Search Results: "Daniel G. Amen"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 12, 2013

"Although most of the information is common knowledge, Amen's easy-to-follow instructions will aid readers in retaining and implementing the information."
A handbook for better health in women. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 14, 2012

"Just reading Amen's book will probably improve your brain, though his commonsensical advice suggests you can do plenty more."
Clinical neuroscientist and public-broadcasting favorite Amen (The Amen Solution, 2011, etc.) updates and sharpens his program for shaping a healthy brain. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Dec. 25, 2012

"A powerful declaration of independence against a life full of ignorance and intolerance."
Ekine's debut, a memoir of his brutal upbringing, displays a steely self-acceptance forged as a shield against cultural and religious discrimination. Read full book review >

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Breathe on Me by Daniel I. G. Ekine
Released: Jan. 29, 2013

"Infused with creativity, but the overall effect falls just short of titillating."
Ekine's collection of amateur erotica. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 8, 2003

"A dispiriting situation, one that will bring only more misery, Brown and Abel foretell, before all the gun-distribution loopholes are closed."
How efforts to curb America's "Great Gun Bazaar" have foundered on the lobbying shoals of the National Rifle Association and kindred gun-rights organizations. Read full book review >

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DANIEL LOWE
by Megan Labrise

A few months shy of his 60th birthday, Daniel Lowe’s publishing dreams came true—with a novel that proceeds from a nightmarish premise.

In All That’s Left to Tell, a mid-level American executive named Marc Laurent is held captive in Pakistan by two local guards. Each day he is blindfolded and an English-speaking woman, who identifies herself as “Josephine,” questions ...


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DANIEL ALARCÓN
by Richard Z. Santos

Daniel Alarcón was in a staff meeting at Columbia University, where he is an Assistant Professor in Broadcast Journalism, when friends started texting him congratulatory messages.

“I was totally surprised,” he says. “And I didn’t know what they were talking about.”

They were talking about Alarcón’s latest collection of short stories, The King Is Always Above the People ...


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DANIEL SUAREZ
by Clayton Moore

Daniel Suarez finally made it to the future in his new novel, Change Agent, which Kirkus’ reviewer says is “...his most entertaining high-tech thriller yet.”

The author sometimes gets pegged as a science fiction author because his previous bestsellers—Daemon, Freedom, Kill Decision, and Influx—all revolve around technologies that are just around the corner. In Change Agent ...


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BOOK REVIEW

CAT POWER! by Daniel Kirk
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2007

"Covering the dreaded litter box, balls-of-string adventures, the scratching post and the dead-bird gift, there are purrs aplenty here for cat lovers. (CD) (Picture book/poetry. 4-8)"
Either a companion or counterpoint to Dogs Rule! (2003), these 18 poems celebrate the lovable quirks, reproach the annoying traits and acknowledge the different personalities of all kinds of cats. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

COME BACK SOON by Daniel Schallau
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2009

"Undeniably well-meaning, but a bit of a mess. (Picture book. 3-6)"
This busily surreal tale will make readers feel as though they've walked in on the middle of a conversation. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LOVE STINKS by Daniel Postgate
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2010

"Bill is an endearing pup any poodle would be lucky to have. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Love stinks when you're the smelliest mutt in town and you've fallen for pristine, purebred poodle Peachy Snugglekins, who happens to be owned by your nemesis, Great Aunt Bleach! Read full book review >

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BUS STOP, BUS GO! by Daniel Kirk
ANIMALS
Released: July 1, 2001

A hamster stages a cage-break on a school bus in this simple yet enjoyable piece of poetry, where the verse rolls along like the wheels on the bus, imparting a sweet momentum to the story. Read full book review >