers over a six-year period. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

I LIVE IN BROOKLYN by Mari Takabayashi
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 22, 2004

"I-like-to-do-with-my-family genre, this is fine, but it doesn't look like Brooklyn at all. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Takabayashi's latest starts out promisingly. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 2008

"Colorful individual tales, woven together to paint a collective portrait of an extremely liberal, vibrant, exciting and deeply beloved borough."
Oddly structured yet satisfying oral history from sportswriter Golenbock (7, 2007, etc.). Read full book review >

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FREDERICK DOUGLASS IN BROOKLYN by Frederick Douglass
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 3, 2017

"Proof that Douglass' speeches, responding to the historical exigencies of his time, amply bear rereading today."
A collection of rousing 19th-century speeches on freedom and humanity. Read full book review >

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BETRAYAL IN BROOKLYN by W.J. Reeves
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 29, 2011

"Reeves' tenebrous world should appeal to ardent fans of hard-boiled fiction."
In this debut thriller, Reeves' Brooklyn is a dark, desperate world populated by gangs, lechers, bums, addicts and murderers. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

AUTUMN IN BROOKLYN by Richard Grayson
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

"Those familiar with Grayson's life and work will appreciate the inside look into these formative months."
Three months' worth of diary entries from a pivotal period in the author's life and career. Read full book review >

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NOTHING IS QUITE FORGOTTEN IN BROOKLYN by Alice Mattison
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 16, 2008

"Reconstructing Marlene's malfeasance makes for a pleasant puzzle, but the real pleasure here is time spent with the less flamboyant characters as they cope with more mundane upsets."
A woman confronts suspicious circumstances surrounding her mother's death 14 years earlier. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LOVE AND DEATH IN BROOKLYN by Glenville Lovell
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 2004

"Over-the-top prose plus overheated plot plus oversexed characters equals one guilty pleasure."
A former cop probes the shooting death of a charismatic city councilman. Read full book review >