Search Results: "Opal Carew"


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A FARE TO REMEMBER by Opal Carew
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 4, 2017

"Not stellar, but it gets the job done."
A New York cabbie has an uncharacteristic sexual encounter with a wealthy client, leading her on an unexpected erotic journey that might end in an out-of-the-box happily-ever-after. Read full book review >

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ILLICIT by Opal Carew
Released: Feb. 26, 2013

"Lots of hot, sexually edgy content and the promise of a romantic happily-ever-after may satisfy some readers in the intended erotic-romance audience."
Lindsay is invited to experience a weekend of sexual fantasy. Read full book review >

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EMMA by Paola  Opal
Kirkus Star
by Paola Opal, illustrated by Paola Opal
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2014

"This sweet and simple offering is ideal for sharing one-on-one or for featuring with a small audience in a program celebrating family or, even better, small acts of kindness and love. (Board book. 1-3)"
This volume in the Simply Small board-book series introduces Emma, a little hedgehog with a heart of gold. Read full book review >

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The Legacy Letters by Carew Papritz
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2013

"A touching compendium of down-home guidance, short on plot but emotionally potent."
In Papritz's debut novel, a dying father delivers bittersweet words of wisdom in a series of letters to his unborn children. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 20, 1995

"A modest but useful addition."
A brief, somewhat disjointed exploration of Malcolm X's final philosophy and his mother's background, by a Caribbean-born scholar who met Malcolm in his last days. Read full book review >

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AVENGING THE PEOPLE by J.M. Opal
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 1, 2017

"Opal's portrait may be too academic for general readers, but given some of the views of the current occupant of the White House, it is certainly relevant."
A scholarly study of Andrew Jackson's troubling sense of persecution and vindication for the poor, white frontier folk who flocked to his name and legend. Read full book review >

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SAFFY LOOKS FOR RAIN by Paola  Opal
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 3, 2012

"That small splat aside, the app beautifully illustrates how a simple story, well presented, can be simply refreshing. (iPad storybook app. 1-4)"
A baby giraffe's search for a rain cloud reveals something even more exciting than rain. Read full book review >

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DADLAND by Keggie Carew
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 7, 2017

"A tender evocation of an extraordinary life."
As Thomas Carew lost his memory to dementia, his daughter embarked on a search to find a man she hardly knew. Read full book review >

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THE GUYANESE WANDERER by Jan Carew
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2007

"An evocative collection that suggests facets of the author's vast experience with subtle, often beautiful language."
Lyrical short stories capture the personality of author Carew (Ghosts in Our Blood: With Malcolm X in Africa, England, and the Caribbean, 1995, etc.), his South American-Caribbean homeland and its people. Read full book review >

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IT BEGINS WITH TEARS by Opal Palmer Adisa
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 20, 1997

"A sometimes obtrusively schematic plot, but more than compensated for by rich textures and an exuberant vitality."
A debut novel offers a vibrant slice of Jamaican life shaped by old legends and timeless passions. Read full book review >

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ONLY OPAL by Opal Whiteley
Released: March 23, 1994

"A touching, fascinating portrait. (Autobiography/Picture book. 4+)"
Born about 1900, Opal Whiteley was five when she was sent to live with an Oregon loggers' family after her parents "went to Heaven." Read full book review >