Search Results: "Molly Shannon"


BOOK REVIEW

SHANNON by Frank Delaney
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 10, 2009

"A well-crafted, satisfying work of historical fiction, as are all of Delaney's novels; respectful of the facts while not cowed by them, and full of life."
A rousing tale of forbidden love, civil war, horrible death and other things Irish. Read full book review >

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MOLLY by Nancy J. Jones
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 2000

"A pathway of good intentions."
A first-timer enters the let's rewrite Lolita sweepstakes—and, hands down, doesn't win. Read full book review >

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SHANNON MILLER by Claudia Miller
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 1, 1999

"As an Olympic gymnast, Shannon Miller had the eyes of the world on her, but this overly technical treatment won—t put her on the bestseller podium where fellow gymnast Dominique Moceanu once stood. (8 color, 42 b&w illustrations, not seen)"
A proud and devoted mother's overdone portrait of her celebrated gymnast daughter's trials and triumphs. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

IMAGINING MOLLY by Sharyn Gale
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 25, 2017

"A beautifully written and psychologically intelligent thriller."
In this novel, a mother desperately tries to find her abducted child—while receiving telepathic messages. Read full book review >

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TILLY THE TRICKSTER by Molly Shannon
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2011

"Not many deep lessons here—just good mean fun. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Young Tilly is not just a trickster; she is a wayward imp of the just-this-side-of-mean school of mischief making. Read full book review >

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MOLLY DONNELLY by Jean Thesman
FICTION
Released: April 1, 1993

"Not bad, but far from this storyteller's compelling best. (Fiction. 12-16)"
The author of several well-plotted if melodramatic novels (The Rain Catchers, 1991) uses the straightforward narration of a young Irish-American as a framework for depicting the WW II years in Seattle. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: July 3, 1998

"Mahoney's heart and soul are in suspension—he loves his primate charges, he kills his primate charges; even his gentling kindness doesn't let him off the hook, and he knows it."
The life story, and heartrending ruminations, of Mahoney, a good veterinarian operating in the suspect terrain of medical research on primates. Read full book review >

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WHERE'S MOLLY? by Uli Waas
by Uli Waas, illustrated by Uli Waas, translated by Rosemary Lanning
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 1993

"Lop-eared Molly's a charmer. (Easy reader. 5-8)"
An engaging story about a Jack Russell terrier that, startled by the fireworks at midnight on New Year's Eve, disappears through an open door. Read full book review >

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MOLLY AND BABOU by James Mahoney
Released: June 19, 2014

"A heartwarming and educational tale of friendships among different species."
Retired veterinarian Mahoney (From Elephants to Mice, 2010, etc.) and his wife, a debut author who has worked as a teacher, relate the fictionalized adventures of their real-life dogs in this engaging romp. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Molly Bonamici by James Mulhern
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2016

"A gleefully and wonderfully odd protagonist eases readers into a bare-bones plot."
Mulhern's (Assumptions and Other Stories, 2016, etc.) drama covers years in the life of Molly Bonamici, who's indifferent to death and whose most discernible emotion is emptiness. Read full book review >

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MOLLY IVINS by Bill Minutaglio
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 10, 2009

"Aspiring journalists, read this—and then get to work."
Sturdy life of the hardworking, hard-living Texas journalist, commentator and bane of Bushes everywhere. Read full book review >

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MOLLY BANNAKY by Alice McGill
Released: Sept. 1, 1999

"These don't destroy the suspense, but will compromise the accessibility of the story for children. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A sneeze and a cow kicking over the milk launches this true tale of a 17-year-old dairymaid in England in 1683; Molly was subsequently accused of stealing her lordship's milk and brought before a court. Read full book review >