Search Results: "Ann-Marie Williams"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: Sept. 15, 2011

"The enormous popularity of dance and music videos and TV dance competitions should provide a ready and eager audience of children and teens who love to move. (index) (Nonfiction. 10 & up)"
From ballet to breakdancing and from backyard to Broadway, a guide to all aspects of practice, production and performance. Read full book review >

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FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 1996

"The line here between fiction and autobiography is too often blurred, with Joan seeming more mouthpiece than fleshed-out, convincing character."
Williams, who was a social worker for 20 years, creates a self-modeled protagonist in this debut collection—a semiautobiographical gathering of 15 interrelated stories. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 4, 2007

"A touching, playful tribute to a vaudeville giant—and so much more."
Just about every aspect of Canadian independent filmmaker and animator Fleming's first foray into graphic literature dazzles like a Broadway marquee. Read full book review >

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Alzheimer's - Dementia by Ann Marie Gallogly
NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 11, 2015

"An empowering, authoritative manual written in a simple, informal style."
A debut guide to evaluating nursing homes that serve people with dementia and Alzheimer's disease. Read full book review >

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JOY STORIES by Ann Marie Turner
NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 19, 2014

"Devout Christians will relish these journallike passages of religious fervor coupled with relevant biblical passages and snippets of joyful mantras."
A quiet book of personal reflections on the joys of Christianity. Read full book review >

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FALL ON YOUR KNEES by Ann-Marie MacDonald
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 1997

"A plate piled dangerously high with calamities, perhaps, but the time, place, and people- -especially the children—all ring clear and true, making for an accomplished, considerably affecting saga."
From award-winning Canadian actress and playwright MacDonald comes a full-bodied, ever-rolling debut, the story of a talented Cape Breton family with more than its share of repression and tragedy. Read full book review >

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ADULT ONSET by Ann-Marie MacDonald
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 14, 2015

"Despite the too-neat Freudian implications of Mary Rose's story, this is an affecting, multilayered account of domestic ennui and the painful effects of long-held secrets on three generations."
Assaulted by mysterious pains and bracketed by painful childhood memories, Mary Rose MacKinnon engages in power struggles with her willful toddler and endures the stresses of stay-at-home parenting while her partner, Hilary, is out of town. Read full book review >

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THE WAY THE CROW FLIES by Ann-Marie MacDonald
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2003

"Strained at times, but, still, a grand, sweeping saga."
An ambitious tale of a once-happy family changed forever by one year in the 1960s when the father's participation in Cold War intrigue goes tragically awry. Read full book review >

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FLOWERS FOR THE DEAD by Ann M. Williams
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 1, 1991

"Mother'' Theresa."
Thanks to his matchmaking mom, Brian Kayne—an investigator in the Paloma County, California, D.A.'s office—finds himself attending Joanna Starrett's gallery show, where some of the poems she's illustrated remind him of an unsolved missing mother-daughter case. Read full book review >

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RYAN WHITE by Ryan White
BIOGRAPHY
Released: April 1, 1991

"Illustrated with photos. (Biography. 12+)"
Written with a producer of a TV special about Ryan White, this freewheeling account captures what endeared him to so many. Read full book review >

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SCUBA DOG by Ann Marie Stephens
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 3, 2016

"Sweet, uneven, and slight. (Picture book. 4-6)"
A dog finds a friend in an unlikely place. Can a dog and a whale be friends? Read full book review >

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CAPS FOR SALE AND THE MINDFUL MONKEYS by Ann Marie Mulhearn  Sayer
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 29, 2017

"A disappointing trip down Memory Lane. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A book for sale! Read full book review >