Search Results: "Patti Massman"


BOOK REVIEW

JUST DESSERTS by Patti Massman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 1991

"But the rest is as predictable as the effects of binge eating and as fake as silicon."
Here's the beginning of a whole new genre—the diet novel— written by Massman, co-author of Fling and Rich Men, Single Women, and Rossner, an erstwhile press secretary. Read full book review >

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Patti Cake by Donielle Ingersoll
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 25, 2016

"While offering scrumptious recipes, this tale of a baker embracing God's path to true love lacks a convincing plot."
A wistful and talented dessert maven hopes to find the Christian man of her dreams in this debut faith-based romance. Read full book review >

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PATTI SMITH by Victor Bockris
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 1, 1999

"But she and her many fans deserve better than this sometimes sensationalistic, second-hand account of her life."
Lou Reed and Keith Richards biographer Bockris offers the first full-length portrait of —70s rock icon Patti Smith, a woman whose charismatic live shows and uncompromising music earned her the moniker "The High Priestess of Punk." Read full book review >

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PATTI CAKE AND HER NEW DOLL by Patricia Reilly Giff
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 1, 2014

"Books on moving to a bigger bed abound; this title does little to set itself apart. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Giff's rather wordy text about a little girl moving to a new room and a big bed may fail to keep young readers engaged, but Bryant's watercolor-and-colored-pencil illustrations add a touch of sweet humor. Read full book review >

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A CAB CALLED RELIABLE by Patti Kim
Released: July 25, 1997

"In the end, though, the lack of any real catharsis or resolution renders the parts greater than the whole."
An affecting if uneven debut in which a Korean girl, newly immigrated to the US, struggles to transcend the chaos of a strange land and of a violent, overstressed family. Read full book review >

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BONDAGE by Patti Davis
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 1, 1994

"America, America."
If you've seen the title and the author's name and you're still reading, you must want the skinny. Read full book review >

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SILHOUETTES by Paul Patti
Released: Dec. 11, 1990

Somebody is killing mob informants all over south Florida, and it's up to intuitive Lt. Read full book review >

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HUG ME by Patti Stren
by Patti Stren, illustrated by Patti Stren
ANIMALS
Released: Dec. 1, 2001

"Nor is there any denying that simple act's lasting goodness, not to mention its possibilities in the quest for love. (Picture book. 3-6)"
After a quarter-century hiatus, Stren has dusted off her hug-hungry porcupine, spruced him up with a new set of looks, and tendered him once more for public adoration. Read full book review >

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M TRAIN by Patti Smith
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 6, 2015

"Not as focused as Just Kids, but an atmospheric, moody, and bittersweet memoir to be savored and pondered."
Iconic poet, writer, and artist Smith (Just Kids, 2010, etc.) articulates the pensive rhythm of her life through the stations of her travels.Read full book review >

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Shielded Past by Patti Morelli
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 24, 2015

"A predictable but thoroughly engrossing tale that may result in a few jittery readers."
A woman who grew up in foster care searches for her birth mother and discovers a history brimming with dark, grisly secrets in Morelli's debut thriller. Read full book review >

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Released: Oct. 3, 2011

"Novice and experienced networkers will appreciate this winning combination of networking philosophy and techniques."
A professional networking expert shares tips and techniques for making the most out of business connections. Read full book review >