Search Results: "Porter Gale"


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NON-FICTION
Released: June 4, 2013

"A useful guidebook for those desiring success through shrewd networking."
Effective networking modalities for a hyperconnected world. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 23, 1999

"A reliable guide, then, to what is currently understood about nutritional supplements."
An easily understood reference to vitamin, mineral, and herbal supplements—what they are and how they work—that soundly emphasizes the need to hook up with a knowledgeable health care practitioner. Read full book review >

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GRACE UNEXPECTED by Gale Martin
Released: July 2, 2012

"An entertaining light read."
College public-relations officer Grace Savage finds herself at the center of a love triangle in Martin's (Don Juan in Hankey, PA, 2011) zany romantic comedy. Read full book review >

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IT’S ME, PARSNIP by Sue Porter
ANIMALS
Released: Dec. 1, 2008

"And the cause-and-effect complexity of the tale is developmentally just right. (Novelty/picture book. 1-3)"
Who tracked the muddy footprints all through the house from the yard clear to the bathroom? Read full book review >

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ALL YOUR OWN TEETH by Adrienne Geoghegan
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2001

"Children will chuckle over this archly delivered cautionary tale—and for Gale, P is for a Promising American debut. (Picture book. 7-9)"
P is for Painter, which young Stewart is determined to be. Read full book review >

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Released: Aug. 1, 1995

"A well-researched, well-informed, and revealing study of its complex, brilliant subject and his times, this is one of the most impressive scientific biographies of recent years."
This biography of the astronomer for whom the space telescope is named offers a fascinating view of how the scientific elite lived in the period between the world wars. Read full book review >

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DOING TIME by Bell Gale Chevigny
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: June 1, 1999

"Essential reading for those concerned by this imbalance—and it should be more than essential for lawmakers and citizens who support the hard bargain of liberty for order without considering the darkness created."
This anthology of material by winners of PEN America's annual prison writing contests provides a polyphonic chorus of rejoinder to our policies of maximum incarceration. Read full book review >

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VISIBLE AMAZEMENT by Gale Zoë Garnett
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 7, 2001

"A picaresque novel for the new millennium."
A 14-year-old sensualist is the subject of Canadian writer/actor Garnett's mostly engaging comic debut. Read full book review >

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LOST VOICES by Sarah Porter
Released: July 4, 2011

"A sudden ending to this slow-paced story will leave readers floundering. (Fantasy. 12 & up)"
On her 14th birthday, Luce enters a dark world of mermaids in this foreboding yet ultimately uneventful debut. Read full book review >

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FLIRTING WITH FORTY by Jane Porter
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 13, 2006

"The premise is that women should know more joy in their lives, but this hollow novel is a joyless chore."
Seattle divorcée hopes surf lessons will be a solution to her midlife crisis. Read full book review >

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MADNESS by Roy Porter
NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 2001

"A small book that raises big questions about the profession of psychiatry and the notion of scientific progress. (28 b&w illustrations, many of them etchings and engravings from the 16th to 19th centuries)"
A generously illustrated and pocket-sized distillation of the ways madness has been perceived and treated, from ancient times to the present. Read full book review >