Search Results: "Renuka Singh"


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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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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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GHOST, INTERRUPTED by Sonia Singh
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 2, 2007

"The supernatural element is neither scary nor believable enough."
In the latest from Singh (Goddess for Hire, 2004, etc.), a young woman with psychic abilities joins forces with an earnest paranormal investigator and a sexy telepath to bust ghosts. Read full book review >

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A Quest for Integrity by Jaswinder Singh
Released: Jan. 27, 2013

"An extended, sometimes labored parable of good and evil on 'the need for transparency in human interactions.'"
Singh's debut novel exposes the conflicting interests and corrupting desires of trade unions during the last three decades of 20th-century India. Read full book review >

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HOW MAY I HELP YOU? by Deepak Singh
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 14, 2017

"An interesting look at a puzzling society—ours—from the point of view of a sympathetic but not uncritical outsider. Good reading for students of comparative cultures."
An immigrant's thoughtful account of what it means to make a new life in a strange land, in this case the South. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 21, 1997

"A good overview of one of the great intellectual puzzles of modern history. (photos and line drawings)"
The proof of Fermat's Last Theorem has been called the mathematical event of the century; this popular account puts the discovery in perspective for non-mathematicians. Read full book review >

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BHRIGU MAHESH, PHD: THE RETURN OF DAMAYANTI by Nisha Singh
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 15, 2017

"Despite its flaws, this mystery's winsome gumshoe will likely bring readers back for further installments."
An Indian detective looks into an alleged haunting and winds up investigating a murder in Singh's (The Witch of Senduwar, 2016, etc.) mystery.Read full book review >

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Rain & Other Mellow Things by Nisha Singh
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 15, 2016

"Flawed but zealous, this thematically strong book of poetry denounces oppression."
A collection of poems cries out against prejudice encountered by immigrants and women. Read full book review >

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The Song of a Crooked River by Ajit Singh
FICTION & LITERATURE

"Vast and poetic, a dreamy novel for readers who enjoy contemplation."
Singh's debut novel about one woman's search for answers to the many questions of love and life. Read full book review >

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ALLEGIANCE OF HONOR  by Nalini Singh
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 14, 2016

"A brilliantly plotted, action-packed, and completely satisfying celebration of the series."
The barriers among Psy, Changeling, and human are falling, but not everyone is happy with the new order, and those determined to shatter it will attack the most vulnerable to do so. Read full book review >

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THE SIMPSONS AND THEIR MATHEMATICAL SECRETS by Simon Singh
NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 29, 2013

"A fun trip with the 'ultimate TV vehicle for pop culture mathematics.'"
Higher math for dummies, courtesy of The Simpsons. Read full book review >

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SHARDS OF HOPE by Nalini Singh
ROMANCE
Released: June 2, 2015

"Clever, ambitious, sexy, and dynamic."
Aden Kai leads the powerful Arrow Squad into stewarding the Psy race's shift into emotional freedom, but as he convinces the only woman he wants to stand by his side, malevolent forces attempt to destabilize a fledgling coalition working to forge unity. Read full book review >