Search Results: "Golden MacDonald"


BOOK REVIEW

THE LITTLE ISLAND by Golden MacDonald
Released: June 15, 1946

"Gift merchandise for the carriage trade."
Companion volume to Little Last Lamb in this story of a little island in the ocean, and the changes that come to it during the four seasons, of the lobsters and gulls and spiders and seals who visit it and of a special visitor who came and learned that he and the island were attached to the rest of the world. Read full book review >

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THE FERAL CHILD by Che Golden
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 3, 2014

"A little incoherent—but enjoyable for all that. (glossary) (Fantasy. 9-11)"
The dark side of faerie for a younger crowd. Read full book review >

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Released: Aug. 28, 2012

"A well-crafted installment in the World of Warcraft saga."
Golden (Star Wars: Fate of the Jedi: Ascension, 2011, etc.), who has also previously written novels set in the Star Trek, Star Wars and Starcraft II universes, returns with another World of Warcraft entry. Read full book review >

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SNOWBLIND by Christopher Golden
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 21, 2014

"A chilling contemporary ghost tale that will make you think twice about braving the elements to buy a carton of milk the next time it snows."
Something icy this way comes in Golden's latest ghostly thriller, in which the Massachusetts town of Coventry is never the same after a massive snowstorm leaves behind spectral presences. Read full book review >

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MEMOIRS OF A GEISHA by Arthur Golden
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 6, 1997

"When modern times eclipse Gion's sheltered world, the latter part of Sayuri's life—compared to the incandescent clarity of its first decades- -seems increasingly flat. (First printing of 75,000)"
Cherry blossomdelicate, with images as carefully sculpted as bonsai, this tale of the life of a renowned geisha, one of the last flowers of a kind all but eliminated by WW II, marks an auspicious, unusual debut. Read full book review >

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THE MYTH HUNTERS by Christopher Golden
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Jan. 31, 2006

"By turns a fun and creepy adventure story."
Enjoyable horrific fantasy, first of a new series, from the author of Wildwood Road (2005). Read full book review >

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POISON INK by Christopher Golden
ADVENTURE
Released: July 8, 2008

"A secondary story line about racial tensions in Sammi's town neither adds to nor detracts from the story. (Horror. YA)"
Magically malevolent tattoos bring destruction to a circle of high-school chums. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 1, 1993

"Women on the cutting edge of sexuality, sexual ethics, and the exhilarating art of the personal essay."
Fascinating essays (most original) by 15 African-American women of the civil-rights generation on their experiences of love, lust, and a powerful desire for freedom. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

UNAFRAID by Jeff Golden
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2008

"A stimulating, fun play on revisionist history."
A slight change in the trajectory of a bullet causes Kennedy to survive-creating enormous historical ramifications. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 5, 2006

"While the fact that the rich and famous are treated differently is hardly news, this report's abundance of juicy stories of outrageous favoritism makes for an absorbing read."
An expansion of Golden's series of Pulitzer Prize-winning Wall Street Journal articles on college admissions practices. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: March 16, 1999

"Cheers, for a change, for the resourceful and resilient single parent and for the rewards that can come to both mother and children. (Author tour)"
Single mothers get a break in this welcome, although slim, rebuttal to the frequently cited statistics that children from single- parent homes are destined for trouble. Read full book review >

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ARISTOTLE AND THE ARC OF TRAGEDY by Leon Golden
NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 1, 2017

"A pithy examination of dramatic theory that shows glimpses of its whole landscape without getting bogged down in minutiae."
A book seeks to clarify Aristotle's theory of tragedy, drawing from some of the archetypal tragic heroes of Western civilization. Read full book review >