Search Results: "Denise Malloy"


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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 12, 2012

"A quick, lighthearted romp through the joys of motherhood as told by a real, honest and very funny mom."
Malloy presents a collection of 39 funny, charming and poignant snapshots of her life as the mother of two boys. Read full book review >

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DENISE LEVERTOV by Dana Greene
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 30, 2012

"This compelling study deftly blends personal details with consideration of the poet's craft."
A major poet of the 20th century receives her first biography. Read full book review >

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MIMI MALLOY, AT LAST! by Julia MacDonnell
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 8, 2014

"A mostly charming story of feisty women reconnecting and healing old wounds, but this has a few uncomfortably disturbing secrets at its core."
Nearly 60 years ago, little Fagan Sheehan was sent back to Ireland, away from her sisters, father and stepmother. Whatever happened to Fagan? Read full book review >

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MARY MALLOY AND THE BABY WHO WOULDN'T SLEEP by Niki Daly
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 1993

"Wynken, Blinken and Nod'' descendant. (Picture book. 4-7)"
When sleepy Mary Malloy picks up the wakeful baby, ``Baby hullabalooed until the Crescent Moon pushed aside her cloudy curtains and smiled mysteriously down'' and asked to rock him. Read full book review >

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BRENDAN WOLF by Brian Malloy
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 5, 2007

"Malloy (The Year of Ice, 2002) fails to bestow upon his character one bit of self-knowledge, and that's the most dispiriting thing of all."
A lifelong loser finds new ways to screw up in Malloy's depressing second novel. Read full book review >

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THE YEAR OF ICE by Brian Malloy
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2002

"Amiable, told briskly and with considerably style—and happily lacking in the mawkish cant that mars so many gay memoirs. First-timer Malloy is director of the Loft in Minneapolis."
A coming-of-ager about a gay teenager in the 1970s Twin Cities. Read full book review >

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TWELVE LONG MONTHS by Brian Malloy
FICTION
Released: June 1, 2008

"Too-young cover models mean this might take some selling to the right older teens. (Fiction. YA)"
Molly Swain and Mark Dahl are about to graduate from La Sueur High in Minnesota. Read full book review >

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THE WONDER CHAMBER by Mary Malloy
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 14, 2014

"History buffs fascinated by the wealth of historical information Lizzie unearths will forgive the long wait for the mystery to appear."
A professor's dream assignment turns up some disturbing details. Read full book review >

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5 LITTLE DUCKS by Denise Fleming
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 8, 2016

"Packed with personality and charm, these five ducklings will waddle their ways into the hearts of readers and listeners. (Picture book. 2-6)"
A traditional rhyme serves as the basis for an adaptation with an expanded worldview. Read full book review >

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GO, SHAPES, GO! by Denise Fleming
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 7, 2014

"The title will surely inspire children to create and deconstruct their own geometric dramas. (Picture book. 2-6)"
Fleming's signature pulp-painted backgrounds set the stage for a performance featuring an assemblage of shapes; created from patterned handmade papers, the forms are choreographed in their activity by a madcap mouse on wheels. Read full book review >

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UNDERGROUND by Denise Fleming
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 18, 2012

"Validation for every kid who's ever picked up a trowel to explore the wonders underground. (Picture book. 2-6)"
The earth beneath children's feet is teeming with activity if only they look. Read full book review >

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TIME TO SLEEP by Denise Fleming
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 1997

"A perfect fit for the audience. (Picture book. 2-7)"
A well-wrought bedtime book from Fleming (Where Once There Was a Wood, 1996, etc.), who sends little ones cheerfully off to their dreams. Read full book review >