Search Results: "Ronnie Carroll"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: Sept. 26, 2012

"A powerful, beautiful memoir about the deep scars of war."
The haunting memoir of a troubled Irish family irrevocably torn apart by World War II. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Nov. 12, 1995

"Cohen sees Dodgson finally as a talented, upright, melancholy figure, but does not fully integrate Carroll into this protean man. (135 illustrations, not seen)"
Cohen, the editor of Carroll's herculean correspondence, succeeds with the man's Victorian character—both the academic and the eccentric elements—but misses the point of Carroll's pointless nonsense. Read full book review >

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LES & RONNIE STEP OUT by Andrew Kolb
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 26, 2017

"This odd couple doesn't need any lessons on friendship, though perhaps they could use some pointers on safe skateboarding. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A Type-A personality learns to walk in someone else's shoes (literally!) after an accident. Read full book review >

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THE RONNIE GENE by Jon Mills
Released: Nov. 16, 2011

"A modest but appealing blend of legal intrigue, sitcom rhythms and sleuthing in spite of itself."
Chicago attorney Mills' first novel is a gently comic tale of financial malfeasance and murder untangled by the world's most unlikely private eyes. Read full book review >

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ONE FUN DAY WITH LEWIS CARROLL by Kathleen Krull
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 9, 2018

"Thoughtful and evocative, this book will bring a score of new readers to Carroll's impressive work. (glossary, sources) (Picture book/biography. 3-7)"
Tumble down the rabbit hole into a wonderland filled with rhymes and whimsical wordplay. Read full book review >

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THE UNLIKELY SECRET AGENT by Ronnie Kasrils
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 1, 2012

"A thriller-like look at one of the harshest periods in South African history."
A husband tells the story of his wife's detention and their daring escape into exile from apartheid-era South Africa. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: May 6, 2008

"A personality-rich narrative of one community's successful fight against a polluter, as well as a vade mecum for other towns facing similar problems."
Miami Herald investigative journalist Greene debuts with a David-and-Goliath story that casts Shell Oil as the villain. Read full book review >

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CATE AND ERIC by Ronnie Morris
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 13, 2013

"A complex narrative that combines autumnal romance with conspiracy-fueled suspense."
In this multigenre novel, a middle-aged woman reconnects with high school friends, including a long-lost lover, as she stumbles onto a terrorist plot. Read full book review >

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The Assassination Race by Ronnie Stich
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 7, 2013

"An entertaining story of assassins, aliens and race cars."
Stich's latest novel (The Rise of the New Queen, 2006) is a darkly comic thriller about a man who stumbles upon a secret society involved in murder, corporate gambling—and drag races. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CREEPY FRIENDS by Ronnie Stich
Released: April 20, 2014

"An unevenly written tale, but younger readers may enjoy its humor and unthreatening ghosts."
A humorous, paranormal middle-grade novel. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CURSE OF THE SACRED WOLF by Ronnie Stich
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 22, 2013

"A character-driven story with traces of comedy, as in Stich's first novel, but more polished and self-assured."
In Stich's second thriller featuring the Afterlife Society (The Assassination Race, 2013, etc.), members race to stop an apparently possessed man from revealing details of the secret society, only to find something far more sinister at work. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 20, 2015

"A series of travel notes that fails to add up to more than the sum of its parts."
An American traveler shares his notes of times abroad. Read full book review >