Search Results: "Michelle Cady"


BOOK REVIEW

MICHELLE OBAMA by Peter Slevin
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 7, 2015

"Slevin delivers a somewhat fawning portrait, but when necessary, he is willing to criticize and reveal his subject's missteps."
A Chicago-based journalist probes the fortunate yet humble upbringing of the first lady and, in a tedious refrain, her effective blackness. Read full book review >

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ELIZABETH CADY STANTON by Lori D. Ginzberg
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 9, 2009

"Brings to life a complex woman whose place in the history of women's rights has been somewhat overshadowed by that of her colleague Susan B. Anthony."
A well-documented, well-balanced account of the life of "the founding philosopher of the American movement for woman's rights." Read full book review >

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COMMON SENSELESS by Ashley Glenn Miller
Released: June 19, 2012

"A lighthearted primer for college freshmen out on their own for the first time."
A comedic memoir for the 20-something college student looking to laugh off embarrassing and awkward situations. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 10, 2017

"While writing about the first lady, most of these perceptive essayists are also writing about themselves and their country, showing the shifts in perception and possibility that she has helped inspire."
A collection of essays that genuflect before a first lady like no other. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY
Released: May 10, 2011

"This thoughtful portrayal of two complex women is further enhanced by comprehensive backmatter, making this an invaluable addition to the literature of suffrage. (Nonfiction. 12 & up)"
Two of the most iconic figures in women's history were linked in deep friendship as well as commitment to the most contentious causes in 19th-century America: antislavery and woman suffrage. Read full book review >

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MICHELLE CARTLIDGE'S BOOK OF WORDS by Michelle Cartlidge
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 1994

"The only surprises here are disappointing. (Fiction/Picture book. 2-6)"
In this standard word book from Cartlidge (A Mouses's Diary, 1982, etc.), a family of mice are followed through some typical events: getting dressed, going to school, shopping, attending a birthday party for Brother Mouse. Read full book review >

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THE OFF SEASON by Jack Cady
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 14, 1995

"The lively writing and good insight into the human condition barely mask a ragged, too-familiar tale."
Cady (Inagehi, 1994, etc.) lampoons his Puget Sound stomping ground in this loopy, somewhat loose-limbed eighth novel: a saga of good and evil battling for the souls of a Washington tourist town trapped in its past. Read full book review >

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MY SPY by Bina Cady Kiyonaga
NON-FICTION
Released: March 7, 2000

"A salutary reminder of the terrible personal toll paid by unlikely innocents in the secret war against communism."
A CIA widow's frank, often poignant account of her life and marriage. Read full book review >

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THE EXECUTIONER’S MASK by Dick Cady
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 1, 2004

"First-rate prose, crisply drawn characters, and a clever solution—if you can survive the parade of clichéd plot points long enough to reach it."
A maverick lawyer has only days to save a career criminal from execution for killing a decorated cop. Read full book review >

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THE HAUNTING OF HOOD CANAL by Jack Cady
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 1, 2001

"You would have to be deaf to miss the John Millington Synge in Cady's twanging, Twain-like tall tale. But you can always depend on Cady for a full-blooded monster and a big damn contest between good and evil. It's that Pacific Northwest darkness coursing in his veins, whatever the comedy."
Uncivil actions at the Hood Canal find an immortal entity dragging cars into the Puget Sound sluice's wide and dismal depths. Read full book review >

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A FEW GOOD MURDERS by Cady Kalian
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 7, 2007

"If you think of Stephanie Plum as the paradigmatic cookie, Maggie (As Dead as it Gets, 2005) is strictly a cookie-cutter sleuth."
Her second time around, Maggie Mars—journalist, screenwriter, "chick dick"—goes one on one with a Hollywood diva. Read full book review >