Search Results: "Rene Denfeld"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 1, 2007

"A gripping tale hampered by middling execution."
An up-close journalistic investigation of street families: groups of young adults who live on the seamy outskirts of dozens of American cities and towns. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: March 14, 1995

"A selective portrait of the feminist movement today. (Author tour)"
A too-sweeping polemic arguing that young women feel alienated from a feminist movement overtaken by its male-hating, sexually repressive fringe. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE ENCHANTED by Rene Denfeld
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 4, 2014

"An over-the-top work with a number of preordained victims but no individuals."
The lost souls are on both sides of the bars in this death-row melodrama, the first novel from the author of works on societal issues (All God's Children, 2007, etc.). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 26, 1997

"Denfeld also makes an engaging contribution to popular discussion of female aggression, a subject that clearly merits closer attention. (For more on violent females, see David E. Jones's Women Warriors, p. 1783.)"
A writer's thoughtful look at the personal and social implications of her foray into the ``manly art'' of boxing. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE CHILD FINDER by Rene Denfeld
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 5, 2017

"Denfeld's intentions are good, but her tone strikes the wrong notes."
A gifted investigator combs Oregon's snowy mountain forests for a missing girl. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: April 12, 2011

"Refreshingly free of moralistic lectures about the collective failure of the American health-care system, Christensen's book is a wry, sincere story that makes the need for change inescapably obvious."
A physician's memoir of his years working with homeless youth. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 6, 2002

"Not quite as funny as it should be, but the behind-the-scenes peek at the flight attendant's life makes it mostly worthwhile."
Humorous (and not so humorous) sketches about the life of a flight attendant, a follow-up to the author's musical revue of the same title. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SCOOP by Rene Gutteridge
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 10, 2006

"A sweet, sometimes zany message-centered tale; this is the first in a promised series chronicling the squeaky-clean adventures of the Hazard clan."
Big changes are in store for a TV news show after a religious young woman joins the team. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

The Other Side of Him by Alice Rene
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 30, 2016

"A touching and sometimes-chilling survivor's tale."
A grad student dates a debonair doctor with a dark side in this historical novel. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SEEING OFF THE JOHNS by Rene S. Perez II
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 7, 2015

"An atmospheric, refreshing read that will resonate with readers from towns both small and large. (Historical fiction. 14 & up)"
Loss, love, and coming of age meet in a small, hormone-charged (fictional) Texas town. Read full book review >