Search Results: "Sister Souljah"


BOOK REVIEW

MIDNIGHT by Sister Souljah
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 14, 2008

"Lengthy coming-of-age set apart by the hero's African identity, but never is the willful Midnight believable as a 14-year-old."
A young Sudanese immigrant struggles to hold onto his traditional values while growing up on New York's meanest streets. Read full book review >

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THE COLDEST WINTER EVER by Sister Souljah
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 1999

"Thinness aside: riveting stuff, with language so frank it curls your hair. (Author tour)"
Debut novel by hip-hop rap artist Sister Souljah, whose No Disrespect (1994), which mixes sexual history with political diatribe, is popular in schools country-wide. Read full book review >

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Released: Jan. 29, 2013

"A book that will appeal to the author's many fans."
A novel that reads more like a memoir than fiction. Read full book review >

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NO DISRESPECT by Sister Souljah
NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 1, 1995

"Part fiery political diatribe, part searing sexual history, part unintentional psychological profile, Souljah throws more heat than light."
It must be hard being right all the time, but controversial rapper and black activist Sister Souljah doesn't mind, judging from her remarkably smug, occasionally uplifting memoir. Read full book review >

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SISTER by A. Manette Ansay
Released: July 1, 1996

"A gifted writer who needs to pace herself. (Author tour)"
Second-novelist Ansay (Vinegar Hill, 1994) again traces the scars of childhood emotional abuse—here, strikingly rendered, the crippling and even deadly effects of abuse on the lives of Abby and Sam Schiller, the children of a sadistic small-town midwestern car dealer, as they grow toward troubled adulthood in the 1970s and '80s. Read full book review >

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SISTER by Rosamund Lupton
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 7, 2011

"A skillfully wrought psychological thriller."
Hitchcockian spookiness in this tale of two sisters—one living, one dead—in London. Read full book review >

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SISTER by Jim Lewis
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 1993

"Though we sometimes see through the voice, Lewis manages to limn an original world where the usual family unhappiness is described through the obsessive mind of a quirky, aptly chosen narrator."
A John Fowles-like account of a young vagabond who lives secretly in the basement of a rich man's mansion and becomes involved with the man's two daughters. Read full book review >

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SISTER, SISTER by Eric Jerome Dickey
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 21, 1996

"Told in alternating chapters by the three women characters, Dickey's spirited, mostly successful debut novel suffers only from a roughness around the edges and a wearing earnestness. (Author tour)"
Newcomer Dickey is a witty, observant cousin to such writers as Terry McMillan and Connie Briscoe . . . with one major distinction: Dickey's a guy. Read full book review >