Search Results: "Jennifer Erwitt"


BOOK REVIEW

THE HUMAN FACE OF BIG DATA by Rick Smolan
Released: Nov. 20, 2012

"Not for the technophobic or number-averse, but for the rest of the audience, an often fascinating look at the quantification of us all."
Crunch the numbers, change the world: a big book, backed by big business (EMC, Cisco and FedEx, which did not have editorial input), on the big ocean of information that humans are generating, for better or worse. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

IPAD BOOK APPS
Released: Dec. 4, 2012

"A fun look at the next step of tech evolution but one that could have taken a more skeptical look at the risks."
A colorful, upbeat overview of the ways massive amounts of data can influence everything from medicine to law enforcement to consumer behavior. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: June 1, 1998

"Still, as a primer on cutting edge work in health, the environment, And other sciences, and as a vivid tour of the world's obsession with all things technological, One Digital Day is breezily effective. (First serial to Fortune; $300,000 ad/promo; author tour)"
The ubiquitous microchip is celebrated in soma 200 color photographs, taken in the course of one day (July 11, 1997) by approximately 100 photojournalists scattered around the globe. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BETWEEN THE SEXES by Elliott Erwitt
NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 21, 1994

"From stagy set-up to candid ditty, this selection shows off Erwitt's skills as a master of the modern photographic idiom, one with a clear idea of what he wants his work to say."
A veteran photojournalist raids a lifetime's trove of powerful images to illustrate the ticklish subject of how men and women relate to each other—or don't. Read full book review >

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WHEN HISTORY IS BURIED ALONGSIDE THE BODIES
by Jennie K.

BOOK REPORT for Dreamland Burning by Jennifer Latham

Cover Story: Big Face Split Screen
BFF Charm: Yay
Swoonworthy Scale: 1
Talky Talk: She Said, He Said
Bonus Factors: Awesome Grownups
Relationship Status: So This Is Love

Cover Story: Big Face Split Screen

As a rule, I generally don’t like Big Face covers, and as with all rules, there are exceptions ...


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BOOK REVIEW

BAH! SAID THE BABY by Jennifer Plecas
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 14, 2015

"A nifty romp that doubles as a guessing game (with some phonics tied in), this has appeal for large read-aloud crowds as well as siblings who seek a lighter new-baby tale. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A baby's first word sends mother, brother and sister rushing around to figure out what it means. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PIG KAHUNA by Jennifer Sattler
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2011

"Together words and pictures create an utterly engaging picture-book experience—eye-catching, thought-provoking and just plain fun. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Surfer pigs rise above aphorisms. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ALL THE BRIGHT PLACES by Jennifer Niven
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 6, 2015

"Many teen novels touch on similar themes, but few do it so memorably. (Fiction. 14 & up)"
Two struggling teens develop an unlikely relationship in a moving exploration of grief, suicide and young love. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PERFECT COUPLE by Jennifer Echols
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Jan. 13, 2015

"It adds up to fairly typical adolescent angst with a bit of insight on top. (Romance. 12-16)"
Harper, the official yearbook photographer, has a boyfriend but secretly crushes on Brody, the drop-dead-handsome football star. What happens when a silly student poll teams them up as the "Perfect Couple That Never Was"? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

RIVER RUNS DEEP by Jennifer Bradbury
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 21, 2015

"A solid look at a fascinating historical side note. (Historical fiction. 8-14)"
A tubercular boy is sent to live in a cave that might heal him. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE SHADOW GIRL by Jennifer Archer
YOUNG ADULT
Released: April 9, 2013

"Promising start, disappointing conclusion (Science fiction. 13 & up)"
An 18-year-old and her imaginary friend investigate her parents' dark secrets. Read full book review >