Search Results: "Ric Weinman"


BOOK REVIEW

AWAKENING THROUGH THE VEILS by Ric Weinman
Released: June 5, 2013

"Tackles the multilayered topic of spirituality without oversimplifying."
Weinman's (Your Hands Can Heal: Learn to Channel Healing Energy, 1992, etc.) guidebook to spiritual awakening is well-suited for beginning seekers and those already on the path to spiritual awakening. Read full book review >

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EXCUSE ME FOR LIVING by Ric Klass
Released: Oct. 1, 2012

"A fractured experiment in multiformat storytelling that reads like a vanity project."
The pretty-boy heir to a junkyard empire lands himself in high-society rehab after plunging off the George Washington Bridge. Read full book review >

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Be by Ric Colegrove
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 29, 2014

"An entertaining rookie offering perhaps enjoyed by religiously and morally curious young adults."
Spiritual and moral lessons feature prominently in Colegrove's debut fantasy, a playful coming-of-age adventure. Read full book review >

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HARMONY HALL by Ric McGee
Released: March 27, 2006

"A touching portrait that masterfully depicts an unpleasant reality of life."
A mother and daughter's journey to come to terms with the aging process, aided by a colorful cast of characters at a remarkable retirement home. Read full book review >

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IT'S ABOUT TIME! by Mitzi Weinman
NON-FICTION
Released: June 19, 2014

"A thorough, well-thought-out guidebook to solving time dilemmas and organizing a working life."
In this A-to-Z guide to managing time in a professional setting, debut author Weinman delivers sound strategies for focusing goals, managing daily tasks and projects, and building a working system of success. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 1993

"A welcome addition to a reliable series. (Young reader. 6-9)"
In another likable mystery for readers making the transition from easy readers, Nate and his dog go on an urgent middle-of- the-night quest for a missing pillowcase that his friend Rosamond's cat is especially attached to. Read full book review >

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ECHOES OF HEARTSOUNDS by Martha Weinman Lear
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 16, 2014

"A bittersweet mingling of previous life-changing events and present-moment illness by a skillful author."
The author's journey "from the emotional storms…of widowhood to the astonishment of finding new love in my senior years, and on to the sudden cardiac crisis…that forced me, finally, to confront a past that I had never put wholly to rest." Read full book review >

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THE STINK FILES by Holm & Hamel
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2004

"Further episodes on the way. (Fiction. 10-12)"
Justice isn't exactly done, but at least the bad guys are identified and sent scurrying, in this second adventure featuring an upper-crust feline spy shanghaied to New Jersey. Read full book review >

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WHERE ARE YOU? by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 13, 2014

"A not-so-great addition to a classic early-reader series. (Early reader. 6-9)"
Nate the Great and his dog, Sludge, want a day off from detective work. Read full book review >

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I'M THE BEST! by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat
ANIMALS
Released: April 15, 1991

"Comical and heartwarming. (Picture book. 4- 8)"
Dudley has had many owners (one gave him away for eating a plant; one moved; one died) and many names; now he's chosen as successor to another dog, one that died. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2000

"As usual with the Nate the Great books, this story will be great fun for the first- or second-grade reader. (Easy reader. 7-9)"
Nate the Great is back and in fine form. Read full book review >