Search Results: "Laura Golden"


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EVERY DAY AFTER by Laura Golden
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 11, 2013

"Inspired by the writer's grandparents' experiences, this Depression-era story should resonate with modern middle-grade readers. (Historical fiction. 10-13)"
The year Lizzie Hawkins turns 12, she loses her father, her treasured locket and her position as best student in her class—but narrowly avoids losing a friend. 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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AND DO REMEMBER ME by Marita Golden
Released: July 1, 1992

"Strong stuff—unsubtle and sharp as an axe blow."
The author of Long Distance Life (1989), plus other novels dealing with the various odysseys of black women, here centers on a successful actress, a victim of childhood rape, as she struggles to love and endure. Read full book review >

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ARARAT by Christopher Golden
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 18, 2017

"A thriller with an intellectual bent, Golden's latest effort ruminates on the nature and existence of good and evil while providing the chills and tingles fans of this prolific author have come to expect."
Far up on Turkey's Mount Ararat, buried within it like a cave, explorers discover the remains of a ship they think may be Noah's Ark. After they open an odd sarcophaguslike container and mess around with the horned cadaver inside, evil happens. Read full book review >

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THE LITERARY HORSE by Lilly Golden
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 31, 1995

Anthologist Golden (In Praise of Mothers: A Literary Anthology, 1994, etc.) here takes on horse stories- -22 in all: the kind written by John Steinbeck (``The Red Pony'') and William Saroyan (``The Summer of the Beautiful White Horse''), not by such penmen of the purple plains as Louis L'Amour and Zane Grey. Read full book review >

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THE EDGE OF HEAVEN by Marita Golden
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 5, 1998

"Golden, in her fourth novel, is writing in top form."
An acclaimed chronicler of black women's lives (And Do Remember Me, 1992, etc.) shows what happens when a good marriage goes bad. Read full book review >

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IN PRAISE OF MOTHERS by Lilly Golden
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 1994

"There are also pieces by Pearl S. Buck, Bertolt Brecht, Michael Dorris, and Louise Erdrich, among others."
An anthology about something we all have. Read full book review >

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WILDWOOD ROAD by Christopher Golden
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 5, 2005

"May be Golden's best and a step up from 2004's The Boys Are Back in Town."
Haunted house tale, restrained and adult. Read full book review >

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COMEBACK LOVE by Peter Golden
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 3, 2012

"Grab a handful of tissues, think The Notebook and then start speculating on actors best suited to bring Gordon and Glenna to the big screen."
Golden's breakout debut fiction is a passionate, yet melancholy, story of love, loss and reconciliation. Read full book review >

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Released: Oct. 10, 2017

"A provocative look at the transformation of academia to a broad chessboard of international espionage."
An examination of how colleges and universities have become enmeshed in the world of espionage. Read full book review >

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2016 HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE FOR SCIENCE FICTION, FANTASY & HORROR FANS (PART 1)
by John DeNardo

The holidays are approaching, which means it's time for family & friends, egg nog, and the annual panic of deciding what gifts to buy. But fear not! I'm here to offer up a tempting selection of gift ideas for the science fiction, fantasy, and horror fans on your gift list. 

For fans who are avid fiction readers ...


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