Search Results: "Janet Schulz"


BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: July 24, 1992

"Bibliography. (Biography. 8-12)"
In the ``Creative Minds'' series, an easily read biography of a physician (1869-1970) who pioneered in recognizing and documenting industrial hazards, was instrumental in the passage of the first state and federal laws protecting workers, and was the ``first female faculty member'' at Harvard. Read full book review >

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Havelock Free Press—Collection of Short Stories by Tim Schulz
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 14, 2014

"A touching, effective collection that will keep its smiling readers guessing."
A short story collection that's by turns wry, heartwarming, and richly dramatic. Read full book review >

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THE BIG TOWN by Monte Schulz
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 8, 2012

"Boring, digressive and superficial."
A salesman struggles to survive in 1929 Chicago, before the Crash. This fourth novel from Schulz concludes his Jazz Age trilogy. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: June 1, 2010

"Even with its faults, however, one has to like a book that proclaims, 'To fuck up is to find adventure.'"
A sometimes plodding, sometimes illuminating disquisition on the fine art of getting it wrong. Read full book review >

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Just When You Thought It Was Safe by Douglas Schulz
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 1, 2015

"A thriller that adeptly makes use of real-world issues, but its political angle is too heavy-handed."
The Walther family takes up arms with other U.S. citizens when an exodus of undocumented Mexican immigrants crosses the border in Schulz's (co-author: Brokerage Fraud, 2001) political thriller debut. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 2003

"Well-mulled, field-tested, freethinking notions on the role of human rights in diminishing the appeal of extremism."
In a post-9/11 world, "where is the balance . . . between fighting terror and respecting human rights?" asks Amnesty International executive director Schulz, endeavoring to reconcile practical reality with principled ideals. Read full book review >

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HOOK'S REVENGE by Heidi Schulz
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 16, 2014

"An incompletely satisfying return to Neverland. (Fantasy. 8-12)"
The daughter of a famous pirate hopes to sail the high seas, but first she must survive finishing school. Read full book review >

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THE PIRATE CODE by Heidi Schulz
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 15, 2015

"An imaginative adventure filled with humor and heart. (Fantasy. 8-12)"
After defeating Neverland's crocodile (Hook's Revenge, 2014), Jocelyn, Capt. Hook's daughter and heir, sets her sights on finding Hook's hidden treasure.Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION

"A brief but powerful revisionist look at Jesus' early life and times."
A radical reappraisal of the story of Jesus' family before his ministry began. Read full book review >