Search Results: "Richard G. Dumont"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: March 22, 2013

"An expertly researched work, but a choppy, unbalanced read."
A practical sociology text and action guide that uses research, theory and statistical analysis to examine systemic hate. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 2001

"Readers may prefer swimming alone in fin-dotted waters to muddling through this modern horror."
A toothless tale of pelagic terror. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 5, 2016

"A fair wealth of good information too often obscured by what feels like a desperate need to be liked. (Collective biography. 9-12)"
A dozen vest-pocket profiles of notorious fugitives—good, bad, and, in the case of Typhoid Mary, ugly. Read full book review >

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EDGAR WANTS TO BE ALONE by Jean-François Dumont
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 9, 2015

"Best shared with preschoolers just learning irony. (Picture book. 6-8)"
An ill-tempered rat's efforts to shake off a supposed stalker ultimately take a biting, satiric twist. Literally. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: April 24, 2012

"A lightweight, erotic adventure for readers more interested in an entertaining read than deep thought."
In the first installment of Dumont's planned romance series, paranormal dogs and oversexed exes plague a matchmaking service. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 1, 1996

"For the casual reader, a fascinating trip through a world of bizarre behaviors; for the victim of an anxiety disorder or the family of such a victim, reassurance that there is a path out."
With a bit of humor and a lot of charity, a therapist shares her unusual experiences with people suffering from crippling phobias, panic attacks, and obsessive-compulsive disorders (OCD) and describes how she helps them. Read full book review >

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Released: Sept. 4, 2012

"A sexy romp through glamorous modern Hollywood as seen through the eyes of a self-possessed matchmaker who cannot find her own match."
An intrepid young matchmaker in Hollywood sparks chemistry with an old flame, an ex-flame and an A-list actor, all while finding love for her clients in this engaging romance. Read full book review >

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THE SHEEP GO ON STRIKE by Jean-François Dumont
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 27, 2014

"Dumont's lesson can run shallow or deep, but it is a winner either way. (Picture book. 4-8)"
When the sheep go on strike, this French farmyard finds a national tradition has crossed species. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 1, 2007

"An eye-opening, provocative journey into human frailty and heroism."
The medical staff at the New Orleans prison complex heroically battles unspeakable conditions as Hurricane Katrina rips through the city. Read full book review >