Search Results: "Dee Williams"


BOOK REVIEW

THE BIG TINY by Dee Williams
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 22, 2014

"A lightweight curiosity that will find sympathy with readers frustrated with the conventional rat race."
His was 150 square feet and hers was 84, but Henry David Thoreau and newcomer Williams find significant common ground in their little abodes. Read full book review >

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PSI/NET by Billy Dee Williams
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 1, 1999

"The authors avoid over-the-top Men in Black special effects and try hard to keep their tale within the bounds of reason—the premise is based on an actual government program, after all—though the developments are still pretty lurid."
First-novelist Williams (better known as a film actor) and coauthor MacGregor (Edgar Award—winner for Prophecy Rock, a YA paperback) come up with a modest thriller based on the more restrained forms of parapsychology, a.k.a. Read full book review >

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SOLVING ZOE by Barbara Dee
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 21, 2009

"A key to the ciphers embedded in the story appears at the end, along with a list of sources. (Fiction. 8-12)"
Eleven-year-old Zoe is the black sheep of her eccentric, intelligent family. Read full book review >

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TRUTH OR DARE by Barbara Dee
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 20, 2016

"Entertaining bibliotherapy but also a useful road map to resolution of the age-old problem of severe cattiness. (Fiction. 10-14)"
It's hard to watch white seventh-grader Lia, rebounding from her mother's death two years ago, engineer her own slow-motion train wreck. Read full book review >

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A THOUSAND PARDONS by Jonathan Dee
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 12, 2013

"With his sixth novel, Pulitzer finalist Dee has written a page turner without sacrificing a smidgen of psychological insight. What a triumph."
A marriage flames out. Gleefully, thrillingly, Dee (The Privileges, 2010, etc.) tracks its aftermath, focusing primarily on the evolution of the ex-wife. Read full book review >

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BRONX ANGEL by Ed Dee
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 22, 1995

"The result is all the richly reeking background of Robert Daley and William Caunitz's cops without the high fat content of their NYPD epics."
More crime and corruption among New York's finest, courtesy of ``paper cop'' Det. Anthony Ryan and his wild and crazy partner, Det. Joe Gregory (14 Peck Slip, 1994). Read full book review >

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TRAUMA QUEEN by Barbara Dee
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 19, 2011

"Mother-daughter book clubs will have a lot to talk about, though. (Fiction. 10-14)"
Marigold's mother, Becca, is a performance artist—the kind of artist who, when performing for her daughter's second-grade classmates, pours oil on herself to represent the United States, because it is guzzling oil and making a mess. Read full book review >

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STAR-CROSSED by Barbara Dee
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 14, 2017

"While the plot revolves around Shakespeare's famous tragedy, this story is far from one. (Fiction. 9-13)"
A sweet story of young love amid middle school theatrics. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SPIRITUAL JUSTICE by Dee Clemons
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 27, 2013

"A gruesome but underdeveloped portrait of child abuse."
Clemons' (Soft Daggers, 2013, etc.) novel takes a harrowing journey into the mind of an abusive foster mother. Read full book review >