Search Results: "George D. Lundberg"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 2001

"Incendiary stuff—and fuel for those who urge reforms in the health-care system."
A worm's-eye view of why American medicine is in such bad shape, and what can be done to heal it. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

18 SECONDS by George D. Shuman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 2006

"Shuman's pair of fresh and appealing female lead characters just may warrant that 100,000-copy first printing."
Debut suspenser about a blind psychic who sees what no one else can. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SECOND SIGHT  by George D. Shuman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 2009

"Sherry's response to her new status is too ambivalent to believe, which makes her unconvincing for the first time in this much respected series."
Her fourth adventure (Lost Girls, 2008, etc.) brings blind sleuth Sherry Moore back to the kingdom of the sighted. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 1994

"The book could use more edge, both in its prose and its attitude toward experts, but it should aid anybody engaged with this vital issue. (Author tour)"
A thoughtful, evenhanded, and accessible mix of reporting and analysis concerning population control, by the diplomatic correspondent of the Christian Science Monitor. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LAST BREATH by George D. Shuman
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 1, 2007

"Part police procedural, part psychological thriller, and—except for occasional dry patches caused by an excess of subplots—engrossing."
Brilliant, beautiful and blind, psychic Sherry Moore makes a second compelling appearance (18 Seconds, 2006), this time in a duel with a deadly, vengeful mama's boy. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: April 1, 1995

"Stories that are, in the end, too eager to please."
This debut collection of genial short stories showcases a new voice whose dulcet tones are mixed, unfortunately, with bad timing. Read full book review >

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GEORGE SAUNDERS
by David L. Ulin

George Saunders never meant to write a novel. Or maybe he had come to a certain acceptance about his work. “I had gotten to the place,” he admits, over the phone from Santa Cruz, California, where he is on book tour, “where I was all right with not writing a novel. You know, me and Alice Munro: we don’t ...


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BOOK REVIEW

UNCLE BIGFOOT by George O'Connor
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2008

"Parental readers as well as children old enough to wonder whether their own family trees sport some peculiar branches will be amused. (Picture book. 6-8)"
A startled lad discovers that his seemingly ordinary family has some uncommon relatives when Uncle Bernie comes for a visit. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

RIDIN’ DINOS WITH BUCK BRONCO by George McClements
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2007

"Dinos and rodeos saddle up perfectly and fans of both will kick back and grin. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Saddle up, it's Dino Rodeo time. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE LAST BADGE by George McClements
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2005

"McClements's sophomore effort is a gem of an environmental intergenerational tale that is sure to please. (Picture book. 4-8)"
For 12 generations, the Moss family has maintained an album of Grizzly Scout Greatness. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THIS LAND IS MY LAND by George Littlechild
BIOGRAPHY
Released: Oct. 31, 1993

"In words and images, a personalized expression of the pain and beauty of Indian history and culture. (Picture book. 6-10)"
A book like a gallery tour narrated by an earnest, engaging artist. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ARTEMIS by George O'Connor
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 31, 2017

"Admire her—from a distance—and don't dis her or her mom. (notes, character profiles, discussion questions, reading lists) (Graphic mythology. 8-14)"
O'Connor offers a portrait of the Wild Goddess of the Hunt as probably the last of the Olympians you'd want to cross. Read full book review >