Search Results: "Jeffrey S. Stephens"


BOOK REVIEW

TARGETS OF REVENGE by Jeffrey S. Stephens
Released: Feb. 19, 2013

"As skillfully rendered as the book is, readers will not necessarily look forward to the next installment in the series."
CIA agent Jordan Sandor, who has been in all the world's trouble spots and has the scars to show for it, has a personal stake in eliminating the Venezuelan terrorist mastermind known as Adina. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: July 10, 2008

"A surprisingly light-footed look at fundamental questions of authority and identity."
Ravel (History/MIT) grapples skillfully with a slippery cause célèbre involving imposture and bigamy in the closing years of Louis XIV's reign. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GREAT AMERICAN BUSINESSWOMEN by Laura S. Jeffrey
BIOGRAPHY
Released: July 1, 1996

"Any one of them is a good role model for young reeaders, but to have all of them covered in one volume has particular impact. (b&w photos, not seen, notes, index) (Nonfiction. 11+)"
The focus of this entry in the Collective Biographies series is on women—ten of them—who rose to the top in business. Read full book review >

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FLEABAG by Helen Stephens
ANIMALS
Released: July 20, 2010

"Just dazzling. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Two kindred souls find friendship and home in this heartwarming tale. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN OF THE WORLD by Martha Stephens
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 15, 1994

"Like a delightful optical illusion: the more time you spend with it, the more you see and understand."
Although it might seem an oxymoron, this original novel has well-organized stream-of-consciousness narration. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BEYOND NEWS by Mitchell Stephens
NON-FICTION
Released: April 29, 2014

"Like the news itself, an analysis that must be read with a critical eye."
A professor makes what will seem to some a radical suggestion to disconnect journalism from news, but he belabors the obvious in making the argument and offers little suggestion for a business model that might support his vision of journalism's future. Read full book review >

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AHOYTY-TOYTY by Helen Stephens
ANIMALS
Released: April 13, 2004

"Those grappling with similar situations will appreciate this tale's satisfying conclusion. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Two pampered pups learn a lesson about friendship is this sweet and simple story. Read full book review >

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BLUE HORSE by Helen Stephens
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2003

"This warmly reassuring tale is ideal to share with hesitant little ones. (Picture book. 2-5)"
A tender-hearted tale about overcoming the pangs of social anxiety. Read full book review >