Search Results: "Renuka Singh"


BOOK REVIEW

THE PATH TO TRANQUILITY by Dalai Lama
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 15, 1999

"Dip into this book, but don't make it your daily companion for a year."
A mezzo-mezzo book from the Dalai Lama (Ethics for the New Millennium, p. 1044). Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 12, 2001

"The Dalai Lama's devotees will no doubt be thrilled by this new offering; others may wonder what distinguishes His Holiness from Robert Fulghum."
Familiar wisdom from the Dalai Lama: a collection of lectures that His Holiness (The Path to Tranquility, 1999, etc.) has delivered in recent years. Read full book review >

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DEEP SINGH BLUE by Ranbir Singh Sidhu
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 15, 2016

"A heart-wrenching coming-of-age tale in which survival depends more on compassion than rebellion."
Sixteen-year-old Indian-American Deep Singh is at a crossroads. Well, several crossroads, actually. Read full book review >

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MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 6, 2010

"The series kickoff (and adult-fiction debut) from prolific children's author Flint effectively captures the color and vigor but also the clichés of vintage whodunits."
A retro sleuth attempts to save a femme fatale from being framed. Read full book review >

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STEP UP TO THE PLATE, MARIA SINGH by Uma Krishnaswami
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2017

"A loving look at a slice of American life new to children's books. (Historical fiction. 9-13)"
Krishnaswami offers a peek into the life of Maria Singh and her loving family in Yuba City, California, in 1945. Read full book review >

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THE HUNT FOR MAAN SINGH by Hipólito Acosta
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 30, 2016

"Certainly flawed but moderately informative and entertaining."
The account of two Immigration and Naturalization Service officers who helped bring down a human trafficking operation that spanned the globe. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ARCHANGEL'S HEART  by Nalini Singh
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 2016

"Singh explores power, love, and redemption with her typical consummate skill."
When an archangel disappears, it becomes clear there's more at stake than just power. Read full book review >

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DIWALI by Rina Singh
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 27, 2016

"An exceptionally valuable resource. (glossary, references and resources, index) (Nonfiction. 10-14)"
In a change from many of the superficial holiday books available, this sophisticated volume incorporates information about the major Indian religions; Hindu, Sikh, and Jain Diwali traditions; and Indian immigration to the U.S., Canada, and the Caribbean. Read full book review >

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STRINGS by N.S. Singh
Released: Jan. 4, 2013

"An intriguing, if uneven, collection of stories from a writer with potential."
Singh's debut short story collection explores the intricacies of human emotion among everyday people. Read full book review >

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HOME TO INDIA by Jacquelin Singh
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 1997

"Predictable fare, but Singh nicely depicts her frustrated heroine unraveling the elaborate configurations of domesticity in India."
Former Californian Singh's first US publication is a well- crafted, if somewhat uncomplicated, story describing the adventures of an American woman who surrenders the life she knows to be with her husband—and his other wife—in India. Read full book review >