Search Results: "James L. Cambias"


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A DARKLING SEA by James L. Cambias
NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 28, 2014

"An exceptionally thoughtful, searching and intriguing debut."
Science-fiction novel from game designer and story writer Cambias, the first of a projected series. Read full book review >

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CORSAIR by James L. Cambias
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: May 5, 2015

"A potboiler that fans of Cambias' previous excellent work will wish to investigate."
Near-future science-fiction thriller from the author of A Darkling Sea (2014).Read full book review >

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Released: Aug. 8, 2013

"An effective manual for parents who want to establish a pro-learning mindset and develop concrete strategies for helping their children succeed in school."
A longtime teacher and principal guides parents through the basics of supporting and enriching childhood education. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 28, 2010

"Less dramatic than the author's previous work, but full of vigorous prose and dynamic stories about the period immediately following the end of the Civil War."
The author of two books on the Lincoln assassination takes another look at the aftermath. Read full book review >

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THIEVES OF MERCY by James L. Nelson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 12, 2005

"Realistic combat, rowdy humor, and tense adventure, all combined in a well-researched historical that's authentic and enjoyable."
Confederate naval action on the Mississippi in a sequel to Glory in the Name (2003). Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: March 1, 2012

"A useful attempt to understand a still-unfolding story."
A solid primer on the Arab Spring. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 1, 2010

"A brief, serviceable historical overview."
The large-scale detainment of specific ethnic groups by the U.S. government goes back a long way, writes journalist Dickerson. Read full book review >

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IS FOOD MAKING YOU SICK? by James L Gibb
NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 18, 2014

"Practical, valuable information that offers a measure of hope for those suffering from a chronic physical condition."
Australian writer and educator Gibb, in his debut, investigates how histamines in food may cause illness. Read full book review >

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"THE PRESIDENT HAS BEEN SHOT!" by James L. Swanson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 24, 2013

"Readers wishing for a more restrained, neutral, journalistic treatment should stick with Wilborn Hampton's Kennedy Assassinated: The World Mourns (1997). (source notes, further reading, bibliography) (Nonfiction. 10-14)"
Readers coming cold to this book about the assassination of John F. Kennedy will learn a great deal about the crime but much less about the man who died. Read full book review >

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Released: June 16, 2008

"All heart, with the action and adventure that children crave."
In his first novel for young people, Hayhurst (Netblue, 2003) debuts Jack “Mercury” Lane, a good kid whose struggles in the year after his father's death culminate when he's sucked into an internet wormhole and faces life-or-death struggles to get home. Read full book review >

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THE FIVE TIMES I MET MYSELF by James L. Rubart
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 10, 2015

"A spiritual and family-centered book that will appeal to readers of inspirational fiction."
A man meets his younger self in his dreams and tries to change the past in this novel from Rubart (Spirit Bridge, 2014, etc.).Read full book review >