Search Results: "Stacy DeKeyser"


BOOK REVIEW

ONE WITCH AT A TIME by Stacy DeKeyser
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 10, 2015

"A satisfying, stand-alone sequel that will certainly send readers back to read The Brixen Witch (2012). (Fantasy. 8-12)"
Magic beans, a boy brave enough to confer with witches and a girl strong enough to defy a tyrant are the ingredients for another original tale with familiar folklore roots. Read full book review >

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THE BRIXEN WITCH by Stacy DeKeyser
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 26, 2012

"Fresh and satisfying for middle-grade readers. (Fantasy. 9-12)"
An enchanted coin, a plague of rats, an itinerant fiddler and the disappearance of the village children are familiar folklore elements that find their ways into this original adventure. Read full book review >

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THE NIGHT GWEN STACY DIED by Sarah Bruni
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 2, 2013

"Bruni writes dark passages and playful moments with equal aplomb. The world is her oyster."
Spider-Man lore is one layer of this superbly suspenseful first novel about two loners, improbable lawbreakers, on a mission to Chicago. Read full book review >

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HOMEFRONT 911 by Stacy Bannerman
NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 6, 2015

"An activist, Bannerman has set up programs for women, drafted legislation, and testified before congressional committees. Here, she takes her message to a broader public in a disturbing cry for help."
"Attention must be paid" is the demand being made by a woman who knows from hard experience what it is like to be married to a combat veteran with PTSD. Read full book review >

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THE PRINCESS AND THE FOAL by Stacy Gregg
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 4, 2014

"Empowering and vigorous, this is a story sure to please princess fans, horse fans and, yes, even tomboys. (Fiction. 9-13)"
An energizing middle-grade tale inspired by true events. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: March 10, 2009

"A bit unfocused, but solid on the details of Rhine's life and work."
A sympathetic, somewhat rambling history of parapsychology investigations at Duke University. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: July 11, 2005

"A choice piece of police-procedural writing."
Horn (Waiting for My Cats to Die, 2001, etc.) captures with crackling intensity the work of cops who investigate long-unsolved homicides. Read full book review >

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SAINT-EXUPêRY by Stacy Schiff
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 3, 1994

"The result is a strangely static and unfeeling biography of the dynamic and sentimental author of The Little Prince. (16 pages of photos, not seen)"
An overcautiously objective and unromantic approach to the French hybrid of T.E. Lawrence and Charles Lindbergh. Read full book review >

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Crowning Glory by Stacy Harshman
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 14, 2016

"A quirky, clever memoir."
A woman recounts her adventures experimenting with wigs as she wrestled with her own identity. Read full book review >

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ALL IN ALL by Stacy  Keach
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 15, 2013

"Nonactors should find this relatively short, fast-moving memoir a pleasure to read, but drama, media and film students will find Keach's insights invaluable, particularly his coda ('Curtain Call'), which shares the fundamentals learned over a lifetime of honing his craft."
An actor's autobiography that emphasizes the hard work more than the lush life. Read full book review >

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AMONG THE WONDERFUL by Stacy Carlson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 2, 2011

"Carlson serves up a nice commentary on the entertainment racket, and with carefully crafted prose that too often goes on just a beat too long. Still, a refreshing take on an aspect of and time in American history that are too little known."
Talky historical novel about the business of the freak show business. Read full book review >