Search Results: "Diverse Mobile"


BOOK REVIEW

A SONG FOR MILES by Tiffany Simpkins Russell
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2011

"99 price tag), but it's a creative and distinctive effort that will help youngsters consider the multi-faceted purposes of music. (iPad storybook app. 4-10)"
A young boy discovers that there's more to music than instruments, lyrics and notes. Read full book review >

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DIVERSE ENERGIES by Tobias S.  Bucknell
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 1, 2012

"Careful, curious readers will be rewarded, though probably not comforted, by the many realities and futures imagined here. (Science fiction/anthology. 12 & up)"
As the title promises, this sophisticated science-fiction anthology is diverse in nearly every sense of the word. Read full book review >

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MOBILE LIBRARY by David Whitehouse
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 20, 2015

"An offbeat narrative that struggles to gain traction with adult readers."
A precocious 12-year-old boy joins a cast of quirky characters in this surprising adventure novel. Read full book review >

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A DIVERSE GATHERING by Vincent Macraven
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: Nov. 29, 2012

"A standout, frequently profound story collection."
In his latest short story collection (Tales from the Mind of a Schizophrenic, 2011), Macraven spins tales of murder, religious fanatics and people on the brink of insanity. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: June 26, 2012

"Saylor makes a strong case for the wonder and value of mobile computing, though it leaves a chill in the air."
Entrepreneur and technology expert Saylor investigates the stunning new world of smartphones and tablets and likes what he sees. Read full book review >

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MR. BOSTON OFFICIAL MOBILE BARTENDER'S GUIDE by Anthony Giglio
IPAD BOOK APPS
Released: Oct. 6, 2010

"A solid, slightly stodgy workhorse of an app."
Everything you want to know about mixology in the palm of your hand. Read full book review >

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An Illustrated Guide to Mobile Technology by Sachin Date
Released: March 22, 2015

"A commendable exploration of the technology and ideas supporting our wireless world."
A comprehensive history of mobile technology. Read full book review >

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THE MANY ASPECTS OF MOBILE HOME LIVING by Martin Clark
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 14, 2000

"But Clark's resourceful misadventurers are all originals. (Book-of- the-Month Club alternate selection/Quality Paperback Book Club selection)"
Plausibility flies out the window early on in this black-comic caper about a North Carolina Superior Court judge's walk on the wild side—in a first novel that actually becomes more credible and absorbing as the complications multiply and the body count rises. Read full book review >

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FICTION
Released: March 1, 2011

"The net result is an entertaining, thought-provoking read. (Fiction. 11 & up)"
The title says it all: Losing her cell phone triggers a cascade of ever-widening techno-disasters for Elly Pickering, the book's high-functioning Aussie protagonist. Read full book review >

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"A thoughtful picture of a rapidly changing market landscape and the titan responsible for its arrival."
In this 2-in-1 book, Meyer takes a marketing-focused look at Jobs' leadership and one of his most popular legacies—the app—to understand the ways in which Jobs applied his vision to make Apple a towering success. Read full book review >

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TWILIGHT SPARKLE, TEACHER FOR A DAY by Ruckus Mobile Media
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 22, 2011

"A profoundly homogenous and vacuous effort covered in faux glitter and sparkle. (iPad storybook app. 3-6)"
This particular adventure is about generation four of the glimmering equines, but fans of any phase of the franchise will likely enjoy the trip to nostalgia-ville. It is unlikely to convert any new ones, though. Read full book review >

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A PRESENT FOR MILO by Mike Austin
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 8, 2010

"Here's hoping the paper romp is as engaging as the digital one. (iPad storybook app. 3-6)"
Like a Next Gen version of a lift-the-flap Spot story, this digital cat-and-mouse chase features very simple art, familiar settings and hidden surprises in every scene. Read full book review >