Search Results: "Lonna Mae"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: July 26, 2011

"The third volume of this series doesn't provide the same easy, absorbing read as previous installments."
Mae (Too Cubed Unauthorized: Volume II, 2011, etc.) returns with the third installment of her fictional unauthorized biography of psychedelic rock band Too Cubed. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Sept. 16, 2011

"Seasoned veterans of the psychedelic music scene may see parallels to modern-day band Phish but the heavy drug use may turn off outsiders."
The early days of a jam band show it's all been a long, strange trip. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Sept. 13, 2011

"Despite its weaknesses, it's all but impossible to not close the back cover and immediately pick up the next installment."
The second installment of Mae's (Too Cubed Unauthorized: Volume I, 2011) detailed saga of fictional band Too Cubed picks up where the first left off. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: May 30, 2011

"A great concept with an intriguing ending that would have been better served if the four volumes had been condensed into two."
The fourth and final volume of Mae's fictionalized, unauthorized biography of psychedelic rock band Too Cubed. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MAE MURRAY by Michael G. Ankerich
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Dec. 5, 2012

"Will appeal to film buffs and readers interested in the rise and burnout of long-ago Hollywood stars."
An extensively researched look at the life of silent-movie star Mae Murray (1885-1965). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MAE WEST by Jill Watts
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 23, 2001

"She done her wrong."
Did the sassy, hip-wiggling Hollywood goddess of the double-entendre base her image, her career, and her comedy on African-American culture? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MAE WEST by Simon Louvish
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 21, 2006

"Enlightening, exhaustively comprehensive look at an entertainer who unapologetically shimmied sexuality into the mainstream."
Seasoned show-biz biographer Louvish (Man on the Flying Trapeze, 1997, etc.) digs deeper into the saucy bombshell's hidden life. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PHEOBE MAE by Bettye Hammer Givens
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 24, 2006

"A historical romance that lacks both historical grounding and touching romance."
The driest slice of historical fiction aimlessly following one woman's insipid life. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WINNIE MAE by H.B. Lewis
by H.B. Lewis, illustrated by H.B. Lewis
ADVENTURE
Released: Oct. 1, 1998

"The book may captivate older boys with dreams of flying, if they can be book-talked past the picture-book format. (Picture book. 8-11)"
A beautiful but over-designed book—it has a small, thin typeface that is difficult to read—about a boy and his model planes. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MOLLY AND MAE by Danny Parker
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 5, 2017

"Lively and lovely. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A friendship is formed, nearly lost, and re-established on a long train journey. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WALLY AND MAE by Christa Kempter
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2008

"The friction disappears a little too easily, but this isn't exactly The Odd Couple. (Picture book. 6-8)"
Though the cover depicts a closer alliance than the story ever quite achieves, this take on compromise provides fuel for thought. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MAE AND THE MOON by Jami Gigot
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 8, 2015

"Not spectacularly innovative but sweet just the same. (Picture book. 3-6) "
A little girl loves the moon and worries when it disappears. Read full book review >