Search Results: "Elizabeth Gould"


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THE VOICE by Paul Fitzgerald
Released: Jan. 10, 2012

"A paranoid thriller for true conspiracy theorists."
An intrepid journalist unlocks the ancient roots of modern-day evil in this London-set conspiracy thriller. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: April 15, 2011

"An intensely documented, detailed and discouraging account from journalists who had high hopes for President Obama."
Volume two of an angry dissection of America's misadventures in Afghanistan. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 1, 2009

"A fresh perspective on a little-understood nation."
Seasoned journalists Fitzgerald and Gould—co-producers of the 1981 PBS documentary Afghanistan Between the Wars—deliver a probing history of the country and a critical evaluation of American involvement in recent decades. Read full book review >

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UP WHERE THE AIR IS CLEAR
by Jennie K.

BOOK REPORT for Black Dove, White Raven by Elizabeth Wein

Cover Story: High in the Sky

BFF Charm: Yay x 2

Swoonworthy Scale: 1

Talky Talk: The Adventures of Black Dove and White Raven

Bonus Factors: Ethiopian History, Pilots

Relationship Status: Love You Like a Brother

 

Cover Story: High in the Sky

The cover is perfect for this book ...


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AVIATRIXES
by Leila Roy

Her birthday, the day she died, the day she first realized she wanted to fly—if we tried, I’m sure that we could make any day into Bessie Coleman day. But today is an especially good pick, because ninety-six years ago, on June 15, 1921, Bessie Coleman earned her pilot’s license—the first African American woman, as well as the first woman ...


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SPILL THE WINE AND TAKE THAT PEARL
by Jennie K.

BOOK REPORT for The Pearl Thief (Code Name Verity #0.5) by Elizabeth Wein

Cover Story: Go On, Take The Money and Run
BFF Charm: Yay!
Swoonworthy Scale: 6
Talky Talk: I Capture the Castle
Bonus Factors: Crumbling Aristocracy, Sweet Ride, History’s Mysteries
Relationship Status: It’s Like Being In Love, Discovering Your Best Friend

Cover Story: Go On, Take The ...


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Purple Canary by Joyce Gould
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 22, 2016

"Despite its flaws, this book may be useful for families affected by porphyria and may interest others frustrated by flawed education and medical systems in the United States."
A mother helps her daughter cope with a rare disease in this memoir. Read full book review >

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NOTORIOUS DISSENSION
by Julie Danielson

Last night at a book club gathering of sorts, a friend of mine, who is the mother of two girls, was asking for picture book recommendations – picture books with a political bent, that is, which she can read to a five-year-old. More specifically, given that she’s nervous about a Trump administration, she wanted her daughter to see good picture ...


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BOOK REVIEW

MEDUSA'S GIFT by Lois Gould
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 1991

"But what she's up to here—other than a freewheeling discussion of fame and a long drink of thick text—is anyone's guess."
Another sophisticated puzzler from Gould (Subject to Change, 1988, etc.) that uses ambiguous—though always rich—language and fragments of popular culture to toy with readers in a perversely pleasing way. Read full book review >

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THE BEST IS YET TO COME by Judith Gould
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 5, 2002

"More polished than this popular author's usual (A Moment in Time, 2001, etc.), but still with plenty of sweaty sex for the fans."
Wronged wife vs. beautiful mistress. And the winner is . . . . Read full book review >