Search Results: "Carl Hart"


BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 11, 2013

"An eye-opening, absorbing, complex story of scientific achievement in the face of overwhelming odds."
A hard-hitting attack on current drug policy by Hart (Psychology and Psychiatry/Columbia Univ.), a neuroscientist who grew up on the streets of one of Miami's toughest neighborhoods. Read full book review >

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AVIATRIXES
by Leila Roy

Her birthday, the day she died, the day she first realized she wanted to fly—if we tried, I’m sure that we could make any day into Bessie Coleman day. But today is an especially good pick, because ninety-six years ago, on June 15, 1921, Bessie Coleman earned her pilot’s license—the first African American woman, as well as the first woman ...


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CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2012

"Good for one-on-one sharing or paired with titles such as Saxton Freymann's Fast Food (2006) for a festive, food-themed storytime. (list of foods portrayed in each photo) (Picture book. 4-8)"
Peek into worlds where the trees are made of broccoli and the clouds of sweet meringue. Read full book review >

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ALL KINDS OF CARS by Carl Johanson
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 14, 2017

"The absence of a well-told storyline makes the book feel static, but kids who love cars will enjoy this crazy compendium and will be engaged by the imaginative take on a traditional subject. (Informational picture book. 2-4)"
Can there be room for yet another picture book about cars? Apparently. Read full book review >

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MERWIN by Christopher Hart
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2002

"Merwin does pull a fast one on the zookeeper by claiming he is Merwin in disguise, giving a small 'what is reality' twist to the story, but it's not enough to elevate it beyond its one-note joke into an entertainment. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Cartoonist and bestselling author of drawing books, Hart's first picture book is goofy all over, but whether or not that is intentional is open to debate. Read full book review >

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BEFORE YOU by Amber Hart
YOUNG ADULT
Released: July 29, 2014

"This riff on West Side Story is torrid and heartfelt if not at all subtle, with a sequel featuring Faith's best friend still to come. (Romance. 14-18)"
The daughter of a pastor and a young man on the run from a Cuban drug cartel get past their initial animosity to fall in love in this sexy romance. Read full book review >

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CRIME ON HER MIND by Carolyn Hart
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 1999

"Don Brown—are joined by two cases for Death on Demand bookstore owner Annie Darling (Mint Julep Murder, 1995, etc.) and two non-series mysteries in this varied, but uniformly genteel, collection."
Eight adventures of retired journalist Henriette O'Dwyer Collins (Scandal in Fair Haven, 1994, etc.)—including Henrie O's historic first meeting with Lt. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 14, 2002

"Chillingly evocative of Rachel Carson's Silent Spring."
Washington-based journalist Hart, who has tracked the genetic altering of grains and plants for years, argues that this branch of biotechnology has in effect used American consumers as the subjects of perhaps the biggest food experiment ever. Read full book review >

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GHOST IN TROUBLE by Carolyn Hart
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 12, 2010

"Delightful Bailey Ruth solves the tough case with panache."
The latest case for one of Heaven's cleverest sleuths forces her to break a lot of rules. Read full book review >

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ALL THE LIES WE TELL by Megan Hart
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2017

"Riveting even when it shouldn't be."
Alicia Harrison shares a complicated past with the Stern brothers that has shadowed their lives since their teens. Read full book review >

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GOLD by Matthew Hart
NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 3, 2013

"Recommended for those determined to speculate in gold as an alleged hedge against economic tremors."
Overview of gold's perpetual dominance over modern and past societies, focused on historical and economic issues. Read full book review >