Search Results: "L.K. Madigan"


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FLASH BURNOUT by L.K.  Madigan
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Oct. 1, 2009

"Somehow, all of the loose ends get tied up into a haphazard yet entertaining read. (Fiction. YA)"
Fifteen-year-old photographer-in-training Blake is caught between fawning over his gorgeous girlfriend Shannon and helping Marissa, his troubled photography partner, a friend who also happens to be a girl. Read full book review >

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THE MERMAID'S MIRROR by L.K.  Madigan
FAIRY TALES, FOLKTALES AND MYTHS
Released: Oct. 1, 2010

"Poignant entertainment. (Fantasy. 12 & up)"
Sixteen-year-old Lena becomes angry when her father won't let her learn to surf in this new supernatural romance. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 2001

"A sobering, frightening account of what happens when that foul beast, racism, breaks its fragile leash. (16 pp. b&w photographs, not seen)"
A chilling re-creation of the worst instance of racial violence in US history—the 1921 destruction by rampaging whites of a black neighborhood in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Read full book review >

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ALWAYS ENOUGH by L.K. Craft
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 20, 2006

"A rewarding read."
An appealing 1960s coming-of-age story. Read full book review >

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Anything for Him by L.K. Chapman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 7, 2016

"While adding to the literature of domestic violence, this novel delivers unpleasant characters."
In this psychological thriller, a woman with an abusive, controlling boyfriend agrees to help him exact revenge on a childhood friend. Read full book review >

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I’M PROUD OF YOU by Tim Madigan
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 12, 2006

"For those who consider life's lessons best expressed in padded greeting cards and 'the Gospel According to Elbert Hubbard.'"
Another journeyman writer details the teaching and inspiration he received at the feet of a wise and kindly mentor. Move over, Morrie and Father Joe. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 1, 1997

"While optimistic about many consultants, however, the authors warn companies to be wary of too much good advice. (Author tour)"
A look into the insular and highly confidential world of consulting firms like Bain & Co., Andersen Consulting, McKinsey & Co., and Deloitte & Touche. Read full book review >

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SONGS ONLY YOU KNOW by Sean Madigan Hoen
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 15, 2014

"A dark, knowing look at addiction, rock 'n' roll, and the ties that bind."
Perceptive, sprawling memoir of a young man's escape from cascading family tragedies into the noise-punk underground. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 4, 1991

"Survival Tactics,'' with explicit suggestions for rape victims on coping with bureaucracy, delays, and harassment."
Violent physical rape is horrifying and the psychic trauma lingers. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: March 9, 2013

"Great parenting advice for raising well-adjusted kids, but not nuanced enough for a diverse audience."
Toronto (co-author Psychoanalytic Reflections on a Gender-free Case, 2005), a clinical psychologist from the University of Michigan, affirms, with contributions from her psychologist husband, that both adults and children, even from infancy, ought to be recognized as individuals and active participants in the family relationship. Read full book review >