Search Results: "Gabriella Pierce"


BOOK REVIEW

THE DARK GLAMOUR by Gabriella Pierce
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2011

"A brisk, stylish supernatural thriller."
In this follow-up to series opener 666 Park Avenue (2011), Pierce's heroine is still puzzling over whether her Park Avenue playboy husband is in league with the devil. Read full book review >

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666 PARK AVENUE by Gabriella Pierce
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 1, 2011

"A fast-paced and at times diverting mash-up of chick lit and fantasy."
First in newcomer Pierce's series chronicling Manhattan witch wars, as waged on and off the society pages. Read full book review >

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TILLIE PIERCE by Tanya Anderson
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2013

"Tillie's words bring the sights, sounds and smells of a civilian and teenager experiencing war straight to today's readers in a way a retrospective account cannot. (source notes, suggestions for further reading) (Nonfiction. 10-14)"
An insightful perspective on one of the bloodiest battles of the American Civil War seen through the eyes of a 15-year-old girl. Read full book review >

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WE PIERCE by Andrew Huebner
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2003

"A well-written, surprisingly straightforward account of a not-so-straightforward war."
Second outing from Huebner (American by Blood, 2000) is pitched as a fictionalized version of the author's relationship with his Gulf War veteran brother. Read full book review >

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MILDRED PIERCE by James M. Cain
Released: Sept. 22, 1941

"Sure sales and rentals."
The author of The Postman Always Rings Twice and Serenade turns from the shock technique of both of these to present an incisive, full length portrait of a woman in business, and her emotional dependency on her coldblooded, greedy, captious daughter — Veda. Read full book review >

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THE HALF LIFE OF MOLLY PIERCE by Katrina Leno
YOUNG ADULT
Released: July 8, 2014

"Enjoyably suspenseful, even if the stakes aren't as high as they seem. (Suspense. 14-18)"
In a fast-moving thriller, a depressed teen must piece together why she keeps blacking out and losing time and why everyone around her seems to know a secret. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 4, 2014

"An intensive, potent profile of contemporary digital activism at its most unsettling—and most effective."
A fresh perspective on the covert, crusading Internet activist group Anonymous. Read full book review >

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GIRL UNWRAPPED by Gabriella  Goliger
Released: May 1, 2011

"Ambitious in scope, at times poetic with strong imagery, this is a literary work that ultimately resonates with hope."
A complex coming-of-age story about an only child of Holocaust survivors whose keen sense of outsiderness and otherness is intensified by her struggle with coming out as a lesbian. Read full book review >

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STREET MAGIC by Tamora Pierce
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2001

"A must for Pierce's many fans, and a solid choice for those interested in a different take on gangs, faraway lands, or just good imaginative fantasy. (Fiction. 9-14)"
Pierce (Magic Steps, 2000, etc.) continues to individually develop her quartet of adolescent mages. Read full book review >

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HOPE MILLS by Constance Pierce
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 1997

"It's hard not to think of Gibbons's suggestive, economic style and her subtle feminism when slogging through Pierce's relatively artless complaints against small-town life in another era."
A first novel by storywriter Pierce (When Things Get Back to Normal, 1987) travels the same Carolinian terrain as the much more elegant work of Kaye Gibbons; thematically, it bears a lot in common with Robert Clark's novel, In the Deep Midwinter (1996), which also culminates in an illegal abortion during the Eisenhower years. Read full book review >

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GRINGA LATINA by Gabriella De Ferrari
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 1, 1995

"Readers gain entrÇe into a rarefied, intriguing world, but the tale is rather sparse and short on discovery. (Author tour)"
A nostalgic memoir of a childhood lived between two cultures. Read full book review >