Search Results: "Marcy Barack"


BOOK REVIEW

SEASON SONG by Marcy Barack
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2002

"An appealing first foray into the wonders of Mother Nature, from the Harper Growing Tree series. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Sprightly verses arranged in rhyming couplets describe the various hallmarks of the four seasons. Read full book review >

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A Misplaced Woman by Marcy Heidish
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 26, 2016

"A collection that beautifully finds the holy in the eccentric, the homeless, and the disregarded."
This cycle of poems explores homelessness through one woman's experience of falling from her privileged, educated status. Read full book review >

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TWINS by Marcy Dermansky
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 6, 2005

"Sometimes despairing, sometimes blackly humorous, always engrossing and thoroughly original. A wonderful debut."
Dermansky's first novel embraces and transcends the coming of age genre by overlapping the stories of twin sisters. Read full book review >

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Released: April 1, 1996

"From raunch to romance, from literary to lightweight."
The fourth in the most successful series so far of erotica written by women, this time edited by a contributor to the previous Herotica books and a writer for publications such as Penthouse and On Our Backs. Read full book review >

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BAD MARIE by Marcy Dermansky
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2010

"Some will find this morally ambiguous little romp delicious, others repellent."
Marie truly is bad—a toddler kidnapping, husband stealing ex-con with a giant chip on her shoulder. Read full book review >

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THE RED CAR by Marcy Dermansky
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 11, 2016

"Dermansky delivers a captivating novel about the pursuit of joy that combines dreamlike logic with dark humor, wry observation, and gritty feminism."
Shocked by the death of her former boss, a young writer leaves her life in New York for a second chance at happiness in San Francisco. Read full book review >

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DEADLINE by Marcy Heidish
Released: June 24, 1991

"An impressive mystery debut by a gifted writer."
Nan Skillen, 35, is a crime reporter for a big Washington paper. Read full book review >

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Released: April 1, 1999

"There is basically something here for everyone, though, with one piece ('The Adventure of Marriage') even offering a paean to (standard) matrimony."
The sixth anthology of erotic fiction edited by Sheiner continues the recent tradition of writing and evaluating pornography from a female perspective—welcome reading to anyone who finds such an approach interesting or important. Read full book review >

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THE TORCHING by Marcy Heidish
Released: March 1, 1992

"A peppy, hard-working, shuddery mystery-suspense with supernatural overtones."
Heidish, author of fictional biographies of women with extra dimensions of spiritual or psychological strength—Tubman, Hutchinson, Seton—has tried her hand at mystery successfully (Deadline, 1992) and here utilizes, with considerable verve, that staple of mystic tales and science fiction—the scraping together of two time periods while the protagonist unwittingly unlocks the time-travel door. Read full book review >

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Where Do Things Go? by Marcy Heidish
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 11, 2016

"Poems full of linguistic delights and keen emotion."
A powerful collection of poetry in which humor is tinged with sadness and grief is leavened with warmth. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

UNDERNEATH EVERYTHING by Marcy Beller Paul
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 27, 2015

"As it turns out, what's really underneath everything just isn't all that compelling. (Fiction. 13-17)"
After dropping off the social grid for a year and a half, Mattie decides to attend a party that will change the course of her senior year in ways she never could have imagined. Read full book review >