Search Results: "Omar Garcia"


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THE DRIVEN ORGANIZATION by Omar Garcia
NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 31, 2013

"A compelling road map for creating workplaces driven by engagement rather than earnings, with happier workers and more sustainable outcomes."
A guidebook for business leaders who want their organizations to be guided by more than just financial gains. Read full book review >

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LESLIE by Omar Tyree
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 6, 2002

"Implausibly melodramatic portrait of a killer whose actions evoke horror rather than sympathy."
Tyree (Just Say No!, 2001, etc.), whose grim tales of life in the 'hood usually offer moments of grace or wisdom, tells a horrifying and essentially nasty story of a woman who murders those who get in her way. Read full book review >

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DIARY OF A GROUPIE by Omar Tyree
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 17, 2003

"Hard to figure what the point of it all is. Meanwhile, Tyree's hopelessly schlocky style causes at least a couple of serious embarrassments per page."
A career groupie is hired to use her tried-and-true wiles for revenge on a suspected child molester. Read full book review >

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JUST SAY NO! by Omar Tyree
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 7, 2001

"Clumsy and predictable."
Tedious, overwritten account of the rise and inevitable fall of an African-American musician. Read full book review >

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HONOR AND POLYGAMY by Omar Farhad
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 8, 2014

"A slight, breezy novel with a promising premise and poor execution."
In this debut novel, a married American is kidnapped in Afghanistan and ends up falling in love with an Afghan woman. Read full book review >

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BOOK REPORT for Unbreakable (Legion #1) by Kami Garcia

Cover Story: Grunge Big Face Meets Gothic Big Letter

BFF Charm: Yay

Swoonworthy Scale: 7

Talky Talk: Grimoire for Dummies

Bonus Factors: Supernatural

Anti-bonus Factors: Love Triangle, Cliffhanger

Relationship Status: Hunting Buddies

 

Cover Story: Grunge Big Face meets Gothic Big Letter

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MIS(H)ADRA by Iasmin Omar  Ata
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 3, 2017

"Big and stylish—of particular interest to those dealing with epilepsy or wanting to know more about the condition."
Artist, illustrator, and game designer Ata presents the story of a college student struggling with epilepsy while trying to live a normal life. Read full book review >

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TIP TIP DIG DIG by Emma Garcia
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2007

"With its arresting design and simple repetition, Garcia's bright book is perfectly pitched to its target audience, who will really dig it. (Picture book. 2-5)"
A colorful tour through a variety of construction vehicles. Read full book review >

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THE LAST STREET NOVEL by Omar Tyree
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 2, 2007

"Sloppy writing, misogynistic themes."
Sensational urban crime story set in Harlem. Read full book review >

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PECKING ORDER by Omar Tyree
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 23, 2008

"Ivan is a hardworking protagonist, but the single-minded outward focus that makes him a natural businessman also makes him a less-than-compelling hero."
From Tyree (The Last Street Novel, 2007, etc.), a Horatio Alger update with bling. Read full book review >

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TEAMWORK & TERROR by Omar Dickson
Released: July 18, 2012

"Almost a timely, exciting ride, but the hero's too far out of his element."
Dickson goes for nonstop action in his debut thriller about a British contractor cum secret agent who has been roped into a multigovernment charade to find chemical weapons lost under the Egyptian desert. Read full book review >