Search Results: "Cynthia Leeds Friedlander"


BOOK REVIEW

BREASTLESS INTIMACY by Cynthia Leeds  Friedlander
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 27, 2013

"An illuminating collection of writing that's full of introspection and emotional transcendence."
Friedlander's memoir recounts vignettes about the author's life after a bilateral mastectomy. Read full book review >

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Released: Aug. 25, 2009

"Will help those who want to untie their tongues and avoid the hazards of miscommunication."
In this self-professed consolidation of popular communication, assertiveness, career and leadership-training best practices, Friedlander bridges the gap between business and personal communication by offering a synthesized approach that can be used at the office or home. Read full book review >

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THE UNFORTUNATE SON by Constance Leeds
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 14, 2012

"Engaging from the very first page, this is one work of historical fiction that will have even readers who prefer fantasy clamoring for a sequel. (Historical fiction. 9-12)"
The nature of luck, fortune and fate is dissected and reexamined over the course of this outstanding novel. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 5, 2016

"Organizers will find much of this helpful and instructive, but for lay readers, it preaches to the choir."
A radical activist handbook reinforces the adage that a picture is worth 1,000 words. Read full book review >

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Released: May 11, 2011

"A thoughtful book that could actually save employers some serious money."
Putting a positive spin on workers' compensation. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 11, 1995

"Nazism and of the Holocaust. (History Book Club selection)"
An exhaustively researched account of the ``opening act of Nazi genocide'': the murder of approximately 70,000 physically and mentally handicapped German citizens. Read full book review >

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A DIFFERENT KIND OF GHOSTING
by Mandy Wan

BOOK REPORT for The Afterlife of Holly Chase by Cynthia Hand

Cover Story: Bah, Humbug
BFF Charm: Eventually Sassy Gay Friend
Swoonworthy Scale:
 4
Talky Talk: Easy Breezy Ebeneze-y 
Bonus Factor:
 A Christmas Carol
Anti-Bonus Factor: Workplace Misconduct
Relationship Status: Holiday Hookup

Cover Story: Bah, Humbug

Sure, I guess? It's fine, but it doesn't bring joy to ...


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BOOK REVIEW

IF THE RAINDROPS UNITED by Judah Friedlander
NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 27, 2015

"A more-misses-than-hits collection that will likely find a home in bathroom-reading bins."
A comedian presents a series of drawings and cartoons, most of which "are comedy. But some are serious. Or just weird." Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 26, 2016

"A book that will be useful for employers who are truly interested in improving worker productivity and company profits."
A workers' compensation consultant interviews business executives, lawyers, and others to show employers how to boost worker safety and the bottom line. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CAT HEAVEN by Cynthia Rylant
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 1997

"Comforting and amiable, this is tinged with gentle humor. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Every bit as rich in eye-dimming sentiment as Dog Heaven (1995), this will kindle sighs even from the feline-indifferent. Read full book review >