Search Results: "Terri Cheney"


BOOK REVIEW

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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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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STRANGE PIECE OF PARADISE by Terri Jentz
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 2, 2006

"An emotional piece of investigative work, vitiated in places by prolixity and psycho-clichés."
Attacked while asleep in a tent during a cross-country bicycle trip, the author returned to Oregon years later to investigate the crime and to search for the assailant, who was never apprehended. Read full book review >

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ROMANCE
Released: Feb. 7, 2011

"A lusty, lightweight romp."
An earl's wife kidnaps and seduces a duke, only to fall in love with him. Read full book review >

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REHAB YOUR OWN SPINAL STENOSIS by Terri Night
NON-FICTION
Released: March 18, 2017

"A thorough beginners' guide to addressing spinal pain."
A seasoned physical therapist draws on her 25-plus years of knowledge about the causes and treatment options for spinal stenosis, a narrowing of the spinal canal. Read full book review >

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THE WOOD WIFE by Terri  Windling
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 1996

"A splendid desert enchantment that flows with its own eerie logic—arresting, evocative, and well worked out despite the entirely superfluous last couple of chapters."
Distinctive contemporary fantasy set in the Arizona desert, from the well-known editor (the annual Year's Best Fantasy and Horror, with Ellen Datlow, etc.). Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: March 14, 2006

"A fascinating report filled with remarkable details, but definitely not for the squeamish."
Investigative journalist Cheney exposes the gruesome workings of a covert business that has grown up to supply the medical world's increasing demand for human body parts. Read full book review >