Search Results: "Georgia Davis Powers"


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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 1, 1995

"One can't help but wish that Powers had decided what book she really wanted to write—her political autobiography or her schoolgirlish romantic diary. (photos, not seen) (First printing of 30,000; author tour)"
As one of the few women to hold a leadership position in the civil rights movement, Powers has a compelling story, but it is far overshadowed by her kiss-and-tell tales about her affair with Martin Luther King Jr. Read full book review >

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Yubi and the Blue-tailed Rat by Georgia Hunter
Released: Sept. 23, 2011

"An occasionally confusing but engaging, adventure-filled fantasy."
Hunter's (Lucky Horseshoes, 2012) colorful YA folk tale about a poor boy named Yubi who goes on a quest with a copper vessel, a sea urchin shell and a talking rat to save a princess. Read full book review >

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LUKA'S QUILT by Georgia Guback
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 1994

"Attractively realized setting; disarming model of conflict resolution; unusually appealing story. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Delighted that ``Tutu'' (``that's Hawaiian for grandmother'') is making her a quilt, Luka imagines the splendid colors of the flowers Tutu describes. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2003

"Clumsy, but amusing. (Fiction. 8-11)"
A how-to manual rescues Molly Moon from her orphanage and its vile inhabitants in an odd mixture of grotesque silliness and moral inspiration. Read full book review >

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THE BONUS by Georgia Lowe
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 10, 2011

"An engrossing debut that would benefit from a more nuanced approach."
First-time author Lowe draws on the experiences of her parents and a well-honed sense of craft for her novel set in the midst of the Great Depression. Read full book review >

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THE KID by Georgia Lowe
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 29, 2014

"A searing portrayal of war and the long-term effects it has on those who fight it."
A young cowboy suffers from nightmares and alcoholism after fighting in World War I. Read full book review >

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CUB’S JOURNEY HOME by Georgia Graham
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2015

"An informative book for young nature enthusiasts. (Picture book. 4-9)"
Follow a mother black bear and her newborn cub into the wild. Read full book review >

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THE ESTUARY by Georgia Savage
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 1993

"Overall, with its gritty translucence, a penetrating study of loss."
In a dark but briskly readable novel by an Australian writer (The House Tibet—not reviewed), a young widow examines her loves, friendships, and relationship with her child. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Dec. 13, 2011

"Entertaining for a specific audience."
A bubbly combination hunting memoir and how-to guide, with some stellar recipes. Read full book review >

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FALLING DOWN THE PAGE by Georgia Heard
POETRY
Released: March 1, 2009

"Smart and fitfully chilling, but puerile St. Ebury school sometimes seems less like a setting than a wallow."
Part mystery, part exploration of adolescent psychology, McAdam's second novel (Some Great Thing, 2004) revolves around the disappearance of a teenaged girl from an elite Canadian boarding school. Read full book review >

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LAMIA by Georgia Taylor
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: June 13, 1994

"A fairy tale for adults, and delectably escapist entertainment. (Literary Guild selection)"
Witchcraft, adventure, and romance intertwine in a rich tapestry of 16th-century France, by the author of The Infidel (1979). Read full book review >