Search Results: "Sheree R. Thomas"


BOOK REVIEW

DARK MATTER by Sheree R. Thomas
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 18, 2000

"Ponder."
A first anthology of speculative fiction by black writers: 25 stories, 3 novel excerpts, and 5 essays, the oldest piece an 1887 tale of a bewitched vineyard, the majority from this year. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

UN-NAPPILY IN LOVE by Trisha R. Thomas
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 2010

"Run-of-the-mill romantic escapism in which the characters happen to be African-American."
In the fifth "Nappily" novel from Thomas (Nappily in Bloom, 2009, etc.), heroine Venus struggles to trust her husband, whose career throws him into the arms of a former love. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DAVE'S WAY by R. David Thomas
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 25, 1991

"For fans of the shoulder-to-the-wheel, nose-to-the-grindstone, eye-on-the-ball, and ear-to-the-ground approaches to commercial achievement. (Eight pages of photos—not seen.)"
Dave, of course, is the founder of Wendy's International and is familiar to millions of TV viewers as the hamburger vendor's plain-spoken pitchman. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

POLLY MACCAULEY'S FINEST, DIVINEST, WOOLLIEST GIFT OF ALL by Sheree Fitch
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 28, 2017

"Warmth and world peace, one stitch at a time, but there are a lot of stitches to go before readers get there. (Picture book. 5-8)"
The yarn gets knotty and tangled up in this tale of knitted happiness. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Eye of God by R. Thomas
NON-FICTION

"A regularly affecting but discombobulated collage of reflections and hypotheses."
Thomas offers a debut, book-length essay on the spirit world and life after death. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 1993

"Index. (Nonfiction. 10-12)"
In the ``Science Experiments for Young People'' series, some disappointing experiments on ecosystems, life cycles, pollution, and conservation. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Dec. 1, 1998

"In an impressive achievement, Mitchell captures the fiery temperament of each while also untangling their complicated friendship and its literary import."
A well-researched, persuasive reexamination of the paradoxical relations between two classic American authors. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE ALABAMA REBEL by R. Thomas Rose
Released: Oct. 2, 2012

"A heroic tale of a man's journey to success despite the challenges of his time."
A historical novel that portrays the tensions that surrounded the Civil War in the South. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 29, 2009

"Practical and realistic, these concise pages demonstrate that the prospect of buying an apartment house can be a nicely controlled venture."
Stilp walks readers through the strategic procedures associated with buying commercial real estate. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 2, 2013

"The love of language, poetry, family and friends, all on display in eloquent handwritten or typed letters redolent of a bygone era."
Nearly 50 years of trans-Atlantic correspondence between two titans of contemporary poetry. Read full book review >

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BOOK REPORT for The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

Cover Story: Statementastic
BFF Charm: Platinum Edition
Swoonworthy Scale:
 6
Talky Talk: A Star(r) Is Born
Bonus Factors:
 Political Activism, Awesome Family, Community
Relationship Status: Head Over Heels

Cover Story: Statementastic

Simple and perfect. Although I'll give it the benefit of the doubt that Starr is, indeed, in ...


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