Search Results: "Buzz Aldrin"


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BUZZ ALDRIN, WHAT HAPPENED TO YOU IN ALL THE CONFUSION? by Johan Harstad
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 7, 2011

"A modern saga of rocketships, ice floes and dreams of the Caribbean, and great fun to read."
Or, the long-awaited Great Faroese Novel: a splendid confusion about life, love and intrigues in the land of the midnight sun. Read full book review >

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BUZZ by Eileen Spinelli
ADVENTURE
Released: July 6, 2010

"Entertaining enough, but heavy handed. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Buzz , a busy little bee, enjoys flying around chatting with her friends about the latest town news. Read full book review >

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BUZZ by Hallie  Lieberman
Released: Nov. 7, 2017

"Provocative, illuminating, and consistently entertaining."
The unexpected and underappreciated history of sex toys. Read full book review >

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BUZZ by Anders de la Motte
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 7, 2014

"A timely, realistic thriller about the governance of online information."
The second book of a trilogy from former Swedish policeman and IT security specialist de la Motte (Game, 2013) features a computer whiz and his bodyguard sister continuing their struggle with an ominous Game Master. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 1, 1996

"An entertaining and informative discussion of both the scientific and cultural impact of caffeine and alcohol."
Not many users of the world's two most popular drugs know the details of their chemical or biological effects; here's a good introduction. Read full book review >

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LOOK TO THE STARS by Buzz Aldrin
BIOGRAPHY
Released: April 1, 2009

"More inspirational than informational, this may please aspiring space explorers but has the potential to leave many listeners in the dark. (Nonfiction. 7-9)"
There's no doubt about Aldrin's passion for his subject nor his very specialized firsthand knowledge. Read full book review >

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MAGNIFICENT DESOLATION by Buzz Aldrin
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 23, 2009

"An admirable account of an icon of the golden age of space flight."
The troubled but ultimately redeemed life of the second man to walk on the Moon. Read full book review >

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NO DREAM IS TOO HIGH by Buzz Aldrin
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 5, 2016

"A retread of old material repackaged as an inspirational guidebook. Though aiming to inspire readers of all ages, this will likely appeal to an older readership and devoted fans of Aldrin."
The astronaut recounts life lessons learned from his historic Apollo 11 moonwalk in 1969 and beyond. Read full book review >

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REACHING FOR THE MOON by Buzz Aldrin
BIOGRAPHY
Released: June 1, 2005

"Pair this with Don Brown's One Giant Step for a child's-eye view on space exploration. (Flight/space exploration chronology) (Picture book/biography. 6-9)"
In first-person voice, Aldrin highlights points from his childhood that led to his dream of being an astronaut and making the historic moon landing. Read full book review >

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BUZZ by Katherine Ellison
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 5, 2010

"An absorbing, sharply observed memoir."
Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist Ellison (The Mommy Brain: How MotherhoodMakes Us Smarter, 2005, etc.) writes about her life on the ADHD battlefront. Read full book review >

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MISSION TO MARS by Buzz Aldrin
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 7, 2013

"You may say that he's a dreamer; celebrate him as a visionary, or dismiss this as futurist fantasy."
The moonwalking astronaut offers a passionate but not always persuasive manifesto encompassing space tourism and the inevitability of inhabiting Mars within a couple of decades. Read full book review >

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ENCOUNTER WITH TIBER by Buzz Aldrin
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: July 17, 1996

"Still, Aldrin brings an unmistakable hands-on realism to the details of space exploration, and Barnes lends his expertise to the overall structure and packaging. (Author tour)"
Alien-contact/ancient-astronaut ``infotainment'' from Aldrin, the second man on the moon (Men from Earth, 1989, etc.) and leading novelist Barnes (Mother of Storms, 1994, etc.). Read full book review >