Search Results: "Carol Miller"


BOOK REVIEW

The Shameless Full Moon, Travels in Africa by Carol Miller
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 25, 2014

"A tender love letter to the plateau continent."
Miller, a Mexico-based American journalist, celebrates Africa in this compelling travel memoir. Read full book review >

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AN OLD-FASHIONED MURDER by Carol Miller
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 3, 2016

"Daisy's third is less of a romp than its forbears (A Nip of Murder, 2014, etc.), partly because the man she loves to hate is largely absent. But Miller's twist on the classic country-house murder, including bootleg whisky and rooms named after Confederate generals, is still enjoyable."
Unexpected weather and a deadly antique turn a Virginia house party into a nightmare. Read full book review >

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A NIP OF MURDER by Carol Miller
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 16, 2014

"Miller puts Daisy squarely center stage in her second outing—not that she doesn't belong there, but even her sexy nemesis remains in her shadow in this entertaining sequel."
Daisy, the Balsam boys and the other likker-sipping characters from Murder and Moonshine (2013) are back for another round.Read full book review >

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MURDER AND MOONSHINE by Carol Miller
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 17, 2013

"Miller's debut uses a light touch and a gift for scene painting in its skillful balance of people and puzzle."
Small-town shenanigans in the Appalachians pit a waitress against a furtive murderer and an even deadlier foe. Read full book review >

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UP ALL NIGHT by Carol Miller
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 1, 2012

"Of interest to aspiring or working DJs, but the mostly tepid stories won't hold wide appeal."
An autobiography by a veteran female DJ in New York City. Read full book review >

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TRAVELS IN SYRIA by Carol Miller
NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 2, 2013

"An uneven but ultimately engrossing celebration of Syrian culture."
Miller's passionate, history-laden travelogue about Syria bemoans the country's bygone beauty and greatness. Read full book review >

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MARY MILLER
by Stephanie Buschardt

Despite its title, there’s not a lot of happiness going around in Mary Miller’s new collection, Always Happy Hour. “There is nothing more disgusting, really, than people enjoying themselves so thoroughly when you’re miserable,” writes Miller in the book’s opening story, a rather grim yet appropriate introduction to the morbid hilarity that’s to come in the following pages. More ...


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LOVING LOCKS WITH SHAREE MILLER
by Julie Danielson

In a recent opinion piece at Blavity, [currently inaccessible online],  guest author and children’s book reviewer “kirkwood1692” weighs in on what she describes as a surge (for various reasons she notes in her piece) in the scholarly interest of the representation of black girls in children’s literature. Of course, the author writes, “just because a book has a ...


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BAD RELIGION
by Mandy Wan

 

BOOK REPORT for The Violet Hour (The Violet Hour Book 1) by Whitney A. Miller

Cover Story: Smoke Gets In Your Big Face
BFF Charm: Caution
Swoonworthy Scale:
 1
Talky Talk: Figuratively Speaking
Bonus Factor:
 Cult
Relationship Status: Memorable Fling That Wants to Come Back for More

 

Cover Story: Smoke Gets In Your Big Face

A vaguely ...


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2016 HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE FOR SCIENCE FICTION, FANTASY & HORROR FANS (PART 1)
by John DeNardo

The holidays are approaching, which means it's time for family & friends, egg nog, and the annual panic of deciding what gifts to buy. But fear not! I'm here to offer up a tempting selection of gift ideas for the science fiction, fantasy, and horror fans on your gift list. 

For fans who are avid fiction readers ...


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BOOK REVIEW

RELIGION
Released: Oct. 1, 2011

"Attractively designed and handsomely illustrated, this informative text introduces teens to many intriguing angles on a high-interest topic that should inspire many to further explore the subject. (chronology, glossary, bibliography, further reading, index) (Nonfiction. 12-16)"
Will the world end in a bang or a whimper? Unless pre-empted by human-induced disaster or one of many scientifically possible catastrophic scenarios, life on Earth will end a billion years from now in a sizzle. Read full book review >

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CAPTAIN BARNACLE’S AQUARIUM by Edward  Miller
ADVENTURE
Released: June 1, 2006

"Trying too hard, this ends up just a bewildering mix; steer young readers instead to more conventional tours like Aliki's My Visit to the Aquarium (1993). (pirate glossary) (Picture book/nonfiction. 5-7)"
Dropping in and out of lecture mode—"Here you'll see countless species of fish. Read full book review >