Search Results: "Pauline A. Harris"


BOOK REVIEW

The Heart of a King by Pauline A. Harris
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 4, 2013

"An often vivid historical epic with moments of lilting prose."
In her latest fantasy novel, Harris (Enter the Dream, 2012) tells the wistful tale of a king, a priestess and a pantheon of gods called the Star Kin. Read full book review >

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THE RED CHAMBER by Pauline A. Chen
Released: July 13, 2012

"Little new ground is broken here, but the writing is supple and Chen often touches notes of emotional depth."
A leisurely saga exploring the closed society of privileged women in 18th-century Beijing, their loves, losses, friendships and character-forming private torments, based on a Chinese classic. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 13, 2002

"Provocative, but not quite a direct hit."
A law professor stops—and frisks—the myth that racial profiling works. Read full book review >

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BUT I WANTED A LITTLE SISTER by Pauline Oud
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2017

"New sibling relationships will never fail to need stories—especially ones that end in acceptance. (Picture book. 2-5)"
A young tot learns how to cope with the disappointment of having a brother instead of a sister. Read full book review >

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JESSICA B. HARRIS
by Maya Payne Smart

Scenic and engaging, My Soul Looks Back recounts the years author Jessica B. Harris spent on the periphery of a circle of friends that included literary powerhouses James Baldwin, Maya Angelou, and Toni Morrison. The memoir spans the globe and several decades to describe the fascinating group.

Harris was in a relationship with Baldwin’s close friend Samuel Clemens Floyd III ...


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BOOK REVIEW

QUESTIONABLE CREATURES by Pauline Baynes
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2006

As untamed as the creatures she depicts, Baynes introduces more than two dozen animals real and fantastical—all drawn from medieval European sources—with often eyebrow-raising comments on their grosser habits, as well as the various medicines and aphrodisiacs that could, purportedly, be made from their parts. Read full book review >

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IAN IS SICK  by Pauline Oud
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 11, 2017

"Ian isn't well, and his book isn't so great either. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Some TLC and a play date help a sick little boy get better. Read full book review >

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MIDNIGHT BLUE by Pauline Fisk
FANTASY
Released: Oct. 1, 2003

"Entrancing and substantial. (Fiction. 10+)"
Bonnie's solemn journey to an eerily similar world that holds everything she's ever yearned for—and also her worst terrors—is written with grace and pain. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: July 4, 1997

"Arguably, the best book ever written on the Declaration of Independence. (First printing of 30,000)"