Search Results: "Jeffrey L. Geller"


BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 11, 1994

"Worthwhile if only for Phebe Davis's pungent observations, but also for framing historic patterns of abuse of the mentally ill."
A hundred years of first-person reports from women committed to mental institutions that seem no less distressing in the 20th century than in the 19th. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 9, 2013

"Accessible and cogently written, this slim volumewould be right at home in a cardiologist's office."
Williams, a cardiologist, details what a pacemaker is and the process of its implantation. Read full book review >

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UNSETTLE THE SCORE by Jeffrey L. Hollman
FICTION & LITERATURE

"An ambitious thriller, successful in nearly every respect."
In Hollman's debut thriller, a car accident leaves a young girl dead, spurring the girl's gangster father, a dormant serial killer and multiple government agencies into action. Read full book review >

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The Buried Symbol by Jeffrey L. Kohanek
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 26, 2016

"While it shows potential, this tale lays the groundwork for future installments instead of delivering a rousing adventure."
A poor young man strives to rise above his station in a rigid society stratified into strict castes in this debut fantasy novel, the first in The Runes of Issalia series.Read full book review >

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Released: Oct. 29, 2011

"An unpolished but pleasantly nostalgic memoir."
In this memoir, Geller describes a cross-country trek he took half a century ago and the memorable characters he met along the way. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 2, 2002

"A rush job to meet the channel's 20th anniversary in May. (Charts, illustrations)"
Co-founder Batten provides a sloppy history of the Weather Channel's first 20 years on the air. Read full book review >

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CITY FISH, COUNTRY FISH by Mary M. Cerullo
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2012

"This attractive new look at underwater life may inspire diving dreams for both city and country readers. (Nonfiction. 9-13)"
The familiar contrast between city and country is used to compare the teeming, colorful and diverse world of tropical fishes with the more uniformly colored, less varied and less crowded cold-water world. Read full book review >

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THE OCTOPUS by Mary M. Cerullo
ANIMALS
Released: Feb. 1, 1997

"Those with James Martin's fine Tentacles (1993) on their shelves will still want this one. (glossary, bibliography, index) (Nonfiction. 8-12)"
The creators of Coral Reef (1996) use captivating science writing and striking full-color photographs to draw readers into the strange underwater world of the octopus. Read full book review >