Search Results: "T. Motley"


BOOK REVIEW

THE GOLDEN ASS by T. Motley
Kirkus Star
illustrated by T. Motley, adapted by M.D. Usher
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 15, 2011

"An entertaining romp, even without the raunchy bits. (afterword) (Classic. 11-14) "
A faithful (if relatively clean) version of the world's oldest surviving complete novel, written "for librarians, teachers, scholars, and extremely intelligent children," according to the afterword. Read full book review >

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EQUAL JUSTICE UNDER LAW by Constance Baker Motley
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 1, 1998

"Not a great book in its own right, but certainly of interest for the student of the civil rights movement. (24 b&w photos, not seen)"
Unfortunately, the impact of an autobiographer's writing style may not match that of his or her life. Read full book review >

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COLD AS ICE by Ralph Motley Jr.
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 18, 2014

"An often intriguing, if flawed, novel that fans of formulaic mysteries will likely enjoy."
Small-town Tilton, Virginia, already rife with vice and corruption, adds a serial killer to its ranks in this mystery by Motley (Thrill Kill, 2009, etc.). Read full book review >

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THE CONSERVANCY by T. T.  Escurel
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 11, 2013

"Suspenseful, efficiently written YA."
Entertaining, plot-driven YA sci-fi that blends time travel with ethics and humor. Read full book review >

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JOHN T. EDGE
by Megan Labrise

John T. Edge’s The Potlikker Papers: A Food History of the Modern South is no mere paean to peanuts, homage to hominy, and laudation to lard. Like the nutritive broth for which it’s named, this title is more substantive than it appears at a glance.

“One the primary aims of my book,” says Edge, a native Georgian who lives ...


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BOOK REVIEW

UNDRESSING THE MOON by T. Greenwood
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 2001

"Victimhood in all its glory."
A 30-year-old woman, near death, comes to grips with her mother's abandonment of the family 15 years earlier. Read full book review >

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GODS DON'T SLEEP by T. Thompson

"A genre-busting, surprisingly thoughtful novel, though inconclusive."
A teenager turns into a vampire—but that's not the weird part of this paranormal YA novel. Read full book review >

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WINE AND WORK by T. Mullen
NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 10, 2012

"A fine, maverick company of winemakers hold court about the thing they love best: communing with the world of the grape."
From a global cast of winemakers come intimate, revealing comments about their art, which swing between invigorating to mellow. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2011

"The kind of big-hearted fun that may lose its element of surprise, but not its power to please young readers. (Graphic picture book. 6-9)"
A girl with strange powers and a subversive sense of humor bedevils the epic adventures of a young knight-aspirant and his Bigfoot sidekick. Read full book review >