Search Results: "Graham Nash"


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WILD TALES by Graham Nash
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 17, 2013

"An entertaining, intimate portrait of rock music—and how it was made—in an age of excess."
Down-to-earth autobiography of one of the great voices and songwriters of classic rock. Read full book review >

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TUFF FLUFF by Scott Nash
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2004

"Neither these pictures nor the overlong narrative capture the snappy tone of David Wisniewski's Tough Cookie (1999), Margie Palatini's Web Files (2001), or similar takeoffs, but still young readers will never regard their castoff beanie babies in quite the same light again. (Picture book. 6-8)"
Illustrator Nash flies solo with a plush-boiled whodunit set amidst the shadowed cardboard cartons of "Los Attic." Read full book review >

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THE HIGH-SKIES ADVENTURES OF BLUE JAY THE PIRATE by Scott Nash
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2012

"An imaginative premise, fledged in showy if sometimes overdecorated finery. (Fantasy. 10-12)"
A corvid catastrophe threatens swashbuckling Blue Jay and his mixed avian crew after a treetop shipwreck leaves them to the tender mercies of a murder of crows. Read full book review >

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MADE IN CHINA by Deborah Nash
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2004

"For a (somewhat) less superficial answer to the dragon's riddle, with similar glimpses into Chinese life, stick with Ying Chang Compestine's Story of Paper (2003), or conventional nonfiction. (Picture book/nonfiction. 6-8)"
Using cut-paper figures in, or at least reminiscent of, traditional styles, Nash lights briefly on Chinese history, folklore, culture, and geography. Read full book review >

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UNCIVIL RIGHTS by Nash Candelaria
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 1998

"Ultimately, Candelaria's soulless Anglos bear about as much relation to reality as the noble Latinos they oppress."
A second collection, mostly set among the Chicanos of the American Southwest. Read full book review >

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RAISING ABEL by Carolyn Nash
Released: Nov. 5, 2011

"A sobering but uplifting tale of love that never gives up; dramatically told, ultimately rewarding."
A woman of remarkable resourcefulness single-handedly raises a troubled child all the way to manhood in this intimate and inspiring blog-to-book memoir. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 15, 2003

"A smoothly detailed study of one shady man—an exploiter and murder suspect who drove his meal ticket to the grave—and not even praiseworthy for his business acumen."
Colonel Parker: con man, impresario, criminal—though perhaps best summed up by his military discharge report, "Psychosis, Psychogenic Depression, acute, on basis of Constitutional Psychopathic State, Emotional Instability." Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 5, 2010

"Punishingly lurid, illuminating little about Elvis and less about the seemingly interchangeable women who fell for him."
A big hunk o' sordid details about Elvis Presley's many women. Read full book review >

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The Night Everything Fell Apart by Joy Nash
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 16, 2016

"A series starter for readers who like their romances with hard-charging plots and light character development."
Nash's (Looking for a Hero, 2016, etc.) energetic prose drives this supernatural, erotic romance that offers a new twist on the Arthurian legend.Read full book review >

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THE LAST BEACH BUNGALOW by Jennie Nash
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 5, 2008

"A sensitive novel that will appeal to many women and resonate with cancer survivors."
A lyrical first novel from Nash (Raising a Reader: A Mother's Tale of Desperation and Deceit, 2003, etc.) about a breast-cancer survivor searching for a home. Read full book review >

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THE GIRL AT THE BAR by Nicholas Nash
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2017

"An often taut and suspenseful tale, told in a straightforward style."
In Nash's debut thriller, an out-of-work stock trader has a one-night stand with a woman who later vanishes. Read full book review >

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SECRET IN THE MIST by Margaret Nash
Released: June 1, 1999

"Every page is enhanced by Lambert's soft pastels. (Picture book. 3-7)"
A tranquil story about Jonathan and his two secrets: "One is buried in a patch of sunny earth. Read full book review >