Search Results: "Brittney Griner"


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IN MY SKIN by Brittney Griner
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 8, 2014

"Though averagely written, Griner delivers an important message, particularly for young adults, about embracing your uniqueness."
The growing pains of a gay student athlete. Read full book review >

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SECOND LIFE by Paul Griner
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 13, 2015

"A near miss about the secret underground of body brokers."
A woman who knows far more than most about what lies beyond death must use her specific skill set to recover the body of a childhood friend. Read full book review >

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ADVENTURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2008

"Young readers who persevere might be interested enough to read the coming sequels. (Historical fiction. 9-14)"
A lackluster historical novel whose first 100 pages are taken up entirely in exposition and scene-setting. Read full book review >

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THE LEGEND OF HOLLY CLAUS by Brittney Ryan
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2004

"The only noteworthy features are Long's exquisite, detailed illustrations. (Fiction. 9-12)"
In a letter-writing twist, a boy asks Santa what he wants for Christmas. Read full book review >

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THE GERMAN WOMAN by Paul Griner
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 8, 2009

"Complex, authentic and compelling."
From the bloody aftermath of World War I to the somber streets of London under Nazi attack, this intelligent epic fuses romance, disaster, historical analysis and poetic observation. Read full book review >

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FOLLOW ME by Paul Griner
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 1996

"Thief'')—but Griner is a formidable talent, sure to be heard from again."
The ten stories in this debut collection vary in quality from writing-school clever to pared-down mature. Read full book review >

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HURRY PLEASE I WANT TO KNOW by Paul Griner
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 15, 2015

"Although relatively simple in narrative structure, Griner's stories shine a glaring light on the complexities of human personality and family relationships."
Twenty-two stories ranging in length from a few paragraphs to 20 or so pages and in style from the freakishly absurd to the heartbreakingly realistic. Read full book review >

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Released: Oct. 23, 2012

"Though intended for medical students and those practicing the profession, these well-crafted anecdotes constitute an informed, fresh perspective of use to anyone interested in modern medical practice."
Griner, a medical doctor, offers a straight-talking diagnosis of social lapses in medical training and what can be done to rectify them. Read full book review >

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THE CRUNK FEMINIST COLLECTION by Brittney C. Cooper
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: Jan. 10, 2017

"A valuable record of the collective's contributions to a growing cultural awareness of feminist issues and criticism, particularly for women of color."
A collection of feminist essays on sex, gender, pop culture, politics, and friendship. Read full book review >