Search Results: "Dean H. Hamer"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 14, 2004

"Notes toward an understanding of human spirituality: vigorous, fascinating, and open to interpretation, not least by Hamer himself."
Are we instinctively spiritual beings? Molecular geneticist Hamer (Living with Our Genes, 1998, etc.) ponders the question in an intriguing and demanding study. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: March 1, 1998

"Compulsive reading, reminiscent of Jared Diamond, from a scientist who knows his stuff and communicates it well. (Author tour)"
A fast-paced account for the general reader of the growing body of research into the genes that drive human behavior. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 1994

"Nothing to titillate, but plenty to think about. (Illustrations, not seen) (Author tour)"
An informal, first-person account of the discovery of a genetic link to male homosexuality by a scientist who has given thought to the ramifications of his findings. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: April 1, 2000

"Cady does a creditable job and performs a valuable service in bringing this important and long-overlooked work of a modern Howells to light."
Howells was among the first "Western" poets (as those beyond the Hudson were once described) to bridge the gap between elegant, formal Victorian poetry and fully modern American verse. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 12, 2008

"Above-average entry in the My Life Undercover genre."
First-person account of the author's 26 years infiltrating gangs, organized-crime syndicates and other groups of lawbreakers. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

AMERICAN HEROES by Oliver North
NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 5, 2013

"Authentic narratives of the men and women of the armed forces who have sacrificed for their country."
True stories of the men and women who put their lives in danger to defend the United States from terrorists. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE GIRL IN THE RED COAT by Kate Hamer
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 16, 2016

"Exquisite prose surrounding a mother and daughter torn apart, but the book could have used more attention to less detail."
Hamer's debut novel poignantly details the loss and loneliness of a mother and daughter separated. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE DOLL FUNERAL by Kate Hamer
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 15, 2017

"A powerful paranormal novel."
The story of a resilient young girl who has the eerie ability to see and speak with the dead. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

COUNTERFEIT LIES by Oliver North
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 10, 2014

"Lifting a white paper right off a think-tank desk, the authors have applied a bit of imagination and come up with an acceptable action-adventure."
With the conspiracy meter cranked to the max, North and Hamer (American Heroes, 2013, etc.) embroil Jake Kruse, Marine-turned–FBI agent, in the investigation of an unholy alliance between North Korea and Iran. Read full book review >

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KICKING BUTTS AND EATING NUTS
by Leila Roy

“What if . . . what if you don’t just have a squirrel tail and front teeth, and are pretty strong? What if you actually have the proportional strength, speed, and agility of a squirrel? So if a squirrel can leap five times the length of its own body, let’s say, then you should be able to leap five times the length of ...


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BOOK REVIEW

OLD MACDONALD HAD A FARM by James Dean
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 18, 2014

"'Old MacDonald' for narcoleptics. (Picture book. 3-5)"
The heavy-lidded cat with a cult following dons overalls for a trip to the farm. Read full book review >