Search Results: "Stevie Parle"


BOOK REVIEW

MY KITCHEN by Stevie Parle
NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 2011

"A voyage for the palette of any eager cook."
Recipes from Sri Lanka, India, Ireland and a myriad of other countries and regions are interspersed with cooking techniques and personal stories of the author's travels. Read full book review >

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STEVIE by John Steptoe
Kirkus Star
illustrated by John Steptoe
Released: Sept. 1, 1969

"In a word, eloquent."
Easy does it: in his own loose, expressive idiom and a few trenchant paintings, a little black boy first resents and then regrets the loss of a younger boarder who was "kinda like a little brother." Read full book review >

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STEVIE SMITH by Frances Spalding
Released: May 29, 1989

From the author of Vanessa Bell: A Bloomsbury Portrait (1983), a comprehensive look at the life and literary work of Stevie Smith (1902-1971)—whose unorthodox, sometimes humorous, deceptively deep poetry won her acclaim throughout England and entree into intellectual society even as she continued to work as a secretary and live in an unfashionable London suburb. Read full book review >

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SAVING STEVIE by Eve Richardson
YOUNG ADULT
Released: March 7, 2017

"Minto's narration never quite develops the expected emotional resonance considering the novel's introduction of difficult subject matter. (Fiction. 12-16)"
Thirteen-year-old white Minto learns the hardships of life in a Canadian shantytown while on the run with her infant nephew. Read full book review >

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LITTLE STEVIE WONDER by Quincy Troupe
BIOGRAPHY
Released: April 4, 2005

"Closing with a recap and chronology, and even provided with a 2-song CD for a soundtrack, this will energize new listeners—and old ones, too. (Picture book/biography. 6-8)"
"Oh, isn't he lovely, / this blind black boy, / born to love everyone?" Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 27, 1993

"Patoski and Crawford do an exceptionally strong job on Vaughan's final three years sober, his early fears, and his huge comeback. (Thirty-five b&w photographs)"
The brief life of the legendary Texas blues-guitarist, well told by Patoski (a senior editor at Texas Monthly) and writer/radio producer Crawford, both of whom live in Austin and saw dozens of Vaughan concerts. Read full book review >

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IMPASSIONED CLAY by Stevie Davies
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 15, 2000

"Historically fascinating and emotionally gripping: another success for Davies."
A striking seventh novel from British scholar and critic Davies (Four Dreamers and Emily, 1997, etc.) examines the revolutionary passion of two women separated by 400 years. Read full book review >

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JUDY & LIZA & ROBERT & FREDDIE & DAVID & SUE & ME... by Stevie Phillips
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 2, 2015

"An unsparing look at the dark side of show business."
Adventures among the stars. Read full book review >

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FOUR DREAMERS AND EMILY by Stevie Davies
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 1997

"An airy read, light and rewarding; particularly enjoyable to those bewitched by the academic world of letters."
In a charming, comic little novel on the love that literature can inspire, a motley group of Brontâ enthusiasts gather for an academic conference—and end up transforming their chaste devotion into a more physical passion. Read full book review >

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Released: Feb. 9, 2008

"A fine gag gift for Southerners or Christians with a sense of humor."
The Passion of the Christ meets The Dukes of Hazzard in this interpretation of the Gospel of John written in a slangy, Southern dialect. Read full book review >

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A WEEK WITHOUT TUESDAY by Angelica Banks
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 2, 2016

"A stimulating read that validates and encourages the creative impulse—highly recommended. (Fantasy. 8-14)"
In this middle-grade sequel to Finding Serendipity (2015), Tuesday McGillycuddy, Baxterr the dog, and the fictional, winged Vivienne Small continue their adventures in the worlds of writerly imagination.Read full book review >