Search Results: "Ann Taylor"


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Unraveled: A Story of Heartache and Hope by Ann Taylor Laverty
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 24, 2013

"A poignant tale from the heart, though it could use some pruning."
In this debut memoir, Laverty recounts the story of her son Matt's heroin addiction. Read full book review >

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WATCHING BIRDS by Ann Taylor
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 1999

"Despite the uneven material, Taylor is always thoughtful, and her better pieces display an enviable promise as an essayist—possessing clarity and a facility with both dark and comic experiences. (20 illustrations)"
Personal essays with as many phases as the moon, that touch upon birds and birding to a greater or lesser degree. Read full book review >

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AT THE BREAKERS by Mary Ann Taylor-Hall
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 2009

"Taylor-Hall's incisive, witty prose redeems potentially mawkish material."
In Taylor-Hall's long-awaited second novel (Come and Go, Molly Snow, 1995), a single mother flees an abusive boyfriend and finds life-healing respite in a quaint seashore hotel. Read full book review >

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COME AND GO, MOLLY SNOW by Mary Ann Taylor-Hall
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 1995

"Like its main character, this novel breaks down in the middle, but it never recovers."
Taylor-Hall writes well, but little actually happens in this debut novel. Read full book review >

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BABY DANCE by Ann Taylor
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 31, 1999

"A boisterous romp. (Board book. 1-3)"
This abbreviated version of Taylor's poem,"The Baby Dance," drawing upon infants' universal love of song, weaves a few bouncing lines to make listeners wriggle. Read full book review >

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NO ONE REMEMBERS YOUR NAME, WHEN YOU’RE STRANGE
by Jennie K.

BOOK REPORT for Strange the Dreamer (Strange the Dreamer #1) (ISBN13: 978-0-316-34168-4) by Laini Taylor

Cover Story: Sparklemoth Split
BFF Charm: Yay x2
Swoonworthy Scale: 7
Talky Talk: Dreams of Libraries and Godspawn
Bonus Factors: Librarians, Tasty Business
Relationship Status: Missing My Other Half

Cover Story: Sparklemoth Split

Although I’m not crazy about the font, this is such a pretty ...


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CHARLES TAYLOR

Reliant as they were on call girls, cars, corpses, and Kris Kristofferson, the B-movies of the 1970s may not qualify as high art, according to cultural critic Charles Taylor, but at least they took American audiences seriously.

“For me, the staying power of these movies has to do with the way they stand in opposition to the current juvenile state ...


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BOOK REVIEW

THE SHARK CLUB by Ann Kidd Taylor
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 6, 2017

"An engaging novel about the loves that define our lives."
An adventurous researcher returns to her childhood home and must navigate relationships with her brother, her ex-fiance, and a potential new lover. Read full book review >

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NEON DANCERS by Matt Taylor
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 1, 1991

"Overly busy but mostly engaging—and much enhanced by its likable journalist-sleuth."
Palmer Kingston—ace reporter for the Tribune in the small city of Marlinsport, Florida (Neon Flamingo)—now lives in a Spanish mansion he shares with girl reporter A.C. Egan of the rival Times, and collections of neon signs and vintage cars. Read full book review >

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MY FRIEND THE MONSTER by Eleanor Taylor
ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 1, 2008

"Taylor's tale is just about average, but her adorable monster is a winner. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Young Louis finds a big, shaggy surprise in the family's new house. Read full book review >