Search Results: "Heather Lynn Miller"


BOOK REVIEW

THIS IS YOUR LIFE CYCLE by Heather Lynn Miller
ANIMALS
Released: July 21, 2008

"The insect audience may decamp, but the human one is sure to stay glued to Chesworth's comical cartoon pictures and Miller's riotous take on nature in action. (concluding Q&A) (Informational picture book. 7-9)"
A dragonfly nymph emerges from the water and into the spotlight in this hilarious pondside version of the classic TV show. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SUBWAY RIDE by Heather Lynn Miller
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2009

"The book ends with crisp thumbnail portraits of the subways in the cities, which also include London, Mexico City, Moscow, New York, Tokyo and Washington, D.C. The offbeat idea is deftly handled and should trigger further study. (Picture book. 4-6)"
Take a ride on subway trains all around the world. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

IN THE FUNNY PAPERS by Heather Ross Miller
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 1995

"Brittle but sadly funny narratives that explorewith much grace and poetrythe darker side of domestic life."
A debut collection from poet and novelist Miller (Gone a Hundred Miles, 1968, etc.): 14 powerful and clear-voiced stories, set in the author's native North Carolina, that seem to dance around the fine line that separates love and hate. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE DAY AFTER DEATH by Lynn C. Miller
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 15, 2016

"Like a fattening mille-feuille, too multilayered for its own good."
Dangerous lesbian liaisons intertwine with a murky murder in Miller's third novel. Read full book review >

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DEATH OF A DEPARTMENT CHAIR by Lynn C. Miller
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 1, 2006

"The definitive epitaph is supplied by the police detective: 'Please, let's not be academic.'"
The title says it all. Read full book review >

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MARY MILLER
by Stephanie Buschardt

Despite its title, there’s not a lot of happiness going around in Mary Miller’s new collection, Always Happy Hour. “There is nothing more disgusting, really, than people enjoying themselves so thoroughly when you’re miserable,” writes Miller in the book’s opening story, a rather grim yet appropriate introduction to the morbid hilarity that’s to come in the following pages. More ...


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SOMEWHERE ONLY WE KNOW
by Mandy Wan

 

BOOK REPORT for I'll Meet You There by Heather Demetrios

Cover Story: Motel California
BFF Charm: Goose and Maverick
Swoonworthy Scale:
 10
Talky Talk: She Says, He Remembers
Bonus Factors:
 Semper Fi, Depiction of Poverty, Kitschy Motel
Relationship Status: Take My Breath Away

 

Cover Story: Motel California

Thank you, Henry Holt and Co., for resisting the ...


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LOVING LOCKS WITH SHAREE MILLER
by Julie Danielson

In a recent opinion piece at Blavity, [currently inaccessible online],  guest author and children’s book reviewer “kirkwood1692” weighs in on what she describes as a surge (for various reasons she notes in her piece) in the scholarly interest of the representation of black girls in children’s literature. Of course, the author writes, “just because a book has a ...


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TWO—NO, SIX—NO, TWELVE—BAKER'S DOZEN!
by Mandy Wan

 

BOOK REPORT for Something Real by Heather Demetrios

 

Cover Story: We’re Experiencing Technical Difficulties
BFF Charm: Ron Swanson
Swoonworthy Scale:
 6 + 2 = 8
Talky Talk: Straight Up with a Dash of E! True Hollywood Story
Bonus Factors:
 Reality TV, Diversity, 1984
Relationship Status: High School Sweethearts

Cover Story: We’re Experiencing Technical Difficulties

Y’all, I love COLORS, esp ...


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YOU AND ME COULD WRITE A BAD ROMANCE
by Mandy Wan

BOOK REPORT for Bad Romance by Heather Demetrios

Cover Story: I Want Your Ugly, I Want Your Disease
BFF Charm: Oda Mae Brown
Swoonworthy Scale:
 A Wary 7
Talky Talk: Goodbye to You
Bonus Factors:
 Best Friends, Theatre, Shades of Gray
Relationship Status: I'll Be There for You

Trigger Warnings: Dating Violence, Suicide Attempt

Cover Story: I Want Your ...


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WE CAN REWRITE HISTORY IF WE WANT TO
by Mandy Curtis

 

 

 

BOOK REPORT for Relic (The Books of Eva #1) by Heather Terrell

Cover Story: Holy Crevasse

BFF Charm: Heck Yes

Swoonworthy Scale: 2

Talky Talk: Puritan 2.0

Bonus Factors: Epic Quest, Secrets

Anti-Bonus Factors: “The False God Apple”

Relationship Status: Awkward First Date Turned Friends

 

Cover Story: Holy Crevasse

I’m not sure what’s rising out ...


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BAD RELIGION
by Mandy Wan

 

BOOK REPORT for The Violet Hour (The Violet Hour Book 1) by Whitney A. Miller

Cover Story: Smoke Gets In Your Big Face
BFF Charm: Caution
Swoonworthy Scale:
 1
Talky Talk: Figuratively Speaking
Bonus Factor:
 Cult
Relationship Status: Memorable Fling That Wants to Come Back for More

 

Cover Story: Smoke Gets In Your Big Face

A vaguely ...


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