Search Results: "Grace Slick"


BOOK REVIEW

SLICK! by David Perlstein
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 1, 2011

"What else is there to say? It's slick."
As a deadlocked election grips the fictional sultanate of Moq'tar, no issue is safe from Perlstein's (God's Others, 2010, etc.) wit as he lampoons politics in the Gulf. Read full book review >

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SLICK by Daniel Price
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 31, 2004

"Wonderful characters elbow each other for room on a crowded stage. It's a bit like a sunnier Bruce Wagner, but newcomer Price is his own man."
A gifted public relations practitioner's black arts are fouled by his own pesky humanity. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 1991

"You don't want Al Davis mad at you,'' says Gene Upshaw, and Ribowsky's sometimes clunky sentences do not obscure his forceful underscoring of that message. (Two eight-page photo inserts—not seen.)"
Lengthy, solid, revealing biography of the owner of the L.A. Raiders—and a knowledgeable history of football's evolution from the Sixties onward, on and off the field. Read full book review >

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SOMEBODY TO LOVE? by Grace Slick
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 8, 1998

"Slick's swaggering, unapologetic persona gets a little irritating by the end, but her progress from hippie queen to cranky rich liberal makes for a fun and emblematic trip. (4 pages color photos, not seen) (Author tour)"
Jefferson Airplane singer Slick delivers a bouncy, somewhat hectoring account of her 25-year career. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIG SLICK by Eric Luper
FICTION
Released: Oct. 9, 2007

"A sweet crush, a cute little brother and a flashy casino road trip keep the novel from disappearing entirely into poker's shadows. (Fiction. YA)"
Poker prodigy Andrew Lang steals $600 from the family dry-cleaning business to play in an underground tournament and scrambles to replace the cash before his dad finds out. Read full book review >

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GRACE by Elizabeth Scott
FANTASY
Released: Sept. 1, 2010

"Moody and compelling, without the easy moralizing so common in dystopian settings. (Science fiction. 12-14)"
In a hellish country ruled by megalomaniac Keran Berj, Grace has been raised by the People, a freedom-fighting sect dedicated to the overthrow of Keran Berj, to be an Angel. Read full book review >

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GRACE by Jill Paton Walsh
ADVENTURE
Released: June 3, 1992

"A provocative contrast to Avi's Nothing But the Truth (1991). (Fiction. 11+)"
At dawn on a stormy morning in 1838, Grace Darling, 22, a lighthouse keeper's daughter off England's northeast coast, spied a wreck and nine survivors. Read full book review >

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GRACE by Calvin Baker
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 4, 2015

"A muddled spiritual inventory that could have used a lighter touch."
An American man's existential journey is aided by various women in Baker's cerebral fourth novel (Dominion, 2006, etc.).Read full book review >

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GRACE by Linn Ullmann
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 27, 2005

"Slenderly executed work of stunning emotional magnitude."
An elderly man dying of cancer finds redemption through his wife's love, in this Norwegian novelist's minimally drawn, quietly detached, very moving third outing (Stella Descending, 2003, etc.). Read full book review >

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GRACE by Mary Cartledgehayes
NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 2003

"A beguilingly straightforward account of the religious experience."
Recently ordained United Methodist minister Cartledgehayes debuts with no-holds-barred reflections on her decision to be ordained, her experiences while in charge of a church, and her uncertainty about her future in the ministry. Read full book review >

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GRACE by Robert Lacey
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 28, 1994

"And if she couldn't do it, what chance do the rest of us have? (32 b&w photos, most not seen) (100,000 first printing; first serial to Vanity Fair; Literary Guild main selection)"
A highly readable and workmanlike history of Grace Kelly— still one of the saddest stories ever told. Read full book review >

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GRACE by Paul Lynch
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 11, 2017

"This is a writer who wrenches beauty even from the horror that makes a starving girl think her 'blood is trickling over the rocks of my bones.'"
A gifted Irish author offers another take on his country's Great Famine through the eyes of a teenage girl as she travels through a land wracked by want. Read full book review >