Search Results: "Cindy Bertram"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: Jan. 2, 2012

"An inspirational book about how to achieve one's goals, wrapped in an adventure tale."
Mountain climber, investment banker and entrepreneur Fejtek, born with a condition that resulted in a partial paralysis of his right arm, writes of his quest to conquer the highest mountain on each continent. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DRUG WAR POLITICS by Eva Bertram
NON-FICTION
Released: July 1, 1996

"Compelling arguments and an excellent use of data make this report invaluable in an election year. (For two more studies of the drug wars, see Dan Baum, Smoke and Mirrors, p. 653, and Jill Jonnes, Hep-Cats, Narcs and Pipe Dreams, p. 728.)"
A scholarly attack on America's drug policy. Read full book review >

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PLAYERS by Bertram Fields
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 15, 2005

"Amateurish, sure, but if with this, Fields can turn America's attention from entertainment gossip to Shakespeare, more power to him."
Hollywood entertainment lawyer Fields (Royal Blood, 1998; aka D. Kincaid, The Lawyer's Tale, 1992, etc.) dabbles in literary criticism by sifting through the elusive evidence of Shakespeare's probable identity, in a compelling work for the lay reader, woefully lacking in documentation. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 1998

"A thorough investigation of an age-old question, and though the historical record is not complete, Fields's persuasive interpretations and arguments may change some opinions about Richard and his nephews— fate. (16 paages color illustrations, not seen)"
A leading entertainment lawyer attempts to solve the historical mystery of what became of the two young princes who were kept in the Tower of London during the reign of King Richard III. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GLORIANA by Bertram Fields
NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 2017

"A comprehensive and unusual look at England's most famous queen."
Fields (Shylock: His Own Story, 2015, etc.) tackles the knowns and unknowns of England's Queen Elizabeth I (1533-1603) in this work of history.Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MY NEW BIG-KID BED by Debbie Bertram
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 26, 2017

"A big-time missed opportunity. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Fears of a new bed can be complicated when a dinosaur's added to the mix. Read full book review >

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I'LL TELL YOU WHAT I WANT, WHAT I REALLY REALLY WANT
by Mandy Wan

BOOK REPORT for Want (Book 1) by Cindy Pon

Cover Story: Big Sci-Fi Face
BFF Charm: Yay!
Swoonworthy Scale:
 6
Talky Talk: In the Not Too Distant Future
Bonus Factors:
 Taipei, Ocean's 11, Tasty Business
Relationship Status: Leaves Me Wanting More

Cover Story: Big Sci-Fi Face

I mean...sure? The fishbowl helmet and the ambiguous futuristic background are ...


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BOOK REVIEW

MORE SIMPLE SIGNS by Cindy Wheeler
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 1998

"An ideal first book on ASL, making self- instruction possible even for beginners. (Picture book. 4-9)"
A companion volume to Wheeler's earlier Simple Signs (1995, not reviewed, etc.), this cheerfully illustrated manual demonstrates the American Sign Language alphabet, plus signs for 31 basic words and phrases (e.g., stop, go, yes, please). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

POLYGONSTERS by Cindy Helms
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2017

"A kids' tale with enjoyably eccentric visuals and a message of civility and forgiveness."
Bullies meet their very polite match in this quirky new picture book for young readers. Read full book review >

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THE PASSION OF DELLIE O'BARR by Cindy Bonner
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 31, 1996

The heroine of this third and decreasingly engaging installment in the McDade Cycle (Lily, 1992; Looking for Lily, not reviewed) is a young woman who gets into trouble in small-town Texas of the 1890's as she follows her heart rather than her head. Read full book review >

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A WARRIOR'S CRY by Cindy Enderson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 2017

"A delicate dance with a clear, uncompromising message that 'There is no white towel in the corner of belief.'"
A collection of flowing, psalmlike poetry about maintaining faith in the face of affliction. Read full book review >