Search Results: "Andre Baranowski"


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NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 2, 2011

"Excellent recipes for all skill levels."
Vongerichten spices up the kitchen with this colorfully photographed companion piece to the new PBS series in which the author shares her Korean roots and easy-to-prepare culinary delights. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 1, 2015

"A clearheaded and invaluable walk-through of how to handle money and make it work for an investor."
A short, comprehensive coaching manual explains the intricacies of personal investment. Read full book review >

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FORERUNNER FORAY by Andre Norton
Released: April 16, 1973

"For the easily transported."
Norton is a believer in psychometry — the study of history through extrasensory perception. Read full book review >

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MOON OF 3 RINGS by Andre Norton
Released: Aug. 1, 1966

"SF fans."
Moon of Three Rings is by the prolific author who can generally be counted on to do multiple rings around any of the others working in the juvenile science fiction form, and this is one of her best. Read full book review >

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FOUR FROM THE WITCH WORLD by Andre Norton
Released: March 31, 1989

"Harmless entertainment for dedicated fans."
Four long stories, that is, not people or monsters or things: sort of a companion volume to the various Tales of the Witch World collections (most recently 1988). Read full book review >

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ANDROID AT ARMS by Andre Norton
Released: Sept. 1, 1971

"Perhaps a sequel will tie up all the loose ends; here, Andros' willingness to settle for (and in) the parallel kingdom seems a disappointing cop-out."
As Andros of Inyana reels from planet to planet, this trisected story zooms from plot to plot, with each new start more remote from the initial center in interest. Read full book review >

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DRAGON MAGIC by Andre Norton
Released: April 23, 1972

"As always, however, Andre Norton can be relied upon to convert her magic formulas into adroit entertainment."
Four boys find a magic jigsaw puzzle in a deserted house, and as each completes one of the four pictured dragons he is propelled into a mythological fantasy neatly tailored to his cultural background and personal hangups. Read full book review >

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STAR RANGERS by Andre Norton
Released: Aug. 20, 1953

"Reptiles and birdmen as well as humans people this and their worlds are a myriad of far-reaching systems, quite imaginatively projected."
The 80th century A.D. when an impartial rule of galactic systems is disintegrating frames a science fiction story with adult concepts and a catchy theme. Read full book review >

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NO NIGHT WITHOUT STARS by Andre Norton
Released: Oct. 12, 1975

"Deja vu."
Another account of simple people coping in a world with only Rememberers to relate sketchy details of the Before Time (before tidal waves and other natural catastrophes destroyed civilization as it once was); in this case it's Sander, a fledgling metalsmith, and Fanyi, a shaman, along with their companions, his a horse-sized coyote and hers two giant otters ("fishers"). Read full book review >

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STAR BORN by Andre Norton
Released: May 11, 1957

"Good."
Dalgard Nordis, a terran on Astra, goes through a series of adventures which reflect Andre Norton's preoccupation with social problems on a broad if simplified and the possibility of life on another planet in another solar system like Earth's. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Oct. 31, 2006

"If, unlike Holly, one doesn't mistrust the continually insisted upon prevailing colorblindness, then the rest is easy — and the directions for lavender fans, rose beads and fuzzie-muzzies will make everyone want to turn herbalist."
Set somewhere in the rural South of both the present and colonial days and rooted in old time herb lore, this is one of Andre Norton's more mundane and unassuming fantasies. Read full book review >

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STAR GUARD by Andre Norton
Released: Aug. 1, 1955

"Absorbing."
Worlds and cons away are the adventures of Kana Karr, Swordsman Third Class, who goes to the planet Fronn with Yorke Horde in the 5th millenium A.D.-Terran figuring. Read full book review >