Search Results: "Tori Hogan"


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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 1, 2012

"A bold argument based mostly on experiences and observations rather than statistical support."
In her debut memoir, filmmaker and activist Hogan examines the problems with international aid efforts in Africa. Read full book review >

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FOUL PLAY by Tori Carrington
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 2007

"Though Sofie's adventurous life in the Greek community makes for pleasant reading, she's still a pale shadow of Stephanie Plum."
Fueled by Greek coffee, Sofie Metropolis investigates lost pets and cheating husbands. Read full book review >

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SOFIE METROPOLIS by Tori Carrington
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 7, 2005

"Slapdash and derivative."
Greek 20-something turns gumshoe after her Big Fat Wedding goes bust. Read full book review >

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LOVE BITES by Tori Carrington
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 2011

"But neither makes for compelling reading, unless you're really into Queens."
A Greek-American p.i. fits in a couple of clients while trying to straighten out her love life. Read full book review >

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DIRTY LAUNDRY by Tori Carrington
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 2, 2006

"If the author(s), aka Lori and Tony Karayianni, insist on dropping in on Sophie's antics every two months, we're in for a long year."
More frappé-fueled fun in Astoria, Queens, with the Hellenic wannabe hellcat. Read full book review >

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ROAR! SHH! by Martina Hogan
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 2, 2016

"A mixed bag. (Board book. 1-3)"
Standard concepts, tabs to turn, and perennially smiling animal characters are the salient features of this book and its companions. Read full book review >

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LADY KILLERS by Tori  Telfer
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: Oct. 10, 2017

"Heavily researched and filled with gory details, a rare look at women who killed for pleasure."
A compendium of women serial killers through the ages. Read full book review >

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Journey Home by Tori Meyer
Released: Sept. 1, 2015

"Gentle handling of a difficult but important subject."
Lyrical text and soaring imagery give school-age children a taste of war, peace, freedom, and military service. Read full book review >

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Released: Nov. 1, 1996

From Three Worlds: $21.00, paper $12.95; Nov. 1996; 288 pp.; 0- 939010-53-4, paper 0-939010-52-6): A vigorous collection of prose and poetry showcasing the work of 15 of the former Russian republic's best contemporary writers. Read full book review >

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The Lost Gold by Tori Warner Shepard
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 20, 2015

"A historically and culturally informative tale of the tragic fall of a proud man."
In this prequel to Now Silence (2011), Shepard tells the story of a Mexican-American family that believes that a hidden fortune will enable them to buy back land taken by the U.S. government in 1848. Read full book review >

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SOLAR STORMS by Linda Hogan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 1995

"Tediously obvious and overwritten; Hogan's characters are so excruciatingly limited to the representation of their cultures that they become little more than allegories, reducing the tale to agitprop."
A meandering and didactic family saga by Chickasaw poet, novelist, and essayist Hogan (Dwellings, p. 835; Mean Spirit, 1990), a tale that attemptsÖ la Little Big Manto rewrite the history of the American West from a Native American perspective. Read full book review >