Search Results: "Michael E.S. Gayed"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 15, 1990

"With scrupulous attention paid to factual accuracy and detail, Gayed's volume could easily function as a fundamental text on stock market investing, but it may overwhelm the average investor."
A thorough, if academic and somewhat dated, explanation of the various forms of stock market analysis. Read full book review >

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THE UNRULY QUEEN by E.S. Redmond
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 2012

"For readers in the mood for a little menace. (Picture book. 4-6)"
A nanny—Mary Poppins' acidic cousin?—outwits a spoiled fusspot using reverse psychology. Read full book review >

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DEATH OF A CLOUD WALKER by E.S. Russell
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 22, 1991

"A small treasure marred only slightly by its hyperbolic conclusion."
An intriguing return for Russell (Nice Enough to Murder, 1971, etc.), whose several years' absence hasn't diminished her skills at plotting or characterization. Read full book review >

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BUG BLONSKY AND HIS VERY LONG LIST OF DON'TS by E.S. Redmond
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 2, 2018

"If the story feels episodic and unresolved, the jokes work, and most of the time, they work twice as well as necessary. (Fiction. 6-9)"
Some humor writers have a rule of thumb: always make the jokes funnier than they need to be. This book is much funnier than it needs to be. Read full book review >

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DEAD EASY by E.S. Russell
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 1, 1992

"Stylistically, a sharp descent from Death of a Cloudwalker (1991)."
Needlessly cryptic psychological mystery, the third featuring Manton, Mass., school principal Ben Louis. Read full book review >

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BELOVED POISON by E.S. Thomson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 15, 2016

"A debut mystery chock full of mysterious doings, riveting historical detail, and so many horrifying anecdotes about the state of medicine in the mid-1800s that you can almost feel the evil miasma rising from the pages."
The coming demolition of St. Saviour's Infirmary in Victorian London marks a decisive chapter for a young woman who's lived her entire life there as a man. Read full book review >

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SEAGULLS DON'T EAT PICKLES by E.S. Farber
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 16, 2013

"It's rollicking fun and a welcome new series, a great boys' counterpart to such stellar girls' series as Ivy + Bean. (Mystery. 8-12)"
Combine the curiosity of three boys, the discovery of a map of an island and the legend of Captain Kidd's buried treasure and what do you get? A funny gem of a middle-grade mystery, the first of a series. Read full book review >

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FELICITY FLOO VISITS THE ZOO by E.S. Redmond
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2009

"Then there's Felicity, with sunken eyes and red beezer, whom you don't have to like to enjoy. (Picture book. 2-5)"
You've heard of Typhoid Mary. Read full book review >

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THE PALMER METHOD by E.S. Goldman
Released: Sept. 21, 1995

"Generous, amiable, and touching: a delight."
Sixteen new stories, plus four reprinted from Big Chocolate Cookies (1988) and Earthly Justice (1990), from octogenarian Goldman: a refreshing reminder that, in writing, a late start takes nothing away from a good eye and strong voice. Read full book review >

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OPERATION FIREBALL by E.S. Farber
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2014

"The ending sets up the next in the series, which involves another bet: Will Fish enter the one-legged whaler's haunted house—on Halloween? Go fish! (Fiction. 8-11)"
Ahoy. The three intrepid boys from Seagulls Don't Eat Pickles (2013) are back in a nautical adventure. Read full book review >

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MICHAEL NESMITH
by Nick A. Zaino III

Michael Nesmith’s first big job in the music industry didn’t make much sense to him. He was hired—along with Davy Jones, Micky Dolenz, and Peter Tork—to be part of a rock and roll band on television called the Monkees. It would change his life in ways he couldn’t quite comprehend. He addresses this in his new memoir, Infinite Tuesday: An ...


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MICHAEL FRANK
by Marjorie Baumgarten

Perhaps you recognize the names of Irving Ravetch and Harriet Frank Jr. A married couple, they were Hollywood screenwriters responsible for authoring such Oscar-nominated classics as Hud and Norma Rae. Active from the late Forties through the mid-Eighties, the collaborators built a reputation for quality scripts based on their eight films with maverick filmmaker Martin Ritt and their screen adaptations ...


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