Search Results: "Ray M. Schilling"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: March 31, 2014

"A focused, compelling argument for making significant lifestyle changes in the later years."
A former physician offers a well-researched, pragmatic approach to healthy aging. Read full book review >

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Healing Gone Wrong - Healing Done Right by Ray Schilling
NON-FICTION

"A thought-provoking, impassioned plea to be proactive about one's health."
A retired physician details how various preventative measures can fend off disease and disability in this consumer health guide. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Dec. 24, 2007

"A hip, funny, wise story for teens and adults alike."
That most primal of coming-of-age narratives-cool kid gives high-school nerd a makeover-gets a fresh, smart reworking in this hilarious bildungsroman. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Oct. 1, 2011

"Read straight through, the serviceable exposition may seem a bit repetitive, but the individual chapters provide excellent introductions to Native activists, useful for research and perhaps inspiring future campaigns. (glossary, resources, references) (Collective biography. 12-18) "
A collective biography of 11 Native Americans who have worked toward social justice, environmental reform and a return to ancestral ways. Read full book review >

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TIME WITH ELISE by Christina Schilling
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 4, 2014

"A sweet escape for fans of classical music."
Schilling, in her debut work of historical fiction, combines Beethoven with a charming bit of time travel. Read full book review >

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THE APPLE-PIP PRINCESS by Jane Ray
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2008

"Ray's trademark illustrations of vibrant scenes and delicate details enliven this satisfying, original fairy tale. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Since the queen's death, the heart has gone out of the kingdom. Read full book review >

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CAFE PURGATORIUM by Dana M. Anderson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 22, 1991

``Three original novels of horror and the fantastic'' claims the publisher in its catalogue and galley copy. Read full book review >

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THE END OF BASEBALL by Peter Schilling Jr.
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 2, 2008

"A terrific tale."
A flamboyant visionary tries to make baseball history. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FALLING FOR HAMLET by Michelle Ray
FICTION
Released: July 5, 2011

"Unnecessary. (Fiction. 14 & up)"
Ophelia lives to whine another day in this mediocre MTV treatment of Hamlet. Read full book review >

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HERE LIES LINC by Delia Ray
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 23, 2011

"Actual epitaphs from across the globe kick off each chapter for extra funereal fun. (Mystery. 9-12)"
Can Linc hope for anything near a normal life when his widowed mother is an absent-minded professor specializing in burial customs? Read full book review >

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DON'T CALL ME HERO by Ray Villareal
ADVENTURE
Released: Oct. 31, 2011

"A good story with some unexpected twists. (Fiction. 12-15)"
After saving the life of a famous model, a 14-year-old Mexican-American boy learns the pressures of popularity and the definition of true heroism. Read full book review >