Search Results: "Ken Abraham"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: May 10, 2011

"A riveting tale of an unusual abduction and a father's determination to regain rightful custody of his son."
With the assistance of veteran co-author Abraham (Billy: The Untold Story of a Young Billy Graham and the Test of Faith that Almost Changed Everything, 2008, etc.), Goldman tells the story of his six-year battle to regain custody of his son Sean. Read full book review >

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WHEN WILL THE HEAVEN BEGIN? by Ally Breedlove
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 29, 2013

"Both heartbreaking and uplifting, the book resonates on basic human and spiritual levels."
Breedlove pays tribute to her irrepressible, fun-loving younger brother, Ben Breedlove, who died from a heart condition when he was only 18 years old. Just days before his death, he posted video a video online, "This Is My Story," which reached millions of viewers around the world with his message of faith. Read full book review >

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NO DREAM IS TOO HIGH by Buzz Aldrin
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 5, 2016

"A retread of old material repackaged as an inspirational guidebook. Though aiming to inspire readers of all ages, this will likely appeal to an older readership and devoted fans of Aldrin."
The astronaut recounts life lessons learned from his historic Apollo 11 moonwalk in 1969 and beyond. Read full book review >

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MAGNIFICENT DESOLATION by Buzz Aldrin
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 23, 2009

"An admirable account of an icon of the golden age of space flight."
The troubled but ultimately redeemed life of the second man to walk on the Moon. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 15, 2005

"Highly accessible history, full of illuminating asides on such things as the world's most famous diamond, the perils of eating too much saffron, and the cupidity of medieval mullahs."
A thoroughgoing study of India's golden age, questioning the utility of golden ages and warning that tradition, "however glorious, is what a people have to grow out of." Read full book review >

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A MIND FOR LIFE by Mark Abraham
NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 23, 2011

"A genuinely written and impressive self-help debut.
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Abraham's debut offers insight and practical tools to help individuals reprogram ingrained behaviors that lead them away from the happiness and well-being they desire. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 1994

"Verghese, who has written for the New Yorker and other publications, offers a powerful testimony to the courage of those who live and die with AIDS and of those who care for them. (Book- of-the-Month Club alternate selection; Quality Paperback Book Club alternate selection; author tour)"
A grim reproof to all who want to deny that AIDS has arrived in America's heartland. Read full book review >

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Confidential Informant  by Doug Abraham
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 3, 2015

"Not without its flaws, but dramatic cases and a delightfully peculiar protagonist give the novel great potential."
In Abraham's debut thriller, a lawyer's decision to take on the DEA despite unmitigated threats has consequences both good and bad. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: July 6, 2010

"A provocative contribution to the energy debate."
Former U.S. Secretary of Energy Abraham advocates a new power-generation strategy for the next 20 years. Read full book review >

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THE BUDDHA BOOK by Abraham Rodriguez
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 2001

"Bleak, bleak, bleak, and made even less appealing by the staccato, movie-script syntax."
From American Book Award winner Rodriguez (Spidertown, 1993, etc.), a hyperbolic and deeply pessimistic story seeming to posit that the only ways Puerto Rican teenagers living in the South Bronx can distinguish themselves are by murder and drug-dealing. Read full book review >

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THE KING'S BLOOD by Daniel Abraham
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: May 22, 2012

"Another trademark romp in the otherworld, and a lot of fun."
Marcus Wester and company return to work their magic and mischief among the Firstbloods, Kurtadam and Southlings. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 1, 2001

Canadian medical journalist Abraham debuts with this well-detailed chronicle clarifying what happened to Einstein's brain after his death. Read full book review >