Search Results: "Mary T. Ficalora"


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NON-FICTION

"An unpredictable tonic for what ails America."
New age approach to economic and political reform in the United States. 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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THE CONSERVANCY by T. T.  Escurel
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 11, 2013

"Suspenseful, efficiently written YA."
Entertaining, plot-driven YA sci-fi that blends time travel with ethics and humor. Read full book review >

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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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WINE AND WORK by T. Mullen
NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 10, 2012

"A fine, maverick company of winemakers hold court about the thing they love best: communing with the world of the grape."
From a global cast of winemakers come intimate, revealing comments about their art, which swing between invigorating to mellow. Read full book review >

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UNDRESSING THE MOON by T. Greenwood
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 2001

"Victimhood in all its glory."
A 30-year-old woman, near death, comes to grips with her mother's abandonment of the family 15 years earlier. Read full book review >

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GODS DON'T SLEEP by T. Thompson

"A genre-busting, surprisingly thoughtful novel, though inconclusive."
A teenager turns into a vampire—but that's not the weird part of this paranormal YA novel. Read full book review >

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FREYA ON THE WALL by T. Degens
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: March 1, 1997

"While it is not a page-turner, this novel is studded with subtle connections and concepts. (Fiction. 12+)"
From Degens (On the Third Ward, 1990), an intricate, cerebral picture of life in East Germany just before the Berlin Wall's destruction, as seen through the eyes of a teenager with family on both sides of the Iron Curtain. Read full book review >

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BREATHING WATER by T. Greenwood
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 1999

"Familiar themes with a slight twist, but, nevertheless, still more familiar than not."
In a first novel that strains for effect, a young woman summering in Vermont finds healing and happiness after an abusive relationship ends. Read full book review >

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Let Your Light So Shine by T. Fields
NON-FICTION
Released: May 6, 2011

"A passionate sermon on the pervasiveness of love in Christian teaching and its overwhelming importance in Christian life."
A short manual about the theory and practice of Christian love. Read full book review >