Search Results: "Tammy Manners"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: May 23, 2012

"A raucous, absurd, often downright hilarious collection from an entertaining persona who might be better suited for the stage than the page."
In this quirky collection of essays, outrageous advice columnist Tammy Manners tells her readers like it is. Sort of. Read full book review >

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TAMMY by Tammy Faye Messner
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 1996

"Only diehard PTL followers will have sufficient faith to waste their money on this. (Jim Bakker is also publishing a memoir; see p. 1392.) (Author tour; satellite TV tour)"
Excruciating drivel from the ex-wife of fallen televangelist Jim Bakker. Read full book review >

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MANNERS by Aliki
Released: Oct. 17, 1990

Aliki makes a tart lesson in etiquette smoothly palatable—in a comprehensive assortment of good and bad behavior that's presented with such generous good humor that few children will feel preached at. Read full book review >

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TAMMY WYNETTE by Jimmy McDonough
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 4, 2010

"Wynette's tortured history is forcefully told, but her essence remains a mystery."
The gory details of the country vocalist's life. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Nov. 19, 2016

"A comprehensive and idiosyncratic guide to male etiquette in the modern world."
Debut author James offers young men advice on how to comport themselves in this self-help guide. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 1, 1999

"An impressive contribution that exposes the underlying silliness as well as noxiousness of American racial attitudes."
A guidebook for those uncomfortable with the status quo in race relations and unwilling to exploit white or black hatred. Read full book review >

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BEDSIDE MANNERS by Luisa Valenzuela
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 1995

"A broad take on class struggle and revolution that breezes effortlessly between the bedsheets and the sheets of history."
A woman recently returned to find democracy restored in her Latin American homeland remains passively immobilized in bed at a remote country club, trying to ignore the surreal history and politics intruding into her room. Read full book review >

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MURDER IS BAD MANNERS by Robin Stevens
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 21, 2015

"An irresistible English import with sequels to come. (Mystery. 10-14)"
A pair of eighth-grade girls, admirers of Holmes and Watson, expose a real murderer in a tony English boarding school in 1934. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 1998

"As always, Miss Manners provides what one 'gentle reader' calls her 'polite, succinct and effective rejoinders.'"
In the second entry in her "Basic Training" series, Miss Manners, with her usual wit and graciousness, instructs us in how to respond to awkward, embarrassing, or just downright rude comments from others. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 8, 2005

"Undeniably compelling, but chilling for those who are even somewhat expect the worst."
Economical vignettes follow a doctor's interior life as he goes about the business of diagnosing. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TABLE MANNERS by Chris Raschka
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2001

"Maybe, just maybe, after reading this, kids will go to a restaurant and remember to sit in their seats 'with a nice smile.' (Picture book. 5-8)"
Definitely not your mother's etiquette book. Read full book review >