Search Results: "Carole Ione"


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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 1, 1991

"An unsparing, honest, and courageous family document. (Eight pages of b&w photographs—not seen.)"
Psychotherapist Ione's emotional family history focuses on the legacy of three generations of her African-American foremothers, exploring the roots of her own upbringing in a fragmented nuclear family. Read full book review >

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LESSONS FROM A FRIEND by Ione Hepburn
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 18, 2017

"Both humble and wise, a poignant reflection on a life of perseverance."
A personal reflection on a life of emotional challenges and the lessons drawn from them. Read full book review >

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DRAGON MOON by Carole Wilkinson
ADVENTURE
Released: May 6, 2008

"For all the tale's uneven pacing and quality, Ping's loyalty, intelligence and tenacity make her an admirable character, and dracophiles will enjoy watching the puppylike Kai at least begin (dragons are very long-lived) to come into his own. (glossary, Pinyin pronunciation guide) (Fantasy. 11-13)"
Young Ping at last finds a haven for her beloved dragon hatchling Kai in this contrived but adequate conclusion to a trilogy that began with Dragon Keeper (2005). Read full book review >

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DRAGON KEEPER by Carole Wilkinson
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2005

In this award-winning but uneven import, a young slave, her pet rat and a very old dragon flee across the ancient empire of the Han. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: July 9, 2001

"A fine reference and research tool, written with a gracefulness that belies its thoroughness."
An examination of the extraordinary contributions of female primatologists to the advancement of the field, from primatologist and documentary filmmaker Jahme. Read full book review >

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THE STAR OF INDIA by Carole Buggé
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 15, 1998

"A lovely read page by page, then, though it reminds you of Doyle's own problems sustaining a novel-length adventure."
Sherlock Holmes is immortal, of course, and lately Carole Nelson Douglas has given Irene Adler a new lease on life as well. Read full book review >

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JEAN RHYS by Carole Angier
NON-FICTION
Released: June 3, 1991

"Perhaps Angier's exhaustive but unsorted research will be of value to some future biographer who will do justice to Rhys, a fine writer."
This detailed study of the author of Quartet and Wide Sargasso Sea seems not so much a biography as a collection of annotated note cards and unedited lecture notes. Read full book review >

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THE AMERICAN WOMAN IN THE CHINESE HAT by Carole Maso
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 2, 1994

"All voice and no story."
Exquisite stylist Maso (The Art Lover, 1990) pursues a form for her lushly hysterical phrase-spinning. Read full book review >

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Build Your A-Game by Carole Sacino
NON-FICTION
Released: March 21, 2014

"An often insightful book that focuses on women's challenges and celebrates the power of choice."
An executive coach offers a motivational prescription for women who want to make their marks in business. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 1, 1997

"Style without substance, glamour without beauty, form without function."
Another woebegone childhood propels this thin mix of style and attitude. Read full book review >

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THE MAGIC CASTLE by Carole Smith
NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 1, 1998

"While one's sympathies are initially with this heroic woman tirelessly mothering an extraordinarily difficult child, suspicion grows that one has been seduced into reading a tract on, or rather against, satanism."
A credulity-straining first-person narrative by an adoptive mother who recounts in graphic detail the anguish of raising an extremely dysfunctional boy whom she comes to believe has been the victim of satanic ritual abuse. Read full book review >