Search Results: "Peter Caddick-Adams"


BOOK REVIEW

SNOW AND STEEL by Peter Caddick-Adams
NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 1, 2014

"Filling over 800 pages, Caddick-Adams casts a wide net, delving deep into the background, conduct, consequences and even historiography of this iconic battle, so even experienced military buffs will find plenty to ponder."
A comprehensive account of the bloodiest battle in American history. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 2013

"There is no shortage of histories of the agonizingly drawn-out debacle at Monte Cassino, but this is certainly one of the best."
A superb account of one of the bloodiest battles of World War II. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MONTY AND ROMMEL by Peter Caddick-Adams
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 16, 2012

"An accessible, well-honed study of two fascinating characters."
Two consummate military men who led their respective countries to victories receive the full-on character treatment by a British military historian. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE FACE OF AMERICA by Peter Brosius
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2011

"Groups considering mounting productions that go beyond the popular musicals may want to consider looking at this uneven but thought-provoking anthology. (Drama. 11-14)"
Newly created plays for young people are not published very often, so this collection merits some attention. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HIGHWAY BUILDERS by Georgie Adams
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 1996

"One entry in the glossary, diesel engine, is out of alphabetical order. (Picture book/nonfiction. 6-10)"
A British import containing full-color drawings and brief descriptions of ten types of heavy machinery used in the construction of a road. Read full book review >

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PETER WATSON
by Gregory McNamee

Five hundred-odd years ago, in the time of Leonardo da Vinci, a scientist—a term then unknown—was a person of many parts, someone who might work in fields ranging from chemistry to botany, astronomy to metallurgy, to divine the hidden order of the universe.

Even as recently as the early Victorian idea, writes British science historian Peter Watson in his new ...


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BOOK REVIEW

GARY AND RAY by Sarah Adams
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2010

"Lovely. (Picture book. 3-8)"
All the other animals seem to have family or friends with whom to interact, but Gary the gorilla has no one. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GOING FOR OYSTERS by Jeanie Adams
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 1993

"To include a glossary. (Picture book. 5-10)"
An affectionate picture of Australia's aboriginal people on a traditional outing. Read full book review >

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DAVE AND VIOLET by Sarah Adams
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2011

"A fitting fable for the very young about friendship and diversity. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Violet's best friend Dave has a hard time fitting in. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Feb. 9, 2013

"Missing the refined patter of a self-help guru, but more often than not strikes a motivating chord of empowerment."
So slim it's barely more than a pamphlet, Adams' debut self-help book aims to assist in goal seeking by helping readers tackle one core concept every day for a month. Read full book review >