Search Results: "Jacki Passmore"


BOOK REVIEW

THE NOODLE SHOP COOKBOOK by Jacki Passmore
NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 1994

"Far above Spaghetti-Os but not quite up to Tampopo standards on the noodle achievement scale. (14 illustrations, not seen)"
Passmore (Asia the Beautiful Cookbook, not reviewed) was inspired to put together this group of Asian noodle recipes when she left Hong Kong and experienced ``noodle withdrawal,'' and she has done a bang-up job of collecting and replicating dishes. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DAUGHTER OF THE QUEEN OF SHEBA by Jacki Lyden
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 1, 1997

"Lyden memorably illuminates both the alluring fantasy and the shocking reality of madness in a volume filled with poetry and awe. (First printing of 50,000; $50,000 ad/promo; author tour)"
Three powerful women form the backbone of this beautifully written narrative about the wish, both rational and not, to be elsewhere: crusty, earthy Mabel; her daughter Dolores, the self- styled Queen of Sheba in her manic visions; and the author, Dolores's daughter, a reporter for NPR. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

AN INNER FIRE by Jacki Delecki
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 27, 2013

"A fiery, engaging mystery with a touch of the paranormal."
In Delecki's debut mystery, a Seattle veterinary acupuncturist with an intuitive gift nearly gets in over her head when she gets mixed up in a fire investigation. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 15, 1999

"Courtside seats to one of the game's greatest, most driven and pained figures. (TV satellite tour)"
Here's what Bird couldn't reveal in the sports pages about his back injury, his decision to coach the Pacers, his thoughts on fellow players and coaches, his honors, and more. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WILMA MANKILLER by Jacki Thompson Rand
BIOGRAPHY
Released: June 1, 1993

"Summary of dates; no index. (Biography/Picture book. 7-12)"
In the ``American Indian Stories'' series, an easily read summary of the life and work of the first woman to be elected Principal Chief of the Cherokees, an office she still holds. Read full book review >