Search Results: "Terri Cheney"


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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 1, 2007

"Strictly for admirers."
A worshipful portrait of Dick Cheney. Read full book review >

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THE DARK SIDE OF INNOCENCE by Terri Cheney
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 1, 2011

"A compelling coming-of-age follow-up to Manic."
Cheney (Manic: A Memoir, 2008) writes with brutal honesty about her tumultuous childhood trapped in the clutches of the "Black Beast"—her metaphor for the out-of-control emotional states she now recognizes as early-childhood bipolar disorder. Read full book review >

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MANIC by Terri Cheney
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 1, 2008

"Pedestrian epiphanies like these suggest that, while Cheney may have conquered mental illness, she hasn't yet overcome the solipsism manifest on every page of her boundlessly self-absorbed memoir."
An attorney writes about her decades-long struggle with manic depression. Read full book review >

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TERRI AT THE MARKET by Ancsa Hohol
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 29, 2013

"All soups considered, Terri's veggie adventure is decent fare for patient picky eaters. (Requires iOS 6.1 & up.) (iPad storybook app. 4-8)"
Two trips to the farmers market upend a picky eater's veggie perspective. Read full book review >

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Released: Sept. 7, 2004

"Fewer readers will put down Beard's parody—inventive, sophomoric, and finally toothless—unfinished than Bill Clinton's monumentally self-serving biography, but despite a fair quotient of giggles, they're likely to be just as disappointed."
A waggish, hit-or-miss parody that attempts to do for the current administration what The Da Vinci Code did for the Catholic Church. Read full book review >

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IN MY TIME by Dick Cheney
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 30, 2011

"The underlying point of the book is that Bush/Cheney were right in invading Iraq and waterboarding prisoners. Let the reader be the judge—until, that is, history decides on the matter."
George W. Bush's vice president speaks—sort of. Read full book review >

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THE CHINA YEAR by Emily Cheney Neville
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 15, 1991

"Except for the atmosphere, a miss. (Fiction. 10-14)"
A Newbery winner's disappointing latest, set in pre- Tienanmen Square China. Read full book review >

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INVISIBLE EMMIE by Terri Libenson
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 2, 2017

"Classic middle school themes come alive, but they fail to really go anywhere. (Graphic/fiction hybrid. 8-12)"
One bad day in seventh grade can feel like a lifetime. However, even end-of-the-world-level heartache can have surprising and comic consequences. Read full book review >

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NONFICTION
Released: July 1, 1993

"Resources; bibliography; index. (Nonfiction. 12+)"
Seven pseudonymous first-person accounts from young adults of varied backgrounds (impersonated by models in the b&w photos), each followed by questions and answers pertaining to the drug discussed. Read full book review >

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BURNING WATER by Tod Cheney
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 28, 2016

"A compelling, spare story that portrays its ugly, oil-disaster future as crude in more ways than one."
In a world ravaged by cataclysmic oil blowouts, a vagrant survivor witnesses the cruelties of a degraded civilization in Cheney's (So I Can See the Trees, 2013) dystopian novel. Read full book review >

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JAMES MADISON by Lynne Cheney
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 6, 2014

"A proficiently argued account for Madison's greatness, but it lacks the political thrusts of Garry Wills, Richard Brookhiser and other historians."
A Founding Father gets a respectful reappraisal. Read full book review >