Search Results: "Brian Grazer"


BOOK REVIEW

A CURIOUS MIND by Brian Grazer
NON-FICTION
Released: April 7, 2015

"An appealing argument for maintaining open-minded receptivity, with special appeal for film buffs."
Academy Award-winning film and TV producer Grazer ranks curiosity with innovation and creativity as keys to shaping a successful career and a happy life. Read full book review >

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RESCUE ME by Gigi Levangie Grazer
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 2, 2000

"Compelling it's not."
Two attractive protagonists are stuck in a B-grade first novel that substitutes sensationalism for credibility as it details their desperate efforts to live and love right in Los Angeles circa 1985. Read full book review >

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MANEATER by Gigi Levangie Grazer
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 2003

"Mean-spirited, jaw-droppingly shallow, and hellaciously determined: Clarissa is one for the ages."
How to leapfrog through the Hollywood scene—using men as lily pads. Read full book review >

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QUEEN TAKES KING by Gigi Levangie Grazer
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 2009

"A sly, observant report from a rarefied world that's sure to be another big hit."
Grazer, author of the novel-turned-TV series The Starter Wife (2005), limns two modern American archetypes, the real-estate mogul and his bored socialite wife, doing battle on the moneyed playing field of Manhattan. Read full book review >

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I CAME, I DANCED, I WENT VIRAL
by Jennie K.

BOOK REPORT for Deacon Locke Went to Prom by Brian Katcher

Cover Story: Puttin’ On The Ritz
BFF Charm: Let Me Love You
Swoonworthy Scale: 5
Talky Talk: I Came, I Danced, I Went Viral
Bonus Factors: Kick-Ass Gram, Internet Fame
Relationship Status: Drinking Buddy

Cover Story: Puttin’ On The Ritz

This cover is great: it screams “prom,” but ...


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BOOK REVIEW

THE STARTER WIFE by Gigi Levangie Grazer
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 2, 2005

"As much middle-aged chick-lit fairy tale as bitchy satire, with a minimal grasp on reality, though Gracie's voice is irresistibly engaging."
Screenwriter and novelist Grazer (Maneater, 2003, etc.) may not be happy to be identified as "the wife of" film producer Brian Grazer, given that her romantic satire intends to lampoon the way Hollywood wives of the rich and powerful are locked into soul-numbing pampering. Read full book review >

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THE AFTER WIFE by Gigi Levangie Grazer
Released: July 10, 2012

"Darkly humorous look at grief, L.A.-style."
After being widowed, a woman begins to see ghosts everywhere in Grazer's breezy postscript to The Starter Wife (2005). Read full book review >

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WON'T YOU TAKE ME TO WASHINGTON
by Jennie K.

BOOK REPORT for The Improbable Theory of Ana and Zak by Brian Katcher

Cover Story: Montell Jordan

BFF Charm: Yay x 2

Swoonworthy Scale: 7

Talky Talk: LOL IRL

Bonus Factors: Sci-Fi Convention, 24 Hours

Relationship Status: Casablanca

 

Cover Story: Montell Jordan

This cover is so cute—pixelated Ana and Zak! Math! The implied promise that Ana and Zak are ...


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BOOK REVIEW

OWL BOY by Brian Schatell
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 15, 2015

"An offbeat tale about following your dreams, no matter where they might lead (though older readers will note the cautionary tale of taking your passions a bit too far). (Picture book. 3-7)"
Al loves owls. Read full book review >

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EVERYTHING GOES: GOOD NIGHT, TRUCKS by Brian Biggs
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 25, 2013

"Sweet dreams for young truck lovers. (Board book. 18 mos.-3)"
A collection of trucks call it a night. Read full book review >

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LIL' RED by Brian  Main
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 27, 2012

"In a sea of interactive homogeny, this is a rare gem. (for iPad 2 and above) (iPad storybook app. 1-5)"
A refreshingly distinctive take on the classic European fairy tale. Read full book review >

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THE PRINCE'S NEW PET by Brian Anderson
ANIMALS
Released: Dec. 6, 2011

"Creepy, kooky and deftly delivered, this dark story offers a bright ending for readers who might think they've just outgrown fairy tales. (Picture book. 5-10)"
When the Queen died and her bereft king banished color from the kingdom, Prince Viridian's world turned the gloomiest gray. A mysterious present (a cute, colorful creature called a wooglefoof) crashes his birthday party and changes all that, spiriting its garish stripes across the castle and sending the king's Color Snatcher in fiendish, feverish pursuit. Read full book review >