Search Results: "Rosalie T. Turner"


BOOK REVIEW

MARCH WITH ME by Rosalie T. Turner
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 15, 2013

"A solid, timely novel of Alabama's battle over integration and its aftermath, told through the parallel adolescences of two characters."
In Turner's (Freedom Bound, 2006) latest novel, two girls—one black, one white—grow up on opposite sides of Birmingham's racial divide, though they achieve reconciliation as adults. Read full book review >

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THE MUSIC BOX CHRISTMAS by Rosalie Maggio
Released: Oct. 23, 1990

His grandmother, Gabby, described Nick as "like a border collie—good-natured, hardworking, loyal, and a little bit anxious"—a lot like Gabby herself. Read full book review >

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RELIEF MAP by Rosalie Knecht
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 27, 2016

"A thoughtful novel that resists easy moralizing."
When the hunt for a fugitive causes police to institute a lockdown, everyday tensions in a quiet Pennsylvania town threaten to boil over in Knecht's atmospheric debut. Read full book review >

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BORN TO CREATE by Rosalie H. Contino
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Dec. 17, 2015

"An absorbing and inspiring tale of dreams deferred but ultimately fulfilled.
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A memoir encourages people of all ages to pursue their passions, artistic or otherwise. Read full book review >

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NO SEX IN ST. TROPEZ by Rosalie Linver Ungar
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 14, 2011

"The jotted impressions in this postcardlike memoir will periodically intrigue or amuse, but ultimately leave readers pining for a deeper connection."
In Ungar's debut memoir, a twice-divorced Jewish mother explores Europe in 1974. Read full book review >

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Bob: As LIfe Goes On by Rosalie H. Contino
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 11, 2014

"Startlingly close seat to a man's ill-starred life, but vague details and poor grammar obstruct the view."
In failing health, a mildly schizophrenic mail room clerk retires at the urging of his boss, entrusts his care to his older sister, suffers an endless assortment of physical maladies, then three years later dies. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HISTORY
Released: July 1, 1997

"The Bakers' encyclopedic knowledge of their subject and their respect for the intelligence of their audience are evident on every page. (maps, chronologies, photos, glossary, bibliographies, index) (Collective biography. 10+)"
Into the crowded field of books on Greek history comes this entry in the Oxford Profiles series, a unique and invaluable collective biography from the Bakers, long-time editors of Classical Calliope. Read full book review >

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UNDERGROUND STORIES by Rosalie H. Contino
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2016

"Moody stories stymied by underdevelopment."
A collection of short fiction primarily depicting miniature portraits of emergency. Read full book review >

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THE FEMALE COMPLAINT by Rosalie Morales Kearns
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 2015

"With prose that ranges from the humorous to the lyric and forms that range from the real to the magical, here is a vital addition to contemporary literature."
Thirty-six spellbinding stories about the active, spirited lives of women. Read full book review >