Search Results: "Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother"


BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 27, 2012

"Courtly, engaging, down-to-earth letters by a kindly English aristocrat of the old school."
A lifetime of letters by the beloved queen mother reflects a tumultuous century in England. Read full book review >

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THE TRAGEDY OF ERRORS by Ellery Queen
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 15, 1999

"But Queen fans will want this posthumous collection regardless."
paper 1-885941-46-6 Ever since Manfred B. Lee, half of the writing team known pseudonymously as Ellery Queen, died in 1971, there's been only one new story about the most durable American detective of the Golden Age—a brief puzzle-tale ghostwritten in 1975 by Edward D. Hoch. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: April 12, 2005

"A dark and twisted world, fully realized. Don't be surprised if it runs to bestsellerdom. (16-page photo insert, not seen)"
A federal agent earns his colors with the Mongol motorcycle gang while working undercover. Read full book review >

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MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 20, 2005

"All 14 entries have a pleasantly retro patina, and even the slightest of them will give your brain a workout."
A gathering of 14 radio plays, each complete with a Challenge to the Listener, celebrates the centennial of the birth of the two cousins who wrote under the Queen byline. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

QUEEN OF THE SCENE by Queen Latifah
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2006

"Latifah's ode to self-esteem benefits greatly from the companion CD, but the minimal text, with a dashed-off feel and sometimes awkward rhymes, will probably leave the reader wanting more. (Picture book. 3-7)"
A little girl demonstrates her confidence and her mad skills on the playground. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 1, 1999

"But Latifah delivers her insights with a biographical frankness (dealing with her struggles with abusive relationships and questions of self-worth) and salty directness that her young female fans (for whom the book seems to be written) are likely to find engaging and convincing. (Author tour)"
The successful actress and rap singer offers a frank, down-to-earth, but somewhat unsurprising review of the hard life lessons she has learned, about self-respect, love, and independence. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: July 10, 2007

"Fraught, shivery fun that will paint you to your chair."
Tough-as-boots ex-Special Forces federal agent Queen teams again with Century, co-author of his bestselling Under and Alone: The True Story of the Undercover Agent Who Infiltrated America's Most Violent Outlaw Motorcycle Gang (2005), to replay the hunt for a gun-crazy renegade holed up in a mountaintop hideaway. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE ONION BOOK OF KNOWN KNOWLEDGE by The Onion
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: Oct. 23, 2012

"A grab bag well worth dipping into and a testament to the still-thriving art of book design."
The irreverent crew from the long-running satirical newspaper and website present a compendium of mock encyclopedia entries, lavishly illustrated. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 29, 2008

"A heartfelt, irreverent look at the underbelly of fine dining."
A popular blogger offers behind-the-scenes tales about working the front of the house. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE ANIMALS OF MOSSY FOREST by Alexandra Ball
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 21, 2013

"A serene and enjoyable way to hone fine-motor and observation skills. (Requires iPad 2 and above.) (iPad storybook app. 1-5)"
A simple yet solid seek-and-find for toddlers and preschoolers. Read full book review >