Search Results: "Carole Price"


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TWISTED VINES by Carole Price
Released: Aug. 15, 2012

"Suspense and romance, though not much mystery, meet in Price's debut, first in a planned series."
An unexpected inheritance gives recently widowed Ohio crime analyst Caitlyn Tilson Pepper loads of chances to exercise her investigative talents. Read full book review >

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VINCENT PRICE by Victoria Price
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 1, 1999

"These are the things readers want to know about in detail, not the run-down on the cast of Laura. (32 pages b&w photos)"
Although she gives a thoughtful and detailed recounting of Vincent Price's career, his daughter sticks too closely to the facts to make this biography anything special—a disappointment, considering the potential. Read full book review >

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FREEDOM'S PRICE by Michaela MacColl
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 6, 2015

"It's understandable to want to create spunky historical heroines, but some children in the past weren't free to be headstrong—their survival depended on caution. To write fiction otherwise becomes gross revisionism. (author's note, sources, further reading) (Historical fiction. 8-12)"
This entry in MacCall and Nichols' Hidden Histories series takes a fictional look at the Dred Scott decision. Read full book review >

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THE PRICE OF THIRST by Karen Piper
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 15, 2014

"Piper's report makes for anxious yet informative reading."
Piper (English and Geography/Univ. of Missouri; Left in the Dust: How Race and Politics Created a Human and Environmental Tragedy in L.A., 2006, etc.) introduces us to a brave new world in which drought is a prime business opportunity. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: April 8, 2014

"A comprehensive, illuminating and highly readable study of a notorious episode in the annals of the American justice system."
Vanity Fair contributing editor and Duke University alumnus Cohan (Money and Power: How Goldman Sachs Came to Rule the World, 2011) turns a microscopic lens on the 2006 scandal involving an alleged rape by members of the school's lacrosse team. Read full book review >

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WHAT PRICE FAME? by Tyler Cowen
NON-FICTION
Released: March 1, 2000

"Cowen never mounts a convincing argument that celebrity worship has a trickle-down effect, democratizing paybacks for those who find their muse."
George Mason Univ. economist Cowen presents an unpersuasively optimistic look at the alleged benefits attendant upon the commercialization of fame. Read full book review >

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THE PRICE OF FAILURE by Jeffrey Ashford
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 29, 1998

"This time out, Ashford (The Bitter Bite, 1996, etc., etc.) applies the screws to his sympathetic cop with irresistible relish."
At first it seems like a simple case of kidnapping. Read full book review >

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THE PRICE OF VICTORY by Vincent S. Green
Released: May 1, 1992

"Just about perfect in its control of the ebb and flow of each scene, and of Jack's conduct of the case as a whole: must reading for fans of courtroom drama."
In this crackerjack first novel of military justice—in and out of the courtroom—Capt. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 11, 2013

"An eye-opening, absorbing, complex story of scientific achievement in the face of overwhelming odds."
A hard-hitting attack on current drug policy by Hart (Psychology and Psychiatry/Columbia Univ.), a neuroscientist who grew up on the streets of one of Miami's toughest neighborhoods. Read full book review >