Search Results: "Mickey Wyte"


BOOK REVIEW

A FASHION TO KILL by Mickey Wyte
Released: April 11, 2012

"A gripping, satisfying whodunit."
When Jack Centaur's niece makes her modeling debut in a crime scene photo, he goes in search of her murderer in Wyte's gritty debut mystery. Read full book review >

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MICKEY MANTLE by Jonah Winter
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 7, 2017

"A loving perspective on a beloved Yankee hero. (Picture book/biography. 7-10)"
Mickey Mantle was a gifted, talented white baseball player who was admired and truly loved by his fans. Read full book review >

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MICKEY & ME by Dan Gutman
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2003

"A thoroughly entertaining mix of fantasy, baseball, and history. (Fiction 10-12)"
Joe Stoshack, known as Stosh, has a special gift. Read full book review >

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Killing Mickey by Charlie Rehor
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 19, 2016

"A satire with hilarious leaps of imagination and a solid core of societal engagement."
Rehor's debut is a gonzo sci-fi comedy about a near-future world of corporate stranglehold where a programmer trying to escape his past may threaten the future. Read full book review >

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MICKEY PRICE by John P. Stanley
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2013

"An adventure punctuated with moments of hilarity and suspense but overall as thin as the interplanetary vacuum. (Science fiction. 10-12)"
In a tale that requires not just the suspension of disbelief, but expulsion of prejudice, NASA sends a group of 1970s fifth-graders to the moon on a secret mission. Read full book review >

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MICKEY MOONBEAM by Mike Brownlow
ADVENTURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2006

"Prime sci-fi adventure for the very young. (Picture book. 3-7)"
A boy astronaut journeys in his spaceship to save an alien pen pal. Read full book review >

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MICKEY AND WILLIE by Allen Barra
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 14, 2013

"Ages are 'golden' only in misty-eyed retrospect, but Barra excels at showing these athletes' superhuman abilities and all-too-human frailties."
Veteran sports journalist and biographer Barra (Yogi Berra, 2009, etc.) returns with a dual biography of two of baseball's all-time greats. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MICKEY OF LAS VEGAS by Sharon Alberta Lee
Released: June 29, 2008

"In general, the information overload isdifficult for an adult to digest let alone a young reader.A valuable lesson in need of streamlining."
This wordy children's tale follows a show dog in Las Vegas whose lack of talent and huge appetiteleads to eventual retirement in Sun City. Read full book review >

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BYLINE: MICKEY SPILLANE by Mickey Spillane
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 15, 2005

"Hardcore Spillane fans (are there any other kind?) will be thrilled. Others may hear a distinct scraping from the bottom of the barrel."
Still more rarities from the vaults of the blood-and-guts king of the 1950s: stories, comics, journalism, poetry. They even show Spillane's softer side. Read full book review >

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THE LAST KNOWN RESIDENCE OF MICKEY ACUNA by Dagoberto Gilb
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 1994

"The genuine Chicano dialogue buzzing over the lazy rec-room activities provides the draw here, but Gilb's overriding earnestness seems at odds with his characters' F.T.W. attitude."
A slight first novel by the author of last year's story collection The Magic of Blood, this details a few months in the lives of regular-guy Mexican-Americans firmly fixed in the here and now. Read full book review >

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MICKEY ROURKE AND THE BLUEBIRD OF HAPPINESS by W.S. Di Piero
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 17, 2017

"What a poet writes when he isn't writing poetry. Will appeal most to fellow poets and students of the form."
A poet's notebook reflections on poetry, prose, art, time, and death. Read full book review >