Search Results: "Tommy Mottola"


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HITMAKER by Tommy Mottola
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 29, 2013

"Music lovers will be divided over whether they agree with Mottola and friends that those contributions were net positive, but business students will find his insiders' view valuable and his street smarts charming."
The former head of Sony Music Entertainment pens an earthy, self-congratulatory memoir of his rise to the top of the music industry during its most lucrative era. Read full book review >

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THE I CHONG by Tommy Chong
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 8, 2006

"Sincere but slight, best taken with a joint."
Confessions of a pot smoker from comic Chong, who depicts his nine months in the federal pen for selling high-quality glass bongs on the Internet. Read full book review >

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WE ALL LOOKED UP by Tommy Wallach
Released: March 24, 2015

"A thought-provoking story that will bring out readers' inner philosophers. (Fiction. 14 & up)"
The end of the world turns into a life-changing opportunity for four high school seniors. Read full book review >

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Soul Wars by Tommy Scherer
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: April 22, 2013

"A breezy sci-fi saga that will delight aficionados of both science and spirituality."
An offbeat novel about a group of spiritually gifted beings that discovers a means to bring their peaceful message to other planets. Read full book review >

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Released: Oct. 2, 1991

"It's an attractive mix."
Though Tang himself came here from Bangkok in 1972, his restaurants—the first opened in L.A. in 1982, a twin in N.Y.C.'s Tribeca four years later—have as much to do with American enterprise and California style as with Thai cuisine. Read full book review >

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SAM'S CROSSING by Tommy Hays
Released: Jan. 4, 1993

"Maybe next time out he'll give us a story that really goes somewhere instead of settling down in an easy chair."
A sensitive first novel about a hot topic—how a nice, eminently marriageable young man conquers his fear of commitment, without resorting to conga lines Ö la Iron John. Read full book review >

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THE PLEASURE WAS MINE by Tommy Hays
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 2005

"An intimate, loving portrait of a dreaded disease's devastating effects."
Second-novelist Hays (In the Family Way, 1999, etc.) beautifully captures a husband's grief as he watches his beloved wife slip into Alzheimer's. Read full book review >

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NAZARETH, NORTH DAKOTA by Tommy Zurhellen
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 15, 2011

"A raw talent, not yet ready for prime time."
Zurhellen's debut is a collection of loosely linked monologues and stories (two of them previously published) in search of a story line. Read full book review >

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WHAT I CAME TO TELL YOU by Tommy Hays
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 24, 2013

"Readers will be quickly and surely drawn in by quirky siblings Grover and Sudie, rooting for them to find a measure of peace and happiness in the wake of tragedy. (Fiction. 10-14)"
Two lovable, grief-stricken children try to find their footing after their mother's death in a senseless accident. Read full book review >

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IN THE FAMILY WAY by Tommy Hays
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 1999

"Oprah will want to check out Tommy Hays."
The influences of Harper Lee and Anne Tyler are strongly present in this winning, if borderline-sentimental, second novel by the author of the wistful Sam's Crossing (1993). Read full book review >