Search Results: "Nancy Lee Canfield"


BOOK REVIEW

A ROSE FOR MY MOTHER by Nancy Lee Canfield
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 14, 2010

"An inspirational, unsentimental tale of overcoming the odds."
An account of one woman's turbulent childhood and her paranormal awakening. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Oct. 1, 1996

"An invaluable anthology."
Masterworks Of Latin American Short Fiction ($25.00; Oct. 1996; 400 pp.; 0-06-431502-9): A wonderful gathering of eight novellas, prefaced by a lengthy and knowledgeable introduction by Ilan Stavans, including rarely seen fiction from several of the greatest (and most neglected) modern and contemporary Latin American masters. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Blue Fire by Joel Canfield
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 2, 2016

"A complex tale with an upbeat detective who valiantly confronts a bevy of villains."
Canfield's (Dark Sky, 2015, etc.) latest thriller finds New York City private investigator Max Bowman searching for an elusive comic book artist, only to wind up entangled in a conspiracy. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WHERE'S THE FLY? by Carol Lee Cohen
FICTION
Released: March 1, 1996

"As the drawings increase in complexity the objects get more challenging to locate; it's a bonus in an already fine book that works as a brainteaser for young readers and a philosophical launch pad for older ones. (Picture book. 4+)"
``Where's the fly?'' appears in large type opposite an illustration of a fly, enlarged many times, against a textured brown background. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 4, 1991

"Survival Tactics,'' with explicit suggestions for rape victims on coping with bureaucracy, delays, and harassment."
Violent physical rape is horrifying and the psychic trauma lingers. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LONG PAST STOPPING by Oran Canfield
NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 2009

"An unconventional childhood described through the lens of the author's battle with substance abuse, likely to be of the most interest to those recovering from an addiction."
The son of Chicken Soup for the Soul creator Jack Canfield debuts with a memoir of a peripatetic West Coast childhood and subsequent struggle with drug addiction, told in a series of humorous vignettes. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DARK SKY by Joel Canfield
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 15, 2015

"A detective story whose imperfect protagonist boasts endearing qualities just below his rakish exterior."
A former CIA agent tries to prove a dead war hero isn't actually dead and runs afoul of a private security company that may want to silence him in this thriller. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

RED EARTH by Joel Canfield
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 27, 2017

"A welcome return of a witty protagonist."
Private investigator Max Bowman confronts a familiar enemy in the third installment of Canfield's (Blue Fire, 2016, etc.) thriller series.Read full book review >

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by Jennie K.

BOOK REPORT for Under a Painted Sky by Stacey Lee

Cover Story: Montell Jordan

BFF Charm: Platinum Edition x 2

Swoonworthy Scale: 7

Talky Talk: Going Out West

Bonus Factors: Diversity, Oregon Trail, Shakespearean Retelling

Relationship Status: Friends Forever

 

Cover Story: Montell Jordan

I adore this cover. It’s so simple, but manages to incorporate so many story references: the ...


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NANCY MACLEAN
by Jody Seaborn

It seems inevitable the phrase “vast right-wing conspiracy” will pop into your head while reading Duke University historian Nancy MacLean’s disquieting Democracy in Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Right’s Stealth Plan for America. After all, the phrase made famous by Hillary Clinton in the 1990s popped into MacLean’s head a few times while she researched and wrote her ...


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BOOK REVIEW

OXYGEN by Donald E. Canfield
NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 19, 2014

"A mixed-success attempt at a popular treatment of the complexities of a fascinating subject."
Nordic Center for Earth Evolution director Canfield (Ecology/Univ. of Southern Denmark; co-editor: Fundamentals of Geobiology, 2012 etc.) delivers "the history of atmospheric oxygen on Earth." Read full book review >