Search Results: "Linda A. Scheinberg"


BOOK REVIEW

HOW TO SURVIVE WITHIN OUR HEALTHCARE SYSTEM by Philip A. Scheinberg
NON-FICTION
Released: April 12, 2013

"A blunt, useful guide to approaching health care with more knowledge and less blind trust."
This short booklet of 12 chapters serves a clear purpose: to raise awareness about individual accountability in the fields of health care and medicine. Read full book review >

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A MOST UNLIKELY SPY by Linda A. Rich
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 14, 2014

"A concise thriller with an enthralling protagonist and a rich historical backdrop."
In Rich's debut historical thriller, a World War II codebreaker tracks down an American naval officer who may be working as a spy for the Japanese. Read full book review >

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SEXUAL VIOLENCE by Linda A. Fairstein
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 24, 1993

"A very strong and complete education in this singularly repugnant crime. (For another, not quite so compelling, memoir of prosecuting rape, see Alice Vachss's Sex Crimes, p. 585) (Sixteen pages of b&w photographs—not seen) (First serial to Glamour and Cosmopolitan)"
Gripping depiction of the prosecutor's view of rape, by the current head of Manhattan's Sex Crimes Prosecution Unit. Read full book review >

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Enevah by Linda A. Ponsonby
FICTION & LITERATURE

"A series sure to spark interest among genre fans, particularly if the spotlight hits a few more characters."
In Ponsonby's debut sci-fi fantasy, a mother, her son, and their pets wind up in another world, joining the fight against an evil overlord threatening entire planets, including Earth. Read full book review >

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EMMA’S POEM by Linda Glaser
BIOGRAPHY
Released: April 1, 2010

"Nicely done, enabling even young children to see how the poem and the statue came together. (Picture book/biography. 5-8)"
Emma Lazarus lived and wrote in New York City. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

INVITATIONS FROM AFAR by Linda A. W. King
Released: June 6, 2012

"Kept alight by a dangerous race against time and a fair share of surprises, this lengthy book makes for an exciting voyage into space."
A sci-fi novel, King's debut, about a secret space mission. Read full book review >

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HELLO RUBY by Linda Liukas
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 6, 2015

"Ditch the anemic story and nerd-pandering, but keep the nifty activity book. (glossary) (Fiction/activity book. 5-8)"
Originally a Kickstarter project, this chapter-book/workbook hybrid seeks to introduce programming to young readers. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

YOU BE YOU by Linda Kranz
ANIMALS
Released: Nov. 1, 2011

"A good choice to help children consider similarities and differences. (Picture book. 3-6)"
There are many fish in the sea—and they are all different. Read full book review >

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HEY, DIDDLE, DIDDLE by LInda Bronson
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2003

"Nursery rhymes are perennial favorites: this compendium is more complete and more charmingly illustrated than most. (Picture book. 2-7)"
This collection of nursery rhymes amazes in its comprehensiveness; favorites like the title rhyme and "London Bridge Is Falling Down" as well as relative unknowns are included here, all illustrated in fascinating three-dimensional collage incorporating paint, clay, and other items. Read full book review >