Search Results: "Dixie Guill Golden"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: Aug. 29, 2012

"Golden's novel will resonate with women who've found themselves by overcoming obstacles."
Golden's novel covers the emotional Tilt-A-Whirl of romance, heartbreak, dreams deferred and dreams realized Read full book review >

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DIXIE by Grace Gilman
ANIMALS
Released: June 1, 2011

"New readers looking for a good confidence builder should grab this one. (Early reader. 4-8)"
An easy-to-read story about a little girl's dream of playing Dorothy with her own dog, Dixie, in the role of Toto. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 11, 2001

"Wilkie is a savvy reporter, combining grace with tack-sharpness in this memorable portrait of a slice of the South over the past half-century."
A fluent and fluid memoir of growing up way down south, from Boston Globe reporter Wilkie. Read full book review >

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GEM & DIXIE by Sara Zarr
Released: April 4, 2017

"A poignant and smart family drama with broad appeal. (Fiction. 14 & up)"
Two sisters attempt to sort out their relationship, which is badly strained by years of living with their troubled and neglectful parents. Read full book review >

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DIXIE SALVAGE by Gary Isringhaus
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 5, 2014

"A novel of enterprising American success that never quite comes together."
In Isringhaus' (King Brute, 2008) second novel, a Southern boy's Los Angeles sojourn is cut short when his father becomes ill. Read full book review >

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GOLDEN by Marcus Thompson II
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 11, 2017

"Fans of the Warriors and especially of Curry will enjoy the book, which has its virtues in terms of depth and insight, but the rest can wait until Curry's career is over for a more fully fleshed and less-adulatory biography."
A hagiographic look at an NBA star with a lot of career ahead of him. Read full book review >

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WHISTLING DIXIE by Marcia Vaughan
ANIMALS
Released: March 30, 1995

"An uptempo regional tale; you may not want a snake protecting your gompers, but it's better than the bogeyman wearing them around."
Dixie Lee can't hep' herse'f. Read full book review >

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DIXIE NOIR by Kirk Curnutt
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 18, 2009

"Jim Thompson in the Deep South. Proof that noir will never die, which is more than you can say for the cast."
A disgraced gridiron star emerges from ten years in prison for a final showdown with the man he shot. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 7, 2004

"Kemp's grace and insight into a complex cultural scenario forms a combination that's hard to beat."
When cultural suppression transforms into cultural embrace, with music the vehicle, it's a beautiful thing, and music critic Kemp drives home the impact on Southern music in turning an entire nation's head. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 1, 2012

"An exhaustively detailed, definitive account of one of America's most morally reprehensible political-corruption sagas."
In-depth investigative report on the rise and fall of the embattled former governor of Illinois. Read full book review >

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GOLDEN by Jennifer Lynn Barnes
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: July 25, 2006

"A well-balanced blend of fast-moving fantasy and light, playful chick-lit. (Fantasy. YA)"
Although framed around the typical moving-to-a-new-neighborhood story and its related angst, this tale immediately bypasses predictability as protagonist Lissy James reveals her secret ability to see and interpret the color of people's auras. Read full book review >

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GOLDEN by Jessi Kirby
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 14, 2013

"A satisfying counterpoint to conventional romantic teen fiction. (Fiction. 12-17)"
The chance discovery of a private journal leads 17-year-old Parker Frost on a journey in which she finds out as much about herself as about the mystery she is trying to solve. Read full book review >