Search Results: "Laura Dwight"


BOOK REVIEW

TOBY AND TUTTER THERAPY DOGS by Kirsten DeBear
Released: Oct. 15, 2012

"Dog-loving preschoolers will want to hear it again and again; a good addition to a library or school's nonfiction collection."
Dogs and kids go together like peanut butter and jelly in DeBear's picture book about therapy dogs. Read full book review >

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BAD KARMA by Dwight Holing
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 15, 2015

"An engrossing novel that should earn the series a bevy of new fans."
In Holing's (A Boatload, 2014, etc.) thriller sequel, an ex-con dabbles in his dormant criminal ways to prove that his wife's friend is innocent of murder. Read full book review >

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BRING EVERYBODY by Dwight Yates
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 2006

"Yates is a wise stylist who knows exactly where he wants to go, but you'll want to shake the stiffness out of most of these stories."
In this debut collection, Yates explores, in precise prose, domestic life at its most intimate Read full book review >

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THE GREEN SUIT by Dwight Allen
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 8, 2000

"An unremarkable debut from a nonetheless talented author."
Linked short stories about a young writer drifting aimlessly through the last 20 years. Read full book review >

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JUDGE by Dwight Allen
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 11, 2003

"A delicate touch throughout, but the characters, for all their foibles, are largely wretched, racked, inscrutable souls next to whom the ghostly Judge seems a paragon of substance."
Ex-New Yorker staffer Allen (The Green Suit, stories, 2000) offers an eloquent but determinedly downbeat first novel about the family and clerk of a recently deceased Kentucky judge, all at sea about what to do with themselves. Read full book review >

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LOOK AT THIS by Art Dwight
Released: Oct. 29, 2011

"Dwight's wholesome love for his family and friends, and the life lessons they've offered, makes for an engaging account of one man's life well lived."
In this inspirational memoir, Dwight transforms everyday lessons into essential wisdom. Read full book review >

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FROM THE GARDEN OF MEMORY by Dwight Williams
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 1998

"Good gothic gloom, though parts of the story are far-fetched, crossing over from the credibly ill-fated to the ludicrous."
A haunted house that isn't, a cousin who wasn't, and a young woman lost somewhere between the two are the features of this moody, tricky midwestern tale, a debut in fiction from Williams (coauthor, Raising Lazarus, 1994). Read full book review >

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LAURA MCNEAL
by Poornima Apte

It was in 2002 when Laura McNeal was writing a magazine article about the evolution of home economics classes, that she walked up a stone staircase to a peculiar cottage called the Practice House in Fallbrook, California. “It had been built during the Depression because parents and teachers feared—incredibly—that high school girls weren’t learning the Home Arts,” McNeal recalls ...


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