Search Results: "Lindsay Moynihan"


BOOK REVIEW

THE WAITING TREE by Lindsay Moynihan
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 14, 2013

"Only for readers who have exhausted everything else in the LGBT section; hope for better from Moynihan and fledgling publisher Amazon. (Fiction. 14 & up)"
Being gay in a small Southern town is never easy; it's harder still when everyone knows and no one approves. Read full book review >

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HIDING DINOSAURS by Dan Moynihan
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 15, 2015

"An intriguing cover, attractive, action-filled illustrations, and an amusing story add up to a beginning reader with solid appeal. (Early reader. 5-8)"
In this comical emergent reader, a half-dozen eggs that are past their sell-by date provide a big surprise when they hatch into baby dinosaurs. Read full book review >

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THE VOYAGE OF THE <i>ROSE CITY</i> by John Moynihan
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 4, 2011

"An honest portrayal of a lonely life at sea, Moynihan's adventures aboard the Rose City are exciting, but it is his overwhelming desire for acceptance that will resonate most with readers."
Occasionally self-indulgent but intriguing memoir by the now-deceased Moynihan, chronicling the time he served as a Merchant Marine aboard the Rose City. Read full book review >

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YOGA HOTEL by Maura Moynihan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 12, 2003

"Not always in balance, but engaging, sympathetic, and capably done."
A first collection from screenwriter-singer Moynihan, daughter of the late New York senator, chronicles the cultural clashes between India and its Western aficionados. Read full book review >

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BOOGIE-WOOGIE by Danny Moynihan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 14, 2001

"Moynihan knows the right names to drop, from Basquiat to Anna Sui to Da Silvano; now all he needs to do is learn how to write a novel."
British art dealer Moynihan's fiction debut aspires to satire but achieves only a caricature of the New York art scene. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 5, 1996

"A wide-angle socioeconomic audit that's long on perceptions but unremarkable in its promised counsel to aging Baby Boomers and Generation Xers on how to prosper in the brave new millennial world of tomorrow."
An upbeat evaluation of America's postindustrial future that offers intriguing if cursory perspectives on domestic economic prospects. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 15, 1996

Liberal social policy—once regnant, now at bay—is the subject of this loosely organized, often bitterly observant collection of essays and speeches by New York's senior US senator. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: March 1, 1993

"The latest in a series (On the Law of Nations, 1990, etc.) demonstrating that Moynihan may be America's foremost literary politician—someone who can advance policy as cogently on the written page as on the stump."
A timely, informed plea from New York's senior US senator ``to make the world safe for and from ethnicity.'' Moynihan presented an early version of this material in November 1991 as a lecture at Oxford; he's updated that text with notes on such events as the ``ethnic cleansing'' occurring in Bosnia. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 1998

"An intelligent, ironic postmortem on a system that is not only outdated but was flawed from the start. (8 b&w photos, not seen)"
The senior US senator from New York analyzes the roots of America's obsession with government secrecy and convincingly pleads for its dismantling. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PELLY AND MR. HARRISON VISIT THE  MOON by Lindsay Ward
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2011

"All in all, a light, imaginative romp. (Picture book. 4-7)"
The going-to-bed routine morphs into a fantastic adventure when Pelly notices an unusual fixture attached to her family's bathtub. Read full book review >

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BROBARIANS by Lindsay Ward
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 14, 2017

"Good and campy and a fine opportunity for vocabulary building. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Two brothers, two great warriors—two brobarians!—engage in an epic backyard battle, until the "magic that ruled all" (aka mother) calls them in. Read full book review >

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ROSCO VS. THE BABY by Lindsay Ward
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 14, 2016

"Call the ref—this bulldog and baby are down for the count. (Picture book. 3-7)"
A French bulldog learns to love the new baby at his house. Read full book review >