Search Results: "Mary Glickman"


BOOK REVIEW

MARCHING TO ZION by Mary Glickman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 12, 2013

"The author abandons the most relatable character in the narrative to focus on a weaker, less interesting—and in many ways, more predictable—story."
Characters are kicked to the side of the road with little afterthought in Glickman's (One More River, 2011, etc.) tale of forbidden love and intolerance, set in the South during the early 1900s. Read full book review >

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SOUNDING THE WATERS by James Glickman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 1996

"A skillful exposition of very little: Glickman seems to have mastered the politician's art of using rhetoric to inflate the mundane without transfiguring its shape."
On his first outing, Glickman takes us into the deep waters of political turmoil in a tale that carries its resemblance to All the King's Men a bit too heavily and far. Read full book review >

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STOLEN WORDS by Mark Glickman
NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 1, 2016

"The text is approachable and the material is invaluable. The written word prevails."
The odyssey of Jewish books in the wake of the Holocaust. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 12, 1993

"Bland conversations informed largely by the author's profeminist bias."
A pastiche of interviews with daughters of women who struggled individually and collectively as part of the women's movement of the 60's and 70's. Read full book review >

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BERNADETTE IN THE DOGHOUSE by Susan Glickman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2011

"A satisfying sequel leaving room for more. (Fiction. 7-9) "
When her former best friend Jasmine comes to visit during winter break, third-grader Bernadette ignores her current friends, hurting their feelings and coming close to breaking up the Lunch Bunch. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: June 1, 2016

"Entertaining common-sense advice for parents to ensure that their children don't run amok."
Sensible suggestions on how to raise your children so they don't become screaming brats who offend everyone around them. Read full book review >

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BERNADETTE AND THE LUNCH BUNCH by Susan Glickman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 15, 2009

"Allard's occasional line drawings show a diverse cast of characters and add to the appeal of this substantial chapter book first published in Canada in 2008. (Fiction. 7-9)"
First her best friend moves away and then the school system excludes third graders from the science fair competition. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 15, 1996

"A frank, fascinating memoir by a remarkable reporter. (47 illustrations, not seen)"
The legendary athlete and broadcasting pioneer recounts with great emotion the triumphs and setbacks of nearly seven decades in the sporting world. 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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CABINS IN THE WOODS
by Leila Roy

There were twenty-five letters in all. They went to girls who lived in apartment buildings in cities and farmhouses in the country and condos in the suburbs. Each letter invited its recipient to spend a week at Camp So-and-So, a lakeside retreat for girls nestled high in the Starveling Mountains, on a merit scholarship. Each letter came with a registration ...
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BOOK REVIEW

THE SCROLLS OF NEF by Gary Glickman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2015

"An enjoyable, somewhat overlong fantasy of clashing beliefs."
In Glickman's (Aura, 2004, etc.) third novel, two princes face a threat that is both physical and philosophical.Read full book review >