Search Results: "Nancy L. Segal"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 1, 2011

"An expert glimpse into the many-faceted world of genetics, family culture and identity."
Noted twin-study expert Segal (Psychology/California State Univ., Fullerton; Indivisible by Two, 2007, etc.) doubles the fascination with switched-at-birth twin research. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: March 29, 1999

"Its comprehensiveness and its extensive notes make this a valuable source for psychologists and other students of twinning; twins, parents of twins, and anyone who ever wished for a twin will also find much to savor here. (36 b&w photos)"
A comprehensive survey of twin research that includes an impressive array of twin-related data in an anecdote-filled and entertaining presentation. Read full book review >

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ON ROUGH SEAS by Nancy L. Hull
FICTION
Released: April 21, 2008

"Believable characters, a tight plot and a wealth of historical detail neatly woven into the text make this a must for the many young readers interested in World War II. (Fiction. 10+)"
Hitler has already invaded Czechoslovakia and Poland, and France and England may be next. Read full book review >

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BREAKTHROUGH by Nancy L. Cohen
NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 9, 2016

"In her brisk analysis, Cohen feels optimistic that the next election will cross 'a historic threshold.'"
Is America ready to elect Hillary Clinton? Read full book review >

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THE 7TH VICTIM by Nancy L Churchill
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 22, 2012

"A readable thriller hampered by awkward plot developments."
In Churchill's debut thriller, two sisters team up to catch a serial killer before he murders again. Read full book review >

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BABIES CAN’T EAT KIMCHEE! by Nancy Patz
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 1, 2007

"Perfect for families introducing new babies to older siblings. (author's note) (Picture book. 4-8)"
An excited Korean-American girl seems a bit disenchanted with her new baby sister until she imagines the fun she's going to have as a big sister. Read full book review >

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FAR FAR AWAY! by John Segal
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 2009

"Hilarious scenes of the little pig with his very porcine snout and corkscrew tail anthropomorphically riding in a grocery cart, astride a bike, tucked in a sleeping bag and dwarfed by a parka add layers of humor and charm to this otherwise simple story. (Picture book. 3-5)"
A piglet's plan to run away gives the familiar home/away/home theme new meaning. Read full book review >

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ALISTAIR AND KIP’S GREAT ADVENTURE! by John Segal
ADVENTURE
Released: May 6, 2008

"Even pre-readers will have no trouble following along on this up-and-down ride. (Picture book. 4-6)"
Segal pairs an impulsive cat and a hesitant dog on a quick but exciting nautical outing. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 1, 1994

"Segal's analysis begins to fill a tremendous void in the literature and will be a welcome change to depressing and damaging stereotypes that depict all men as savage sexual beings and women as unwitting victims."
A fresh and welcome feminist perspective on the place and value of heterosexual sex in society. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: April 2, 2016

"A brief but comprehensive and enthusiastic guide to conducting thorough, legal investigations."
A manual for readers interested in tracking down facts that others might prefer to keep hidden. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 10, 2011

"Not necessarily for general readers, but a must for policymakers."
An optimistic forecast for the future of American innovation. Read full book review >

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PRIZES by Erich Segal
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 20, 1995

"In Segal's high-gloss narration and dialogue, this is silly but benign, and the simplified science is, surprisingly, fun. (First printing of 250,000; Literary Guild main selection)"
The three super-scientists Segal sets in motion work futuristic wonders, respectively, in genetics, immunology, and theoretical physics. Read full book review >