Search Results: "Rick Lacy"


BOOK REVIEW

THE ODYSSEY by Tim Mucci
FANTASY
Released: May 1, 2010

"A brisk, energetic read. (Graphic classic. 10 & up)"
Classic works are often reimagined as comics, frequently as an attempt to make stodgy old books attractive and palatable to younger readers. Read full book review >

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EARLY DECISION by Lacy Crawford
Released: Aug. 27, 2013

"Much like The Nanny Diaries—sincere and readable."
A struggling young tutor tries to find her destiny among the children of privilege in this cutting peek at the vicious world of college applications. Read full book review >

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IN A GREEN SHADE by Allen Lacy
NON-FICTION
Released: April 14, 2000

"Lacy's garden, like his mind, is a fine mosaic of whimsy and understatement, and a provocation for readers to go forth and cultivate. (line drawings throughout)"
Highly opinionated rambles through a variety of gardens, most of them his own, from horticulturalist and curmudgeon Lacy (The American Gardener, 1988, etc.) Read full book review >

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Released: Jan. 1, 1995

"Essays laden with the verbal clunkiness of the politically correct art cartel, joined by a more useful index of artists and projects."
Preachy and polemical essays trace 25 years of alternative public art, addressing an exciting topic with airless earnestness. Read full book review >

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FRIENDSHIP by Tamara Neal
Released: June 24, 2014

"A light and breezy view of an inclusive, perfect world in which everyone can be friends."
Neal's (Kinship, 2013, etc.) latest picture book presents an idealized view of universal friendship. Read full book review >

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THE DREAMTUNNEL SEQUENCE by Mark E. Lacy
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Jan. 23, 2014

"Solid writing and a twisting plot make for a decent high-fantasy debut."
Two warriors unexpectedly touched by sorcery go on separate quests in an attempt to defeat a great evil. Read full book review >

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SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY

"A time-traveling story that entertains with madcap characters and wildly capricious plotlines."
Lacy's (The Night is a Constant Lover, 2012) first foray into fiction is a sci-fi soap opera with cosmic time travel, a malevolent astrophysics professor and aliens monitoring everything. Read full book review >

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THE MASTERS BALL by Anne-Marie Lacy
Released: Jan. 3, 2012

"This amusing mystery may not be 100 percent politically correct, but it's good fun."
The first installment of debut author Lacy's mystery series introduces Southern foxhunter Annabelle Farley, whose encounter with a ghost propels her to take up crime solving. Read full book review >

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Taxifornia 2016 by James V. Lacy
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: Aug. 20, 2015

"A spirited, thoughtful anthology."
A collection of essays that skewers California state government for confiscatory taxation and ideological partisanship. Read full book review >

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THE OTHER SIDE by Lacy M. Johnson
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 15, 2014

"Ferociously beautiful and courageous, Johnson's intimate story sheds light on the perpetuation of violence against women."
In this riveting memoir, Johnson (Trespasses, 2012) writes of falling prey to an act of terrifying violence and its aftermath. Read full book review >

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Chosen: Chronicles of an Alien Abductee by Byron W. Lacy
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 27, 2015

"A far-out, disconcertingly readable memoir that flatly declares everything about aliens you read online or see dramatized on TV is true."
Lacy, a civil servant, musician, artist, and poet, (Heroes and Villains Down the Halls of Time, 2013) details a life as a recurring subject of so-called alien abduction phenomenon. Read full book review >