Search Results: "Lisa Wong"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: May 20, 2012

"Wong's message is simple yet profound: Music heals."
With the assistance of playbill.com founder Viagas (I'm the Greatest Star: Broadway's Top Musical Legends from 1900 to Today, 2009, etc.), Wong sums up her experiences as president of Boston's Longwood Symphony Orchestra. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

QUACKERS by Liz Wong
by Liz Wong, illustrated by Liz Wong
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 22, 2016

"Both relevant and adorable. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A cat who thinks he's a duck learns about himself. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: May 17, 1996

"Tellingly detailed recollections of the journeys of an observant and engaged traveler through interesting times. (Author tour)"
A crackerjack journalist's (she's a George Polk Award winner) immensely entertaining and enlightening account of what she learned during several extended sojourns in the People's Republic of China. Read full book review >

BLOG POST

LISA CAREY
by Megan Labrise

The Stolen Child may be set on a fairy-filled Irish island, but it is “Magical realism of the best kind, utterly devoid of whimsy,” according to Kirkus’ starred review.

“My friends loved that quote, ‘utterly devoid of whimsy,’ ” says author Lisa Carey, who was recently abroad in Turkey, where we reached her by phone. “They said that ...


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BOOK REVIEW

Released: Aug. 7, 2012

"While not as action-packed as the first two Yellow Green Beret books, this third certainly holds its own for readers interested in the U.S. military and life at West Point."
The third installment from author Wong (Yellow Green Beret Vol. II, 2012, etc.) about the nitty-gritty realities of life as a U.S. Special Forces officer. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: April 6, 2012

"Required reading for those interested in the Green Berets or life in the U.S. Army."
More accounts about the life and making of a U.S. Special Forces officer from author Wong (Yellow Green Beret: Volume I, 2011). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 2, 2012

"A joyful return to the paroxysms of laughter lurking in the American Midwest."
Violence, soy sauce and zombie survivalists abound in this clever and funny sequel to John Dies at the End (2009). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SWEARING OFF STARS by Danielle Wong
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 3, 2017

"An engaging romantic tale that also calls for equality."
An American student at the University of Oxford in 1919 falls in love with a dynamic women's rights activist in this debut novel. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CULTURAL REVOLUTION by Norman Wong
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 10, 1994

"That title story lends luster to an otherwise rather tepid collection that lacks an emotional charge."
Four generations of a family that evolves from Chinese to Chinese-American are spanned in these 11 linked stories from newcomer Wong. Read full book review >