Search Results: "Lorraine T. Miller"


BOOK REVIEW

THE SEARCH by Eric Heuvel
FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 2009

"Gripping and visceral, these two volumes together are must-haves. (Graphic historical fiction. 10 & up)"
Evocatively written and deftly illustrated, this graphic novel about the Holocaust might be one of the best since Maus. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 29, 2006

"Another epitaph for Mr. Bush's War, and a book sure to fascinate—and anger—its readers."
Mesopotamia is a capitalist's dreamscape. As one put it, "If the United States was going to the trouble of invading Iraq, shouldn't American companies reap the rewards?" Read full book review >

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MARY MILLER
by Stephanie Buschardt

Despite its title, there’s not a lot of happiness going around in Mary Miller’s new collection, Always Happy Hour. “There is nothing more disgusting, really, than people enjoying themselves so thoroughly when you’re miserable,” writes Miller in the book’s opening story, a rather grim yet appropriate introduction to the morbid hilarity that’s to come in the following pages. More ...


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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 1996

"This book should be required reading for all first-year law school students—and for any woman contemplating a legal career."
An extensively researched indictment of the sexism that still pervades our legal system. Read full book review >

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THE DUKE AND THE LADY IN RED by Lorraine Heath
ROMANCE
Released: April 28, 2015

"A beautiful, unconventional romance that entwines two fierce, lonely hearts who believed they were unlovable and reminds us of the best and worst of human nature."
Determined to protect her clan of social outcasts, swindler Rosalind Sharpe comes to London with a con in mind but gets caught in a web of desire and deceit with the roguish Duke of Avendale. Read full book review >

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SOY LA AVON LADY by Lorraine López
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2001

"López is an original, and this fine collection, which won its publisher's inaugural Miguel Marmol Prize for fiction, is a thoroughgoing delight."
Assimilation into American culture and abrasive family dynamics are the subjects of the 11 finely crafted stories gathered in this striking debut collection. Read full book review >

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THE REALM OF HUNGRY SPIRITS by Lorraine López
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 2, 2011

"An entertaining appreciation of one woman's journey, sometimes ribald and funny, sometimes ironic and self-deprecating."
Marina Lucero reads the Dalai Lama, ponders Gandhi and yearns for inner peace. What she has is a challenging and needy family and a demanding and clueless set of friends. Read full book review >

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LOVING LOCKS WITH SHAREE MILLER
by Julie Danielson

In a recent opinion piece at Blavity, [currently inaccessible online],  guest author and children’s book reviewer “kirkwood1692” weighs in on what she describes as a surge (for various reasons she notes in her piece) in the scholarly interest of the representation of black girls in children’s literature. Of course, the author writes, “just because a book has a ...


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BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 15, 2016

"An engaging travelogue that provides a good example of how one person tirelessly pursued his dream to fruition."
A parallel narrative of French explorer René-Robert Cavelier La Salle's 1680s trek to the mouth of the Mississippi River and an intrepid 1976 journey by a group of Midwestern youth. Read full book review >

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THE ROOM AND THE CHAIR by Lorraine Adams
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 11, 2010

"Adams remains an enormously stimulating writer; greater artistic discipline could put her over the top."
Sparky but overcrowded successor to the memorable Harbor (2004) can't decide if it's primarily a Washington novel or an espionage-oriented work refracting America's global reach. Read full book review >

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HARBOR by Lorraine Adams
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 1, 2004

"Adams runs the gamut from farce to horror. If her reach occasionally exceeds her grasp, that detracts only minimally from a fine success."
One of America's oldest stories, the immigrant adventure, is magically new in this stunning debut about Algerians in Boston. Read full book review >