Search Results: "David B."


BOOK REVIEW

EPILEPTIC by David B.
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 4, 2005

"An unromantic, heartrending tale, wrapped in a cloak of nightmares."
Fantastical, gloriously illustrated graphic memoir of the French cartoonist's life, overshadowed by an epileptic brother. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 1994

"Despite this collection's title, Feinberg is no Hunter S. Thompson, but he does have an effective, biting edge."
Feinberg's reflections on AIDS are often annoying and mediocre, frequently witty, and sometimes deeply disturbing. Read full book review >

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MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 1, 1997

"The birds are merely a nuisance; otherwise, this hardworking if glum and unambitious debut might just—but only just—keep a nostril above the flood of mediocre fantasy currently sloshing about."
First of a sword-and-sorcery series in which, a thousand years ago, Amarid and Theron founded a magical order whose new members become mages by acquiring bird familiars (necessary for the magic to work), staffs, and ceryll crystals, which focus and project the magic. Read full book review >

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A SHORT GUIDE TO A LONG LIFE by David B. Agus
NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 7, 2014

"Useful but disappointingly commonplace tips."
In a follow-up to The End of Illness (2012), which explored how technological advances will transform medicine, Agus (Medicine and Engineering/Univ. of Southern California) restates time-tested but too often overlooked principles for healthy living. Read full book review >

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Break Through to Yes by David B. Savage
NON-FICTION
Released: March 22, 2016

"A valuable volume for the senior leader of any group, business, or organization who wants to build a collaborative culture."
A book thoroughly examines the power of successful collaborations. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 1, 2002

"A loving tribute distinguished more by the many hitherto unseen family photographs than by the familiar memories."
Eleanor Roosevelt's grandson reprises the familiar events of her life. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: July 1, 2014

"Hope for the endurance of the human spirit in the face of tragedy."
Two psychologists provide a nontechnical exploration of how certain people not only survive trauma, but actually thrive after a traumatic experience. Read full book review >

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RULES OF ASCENSION by David B. Coe
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: March 1, 2001

"Coming up: Seeds of Betrayal."
The award-winning author of the LonTobyn Chronicles (Eagle-Sage, 2000, etc.) kicks off a fresh four-part fantasy series. Read full book review >

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THE SHAKARCHI FILE by David B. Welsh
Released: Sept. 24, 2012

"Despite a solid premise, this terroristic tale doesn't thrill."
In Welsh's debut thriller, a young Iraqi immigrant struggles to find a way avenge his family's death from an American bomb. Read full book review >

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THE OUTLANDERS by David B. Coe
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 30, 1998

"Typically long-winded but reasonably innovative and engaging."
Second entry in a projected fantasy trilogy (The Children of Amarid, 1997) about the attempted invasion of rural, magic-powered Tobyn-Ser by technology-powered, industrialized Lon-Ser. Read full book review >

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Steep Turn by David B. Crawley
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 26, 2015

"A courageous and meticulous doctor follows his dreams, saving a few lives and flying more than a few passengers to their destinations on the way."
A physician slowly departs the breakneck life of a surgeon for the thrills of a career in the air in this memoir. Read full book review >