Search Results: "Brad Weinman"


BOOK REVIEW

THE STINK FILES by Holm & Hamel
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2004

"Further episodes on the way. (Fiction. 10-12)"
Justice isn't exactly done, but at least the bad guys are identified and sent scurrying, in this second adventure featuring an upper-crust feline spy shanghaied to New Jersey. Read full book review >

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ANIMALS
Released: June 1, 2004

"The closing revelation that his transatlantic flight was no accident makes a tantalizing lead-in to the next episode, due in October. (Fiction. 10-12)"
Writing as "Holm & Hamel," the authors open the case files of a feline James Bond. Read full book review >

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STEALING HOME by Irving Weinman
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 1, 2004

"Weinman did much better with his NYPD series (Virgil's Ghost, 1989). It's been a while since Harvard-educated Detective Lenny Schwartz came out of the squad room to crack a case. Cops—never around when you need 'em."
A sudsy tale about dismal people and the unpleasant things that happen to them. Read full book review >

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IT'S ABOUT TIME! by Mitzi Weinman
NON-FICTION
Released: June 19, 2014

"A thorough, well-thought-out guidebook to solving time dilemmas and organizing a working life."
In this A-to-Z guide to managing time in a professional setting, debut author Weinman delivers sound strategies for focusing goals, managing daily tasks and projects, and building a working system of success. Read full book review >

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AWAKENING THROUGH THE VEILS by Ric Weinman
Released: June 5, 2013

"Tackles the multilayered topic of spirituality without oversimplifying."
Weinman's (Your Hands Can Heal: Learn to Channel Healing Energy, 1992, etc.) guidebook to spiritual awakening is well-suited for beginning seekers and those already on the path to spiritual awakening. Read full book review >

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ECHOES OF HEARTSOUNDS by Martha Weinman Lear
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 16, 2014

"A bittersweet mingling of previous life-changing events and present-moment illness by a skillful author."
The author's journey "from the emotional storms…of widowhood to the astonishment of finding new love in my senior years, and on to the sudden cardiac crisis…that forced me, finally, to confront a past that I had never put wholly to rest." Read full book review >

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I'M THE BEST! by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat
ANIMALS
Released: April 15, 1991

"Comical and heartwarming. (Picture book. 4- 8)"
Dudley has had many owners (one gave him away for eating a plant; one moved; one died) and many names; now he's chosen as successor to another dog, one that died. Read full book review >

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WHERE ARE YOU? by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 13, 2014

"A not-so-great addition to a classic early-reader series. (Early reader. 6-9)"
Nate the Great and his dog, Sludge, want a day off from detective work. Read full book review >

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AESOP’S FABLES by Brad Sneed
adapted by Brad Sneed, illustrated by Brad Sneed
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2003

"Aesops abound, but few present the Lessons with such pervasive lightheartedness—and Sneed keeps any violence in the tales far-offstage. (Folktales. 6-8)"
A wordless rendition of "The Tortoise and the Hare" on covers, endpapers, and title spread surrounds 15 more retold fables, with morals appended. Read full book review >

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THE BOY WHO WAS RAISED BY LIBRARIANS by Brad Sneed
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2007

"Kids should get a kick out of the geeky Melvin, his supportive clan of nurturing bibliophiles and his so-very-logical career choice. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A curious boy discovers the library is the best place to be and librarians are the best people to know in this lighthearted homage. Read full book review >

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DEPUTY HARVEY AND THE ANT COW CAPER by Brad Sneed
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2005

"There'll be no problem corralling little dogies for this caper. (author's note) (Picture book. 6-8)"
Think the Old West is gone? Read full book review >

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PICTURE A LETTER by Brad Sneed
ABC BOOKS
Released: June 1, 2001

"O for original and offbeat. (Alphabet picture book. 3-7)"
An entrancingly designed alphabet book that will keep young (and old) peering at and poring over it for a long time. Read full book review >