Search Results: "Lori Andrews"


BOOK REVIEW

LORI by Charlene Wexler
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 14, 2014

"Engaging, sweeping saga of a contemporary wife and mother."
Lori Weinberg contends with her husband's alcoholism, her daughter's illness and her aloof mother's Holocaust past in this piece of women's fiction. Read full book review >

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SEQUENCE by Lori Andrews
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 19, 2006

"Dedicated readers may relish exploring this unusual branch of the military, but not necessarily the impersonal story in which it's couched."
A suspenseful first novel from biotechnologist and nonfiction author Andrews (Body Bazaar, 2001, etc.) offers within a workmanlike plot an insiders' look into the armed-services pathology lab. Read full book review >

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Released: March 1, 2008

"Solid, decent, likable and a bit dull—rather like its subject."
The squeaky-clean story of Hollywood's ultimate nanny. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 1999

"Remarkably free of techno-jargon, this fascinating premillennium primer cautions readers about the many legal and ethical potholes awaiting those who venture into such uncharted territory."
A disturbing but insightful look at the brave new reproductive world that is dawning. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 10, 2012

"Authoritative, important reading for policymakers and an unnerving reminder that anything you post can and will be used against you."
Unnerving narrative about the misuse of personal online information—without our knowledge—to track, judge and harm us in innumerable aspects of our lives. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: July 10, 1996

"Still, Johnny Spain's life story is so powerful, and so inspirational, that it overcomes its narrator's limitations. (8 pages b&w photos, not seen)"
A moving journey through a black activist's turbulent life. Read full book review >

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IMMUNITY by Lori Andrews
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 2, 2008

"Strong characters and fascinating scientific details, but not enough tension to produce a real page-turner."
Unknown disease or deliberate poisoning? A geneticist looks for the cause of a deadly outbreak. Read full book review >

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THE SILENT ASSASSIN by Lori Andrews
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 17, 2007

"Andrews (Sequence, 2006, etc.) writes with breezy energy and fills Alex's world with appealing background characters and interesting details, though not enough surprises."
A complicated research project takes a murderous turn for a government forensic specialist. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 13, 2001

"A chilling account, but Andrews and Nelkin's Luddite tendencies are as worrisome as the abuses they document."
Two academics sound the alarm against an invasion of the body snatchers. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 4, 2007

"A contender for Least Interesting Book of the Year."
Former Golf magazine senior writer Gummer details—and details and details—architect David McLay Kidd's creation of the seventh golf course at Scotland's legendary St. Andrews. Read full book review >

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AN AMERICAN CADDIE IN ST. ANDREWS by Oliver Horovitz
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 14, 2013

"Not everyone can get to St. Andrews, but with Horovitz's memoir, they can get somewhat of an insider's view."
The experiences of an American caddie at golf's most sacred locale. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 2, 2012

"Opening oversight aside, a thoughtful and visually arresting trove of seasonal verse. (Poetry. 6 & up)"
From this well-known mother-and-daughter anthologist duo (Julie Andrews' Collection of Poems, Songs, and Lullabies, 2009, etc.) comes another rich compendium of occasional poems loosely chronicling the months and holidays. Read full book review >