Search Results: "Dean Radin"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: July 16, 2013

"Certainly not for everyone, but a smart reminder that we haven't got the whole scene covered—look at quantum mechanics—and that openness is more fruitful than seclusion in dogma."
Radin (Entangled Minds: Extrasensory Experiences in a Quantum Reality, 2006, etc.) combs the scientific, peer-reviewed literature—and much yogic lore and historical anecdote—to find evidence and validity for the claims of mysticism, miracles and the supernatural. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: April 25, 2006

"A good summary of current ESP research, though the writer's defensiveness detracts from his core of thought-provoking data. Take it with several grains of salt."
An attempt to enlist quantum mechanics to explain ESP phenomena. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ESCAPE TO THE FOREST by Ruth Yaffe Radin
Released: March 31, 2000

"Compelling reading for the young. (b&w illustrations) (Fiction. 8-10)"
PLB 0-06-028521-4 From Radin (All Joseph Wanted, 1991), a short, accessible novel that could serve as a introduction to the realities of the Holocaust. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 6, 2015

"A solid resource for parents and educators working with middle school girls; the program goals can be adapted to other issues."
Leadership consultant Radin's debut book describes her after-school program that empowers middle school girls through animal rescue. The book was co-authored by health and fitness writer Goldman (Locker Room Diaries: The Naked Truth about Women, Body Image, and Re-imagining the "Perfect" Body, 2006, etc.).Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE GREAT KETTLES by Dean Morrissey
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 1997

"Readers are likely to ignore the unexceptional plot and characters to pore over the pictures, which are executed with dazzling virtuosity. (Picture book. 7-9)"
Having met the Sandman himself in Ship of Dreams (1994), Joey falls in with a larger cast of elementals, including Father Time and Mother Nature. Read full book review >

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 >

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PETE THE CAT: PLAY BALL! by James Dean
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2012

"No home run here. (Early reader. 3-5)"
Ultracool Pete the Cat turns his attention to baseball. Read full book review >

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PETE THE CAT AND THE BEDTIME BLUES by James Dean
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 6, 2015

"Much better books about not being able to sleep abound—skip these bedtime blues. (Picture book. 4-8)"
After a fun-filled day at the beach, Pete and his friends decide to continue the fun with a sleepover, but if they can't sleep, will it still be fun? Read full book review >

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PETE THE CAT AND THE NEW GUY by James Dean
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 5, 2014

"Lackluster text, muddy message, poor character development: not cool. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Pete the Cat tries to find an inclusive activity for the "new guy" in town. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GIRLS ON FILM by Zoey Dean
FICTION
Released: May 1, 2004

"Straight series pop fiction, this guilty pleasure of a read again offers girls the fun of peeking through a chink in the gated walls of the rich, the beautiful, and the mean. (Fiction. YA)"
In Dean's second label-laden soap opera and shopping go-round, Anna Cabot Percy, the patrician, beautiful WASP transplant from New York, again crosses swords with Beverly Hills's A-List girls, the exceedingly wealthy but troubled daughters of Hollywood's elite show-business moguls, agents, and actors. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MONSTER MADNESS by Dean Lorey
BEDTIME BOOK
Released: Sept. 1, 2008

"The middle-school set will snap up this rollicking romp. (Fantasy. 10-14)"
The comic mayhem continues in this first sequel to 2007's fluffy-but-fun Nightmare Academy, a sort of Men in Black for kids. Read full book review >