Search Results: "Gramercy Consultants"


BOOK REVIEW

THIS IS MY STORY ... AND I'M STICKING TO IT by Gramercy Consultants
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 3, 2011

"While it could have been stronger with a few more surprises and features, the app's simplicity and novelty are nearly enough to make up for that. (iPad storybook app. 3-6)"
A kind of visual Mad Libs app, this one doesn't have a narrative or even consistent characters. But its very simple design and easy-to-grasp (both literally and figuratively) stickers make it fun nevertheless. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GRAMERCY PARK by Paula Cohen
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 18, 2002

"As melodramatic and stagy as any opera, but without the compensations of music and singers."
Cohen's debut takes a popular Victorian theme—destitute young woman rescued by older man with rakish past—and tweaks it for current preoccupations, adding pedophilia and anti-Semitism to a story that's more sensational melodrama than romance. Read full book review >

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FRIDA'S WORLD by Patuto Press
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 18, 2010

"An entertaining, introductory journey through Frida's world that introduces readers to an artistic legend and encourages creativity. (Biography. 7-9)"
Colorful and accessible, this brief biography of Frida Kahlo paints the artist's vibrant life using broad brushstrokes that smooth over her tragedies and highlight her creativity. Read full book review >

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THE MONSTERS OF GRAMERCY PARK by Danny Leigh
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 5, 2005

"A powerful, gloom-shadowed morality tale."
A frustrated novelist looks to the real world for inspiration and gets more reality than she bargained for. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Manage It Right! by Carlos Zorea
NON-FICTION
Released: March 12, 2014

"Tough-love business management advice that never loses sight of the big-picture economy."
A demanding road map for turning around a failing business. Read full book review >

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THE GREEN PROGRESSION by Jr. Modesitt
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 1, 1992

"The truly ingenious plot and the clever effort to put bureaucratic Washington under harsh light are largely undone by a Consumer Reports writing style."
Consultants to a Washington law firm take on the Soviets who plan to sap America's military strength through the encouragement of excessive environmentalism—a first collaboration from Modesitt (The Magic of Recluce, p. 510) and newcomer Levinson, an environmental consultant. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 30, 2015

"An engaging, though unpolished tale of an ice age migration."
An epic novel examines a possible prehistoric immigration to the Americas. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Everlasting and The Great River by Bumppo
Released: July 1, 2013

"A wholesome historical adventure story for preteens brings a culture to life while dealing with universal truths."
A brave girl with a powerful gift travels through the Alaskan wilderness in search of her missing father and uncle in Bumppo's first book. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Aug. 10, 2011

"An understandable, highly informative guide for nonfinancial professionals engaged in development work and community improvement."
A comprehensive guide to the basics of funding and finance for development projects. Read full book review >