Search Results: "Callum Roberts"


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NON-FICTION
Released: May 24, 2012

"A timely wake-up call."
Roberts (Marine Conservation/Univ. of York; The Unnatural History of the Sea, 2009) warns that "the oceans have changed more in [the] last thirty years than in all of human history before." Read full book review >

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JONATHAN ROBERTS by Gregory P. Wilson
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Dec. 12, 2014

"An exhaustive biography, which serves as a welcome addition to American Civil War and Quaker history.
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Wilson chronicles the life of Jonathan Roberts, a Quaker who served in the Union Army during the Civil War despite his pacifist convictions. Read full book review >

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Released: March 29, 2011

"Fittingly, Robert's favorite adjective in his writings is 'picturesque.' Best to let his art speak for him."
An e-book version of a coffee-table book. Read full book review >

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THE ROBERTS COURT by Marcia Coyle
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 7, 2013

"A careful, informed analysis of the origins, progress and disposition of the complex, high-stakes legal disputes that find their way to the court."
In her first book, the National Law Journal's longtime chief Washington correspondent examines the jurisprudence of the Supreme Court, seven years after the appointment of the youngest chief justice since John Marshall. Read full book review >

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I’M NOT JULIA ROBERTS by Laura Ruby
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 4, 2007

"An uneven collection from a writer who shows promise."
Five suburban step-families fall apart and reconnect in ten linked stories. Read full book review >

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THE GREAT GREEN NOTEBOOK OF KATIE ROBERTS by Amy Hest
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 1998

"Lamut provides simple but amusing black-and-white line drawings. (Fiction. 8-12)"
A second romp with irrepressible Katie (The Private Notebook of Katie Roberts, 1996) in a small Texas town in the late 1940s. Read full book review >

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THE PRIVATE NOTEBOOK OF KATIE ROBERTS, AGE 11 by Amy Hest
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 1995

"The ending, as she falls head-over-heels in love with her twin baby brothers and accepts Sam's wish to adopt her, further illustrates the theme of the first book: love is risky, but worth it. (Fiction. 8-11)"
A hearty look at city girl making a new home on the range. Read full book review >

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Released: Nov. 3, 1993

"For WW II veterans and buffs only."
Everything you wanted to know about the Nazi glider-and- paratroop invasion of Crete, plus a history of early airborne-troop warfare and its prime practitioner, Kurt Student. Read full book review >

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Released: April 17, 1989

Aided by previously unpublished files of the British Foreign Office, English author MacDonald provides the most complete account yet of the assassination of Heydrich, head of the Nazi security police and Hitler's presumed successor. Read full book review >

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TRUSTING YOU & OTHER LIES by Nicole Williams
YOUNG ADULT
Released: June 20, 2017

"While the central romance is engaging, the weak plotting undercuts its appeal. (Romance. 14-18)"
A romance between two teens focuses on fixing the wrong issue. Read full book review >

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OCTOPUS SUMMER by Malcolm Dorson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 15, 2014

"An unnecessary contribution to the growing genre of douche-bag lit."
An immature and spoiled prep school student vacillates between the Manhattan club scene and the cocktail soirees of the Long Island elite during one long, bad summer. Read full book review >

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UNDERCURRENT by Paul Blackwell
YOUNG ADULT
Released: July 23, 2013

"The framework never jells, leaving the plot points suspended in the mist of the falls themselves. (Thriller. 14 & up)"
A potentially deadly trip over a waterfall turns out to be the least of teenage Cal's problems. Read full book review >