Search Results: "Goldie Millar"


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F IS FOR FEELINGS by Goldie Millar
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 20, 2014

"Useful, if not particularly artful. (Informational picture book. 5-8, adult)"
An alphabet of emotions, created by two clinical psychologists for parent-child discussions. Read full book review >

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FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 31, 2005

"An affecting if uneven debut."
Emotional courtroom drama explores the lingering psycological and social effects of the Jim Crow South. Read full book review >

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THE PAPERBARK SHOE by Goldie Goldbloom
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 2011

"A simmering, colorful story about castaways and the deviance they inspire."
An albino woman suffers with her desperate need for intimacy in the wilds of World War II-era Australia. Read full book review >

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FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 31, 2005

"An affecting if uneven debut."
Emotional courtroom drama explores the lingering psycological and social effects of the Jim Crow South. Read full book review >

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STEALING THUNDER by Peter Millar
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 1999

"A solid piece of work, less suspenseful than absorbing and intelligent."
British newcomer Millar turns in an alternative history of the Cold War. Read full book review >

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THE ANXIETY OF KALIX THE WEREWOLF by Martin Millar
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Feb. 11, 2014

"Fans of Millar's work, who are legion, won't object, but newcomers may want to take in their werewolvery by other means."
Life is tough. It's tougher when you're a werewolf, or so this lumbering yarn, the third installment in Millar's (Curse of the Wolf Girl, 2010, etc.) Kalix Werewolf series, assures us. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: July 1, 1995

"Reading this book may produce the following symptoms: heavy eyelids and uncontrollable yawns."
A tedious day-by-day, blow-by-blow account of a young pediatric nurse's year-long bout with a debilitating illness whose array of symptoms baffles medical specialists. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 3, 2011

"Decent advice for young children; some adaptations for teens would be beneficial."
Beloved actress demonstrates how a few minutes per day can change the way we see the world. Read full book review >

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BLEAK MIDWINTER by Peter Millar
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 1, 2001

"Still, a solid enough read with an informed perspective on the plague that will satisfy readers but probably not thrill them."
The Black Death rears its ugly head in staid, modern-day Oxford. Read full book review >

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WEDNESDAY’S CHILD by Eloise Millar
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 2006

"Grimly monochromatic, the intended impact is muffled by an emotionally immature narrator and a stereotypical batch of dysfunctions."
Millar's debut views a working-class family plagued by domestic violence through the gray-tinted glasses of a child who knows no other kind of life. Read full book review >

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LUX THE POET by Martin Millar
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2009

"A welcome supplement from an underrated artist."
A drug-addled poet undertakes an epic journey during the 1981 Brixton riots. Read full book review >

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LIAM NEESON by Ingrid Millar
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 1, 1996

"But then it's right back to leering and smarminess and rocketing about the vapidosphere. (8 pages b&w photos)"
A shallow, ceaselessly breathy magazine puff piece posing as a biography. Read full book review >