Search Results: "Chip Heath"


BOOK REVIEW

DECISIVE by Chip Heath
NON-FICTION
Released: March 26, 2013

"Readers approaching this book because they have a pressing decision may be annoyed by the Heaths' lumbering pace, but for those who want to improve decision-making overall, the workshop style of the narrative should prove helpful."
A manual on how to become more rational when facing difficult decisions at work and in your personal life. Read full book review >

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CHIP CHIP by Rusty Jaquays
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 2, 2015

"An admirable dramatization of a real-world event, with a hero who's much better at helping others than himself."
In Jaquays' debut historical drama, treacherous waters and armed Cuban guards await a crawfisherman transporting refugees during the 1980 Mariel boatlift. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: April 12, 1989

Integrated circuits, which incorporate hundreds, even thousands of diodes, transitors, and other components on a single tiny chip of semiconductor material, are the building blocks of the aerospace age. Read full book review >

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THE BUNDLE AT BLACKTHORPE HEATH by Mark Copeland
ANIMALS
Released: June 26, 2006

"A good prospect for hottest ticket of the season. (website) (Fantasy. 11-13)"
Why bother with flea circuses when elephant-sized trained snails and stag beetles are eager to perform under the big top to rhythms beaten out by honeybee drummers, while clowns with frisky pill-bug companions provoke shouts of laughter from the crowds? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2010

"Though aimed at the book-as-toy market, this would be an appealing addition to a craft or science-fair shelf. (Informational gamebook. 8-14)"
Potatoes, potato chips and their packaging provide the materials for this entertaining, pun-filled collection of 29 science demonstrations and experiments plus one crunchy cookie recipe. Read full book review >

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CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIE MURDER by Joanne Fluke
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 1, 2000

"In all: a modestly entertaining debut with some delectable recipes as a bonus."
Hannah Swensen of Lake Eden, Minnesota, has a better excuse than most of fiction's lady sleuths to excuse her nosiness: her sister Andrea's husband Bill Todd is deputy sheriff for the county and Hannah tirelessly maintains that she's helping him. Read full book review >

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THE BLACK CHIP by Gary Land
Released: May 9, 2012

"A welcome foray into the Vegas PI genre, hopefully the first of many."
Ex-PI Noly Boots must race against time and circumstances to rescue his girlfriend and her daughter from an assortment of Vegas gamblers, lowlifes and psychos. Read full book review >

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THE POTATO CHIP PUZZLES by Eric Berlin
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2009

"The joy for both contestants and readers of this brain-teasing mystery will be in the process. (Mystery. 9-12)"
When a local snack-food manufacturer creates a puzzle contest to benefit a school, Winston Breen and his two best friends represent their middle school, solving his six elaborate puzzles and an unexpected seventh: exposing a cheater. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 8, 2014

"A practical personal-finance book that stands out in a crowded field."
A debut guide that offers sound advice on how to achieve financial independence. Read full book review >

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CHIP OFF THE ICE BLOCK MURDER by Jessie Chandler
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 8, 2014

"With a cast of characters too numerous and flatly quirky to track, Chandler's latest (Pickle in the Middle Murder, 2013, etc.) is her most confusing yet. Developing the minor figures more fully would lead to a bigger payoff when the final twist comes."
A daughter tries to clear her father's name when he's implicated in a murder she can't believe he committed. Read full book review >