Search Results: "Chad Orzel"


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EUREKA by Chad Orzel
NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 9, 2014

"Orzel's point is well-taken: Like breathing, we are engaging in the scientific process much of the time, even if we don't know it."
Orzel (Physics/Union Coll.; How to Teach Relativity to Your Dog, 2012, etc.) explains that we all think like scientists, at least some of the time; we just may not know it.Read full book review >

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HOW TO TEACH RELATIVITY TO YOUR DOG by Chad Orzel
NON-FICTION
Released: March 1, 2012

"Those willing to skim the cute teacher-dog exchanges will find themselves in the hands of a skilled educator."
Another quirky science primer from the author of How to Teach Physics to Your Dog (2009). Read full book review >

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THE MOUSE AND THE MEADOW by Chad Wallace
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2014

"Stiff verse aside, the book has undeniable child appeal. (notes, suggested activities) (Picture book. 5-8)"
An inquisitive field mouse ventures from his nest for the first time and encounters various creatures—big and small, friend and foe—all while learning and teaching readers about the habitat of a meadow. Read full book review >

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LEO GEO AND HIS MIRACULOUS JOURNEY THROUGH THE CENTER OF THE EARTH by Jon Chad
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 13, 2012

"'Science is no walk in the park,' he rightly proclaims. Also: 'Long live geology!' (Graphic fiction/nonfiction hybrid. 7-10)"
The top geologist at the Fizzmont Institute of Rad Science takes a solo journey right through the planet. It's science! With monsters! Read full book review >

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THE BIRD ROOM by Chad Hofmann
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 7, 2014

"Hard-core horror and sci-fi readers will likely enjoy the more original tales in this story collection."
A collection of 17 horror, sci-fi and paranormal tales that, at their best, recall The Twilight Zone and Tales from the Crypt. Read full book review >

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DOGBREATH VICTORIOUS by Chad Henry

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NOTIONS UNBOUND by Chad Landshield
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 10, 2013

"An inventive take on an old idea that is still relevant today."
An invention meant to enlighten becomes a destructive force in Landshield's two-part debut novel. Read full book review >

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SECRET SALVATION by Chad Josey
FICTION & LITERATURE

"A captivating, high-stakes sci-fi adventure that suffers from too much background material."
A debut novel tells the story of a doctor recruited to survive a world-ending event. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 2, 2015

"Though somewhat academic and consistently grim, Broughton's book provides ample documentation of a central truth of late-American history—namely, that capital has no country."
You can't make an omelet without breaking eggs. As this sociological study shows, that, at least, is what they tell the eggs. Read full book review >

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THE ART OF FIELDING by Chad Harbach
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 7, 2011

"A promising debut—and one guaranteed to draw attention, for it commanded an unusually big advance and will likely be pushed accordingly. Stay tuned."
An amiable, Middle American, baseball-centric coming-of-age tale. Read full book review >

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SHIRKER by Chad Taylor
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 9, 2000

"Taylor creates strong, sometimes sexually graphic, images at the expense of logical narrative, as natural and supernatural explanations compete to the very end."
New Zealand author Taylor's first US publication is the tale of a dead man, narrated by the late Ellerslie Penrose as he lies on the sidewalk after crashing through a window atop the Regent Hotel. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: July 12, 2006

"An intriguing, bracing tale, and not just for history buffs."
Before 9/11 there was July 30, 1916. Read full book review >