Search Results: "M.D. Amini"


BOOK REVIEW

A GENERAL THEORY OF LOVE by M.D. Lewis
NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 1, 2000

"Eloquent writing gives weight to a simple, albeit New Age-ish message: feelings count more than intellect in fashioning a healthy psyche. (Charts and illustrations, most not seen) (Author tour)"
An engrossing argument that emotion plays a profound and perhaps prevailing role in a human being's ability to develop and find happiness. Read full book review >

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CHARLES RICHARD DREW, M.D. by Rinna Evelyn Wolfe
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 1991

A ``First Book'' that introduces the pioneer behind the Red Cross Blood Bank. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 1996

"After reading this absorbing autobiography, readers will too. (16 pages b&w photos, not seen) (Author tour)"
Just what one would expect from the no-nonsense Elders: an unvarnished account that tells as much about our society as about her remarkable life. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHICKEN IN THE KITCHEN by Nnedi Okorafor
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2017

"Best known for her African-based fantasies (Akata Witch, 2011, etc.), Okorafor leaps into the world of picture books in a most unforgettable way with this playful, fascinating tale. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Anyaugo has a problem. Read full book review >

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YO SOY MUSLIM by Mark Gonzales
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 29, 2017

"This book will be cherished by Muslim families seeking to boost their children's confidence and intriguing for non-Muslim families seeking to learn. (Picture book. 3-9)"
In Gonzales' first book for children, a father tells his Latin American indigenous, Muslim daughter to face the world's questions with pride in her identity. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2012

"A vibrant exploratory presentation that should be supplemented with other books. (Picture book. 4-7)"
A sophisticated color-concept book featuring a contemporary family introduces Islam to young Muslims and children who don't practice this faith. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PROTOTYPE by M.D. Waters
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 24, 2014

"A good run at constructing an out-of-the-ordinary romance that never quite succeeds."
The sequel to Waters' dystopian Archetype (2014) is set in a world where women are in scarce supply and cloning has a creepy, but increasingly important, role in society. Read full book review >

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ANGEL DANCE by M.D. Grayson
Released: March 9, 2012

"With two more books in the works and a cast of interesting characters awaiting development, this author is worth watching."
A PI operates his firm with a tattooed female partner in this Pacific Northwest noir. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE SCLERODERMA BOOK by M.D. Mayes
NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 1999

"A sound resource, both informative and practical."
A little understood disorder, scleroderma is a particularly thorny medical problem: neither cause nor cure is known, and the disease presents in multiple guises. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CITY OF ONE by M.D. Cournos
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 1, 1999

"Inspiring, insightful, and thoroughly engaging, offering hope and awareness to all who have experienced pivotal losses. (Author tour)"
A poignant, affecting memoir of growing up orphaned and its injurious impact on adulthood. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 1998

"Like Barbara Kirwin's The Mad, The Bad, and The Innocent, this book focuses too much on the analyst. (Author tour)"
A psychiatrist who meets the criminally insane tells all. Read full book review >