Search Results: "Rhonda Fried"


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True Love; Breaking the Cycle of Failed Relationships by Rhonda Fried
NON-FICTION
Released: March 12, 2014

"Earnest advice on finding true love."
Fried, in her first self-help book, promotes self-love before seeking romance, with plenty of mental exercises, self-affirmations and personal anecdotes along the way. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 6, 2006

"Liberty is fortunate to have such a reasoned and persuasive voice as its champion."
A sharp examination of the idea of liberty in the modern, democratic state. Read full book review >

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THE WITCHY WORRIES OF ABBIE ADAMS by Rhonda Hayter
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2010

"Light as cotton candy and just as tasty. (Magical adventure. 8-12)"
This frothy debut novel delivers plenty of entertainment to the elementary and middle-grade audience interested in magical fantasy. Read full book review >

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A Life Ignited by Rhonda Kinard
Released: July 16, 2015

"A compact call to action for the improvement-minded."
Kinard offers advice for jump-starting your life in this slim motivational volume. Read full book review >

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KNOCK OFF by Rhonda Pollero
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 6, 2007

"Finley's firm sense of priorities and laser-accurate descriptions of the most banal circumstances will make readers eager for an encore."
Romance writer Pollero spins the hilarious tale of a paralegal whose loyalty to a client imperils her bargain-chasing. Read full book review >

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BARGAIN HUNTING by Rhonda Pollero
Released: Oct. 30, 2012

"An uneven mystery fails a charming, amateur detective."
The third in Pollero's Finley Anderson Tanner mystery series has Finley finding love, bargains and bullets flying her way. Read full book review >

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MY FATHER’S FIGHTER by Ronald K. Fried
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 2004

"A fresh and amiable story that offers a fascinating glimpse of the inner world of boxing and manages to make it appear equally shabby and attractive."
From boxing enthusiast/TV producer Fried (Corner Men, 1991): a first novel about the transformation of a nerdy Manhattan English teacher into a prizefight manager. Read full book review >

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SOCCER IN SUN AND SHADOW by Eduardo Galeano
Released: Aug. 6, 2013

"A welcome update of a classic—Galeano's gift to the game he loves."
A revised and updated version of the Uruguayan author's lyrical exploration of the beautiful game. Read full book review >

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CORNER MEN by Ronald K. Fried
NON-FICTION
Released: April 10, 1991

"He's done his roadwork, however, and delivers an action-packed ten-rounder that ranks as a top contender for fans of the sweet science. (Illustrations-not seen.)"
An enthusiast's engaging rundown on prizefighting's trainers-the men who prep a boxer for his bouts, analyze the weaknesses (or strengths) of opponents, provide instant advice between rounds, and otherwise tend to the emotional as well as physical needs of their embattled charges. Read full book review >

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THE MIDDLE AGES by Johannes Fried
NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 15, 2014

"A dense, often ponderous work from a deeply erudite scholar."
A revisionist study of the medieval era as representing a process of consolidation and transformation that eventually yielded the Renaissance. Read full book review >