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: 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

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: 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 >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 15, 2010

"A bit too impassive, but a solid contribution to Chinese American history."
A century in the saga of a Chinese American family. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

RITA WILL by Rita Mae Brown
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 6, 1997

"But for the better-than-truth version, and to spend time with someone more likable than the real Brown, go back to Rubyfruit Jungle, the only-slightly-autobiographical novel that made her famous. (Author tour)"
A novelist's autobiography shows that truth is not always as much fun as fiction. Read full book review >

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OUTFOXED by Rita Mae Brown
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 1, 2000

"Original, funny, poignant, irresistible: Brown's best work in years. (Author tour)"
Some of the people are wise, some foolish, some murderous. Read full book review >

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HOTSPUR by Rita Mae Brown
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 1, 2002

"Just right, as usual, for readers who like this sort of thing."
Resurrecting the gabby hounds, foxes, horses, owls, pussycats, and humans of Charlottesville, Virginia (Outfoxed, 2000, etc.), Brown has them all talking about the latest travail in the sanguinary history of the Jefferson Hunt Club: A morning ride under the auspices of Master of the Hunt, septuagenarian "Sister" Jane Arnold, accidentally unearths a corpse that's been interred for 21 years. Read full book review >

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THE HOUNDS AND THE FURY by Rita Mae Brown
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 17, 2006

"As fast-paced as the foxhunts Brown clearly loves, with Sister an older version of Harry Haristeen in the popular Mrs. Murphy series (Sour Puss, March 2006, etc.). Though the villain's not hard to find, Brown makes the hunt enjoyable."
The quarry is human when a murderer joins the foxhunt. Read full book review >

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CAT OF THE CENTURY by Rita Mae Brown
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 6, 2010

"While many of the human characters seem interchangeable in their combination of down-home folksiness and tribal-elder gravitas, her animals are witty as ever."
Aunt Tally's centennial provides more excitement than anyone bargained for when alumni-association members get up to no good. Read full book review >