Search Results: "Mladen Solar"


BOOK REVIEW

UNCONDITIONAL LOSS by Orrin  Lippoff
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 29, 2011

"The authors find emotional gravity in a fathomable medical nightmare, turning their expertise into a clever debut novel.
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Drs. Lippoff and Solar channel Michael Crichton with their debut medical thriller, a cautionary tale that spins a terrifying what-if scenario from the recent international concerns about the next supervirus. Read full book review >

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SOLAR EXPRESS by L.E. Modesitt Jr.
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 3, 2015

"For fans only."
Prolific author Modesitt returns to science fiction with a tale of space exploration. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SOLAR BONES by Mike McCormack
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 19, 2017

"This transcendent novel should expand McCormack's following on this side of the Atlantic and further establish him as a heavyweight of contemporary Irish fiction along with the likes of Anne Enright and Kevin Barry."
In this one-of-a-kind Irish novel, consisting of a single sentence à la Molly Bloom's interior monologue in Ulysses, a middle-aged man reflects on his life. Read full book review >

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SOLAR STORMS by Linda Hogan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 1995

"Tediously obvious and overwritten; Hogan's characters are so excruciatingly limited to the representation of their cultures that they become little more than allegories, reducing the tale to agitprop."
A meandering and didactic family saga by Chickasaw poet, novelist, and essayist Hogan (Dwellings, p. 835; Mean Spirit, 1990), a tale that attemptsÖ la Little Big Manto rewrite the history of the American West from a Native American perspective. Read full book review >

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SOLAR SYSTEM FORECAST by Kelly Kizer Whitt
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 10, 2012

"Essential information for savvy interplanetary travelers. (Informational picture book. 7-9)"
Young astronauts preparing to blast off might want to check out these planetary weather forecasts first. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2006

"By far the most complete, current and evenhanded look at the space program's successes and failures for younger audiences, this meaty, compelling invitation to explore the high frontier will soar off shelves. (multimedia resource lists, index) (Nonfiction. 11-13)"
Combining specific but not heavily technical descriptions with plenty of bright, sharply reproduced color photos, this outstanding up-to-the-minute-and-beyond account of our ages-old study of the solar system will sweep readers up in the wonder and excitement of each new discovery. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SLEEPY SOLAR SYSTEM by John Hutton
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2016

"Stronger in dreamy cuteness than in astronomical facts. Better bedtime books abound. (Picture book. 1-4)"
A sleepy sun says goodnight to nine planets and other solar system inhabitants. Read full book review >

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OUR SOLAR SYSTEM by Seymour Simon
NATURE
Released: Sept. 21, 1992

"Index. (Nonfiction. 5+)"
From the sun to Pluto, including all the planets, several moons, and even asteroids and meteors, in stunning photos and simulations from Magellan, Voyager, and other space probes, together with Simon's trademark prose, clear and concise. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

OUR SOLAR SYSTEM by Connie Roop
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 14, 2016

"Flashy but ultimately poorly conceived. (Informational board book. 3-5)"
An inventively designed board book introduces the solar system to the youngest learners. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2013

"Escaping our solar system is not easy, as Voyager has shown, but this is a useful path for budding space scientists. (glossary, resources, index) (Nonfiction. 10-14)"
Science writer Carson goes beyond the planets she described in Exploring the Solar System (2006) to survey the history of stargazing from antiquity to near-present day. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Oct. 31, 1979

"An eminently well-designed collection."
An old-fashioned anthology of old-fashioned virtues: there's not much in the way of stylistic fireworks or conspicuously labeled profundity here, but rather a clear projection of the relationship between material and treatment that distinguishes the science-fiction form. Read full book review >