Search Results: "Lori Andrews"


BOOK REVIEW

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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >

BOOK REVIEW

MAPLE by Lori Nichols
Kirkus Star
by Lori Nichols, illustrated by Lori Nichols
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 20, 2014

"An arboreal homage perfect for children reveling in alone time or reeling with a new sibling's arrival. (Picture book. 2-6)"
A little girl and a tree grow up together in this sweet debut. Read full book review >

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MAPLE & WILLOW TOGETHER by Lori Nichols
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 4, 2014

"Strong sibling bonds are perfectly described through spare language and artwork as lush as a forest of maple and willow trees. (Picture book. 2-6)"
Maple and Willow do just about everything in sweet, sisterly symbiosis. Read full book review >

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MAPLE & WILLOW APART by Lori Nichols
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 3, 2015

"Ideal for sharing with sibling pairs about to be parted by the first day of school. (Picture book. 2-6)"
Two sisters must adjust to being apart when one starts kindergarten. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE PUFFIN PROBLEM by Lori Doody
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 14, 2017

"This whimsical, intriguing, and perplexing puzzle provides an entertaining introduction to puffins. (notes) (Picture book. 3-8)"
When a coastal city in Newfoundland is mysteriously inundated with puffins, no one knows what to do until "someone small and smart" devises the perfect plan. Read full book review >