Search Results: "Nicole "Coco" Marrow"


BOOK REVIEW

ANGEL by Nicole "Coco" Marrow
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2011

"An inconsistent and unsatisfying narrative that offers neither compelling characterization nor believable situations. The upshot: A pointless plot delivered in humdrum prose."
Marrow, arm-candy wife to rapper/actor Ice-T, and co-author Hayden, who teamed up with presidential daughter Susan Ford on her novel, ask readers to suspend their belief in what's real and what's not in this fantasy/romance. Read full book review >

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MARROW by Elizabeth Lesser
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 20, 2016

"A searching, compassionate, and uplifting memoir."
Omega Institute co-founder Lesser (Broken Open: How Difficult Times Can Help Us Grow, 2005) tells the story of the profound emotional journey that ensued after she became her sister's bone marrow donor. Read full book review >

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COCO by Kyla May
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2013

"For girls who love glittery nail polish and their friends and who hope to make the world a better place. (Fiction. 6-8)"
The bubbly girls of Lotus Lane are back. Read full book review >

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MARROW by Robert Reed
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Sept. 1, 2000

"The plot may not entirely hang together, but this is a wonderful adventure, with idea piled upon splendid idea in a continually fascinating narrative."
Reed has previously written stories (included in The Dragons of Springplace, 1999) about a galaxy-cruising, supercolossal spaceship: this is the novel. Read full book review >

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MARROW ISLAND by Alexis M. Smith
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 7, 2016

"Engrossing eco-fiction, eerie and earnest."
A stunning novel about sacrifice for the sake of survival in the aftermath of natural and man-made disasters. Read full book review >

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COCO GRIMES by Mary Stolz
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 30, 1994

"A rich, wise, and tender story from a treasured writer. (Fiction. 9-12)"
Another exquisitely crafted visit with Thomas and his grandfather (Stealing Home, 1992). Read full book review >

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BECOMING NICOLE by Amy Ellis Nutt
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 20, 2015

"A timely, significant examination of the distinction between sexual affinity and sexual identity."
How a politically conservative middle-class family defended their transgender daughter against bigotry and won a groundbreaking legal victory affirming gender identity. Read full book review >

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COCO CHANEL by Lisa Chaney
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 14, 2011

"Chaney's engagement with her subject is evident throughout, and her exhaustive research into Chanel's life—especially its darker, more enigmatic corners—and the cultural history she so profoundly impacted make the book as fascinating as it is informative."
In this ambitious, engrossing biography, Chaney (Hide-and-Seek with Angels: A Life of J.M. Barrie, 2006, etc.) delves into the life and times of one of the 20th century's most controversial fashion icons. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

COCO BUTTERNUT by Joe R. Lansdale
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 31, 2017

"This bite-sized addition to Lansdale's droll franchise gives his two heroes little room for their trademark back-and-forth banter. But the slide from fizzy East Texas comedy to deeper waters is so deftly managed that you'll be chuckling all the way to the graveyard."
What could be more featherweight than a tale of dognapping? How about a dognapping whose victim is already dead and buried? Read full book review >

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CoCo & Dean by Emily Scofield
Released: April 30, 2015

"A call to action for kids to make positive differences in their neighborhoods."
Scofield introduces ideas of environmental sustainability to young readers in this accessible debut. Read full book review >

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BLOOD, BONE, AND MARROW by Ted Geltner
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 15, 2016

"An absorbing but sad chronicle of a tormented writer."
Alcohol, rage, and determination mark a writer's life. Read full book review >

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THE MARROW THIEVES by Cherie  Dimaline
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2017

"A dystopian world that is all too real and that has much to say about our own. (Science fiction. 14-adult)"
In an apocalyptic future Canada, Indigenous people have been forced to live on the run to avoid capture by the Recruiters, government military agents who kidnap Indians and confine them to facilities called "schools." Read full book review >