Search Results: "Cherry Vanilla"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 2004

"Likely to remain the book on the topic for a long time."
A keen encyclopedia of the aromatic plant's many aspects and applications, from vanilla broker, consultant, and all-around expert Rain. Read full book review >

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LICK ME by Cherry Vanilla
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 2010

"Not for prudes."
Raucus, sexy memoir by the sensation-seeking pioneer of punk rock. Read full book review >

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CHERRY by Mary Karr
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 1, 2000

"Energized by Karr's sharp wit, this tale of Texas adolescence reads like a fast-paced novel. More importantly, her clear-eyed recollection of what it's like to change from child into woman resonates with truth."
Fans of Karr's award-winning The Liars' Club (1995) will not be disappointed by this feisty, funny, and tender memoir of a drug-ridden coming of age in Leechfield, her Texas hometown. Read full book review >

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VANILLA by Billy Merrell
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 10, 2017

"Tighter construction might have added more punch to the poetry, but teens will identify with the quest for identity and ground in that most groundless of times. (Verse fiction. 14-18)"
Falling in love was the easy part for Hunter and Vanilla…staying together's the challenge. Read full book review >

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CHERRY by Sara Wheeler
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 23, 2002

"Wheeler has set a high standard for Cherry-Garrard biographies to come, as surely they will. (16-page photo insert)"
A nimble and discerning biography of an aristocratic adventurer who wrote one of the finest books on polar exploration. Read full book review >

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VANILLA REPUBLIC by Robert Leslie Fisher
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 16, 2009

"A redeeming novel about the difficulties that nations and individuals face when making a future out of difficult pasts."
A novel of political intrigue focused on a fictitious African island nation. Read full book review >

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VANILLA MILK by Chanel Brenner
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 22, 2014

"A noteworthy exploration of a parent's grief."
Through poems and vignettes, Brenner's moving debut memoir commemorates her son's death. Read full book review >

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CHERRY BOMB by J.A. Konrath
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 1, 2009

"As for the formula, it's accurately indicated by the libations that inspire Konrath's titles: Shake. Drink. Repeat."
Readers who weren't sated by the collateral fatalities in the last grudge match between Lt. Jacqueline Daniels and escaped criminal Alexandra Kork (Fuzzy Navel, 2008, etc.) are in for a treat. Read full book review >

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VANILLA RIDE by Joe R. Lansdale
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 2, 2009

"Talented Lansdale (Leather Maiden, 2008, etc.) pens another rowdy, raunchy entertainment—nothing to take seriously but more damn fun than a barrel of Rambos."
Pine and Collins, crime fiction's most lovable miscreants (Captains Outrageous, 2001, etc.), are back in action, filling body bags for the sake of friendship. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 15, 2006

"A poseur's tour of a Bay Area underworld."
Vietnam vet comes back to the world, develops a mean speed habit, becomes a pimp and doesn't go out in a hail of gunfire. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Aug. 1, 2002

"Dusi gives Montalcino a real presence, but readers may wish she would stop talking long enough for them to smell the rosemary and garlic."
A leisurely and comprehensive—perhaps too leisurely and comprehensive—catalogue of seasons in a Tuscan town, from Australian Dusi. Read full book review >

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CHERRY TIME by Daniela Bunge
by Daniela Bunge, illustrated by Daniela Bunge, translated by Kathryn Bishop
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2007

"Bunge's whimsical illustrations with their charmingly European flavor and dramatic use of perspective to emphasize the isolation of the shy are the perfect complement to this quiet story of reaching out to touch someone. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Shyness controls a small boy's life until he finds a friend. Read full book review >