Search Results: "Dilcia Granville"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: Oct. 19, 2012

"A handy, encouraging step-by-step guide to getting a product, idea or business up and running."
Granville's nonfiction debut provides advice and extensive resources for innovators of all stripes. Read full book review >

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THE GRANVILLE AFFAIRE by Una-Mary Parker
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 28, 2006

"A mindless series of familiar gyrations, offering readers exactly what they already know."
Scandals and World War II roil the high-born Granville family of Hartley Hall (The Granville Sisters, not reviewed) in British novelist Parker's latest romantic fluff.. Read full book review >

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GRANVILLE JONES: COMMANDO by Natalie Honeycutt
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 26, 1998

"Although there are many children for whom Granville's concerns over his smallness will be only too relevant, there are far fresher takes on the much-worn new-baby premise, and far better books from Honeycutt. (Fiction. 7-11)"
Third-grader Granville, small for his age, tries to blend in by wearing camouflage fatigues, and stands out by telling everyone that he knows karate. Read full book review >

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GRETEL AND THE DARK by Eliza Granville
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 16, 2014

"Dealing in fiction with a subject of such moral and physical enormity requires a level of rigor and care not achieved in this overly pat novel."
British newcomer Granville pits storytelling against the Holocaust in a pair of alternating narratives whose connection is obvious from the start. Read full book review >

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THE MEZCAL RUSH by Granville Greene
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 14, 2017

"A rich, inclusive portrait of one of the world's great drinks."
A longtime journalist takes a cultural deep dive into the history and contemporary re-emergence of Mexico's second-most-famous elixir. Read full book review >

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Stone in the Crick by Granville Wyche Burgess
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 26, 2014

"A sensitive story about finding oneself in a community."
A young woman wonders how to reconcile her desires with the expectations of her Amish community. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Nov. 1, 2012

"An inspirational family chronicle."
An informative, emotional debut memoir about one family's struggle to create a legacy of achievement for future generations. Read full book review >

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THE SPY WHO LOVED by Clare Mulley
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 11, 2013

"A worthwhile biography of an unsung heroine of World War II, but its subject remains elusive."
Mulley (The Woman Who Saved the Children: A Biography of Eglantyne Jebb, 2010) delivers a biography of the first woman to serve as a field operative for British intelligence during World War II. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Dec. 1, 2008

"A welcome addition to the literature of the old Northwest."
Richly detailed life of Granville Stuart (1834-1918), whose adventures on the northern frontier rivaled those of better-known figures such as William Cody. Read full book review >

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THE SILK TRAIN MURDER by Sharon Rowse
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 1, 2007

"Rowse's first novel, kicking off a proposed series, offers many promising ingredients, but both her plotting and her prose need work."
Murder, thievery and general lawlessness during the Klondike gold rush. Read full book review >

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HISTORY
Released: April 1, 2005

"On the other hand, it is a page-turner, as Hosanna overcomes mistreatment, attack and injury to inspire both William and Saladin's assistant Kamil, into whose hands the horse briefly falls. (Historical fiction. 10+)"
A British import reminds us that there are historical potboilers for the young even as there are for their parents in this overblown and under-plotted first of a trilogy. Read full book review >

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THE ORDERLY CONVERSATION by Dale Ludwig
NON-FICTION
Released: July 15, 2014

"A skillfully written, professionally designed guide that offers tips and strategies that should resonate with anyone in a business setting."
Two communication trainers attempt to redefine the concept of business presentations. Read full book review >