Search Results: "Patti Smith"


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DEVOTION by Patti Smith
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 12, 2017

"Not Smith's best work—fine for devotees but pretty thin gruel for the uninitiated."
Much-honored rock goddess and writer Smith (M Train, 2015, etc.) returns with a hurried meditation on miscellaneous deep things, including the title topic. 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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JUST KIDS by Patti Smith
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 19, 2010

"Riveting and exquisitely crafted."
Musician, poet and visual artist Smith (Trois, 2008, etc.) chronicles her intense life with photographer Robert Mapplethorpe during the 1960s and '70s, when both artists came of age in downtown New York. 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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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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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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ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2001

"Most everyone enjoys a joke, but few appreciate being tormented. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Hot and snazzy artwork carries this story of being more than just a little naughty. Read full book review >

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LETTERS FROM WOLFIE by Patti Sherlock
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 2004

"Politically correct for today. (Fiction 9-11)"
Mark, 12, wants his brother to be safe in Vietnam, so when the news comes that big dogs could save lives, he considers sending his lovable Wolfie away. 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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A HOUSE OF SECRETS by Patti Davis
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 1991

"Should sell millions."
The former President's younger daughter follows up her bestselling Homefront and Deadfall and Kitty Kelley's Nancy Reagan with a moody, relentlessly introspective story about a moody, relentlessly introspective California girl whose career as a Serious Writer is haunted by memories of life with a brittle, humorless, ambitious, control freak of a mother and a pleasant, vague, rich, and possibly corrupt father. 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 >