Search Results: "Booth Moore"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 2014

"A feel-good American success story recounted with candor, heart and attitude."
With the assistance of Moore, the founders of Juicy Couture chronicle their real-life fairy tale in a "part memoir, part how-to-manual and part fashion industry field guide." Read full book review >

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TYRELL by Coe Booth
FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 2006

"While the complex party-planning plotline doesn't exactly cut a straight path, its convoluted-ness undoubtedly illustrates the kinds of obstacles these teens must overcome and the connections they need to make in order to survive—inside or outside the law. (Fiction. YA)"
After his DJ father is incarcerated for drug dealing, 15-year-old Tyrell, his brother and his mother are rendered homeless and move to a slummy city shelter in the Bronx. Read full book review >

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WAR DOG by Martin Booth
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 1997

"All readers will be stirred by the heroic canine's adventures. (Fiction. 8-12)"
In his first novel for young readers, Booth (Dreaming of Samarkand, 1990, etc.) introduces Jet, a black Labrador hero in the tradition of Rin Tin Tin. Read full book review >

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SAVING HAMLET by Molly Booth
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Nov. 1, 2016

"This entertaining and original novel deals not just with growing up, but with a fresh and different interpretation of 'to be or not to be.' (Fantasy. 12-16)"
This debut novel combines a love of Shakespeare with the very real issue of gender expectations and the difficulty of fitting into roles defined by others. Read full book review >

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BLIND TO THE BONES by Stephen Booth
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 1, 2003

"Complex and challenging, but equally rewarding."
Unsolved murders are just the beginning of this bleak, perplexing tapestry of menace. Read full book review >

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A VERY PRIVATE GENTLEMAN by Martin Booth
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 2004

"Bitter, but possibly good for you. Like those Italian digestive liquori."
A thoughtful armorer to the world's finest assassins ponders the possibilities of Italian retirement. Read full book review >

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KEITH by Stanley Booth
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 28, 1995

"Still, a welcome addition to the growing library of Stones- related tomes. (10 pages b&w photos, not seen)"
A prose meditation on Rolling Stone Keith Richards by a man who entered the Stones' inner sanctum as a journalist in the late '60s and subsequently became the guitarist's friend and confidante. Read full book review >

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STARLIGHT GOES TO TOWN by Harry Allard
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 8, 2008

"Consider it a poke at the flock of more optimistic tales of barnyard dreams, like Robert Kinerk's Clorinda (2003), illustrated by Steven Kellogg, or Mary Jane and Herm Auch's Beauty and the Beaks (2007). (Picture book. 6-8, adult)"
Allard resurfaces after 17 years with a surreal tale of a chicken who dreams of becoming a high-fashion model but ends up taking what she can get. Read full book review >

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THE FAIRIEST FAIRY by Anne Booth
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 26, 2016

"Sweet and affirming but not revolutionary. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A quirky little fairy discovers her talents and abilities with a little help from her animal friends. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 15, 2005

"An uneven mix of reverence and irreverence, scholarship and gossip, but, overall, a bracing informal history. (For comparison, see The Blairs and Their Court, above.)"
An intermingling of serious history and chatty anecdotes about the spouses of British prime ministers, conceived by the wife of the current one. Read full book review >