Search Results: "Marianne Moore"


BOOK REVIEW

THE SELECTED LETTERS OF MARIANNE MOORE by Marianne Moore
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 14, 1997

"A dramatic and witty revelation. (24 photos, not seen)"
A massive literary treasure trove. Read full book review >

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LUCY AND COMPANY by Marianne Dubuc
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 6, 2016

"A charming book about the joy of sharing with friends, with the added benefit of reinforcing counting skills. (Picture book. 3-5)"
An adventurous little girl explores the natural world around her with her animal friends. Read full book review >

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BEDTIME BLESSINGS by Marianne Richmond
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 4, 2016

"A sweet but inessential offering for families who desire a bedtime story with a Christian theme. (Picture book/religion. 3-6)"
A gentle bedtime story written as a prayer lists many reasons to be thankful. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LA MOREAU by Marianne Gray
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 15, 1996

"Gray has certain narrative gifts, but this is simply not a thorough biography. (16 pages b&w photos)"
Like a five-and-dime store, this perfunctory biography of French leading lady Moreau lays everything out, but nothing is particularly valuable. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 1, 1998

"Notably straightforward recounting'sans melodrama—of the pain,frustration, and feelings of helplessness experienced by Apostolides and her fellow travelers."
Persuasive in its realism, this brief journal attempts to be a guidebook for the girls and women—and their friends, relatives, and therapists—who suffer from eating disorders. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

A WOMAN'S WORTH by Marianne Williamson
NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 1993

``In writing this book I have no purpose other than a creative spill of my own guts,'' proclaims Williamson at the start of these seven inspirational essays aimed at resurrecting the sacred feminine in today's women. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 5, 1998

"As a general critique of 12-step programs, it leaves a lot to be desired. (Author tour)"
Here's a lesson in how to take a potentially intriguing idea and beat it to death. Read full book review >

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A SUGGESTION OF DEATH by Marianne Wesson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 8, 2000

"Wesson's prose style is both careful and pleasing, her heroine so likable that you'll forgive the walkabout. (Author tour)"
After a striking debut (Render up the Body, 1997), Wesson returns with a solid performance in which a mistreated young girl and a courageous lawyer battle for justice. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 7, 2010

"Heartwarming."
A mother's passion-filled memoir of her fight to give her disabled son the life he deserved. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

RENDER UP THE BODY by Marianne Wesson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 1, 1998

"For everyone else, though: an audacious, unsettling mixture of legal suspense and morality play. (Book-of- the-Month Club alternate selection)"
Newcomer Wesson, a prosecutor-turned-defense-attorney, melds Dead Man Walking with the legal thriller formula in her provocative debut. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

I BELIEVE IN YOU by Marianne Richmond
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2011

"Despite its overall good intentions, the book feels rushed and ill considered, with little offered by way of identification to get readers involved. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Well-intentioned cheerleading falls flat. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE LION AND THE BIRD by Marianne Dubuc
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2014

"A sensitive, uplifting meditation. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Canadian artist Dubuc delivers a quiet story that knits together themes of friendship and the circle of seasons. Read full book review >