Search Results: "Rick Malone"


BOOK REVIEW

Violet of a Deeper Blue by Rick Malone
Released: Jan. 1, 1999

"An impressive novel about the subtle prejudice and blatant bigotry faced by black men and women in this country."
In Malone's novel, an Ivy-League educated black man struggles to overcome racism in 1980s Washington, D.C. Read full book review >

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CLOSE TO THE WIND by Peter Malone
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2007

For young tars in training, Malone offers an informative, if loosely organized, excursion into several nautical matters. Read full book review >

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BEST. NIGHT. EVER. by Jen Malone
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 15, 2017

"A fun, fresh take on a classic theme. (Fiction. 9-13)"
For one night Lynnfield Middle School hosts the biggest event in town, the seventh-grade dance. Read full book review >

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RED CLAY, BLUE CADILLAC by Michael Malone
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 2001

"These thematically interwoven tales of 12 southern women end up giving a penetrating look into the values and mores of the New South."
Veteran novelist Malone offers a heady mix of love, marriage, and murder in a dozen southern-themed stories old and new. Read full book review >

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TIME'S WITNESS by Michael Malone
Released: April 18, 1989

Cudberth Mangum—the outspoken and improbably literate redneck North Carolina police chief who played Watson to Justin Saville's aristocratic detective in Uncivil Seasons (1983)—takes center stage as the narrator-hero of this wonderfully amusing story of murder, racism, and political corruption. Read full book review >

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LADY ILENA: WAY OF THE WARRIOR by Patricia Malone
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 8, 2005

"Promising plotline; lackluster writing. (Historical fiction. 11-13)"
In this flat sequel to The Legend of Lady Ilena (2002), the young Scottish chieftain, seeking redemption in brave deeds after disgracing herself in battle, saves the life of King Arthur himself. Read full book review >

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THE SLEEPOVER by Jen Malone
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 17, 2016

"Malone's boisterous whirl of capers, pranks, and mystery deftly contains Meghan's journey of self-discovery. (Fiction. 10-13)"
Friends Meghan, Anna Marie, and Paige are eager to have a memorable sleepover. Read full book review >

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JO MALONE by Jo Malone
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 29, 2016

"A moving and revealing account of the author's passion for business and personal success."
Turning yourself into an upscale brand is extremely difficult. Fragrance guru and entrepreneur Malone chronicles how she did just that. Read full book review >

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THE FOUR CORNERS OF THE SKY by Michael Malone
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2009

"Secrets and intrigues among the honeysuckle: a sun-washed yarn of the New South, affectionately told."
A long but satisfying tale of crime and death foretold that blends hints of The Great Santini, Top Gun and Fried Green Tomatoes with copious draughts of Shakespeare. Read full book review >

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THE LEGEND OF LADY ILENA by Patricia Malone
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 2001

"Mediocre, but harmless. (Fiction. 11-15)"
A sword-swinging maiden encounters dangerous intrigue in newcomer Malone's tepid historical adventure. Read full book review >

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WILL ROGERS by Mary Malone
BIOGRAPHY
Released: March 1, 1996

"No account of Rogers's life could be entirely lacking in color, of course, but anecdotes can't carry this glorified encyclopedia article. (b&w photos, chronology, notes, bibliography, index) (Biography. 11+)"
A feeble biography in the People to Know series that reads more like an impossibly expanded curriculum vitae than like a Life. Read full book review >