Search Results: "Kristin Loberg"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 17, 2013

"A galvanizing call to arms against a gluten-heavy diet."
"Gluten is our generation's tobacco," argues Perlmutter (Power Up Your Brain, 2012, etc.), whose credentials as a board-certified neurologist and American College of Nutrition Fellow make him a uniquely qualified voice in the debate about which foods are best for the brain and body. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: April 3, 2014

"Comprehensible, practical advice that shuns yo-yo dieting and exhaustive exercise regimens for a more lenient lifestyle in which having some body fat is actually good for you."
New insights into the pros and cons of body fat. Read full book review >

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ANIMAL BEAUTY by Kristin Roskifte
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 22, 2015

"It rarely comes amiss to give superficiality a poke in the eye, but this is an awfully sharp stick. (Picture book. 5-9) "
Denizens of the zoo become slaves to fashion, with predictably unfortunate results. Read full book review >

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THE PAPER COWBOY by Kristin Levine
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 4, 2014

"A winningly authentic, realistic and heartwarming family drama. (author's note, photos) (Historical fiction. 10-13)"
A family crisis pushes a 12-year-old wannabe cowboy living outside Chicago in 1953 to resort to bullying and damaging pranks. Read full book review >

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GARDEN PRINCESS by Kristin Kladstrup
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 12, 2013

"An original fairy tale that will suit young romantics to a T. (Fantasy. 9-12)"
Princess Adela's great-great-great grandfather thought he had declared an end to magic. In fact, the powerful Hortensia had driven all other practitioners away, leaving the field fertile for her own purposes. Now it is up to Adela to rescue the youth Hortensia has bewitched. Read full book review >

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FIRE by Kristin Cashore
Released: Oct. 1, 2009

"Fresh, hopeful, tragic and glorious. (Fantasy. YA)"
A jewel-toned companion to Graceling (2008) inverts the trope of the exotic, gifted, irresistible fantasy heroine. Read full book review >

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BETWEEN SISTERS by Kristin Hannah
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2003

"Briskly written soap with down-to-earth types, mostly without the lachrymose contrivances of Hannah's previous titles (Distant Shores, 2002, etc.). Kudos for skipping the snifflefest this time around."
Sisters in and out of love. Read full book review >

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THE LIFE INTENDED by Kristin Harmel
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 6, 2015

"Though elements of the plot are predictable and the prose is unadorned, this book is well-paced and warmhearted."
Harmel (The Sweetness of Forgetting, 2013, etc.) takes on relationships, family and loss.Read full book review >

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RAT GIRL by Kristin Hersh
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 1, 2010

"A thoroughly engrossing work by an original voice—hopefully the first of many."
Funny, quirky coming-of-age story from a unique musical artist. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NIGHT ROAD by Kristin Hannah
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 29, 2011

"A flawed but never dull drama."
A disadvantaged teen finds friendship, acceptance and love with a prosperous Seattle-area family, until a tragic accident changes everything. Read full book review >

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THE SELFISHNESS OF OTHERS by Kristin Dombek
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: Aug. 16, 2016

"A savvy, sharp study that only occasionally loses readers in the psychological brambles."
A personal and clinical deconstruction of the narcissistic personality. Read full book review >