Search Results: "Candy Gourlay"


BOOK REVIEW

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 >

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 >

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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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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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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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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DADDY, DADDY, BE THERE by Candy Dawson Boyd
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 12, 1995

"1031, etc.) includes families of all ethnicities, giving this fine marriage of pictures and words a universal appeal. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A touching ode to the need of children to have their fathers involved in all aspects of their lives. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >