Search Results: "Pam Ray"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 1, 2010

"Full of visual aids and a lead-by-example attitude, this refreshing book of recipes is a useful tool in promoting a healthy lifestyle and gradual weight loss."
A guide for dieters who like to keep food journals, measure portions and count calories. Read full book review >

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LOVE IN TRYING TIMES
by Bobbi Dumas

There are many reasons to love romance novels, and, as a happily married woman for over twenty years, one of mine is that I love the sense of “new beginnings” I can get through a romance novel.

Since I plan on living a long, happy life with Matt, and I know we’ll die peacefully in bed next to each other ...


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WHO BUILT THE ARK? by Pam Paperone
adapted by Pam Paperone, illustrated by Pam Paperone
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 1994

"Music with a simple accompaniment included on the endpapers. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Based on an African-American spiritual, Paparone's version of Noah's gathering is cast as a counting rhyme and illustrated with deft, primitive-style paintings. Read full book review >

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THORNHILL by Pam Smy
Kirkus Star
by Pam Smy, illustrated by Pam Smy
GRAPHIC NOVELS & COMIC BOOKS
Released: Aug. 29, 2017

"Beautiful, moody, sad, and spooky—all at once. (Horror/graphic hybrid. 10-adult)"
Decades after the tragedy at and closure of gothic Thornhill Institute, a new girl in town is drawn into its story. Read full book review >

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DROUGHT by Pam Bachorz
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Jan. 11, 2011

"An intriguing story with depth, but its success will depend on individual taste. (Science fiction. 12 & up)"
In this lengthy, imaginative science-fiction tale, a girl is driven to escape an isolated commune in upstate New York that's been frozen in time since 1812. Read full book review >

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CANDOR by Pam Bachorz
FICTION
Released: Sept. 22, 2009

"Despite the unsuccessful romantic element, overall it's a well-reasoned, creepily possible first novel. (Science fiction. YA)"
Everyone is on-message in Candor, Fla. Read full book review >

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THE MONEY DRAGON by Pam Chun
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 2001

"Sometimes disjointed and rambling, but nevertheless a kind of exotic Dallas: lurid, two-dimensional, fast-paced—and utterly addictive."
Chun's debut—part novel, part biography—tells the life of her great-grandfather, a legendary Chinese merchant who moved to Hawaii in 1876 and became one of the islands' richest men. Read full book review >

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A LITTLE MORE ABOUT ME by Pam Houston
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 1999

"Ultimately, though, when Houston notes that 'my need to write the things that terrify me is matched only by my desire to write the things that surprise and delight,' it's clear that's she's satisfied both requirements. (Author tour)"
A collection of essays, most of which have appeared elsewhere, by novelist (Waltzing the Cat, 1998, etc.) and adventurer Houston. Read full book review >

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MIDNIGHT AT THE PALACE by Pam Tent
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Dec. 1, 2004

"Tent's vivid, total-recall memoir gives a touch of permanency to a band that played hard, got dirty, lived fast, and died at two-and-a-half. (16 pp. photos)"
The radical politics, sexual rebellion, and theatrical extravagance of a spontaneously combusting, gender-bending San Francisco troupe, remembered here by one of its founding members. Read full book review >

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THE STONECUTTER by Pam Newton
Released: Oct. 16, 1990

Like Grimm's fisherman's wife, when the stonecutter is miraculously transformed he yearns for more and more elevated positions; unlike her, his wishes take him full circle so that he ends as he began, but now content. Read full book review >