Search Results: "L. Y. Marlow"


BOOK REVIEW

A LIFE APART by L. Y. Marlow
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 22, 2014

"Extreme events, big issues and complicated feelings are sometimes beyond the scope of this overlong, simply told tale, but Marlow deftly tugs the heartstrings throughout."
A forbidden interracial attraction spans decades of secret involvement and some surprising attachments to reach a place of forgiveness. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HURRY UP AND SLOW DOWN by Layn Marlow
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2009

"Parents will not miss the intimation that they should emulate Tortoise's bedtime patience—just what the doctor ordered after a hectic day of trying to keep up. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Slow, deliberate Tortoise seems to spend his day listening to the always-in-a-rush Hare telling him to "Hurry up!" Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TARGET BLUE by Terry Marlow
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 1991

"Believable heroics and a breakneck pace."
Unmistakably authentic detail in action and atmosphere distinguish a thriller by and about Dallas policemen cracking car theft and drug rings in one very nasty week. ``Terry Marlow'' is (or are) a Dallas police sergeant and a former Dallas SWAT captain. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NIRVANA by Everett Y
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 1, 2007

"An numbingly comprehensive biography strictly for the obsessed."
Everything you always wanted to know about Nirvana . . . and a lot you didn't. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE ENTREPRENEURS by Kip Marlow
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: July 5, 2013

"Though it just scratches the surface, this worthy book offers entrepreneurial cheerleading for anyone thinking about starting a business."
A retired entrepreneur and business radio show host offers thumbnail profiles of entrepreneurs in an engaging format that makes for light, quick reading. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LITTLE BY LITTLE by Amber Stewart
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 2008

"Nevertheless, children will likely root for Otto and may be emboldened to try out something on their own 'CAN'T DO' lists. (Picture book. 3-5)"
There are lots of things Otto can do: "Forward roly-poly / Backward roly-poly / Being kind to frogs...." Read full book review >

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GOOSEBUMPS
by Leila Roy

When sleep finally comes, I sink into a murky world of shadows. There is a tunnel before me, with bright light in the distance. The ground rumbles. White fog surrounds me. My heart is pounding. Something is coming, but I do not know what, and only feel its presence, a terrible shadow that slithers along the ground, leaving a trail ...

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BOOK REVIEW

THE LITTLE MOON PRINCESS by Y J Lee
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2010

"A more-than-respectable picture-book debut. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Long ago, there was a little princess who lived on a moon filled with sparkling jewels. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TOO SMALL FOR MY BIG BED by Amber Stewart
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2013

"A didactic pipe dream. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Stewart tenders a piece of puff pastry that wishes nothing more than to send its readers to slumberland. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BUG AND BEAR:  A STORY OF TRUE FRIENDSHIP by Ann Bonwill
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2011

"Apt for the very young. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Little blue Bug and little brown Bear become unlikely friends. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

I’M BIG ENOUGH by Amber Stewart
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2007

"A gentle tale for those struggling with giving up a loved object, but with some undertones parents should be aware of. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Bean is big enough to do lots of things, but giving up her blanket may be beyond her. Read full book review >