Search Results: "Ryan Holiday"


BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 19, 2012

"A sharp and disturbing look into the world of online reality."
In his first book, media consultant and American Apparel marketing director Holiday takes on the blogosphere, finding its content to be little more than manufactured and manipulated "conflict, controversy, and crap." Read full book review >

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RYAN WHITE by Ryan White
BIOGRAPHY
Released: April 1, 1991

"Illustrated with photos. (Biography. 12+)"
Written with a producer of a TV special about Ryan White, this freewheeling account captures what endeared him to so many. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2006

"This inspiring true story of survival, friendship and activism is never preachy, and the text, dotted with color photographs, carefully preserves a child's eye view throughout. (Nonfiction. 7-12)"
When Ryan Hreljac's first-grade teacher explained that it would cost only $70 to build a well to supply clean water for an entire village in Africa, Ryan, with his parents' encouragement, decided to raise the money himself by doing household chores. Read full book review >

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DEFENDING BILLY RYAN by George V. Higgins
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 10, 1992

"So, though short on Victories-like shape and substance, this is shaggily entertaining—and another distinct, if minor, confirmation of Higgins's unique command of rueful language and rude incident."
Higgins produces a novel just about every year whether he's got a great idea for one or not. Read full book review >

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HOLIDAY GRIND by Cleo Coyle
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 3, 2009

"Coyle's coffeehouse mysteries (Espresso Shot, 2008, etc.) are packed with believable characters and topped with serious coffee lore and holiday recipes. This one will keep your cup piping hot."
Amateur sleuth Clare Cosi investigates the murder of a Santa who gave her a tip on how to rev up coffee sales. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2007

"Children will have fun reciting the poems and sharing in reading the notes, jokes and two-line poems that decorate the margins. (Poetry. 6-8)"
This celebration of almost every event in a child's life is arranged by the four seasons. Read full book review >

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SUNNY HOLIDAY by Coleen Murtagh Paratore
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 1, 2009

"A first-person narrative, full of high hopes and sensible advice, this feel-good story slips down easily. (Fiction. 8-10)"
Unhappy that January is so dark and boring, fourth-grader Sunny hopes to invent a new holiday—a Kids Day halfway between Christmas and Valentine's Day—and to get the mayor to proclaim it. Read full book review >

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HOLIDAY TEMPTATION by Donna Hill
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 27, 2016

"A sweet, sexy, and satisfying trio of novellas."
Professional women at personal crossroads find love in three contemporary holiday romances. Read full book review >

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RACHEL’S HOLIDAY by Marian Keyes
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 2000

"Occasionally long-winded but, nonetheless, a comic glimpse into the life of addiction."
A doorstopper-sized third novel from Keyes (Watermelon, 1998; Lucy Sullivan is Getting Married, 1999) exhibits her signature wit but is sometimes slowed by exposition. Read full book review >

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BILLIE HOLIDAY by Stuart Nicholson
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 29, 1995

"This Lady is still waiting for her Day in the biographical sun. (16 pages b&w photos, not seen)"
Less-than-satisfying biography of a well-beloved jazz singer, despite some interesting musical analysis. Read full book review >