Search Results: "Enable Training and Consulting"


BOOK REVIEW

LET THE THINKING BEGIN! by Amy Leask
IPAD BOOK APPS
Released: Dec. 9, 2011

"An airy but far-from-superficial spin past Big Questions and some of the thinkers who have tackled them. (coloring page) (iPad informational app. 10 & up)"
A slightly buggy but enticing introduction to philosophy, based on the first of a print series published in Canada (2011). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 1, 2000

"Lacking the honesty and wit of his model, Pinault comes across as all dressed up with no one to bully, confound, or deceive."
An unconvincingly moralizing tale of Pinault's 12-year career in the global-consulting industry that aims, none too successfully, to be the Liars— Poker of its ilk. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TRAINING TALLULAH by Rosie Reeve
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 21, 2014

"This may satisfy absurdist kitty fans but leave others scratching their heads. (Picture book. 3-7)"
If a human can be very good at understanding Cat, how about the other way round? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Training Effects by Joanne Blackerby
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 27, 2014

"An evocative, compelling account of childhood trauma and the strength of a mind-body connection."
In this debut memoir, a personal trainer shares how fitness helps in handling life's challenges, including her own. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

In Training by Stephen Voss
Released: June 24, 2016

"An impressive work not only for botany enthusiasts and students of Japanese culture, but for all lovers of striking photography as well."
A debut volume offers an intimate look at the beauty of the bonsai tree. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SAINT TRAINING by Elizabeth Fixmer
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2010

"Mary Clare's letters from a Mother Superior are some of the best passages of the book—light, clear and focused, the way one wishes the narrative could be. (Historical fiction. 8-14)"
Fixmer's debut stuffs so many issues into one novel that it never reaches a conclusion, which is unfortunate, because her headstrong, resourceful heroine, Mary Clare O'Brian, deserves better. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SPRING TRAINING by William Zinsser
Released: April 5, 1989

Zinsser (On Writing Well, Willie and Dwike, etc.) hits a four-bagger once again with this delightful, poky look at baseball's annual warm-up. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 14, 2008

"Though the Mexican point-of-view receives scant consideration, the book is action-packed and peopled by intriguing characters."
Dugard (Chasing Lance: The 2005 Tour de France and Lance Armstrong's Ride of a Lifetime, 2005, etc.) offers an admiring, blow-by-blow account of one of the most shameful wars of aggression in American history. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SPY-IN-TRAINING by Jonathan Bernstein
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2015

"An action-packed series opener with plenty of room for improvement. (Adventure. 9-12)"
Accustomed to being ignored, a middle child finds herself in the center of an espionage operation. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PRINCESS IN TRAINING by Tammi Sauer
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 9, 2012

"Princess power saves the day in a humorous antidote to pretty in pink. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Karate-chopping, moat-splashing and skateboard-zooming are much more fun for Princess Viola than tiara-wearing and hand-waving. Read full book review >