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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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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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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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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BUSTER GOES TO COWBOY CAMP by Denise Fleming
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 2008

Buster the dog is NOT HAPPY that Brown Shoes is taking off for a weekend's R&R and leaving him at Cowboy Camp in the care of Red Boots. Read full book review >

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PIGS LOVE POTATOES by Anika Denise
ANIMALS
Released: June 1, 2007

"However, with the exception of pig or potato fans, this lacks the pizzazz that would make it a necessary purchase. (Picture book. 2-6)"
Counting pigs and potatoes leads young readers to a feast. Read full book review >

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PUMPKIN EYE by Denise Fleming
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2001

All eyes in a Halloween story hour will be riveted to this stellar story of trick-or-treaters enjoying the deliciously scary nature of this special night. Read full book review >