Search Results: "John A. Quelch"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 2, 2012

"A clearly presented, mostly successful marketing text."
A marketing instruction manual for small-business owners. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

I WANT A HUG by John A. Rowe
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2007

"The absence of a Mama Hedgehog may ruffle more convention-minded children (and adults), but the message that differences should be embraced—literally, in this case—is always worth an iteration. (Picture book. 5-7)"
Between endpapers filled with couples kissing and embracing among floating hearts, Rowe places a cozy tale of a baby hedgehog in need of a touch of intimacy. Read full book review >

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BABY CROW by John A. Rowe
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 1994

"An unusually dark picture book that is probably too subtle for its intended audience. (Fiction/Picture book. 5- 8)"
Both Rowe's (Jack the Dog, not reviewed) story and his illustrations are strangely brooding. Read full book review >

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SMUDGE by John A. Rowe
by John A. Rowe, illustrated by John A. Rowe
ADVENTURE
Released: Oct. 15, 1997

Rowe (The Gingerbread Man, 1996, etc.) presents another delightfully eccentric character from his bestiary: an old storytelling rat named Smudge, who recalls his childhood abduction by a bird. Read full book review >

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SMILE by John A. Rowe
by John A. Rowe, illustrated by John A. Rowe
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2008

"In the end, however, while the story may elicit some smiles among readers, with so little actual plot, this is a bland and predictable effort. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Grumpy Land isn't a fun place to be. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 1997

"Jackson should have tried less Clark, more Bandstand. (37 illustrations, not seen)"
``I don't make culture, I sell it'' is the epigram with which Jackson opens this overview of Dick Clark's American Bandstand—the television program that made its star a millionaire several times over. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: June 1, 1994

"General readers will certainly be challenged, but this is not a law book for lawyers only."
Rigorous study of the constitutional right to choose reproductive technology, by law professor/legal bioethicist Robertson (Univ. of Texas, Austin). Read full book review >

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MORTAL JUDGMENT by John A. Peak
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 9, 1999

"Peak's best so far (Blood Relations, 1997, etc.), thanks to an engrossing and vivid cast, particularly the brainy, flinty, flirty, ever-honest Vicki, who in spite of her frailties (or probably because of them) is quintessentially lovable."
A woman dies under the surgeon's knife, and nobody is sure why. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 1, 2008

"For Cold War completists only. One hopes that Walker will not profit from this defiant scribble."
Straight from the federal pen, an unrepentant traitor's mea culpa. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 25, 1995

"A first-rate take on corporate responsibilityat once disturbing and engrossing. (First printing of 75,000; $80,000 ad/promo; author tour)"
A haunting case study in corporate recklessness and its consequences. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 22, 2013

"A heartfelt, worthwhile read for anyone who is struggling with or who knows someone struggling with addiction."
A spiritual interpretation of Alcoholics Anonymous' Big Book. Read full book review >