Search Results: "E. M. Gist"


BOOK REVIEW

FICTION
Released: Aug. 1, 2008

"Despite these minor flaws, the collection seems destined to find an enthusiastic audience of listeners and tellers as did Olson and Schwartz's earlier collaboration, Ask the Bones (1999). (Folklore. 10 & up)"
Bare Bones might have been an equally descriptive title for this collection of 22 tales. Read full book review >

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CHOOSING YOUR OWN PATH
by Leila Roy

Everyone wants something different from me. It’s like one second, I should be a better dude. I should stop being such a girly douche, and I should just man up. Then, it’s the opposite: I’m too much of a guy, and it’s not right. I should be a girl, because that’s what I’m supposed to be.

The thing is, I’m ...


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GIRL MANS UP by M-E Girard
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 6, 2016

"A strong genderqueer lesbian character, imperfect, independent, and deserving of every cheer. (Fiction. 14 & up)"
A teen faces down hostility, making her own decisions about loyalty, respect, and gender. Read full book review >

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Year of the Crystal Children by E. M. Chandler
Released: Sept. 5, 2014

"Breezy sci-fi intrigue for the young set who (unlike the heroine) won't ask inconvenient questions."
After witnessing a secret bio-experiment at school, Bailey is sent to a juvenile center in the Adirondacks, where she finds unexpected allies in trying to uncover the truth behind the conspiracy. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 24, 1993

"Down-to-earth, savvy perspectives on one of the few government enterprises that works and is still equipped to give value for money. (Glossary, plus tabular material throughout)"
A worldly-wise take on how the US military managed to overcome a tradition of unpreparedness during the post-Vietnam era and decisively win the Gulf War. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 1999

"Best as a starting point in looking for help and as a summary of the standard medical position on these mental illnesses."
A concise but dry outline of the current standards of medical care for mental illness. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 1, 1996

"But as the record of an honorable and effective public servant in dangerous times, it is wise and worthwhile."
A reticent but still revealing memoir by the man who was in overall charge not only of the development of the U-2 and SR-71 spy planes and the spy satellite program, but also of the Bay of Pigs. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 21, 1994

"Shallow, but exciting all the same. (8 pages of photos, not seen)"
A lively, albeit not very scholarly, account of Jan Karski's role in the WW II Polish underground. Read full book review >

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The Meaning(s) of Life by M
NON-FICTION
Released: April 19, 2014

"A highly relatable, accessible popular-science book."
A sharp, highly scientific book about the intersection of evolutionary biology and the meaning of life. Read full book review >

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JOHN NEWMAN
by Rhett Morgan

In 1992, John Newman prepared to celebrate finishing his Ph.D., securing a book deal with Warner Books for the release of his dissertation, JFK and Vietnam, and having worked directly with Oliver Stone as consultant on the film JFK. But a brief call from the National Security Agency put all of that in jeopardy. Newman was warned that his ...


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ALL IS NOT LOST
by Mandy Curtis

BOOK REPORT for Teach Me to Forget by Erica M. Chapman

Cover Story: In the Clouds
BFF Charm: Let Me Love You
Swoonworthy Scale: 8
Talky Talk: Heavy, Yet Hopeful
Anti-Bonus Factor: Suicide
Relationship Status: Here For You

Trigger Warning: Teach Me to Forget deals with attempted suicide, suicidal thoughts, cutting, severe depression, how suicide affects the people who are ...


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