Search Results: "Jeb Taylor"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: Sept. 7, 2017

"A lucid, albeit repetitive, addition to the growing collection of first-step manuals for postponing human extinction."
A frank instruction on how to achieve global sustainability through reform. Read full book review >

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SAVING CIVILIZATION by Jeb Taylor
NON-FICTION
Released: July 29, 2013

"A fiery, well-argued plea for social change."
A dissection of civilization from the advent of farming to the present day. Read full book review >

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Shrivers by Jeb Kinnison
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 25, 2015

"A novel about a galactic threat that offers an addictive barrage of lofty ideas infused with soul."
A third adventure in a sci-fi series follows idealistic rebels who can manipulate reality using quantum portals. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: May 1, 2009

"Didactic prose and complex theorizing make for a tough slog, but it's worth it for the author's positive perspective on an extremely broad and challenging issue."
Urbanist Brugmann (Business and Environment/Cambridge Univ.) proposes a transformation in the way we view our cities. Read full book review >

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NO ONE REMEMBERS YOUR NAME, WHEN YOU’RE STRANGE
by Jennie K.

BOOK REPORT for Strange the Dreamer (Strange the Dreamer #1) (ISBN13: 978-0-316-34168-4) by Laini Taylor

Cover Story: Sparklemoth Split
BFF Charm: Yay x2
Swoonworthy Scale: 7
Talky Talk: Dreams of Libraries and Godspawn
Bonus Factors: Librarians, Tasty Business
Relationship Status: Missing My Other Half

Cover Story: Sparklemoth Split

Although I’m not crazy about the font, this is such a pretty ...


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CHARLES TAYLOR

Reliant as they were on call girls, cars, corpses, and Kris Kristofferson, the B-movies of the 1970s may not qualify as high art, according to cultural critic Charles Taylor, but at least they took American audiences seriously.

“For me, the staying power of these movies has to do with the way they stand in opposition to the current juvenile state ...


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BOOK REVIEW

IMMIGRATION WARS by Jeb Bush
NON-FICTION
Released: March 5, 2013

"Cynical, tardy and unnecessary."
The 2012 election is still fresh in memory, but with this effort to make a multicultural, immigrant-flush America safe for Republicans, it's clear that another Bush is declaring for the presidency. Read full book review >

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THE LOUDEST ROAR by Thomas Taylor
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2003

"Unimpressive, just like Clovis. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Eager to prove that he is the loudest and fiercest animal in the jungle, Clovis, a very young, small tiger, approaches everyone he sees with a loud ROAR! Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHEETAH by Taylor Morrison
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 1998

"In a closing note, Morrison mentions that valuable cheetah habitat is being usurped by humans (without noting the cheetah's critically diminished gene pool, also probably due to human intervention) and the subsequent need for its protection. (Picture book/nonfiction. 5-9)"
This excellent introduction to the cheetah touches upon all the salient aspects of the cat's life: its habitat, hunting tactics (including the enormous bursts of speed), family life, prey and nemeses, and, of course, its remarkable grace and beauty. Read full book review >

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WILDFIRE by Taylor Morrison
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 10, 2006

"The Coast Mappers (2004) and The Great Unknown (2001). (bibliography, glossary) (Nonfiction. 8-12)"
Dramatic paintings of forest fires and a close look at the specialized tools used to fight them make this an engaging science and nature title. Read full book review >

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MR. BLEWITT’S NOSE by Alastair Taylor
ANIMALS
Released: May 30, 2005

"EWSLUGp2003 or William Kotzwinkle's and Glenn Murray's Walter the Farting Dog (2001). (Picture book. 6-8)"
When helpful young Primrose Pumpkin finds a human nose on a park bench—"something you rarely see on an average street in a normal town on a humdrum sort of day. Read full book review >