Search Results: "Jackie MacMullan"


BOOK REVIEW

SHAQ UNCUT by Shaquille O'Neal
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 15, 2011

"Symbolic of Shaq's career: consistently captivating, but you can't help but feel he left something on the table."
Ubiquitous NBA superstar O'Neal offers an entertaining, if undeniably self-serving chronicle of his unique career. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 4, 2009

"Doesn't dig as deep as it could, but offers a captivating look at the NBA's greatest era."
NBA legends Bird and Johnson, fierce rivals during their playing days, team up on a mutual career retrospective. Read full book review >

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PRINCE OF A FROG by Jackie Urbanovic
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 26, 2015

"Fairy-tale fun for frog fans. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Who came first: the frog or the prince? Read full book review >

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THE SNOW LEOPARD by Jackie Morris
ADVENTURE
Released: Nov. 15, 2007

"It may all seem overdone to adults, but younger animal lovers and dreamy sorts will linger over both the art and the story. (Picture book. 7-9)"
Highlighted by close-ups of a magnificent snow leopard rendered in subtly blended watercolors, this mystical original tale will transport readers to its remote, otherworldly setting. Read full book review >

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TELL ME A DRAGON by Jackie Morris
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 1, 2009

"Together with the brief verses, the images will appeal to all who love to make believe. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A beguiling invitation to the diverse, fantastical realms of dragons. Read full book review >

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LETHAL SEDUCTION by Jackie Collins
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 14, 2000

"Cool as a subzero shot of designer vodka, and just as unreal."
Madison Castelli, celebrity profiler for an upscale Manhattan magazine and heroine of Collins's L.A. Connections series, takes center stage in this coast-to-coast melodrama amid a memorably horny cast of characters. Read full book review >

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CHAGALL by Jackie Wullschlager
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 23, 2008

"A well-written, compassionate portrait of a paragon of human talent and ambition."
Balanced, generously illustrated biography of the revolutionary artist (1887-1985). Read full book review >

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DEADLY EMBRACE by Jackie Collins
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 11, 2002

"Preposterous plot, unattractive characters, and crude dialogue make for a lackluster sequel to Lethal Seduction (2001). No razzle-dazzle, no Hollywood cameos, and, worst of all, no shopping."
Celebrity journalist Madison Castelli's life is falling apart. Read full book review >

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PHONE CALLS by Jackie Musgrave
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Dec. 9, 2014

"A positive story about the power of faith and forgiveness."
In her debut memoir, a Texas woman recounts how her faith in God helped her through her husband's job loss, the deaths of loved ones, and an attempt on her life. Read full book review >

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VENDETTA by Jackie Collins
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 1997

"Otherwise, it's rather a by-the-numbers if harmless romp. ($300,000 ad/promo; author tour)"
Collins is back, and so is the ever-popular Lucky (Lady Boss, 1990, etc.), both operating here, it would seem, on automatic pilot. Read full book review >

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GODDESS OF VENGEANCE by Jackie Collins
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 13, 2011

"Unapologetic thrills with oodles of flash."
All plotlines lead to Vegas in this latest installment of Collins' saga of the irrepressible and seemingly immortal Lucky Santangelo. Read full book review >