Search Results: "Marcy Cottrell Houle"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: April 25, 1991

"Loosely organized and occasionally sparse on detail, but an enlightening cautionary take nonetheless."
A charmingly personal account of biologist Houle's work with peregrine falcons. 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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THE SLEEPER WAKES by Marcy Knopf
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 30, 1993

"Not always a great read, but the only anthology of its kind."
Fourteen black women write of racism and exploitation, passing southern folkways, social and color discrimination within the black community, and love and corruption among upper-class whites—all in styles that range from romantic melodrama to social realism, irony to broad humor. Read full book review >

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THE WRITINGS OF SILVANUS by Dana Cottrell
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 31, 2016

"An unevenly paced historical novel aimed at a Christian audience."
In Cottrell's (Visions and Dreams, 2011, etc.) novel, lost scrolls tell the story of a Greek woman's unwavering faith and rise to power.Read full book review >

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CONFESSIONS OF AN ANESTHESIOLOGIST by William Cottrell
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 23, 2016

"An immersive look at one man's multi-decade journey as a doctor."
A retired anesthesiologist tells his life story in this all-encompassing autobiography. 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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CEMETERY MURDERS by Jean Marcy
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 1997

"The detection in Marcy's first novel—with sidelights on the nursing home staff, Aunt M's heirs, and an inexcusably tangential missing poodle—would have been more distinctive if Meg weren't so obsessed with getting into Linquist's pants."
Three homeless women have been plucked from the streets of St. Read full book review >

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30 Things Good Teachers Know and Great Teachers Do by Marcy Hayes
Released: Dec. 20, 2013

"Although aimed at Christian teachers, even those of other or no faiths may find some valuable suggestions in this little book."
Expanding on the mentoring role she developed as she supervised teachers in training, a middle school English teacher weaves experience, anecdotes and faith into a resource for educators. Read full book review >