Search Results: "Denene Millner"


BOOK REVIEW

LOVE DON’T LIVE HERE ANYMORE by Denene Millner
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 4, 2002

"A clever idea, filled with hip references and attitudes—but no new perspective on love or marriage."
From a husband-wife team specializing in relationship guides geared to African-Americans: a first fiction that itself reads much like a guide about what not to do—in romance and storytelling. Read full book review >

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A LOVE STORY by Denene Millner
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 2004

"Another earthy, funny, juicy winner, the third from this husband-and-wife team."
Friends and lovers. Read full book review >

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IN LOVE AND WAR by Denene Millner
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 27, 2003

"Thoughtful and lively story from a husband-wife team who blend two distinctive voices into a seamless, satisfying whole."
Another contemporary romance from the authors of Love Don't Live Here Anymore (2002), etc. Read full book review >

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THE VOW by Denene Millner
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 2005

"A warm-hearted Jackie Collins-meets-Terry McMillan ode to sisterhood, with few surprises."
The path to true love is never smooth for three sexy black Los Angeles women who set a deadline for landing Mr. Right. Read full book review >

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THE GOLDEN ROAD by Caille Millner
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 19, 2007

"The reader is left with unanswered questions, and the author remains a stranger."
A young black woman's search for identity takes her from a blue-collar Latino neighborhood in San Jose, Calif., to Silicon Valley, Harvard and beyond. Read full book review >

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Released: Jan. 1, 2012

"A superb offering—and therefore a shame that its cover design of a boy and girl in a clinch makes it look like a run-of-the mill romance, which may limit its appeal. (Short stories. 14 & up)"
This conceptually unique collection of short story pairings by a constellation of teen-literature stars explores a variety of relationship types as the respective male and female involved in each one experience them. Read full book review >

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ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 25, 2011

"All those hundreds of witnesses and researchers can't be wrong, can they? (Nonfiction. 9-11)"
A true believer presents the evidence. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 5, 2005

"Brown couldn't sleep until she knew why that little girl wanted a quarter. Few among us better deserve a good night's rest."
A hard-won, practical tale of adopting a class of students and guaranteeing them a college education if they want it. And Brown works hard to convince them that, for most, college is the only road to advancement. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2012

"A superbly provocative topic drained of all its color. (Nonfiction. 10-14)"
Halls' alien investigation is about as exciting as your neighbor's vacation slides for the third time. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 1993

Intimate story of Harry, Jack, Albert, and Sam Warner and how they rose from immigrant rags to Hollywood riches by founding the Warner Brothers Studio—as told by Harry's granddaughter and family archivist Sperling, who spent 11 years researching, aided by Millner and with contributions by Jack Warner Jr., Ronald Reagan, and others. Read full book review >