Search Results: "Larrie D. Ferreiro"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 15, 2016

"A largely untold, engrossing history of our nation's fraught, and unlikely, path to liberty."
European allies supplied arms, ammunition, uniforms, savvy commanders, engineers, and soldiers to aid the American Revolution. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: June 1, 2011

"Ferreiro's fascinating, absorbing journey involves some complicated explanations, and he lays them out patiently for general readers."
A sophisticated work tracing the arduous mid-18th-century international expedition to the Latin American equator to determine the "figure of the earth." Read full book review >

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HAPPY DISHES by Olga Ferreiro
NON-FICTION
Released: May 5, 2016

"Appealing dessert recipes in a labor of love become overshadowed by an unattractive layout."
A longtime, passionate baker offers a collection of sweet treats and a bevy of instructions. Read full book review >

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TIFFANY D. JACKSON
by Alex Heimbach

What happens when a child is charged with murder? Well, it depends. Salacious procedural episodes aside, these cases are so rare that there’s little precedent for how to proceed. When Tiffany D. Jackson came across one such story, of a 10-year-old girl in Maine charged with manslaughter for allegedly shoving pills down the throat of an infant her mother was ...


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FOR BETTER OR FOR WORSE
by Leila Roy

It took the state six long years to realize I wasn’t a threat to society before they ripped me out of baby jail and put me with Ms. Stein. From one prison to another, that’s all it was. Understand, there’s a big difference between baby jail and juvie, where the rest of the girls in the house come from. Juvie ...
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BOOK REVIEW

THE LAWYER'S TALE by D. Kincaid
Released: Oct. 18, 1992

"Stricken Harry as a pinstriped Tamburlaine is too absurd to be very affecting, and the heavy-handed ironies of Kincaid's finale are eminently skippable—but the slash-and-burn courtroom tactics are as satisfying as a slice of rare roast beef."
Further legal adventures for Harry Cain (The Sunset Bomber, 1986), the supercharged L.A. lawyer who never seems to lose a case, no matter how guilty his clients are. Read full book review >

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THE COOK UP by D. Watkins
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 3, 2016

"A familiar story to fans of The Wire, but Watkins provides a gritty, vivid first-person document of a desperate demographic."
A memoir of growing up and selling drugs on East Baltimore's bloody corners. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CAKE by D
by D
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2008

"How much of a reading audience there is for this inner-city Weltanschauung is the question."
A novel from D (Got, 2007) about drugs, not baking, set in Atlanta and Brooklyn. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: June 13, 2016

"A tightly structured war novel, written with intelligence and verve."
Summers (The Shain Family at Shakertown, 1808-1922, etc.) offers a World War II thriller about espionage and betrayal overseas. Read full book review >

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THE TRUE HISTORY OF CHOCOLATE by Sophie D. Coe
NON-FICTION
Released: June 1, 1996

"A carefully researched biography of chocolate as a pleasure and a product. (100 illustrations, not seen)"
The late anthropologist Sophie Coe, who was assisted by her husband, an authority on pre-Columbian civilizations, in the writing of the book, took her culinary history seriously, thank you: This is no chat-fest presented for the benefit of Godiva- gobblers. Read full book review >