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BOOK REVIEW

KICK-OFF by Leading Brands Media
IPAD BOOK APPS
Released: May 3, 2012

"The United States is late in coming to soccer's fold, and this snappy introduction is a good way to get up to speed."
A sprightly, often appalling history of soccer, with an emphasis on the organized game epitomized by the World Cup. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 2006

"A smart, fun and inspirational read that will change the way you look at marketing."
A new approach to branding for the 21st century. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 1994

"But this book will convince many that the counterculture is alive and well—and more widely dispersed than ever. (Author tour)"
An inspired look at how ideas are disseminated by the media and at how new concepts can be injected into the mainstream, altering views about critical social issues. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 1993

"A cautionary, wide-ranging critique that's both entertaining and informative. (For another inside-look at the decline of the American newspaper, see James D. Squires's Read All About It!, published in February)"
A gossipy, ad rem diagnosis of what ails US newspapers. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LEADING LADY by Heywood Gould
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 20, 2008

"Veteran screenwriter and novelist Gould (Double Bang, 1988, etc.) writes with infectious crackle and humor. Colorful back stories peppered throughout add tension."
A streetwise petty criminal and an exotic dancer shake a criminal dynasty up—and down. Read full book review >

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LEADING LADIES by Marlee Matlin
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 6, 2007

"Seeing Megan again in print as a fifth-grader would be a pleasure. (Fiction. 8-10)"
Megan Merrill would be satisfied to do any kind of solo for her fourth-grade class, even a polka, until her teacher and a musical-theater specialist team up to organize a musical version of The Wizard of Oz. Read full book review >

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LEADING LADIES by Kay Bailey Hutchison
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 23, 2007

"Straightforward and informative—a solid introduction to female American leaders."
From Sen. Hutchison (R-Texas), a compilation of sincere biographical snapshots of great American women. Read full book review >

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MEDIA MARATHON by Erik Barnouw
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 1, 1996

"If Barnouw's book misses an overall theme or meditation, it is saved by his deep knowledge and intimate, jargon-free style. (30 b&w photos, not seen)"
A compact companion to his monumental History of Broadcasting in the United States (not reviewed, etc.), Barnouw's spry and episodic selection of personal experiences covers a multimedia career ranging from musical revues and radio shows to TV and books. Read full book review >

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Released: May 20, 1964

"The printed word, however, is a cold medium, and this book requires concentrated reader application for reward."
The Director of the Center for the Study of the Extensions of Man at the University of Toronto, Marshall MoLuhan here investigates the psychic and social consequences of technological media on man and his societies. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LEADING LINES by Chantel Guertin
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2015

"Pippa's fresh, up-to-date voice is muted by her misery, making for gray-tone images rather than the dynamism of color. (Fiction. 11-18)"
Pippa Greene is back in her hometown trying to sort out her confusing relationship with Dylan. Read full book review >

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LEADING LADY by Kate Coscarelli
Released: Aug. 1, 1991

"A bit of dirt, a trace of trash, and routine romance—but, still, the novel has that Hollywood-pop pull."
By the author of Pretty Women (1989) and other foaming gossip/romance groaners, the story of a stage mother who has done, and will do, just about anything for her darling's career—while her granddaughter, ignored in all the household storms, struggles to find her own way. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 2004

"For Gorman, creating customers is an act of cultivating delight—a motto that most businesses would do well to follow."
Gorman, who runs a boutique creative-brand agency, offers a refreshing return to business basics, when competition was a novel concept and businesses actually put the customer first. Read full book review >