Search Results: "Marlo Thomas"


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THANKS & GIVING by Marlo Thomas
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 2, 2004

Thomas does her compilation thing again, gathering like-themed stories, anecdotes, poems, scripts, songs, cartoons, and illustrations from over 80 celebrity contributors. Read full book review >

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ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: April 8, 2014

"Mostly stimulating stories of women's achievements sure to generate new ideas; best read in doses."
Success stories from women who have taken their lives in new directions. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 1, 2010

"Good for beach-readers interested in celebrity memoir and famous comedians."
That Girl star and Emmy-winning TV veteran attempts to find out how humor works. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2008

"Packaged with a CD (not heard). (Anthology. 9-11)"
Some 35 or so years on, a self-empowerment classic gets a long-overdue makeover featuring minor changes to the written content but nearly all-new art. Read full book review >

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MESSAGE FROM FOREVER by Marlo Morgan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 1998

"Overall, her version of aboriginal life sounds much less presumptuous than New Ageism, and far more attractive."
Based on aboriginal beliefs, a yea-saying —wisdom book— by the author of the originally self-published Mutant Message Down Under, which, by 1994, had sold 370,000 copies in Australia alone. Read full book review >

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EVERY TIME I SPEAK, I WANT THE TRUTH TO COME OUT
by Mandy Wan

BOOK REPORT for The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

Cover Story: Statementastic
BFF Charm: Platinum Edition
Swoonworthy Scale:
 6
Talky Talk: A Star(r) Is Born
Bonus Factors:
 Political Activism, Awesome Family, Community
Relationship Status: Head Over Heels

Cover Story: Statementastic

Simple and perfect. Although I'll give it the benefit of the doubt that Starr is, indeed, in ...


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ANGIE THOMAS
by Maya Payne Smart

It’s tempting to think of Angie Thomas’ YA novel The Hate U Give as being ripped straight from the latest headlines about an unarmed black person shot by the police. But that would miss the point that for many people, Thomas included, the news is not only news: it is lived experience—raw and achingly intimate. And the lives stolen are ...


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THE FOURTH K by Marlo Puzo
Released: Jan. 18, 1990

Fiercely moral, magisterial melodrama that shows Puzo (The Godfather) a Balzac at the top of his form. Read full book review >

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MUTANT MESSAGE DOWN UNDER by Marlo Morgan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 14, 1994

"In any case, it's the old story: An earnest person strides out into the world and returns—a New Age prophet glowing with the wisdom of indigenous cultures—to tell us that we are living life out of balance. (First printing of 250,000; Literary Guild selection; author tour)"
Morgan's originally self-published fictional account of her trek with Aborigines in Australia's outback has already sold over 370,000 copies. Read full book review >

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The Ghost Chronicles by Marlo Berliner
Released: Nov. 4, 2015

"Some of the story covers familiar terrain, but bonus dramatic and paranormal elements give this winsome tale flavor."
In this YA supernatural debut, a teen's death renders him a ghost, who finds romance, confronts demons, and wonders why his soul, unlike so many others, hasn't moved on. Read full book review >

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MS. SHERLOCK HOLMES
by Laurie Muchnick

It’s funny how similar books come in clumps—one month there will be five novels with “girl” in the title, or everything will be coming up Paris. This early autumn sees three mysteries related to Sherlock Holmes (though, admittedly, almost every season sees mysteries related to Sherlock Holmes), all with a feminist spin. The House at Baker Street, by Michelle Birkby ...


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A STUDY IN MUST-READ AUTHORS
by Bobbi Dumas

So you all are Sherry Thomas fans, right?

I sincerely hope so! She’s seriously one of the smartest writers out there, and for whatever reason, her novels hit all my romance buttons. 

Last fall she released A Study in Scarlet Women, an intriguing new take on the Sherlock Holmes canon. (It got a great review and was named one ...


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