Search Results: "Candy Chand"


BOOK REVIEW

THE TWELVE PRAYERS OF CHRISTMAS by Candy Chand
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2009

"Still, Sunday-school teachers and Christmas-pageant directors will find this useful. (Picture book/religion. 4-9)"
The Nativity is retold by 12 different characters, each offering a rhyming, first-person view of the events of the special night. Read full book review >

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AYE DO OR DIE by Candy Calvert
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 1, 2007

"A raunchy romp. But once you get past the sexy bits, the plot's skimpy and the pranks are over the top."
Unruly guests ruin a wedding cruise. Read full book review >

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DARK ALLEY by Evan Marshall
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 1, 2010

"Marshall crams enough crime into Winthrop's latest case to burst the strongest Hefty bag."
A sanitation supervisor hits the streets in search of a killer who plies his trade in Manhattan's hidden courtyards. Read full book review >

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TALL STORY by Candy Gourlay
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 8, 2011

"Gourlay spins slender threads of wishes and prayers, magic and miracles, desires and redemption and weaves together an impressively sweet and rich tale. (Fiction. 9-13)"
Twelve-year-old Andi's pleasure in her family's move to a real house and the coincidental long-awaited arrival of her older half brother from the Philippines is overshadowed by learning that only boys play basketball at her new school. Read full book review >

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DRESSED TO KEEL by Candy Calvert
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 1, 2006

"Calvert's debut folds mystery and romance into a valentine to the cruising experience."
Sea-cruising is everything it's cracked up to be and more when the activities include robbery and murder. Read full book review >

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CANDY AT LAST by Candy Spelling
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 6, 2014

"For hard-core Spelling (either Aaron or Tori) fans only."
Hollywood memoir 101. Read full book review >

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MAI TAI TO MURDER by Candy Calvert
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 1, 2007

"The latest of Calvert's shipboard romps (Aye Do or Die, 2007, etc.) is short on mystery but still amusing."
A writers' workshop becomes a primer for a real-life killer. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MAI TAI TO MURDER by Candy Calvert
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 1, 2007

"The latest of Calvert's shipboard romps (Aye Do or Die, 2007, etc.) is short on mystery but still amusing."
A writers' workshop becomes a primer for a real-life killer. Read full book review >

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A CHOICE OF EVILS by Meira Chand
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 15, 1996

"Graphic reminders that words can still paint horrors with harrowing effect in a sometimes schematic but searing story of love and loyalty under fire."
Japan's infamous 1937 asault on the Chinese city of Nanking and its role in the approach of WW II is at the heart of this panoramic and sometimes didactic account of the moral dilemmas confronted by the good in evil times. Read full book review >

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CHEVROLET SATURDAYS by Candy Dawson Boyd
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 31, 1993

An African-American fifth-grader develops a sturdy sense of responsibility and weathers some personal crises in this value-driven story. Read full book review >

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BEATLENESS by Candy Leonard
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 1, 2014

"A welcome—though by no means essential—sociocultural study for the Beatlemaniac bookworm.
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Sociological study of first-generation Beatles fans and how the Fab Four shaped ordinary Americans' lives over a six-year period. Read full book review >

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FARSIGHTED by Emlyn Chand
Released: Oct. 24, 2011

"Despite a few small hiccups, this is an engaging read that should satisfy its young adult audience."
The blind will see the future in Chand's debut young-adult novel. Read full book review >