Search Results: "Robert A. Melone Sr."


BOOK REVIEW

The Dash to Significance by Robert A. Melone Sr.
NON-FICTION
Released: May 8, 2013

"A book rich in wisdom that provides an approachable path toward achieving something more out of life."
Melone, previously a school superintendent, offers a game plan for achieving a meaningful life. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Bah Koo by Robert V. Rhodes, Sr.
Released: April 16, 2015

"Although the illustrations may not appeal to everyone, the lovable Bah Koo will likely win over young readers and listeners."
With a short trunk for a nose, the ears of a cow, and the mane, body, and tail of a lion, Bah Koo is an unusual animal looking for his place in the world in this sweet children's picture book. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Beyond Courage by Joe A. Stannard Sr.
Released: March 13, 2013

"A YA adventure that overcomes its shortcomings with edgy forest scenes and a remarkable protagonist."
A teenage girl must fend for herself in a forest miles from civilization in this debut young-adult dramatic thriller. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

With High Hopes a New Day Begins by Robert Webb Brame Sr.
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 21, 2014

"A fine work of literary fiction that's reminiscent of earlier Southern modernist texts."
Brame's posthumously published novel of the South offers an evaluation of life in North Carolina during the Great Depression. Read full book review >

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MOTORCYCLE MUSINGS
by Bobbi Dumas

Two fave authors have books coming out early next month, and I thought I’d make sure these titles are on your radar screen.

Laura Kaye and Julie Ann Walker always promise heart-stopping action and breathtaking romance, and if you haven’t read these two yet, then I recommend you get on that right away!

They’re both romance bestsellers, so I expect ...


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SOME KIND OF WONDERFUL
by Mandy Wan

BOOK REPORT for Wonderful Feels Like This by Sara Lövestam, translated by Laura A. Wideburg

Cover Story: Underbar
BFF Charm: Let Me Love You
Swoonworthy Scale:
 7
Talky Talk: Straight Up, Swedish Style
Bonus Factors:
 Jazz, Kickass Jazz Mentor
Ambivalence Factor: Bullying
Relationship Status: 'S Wonderful

Cover Story: Underbar

The brightness! The colors! The '80s Boy George hat ...


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THE BEST SCIENCE FICTION, FANTASY, & HORROR READS IN MAY
by John DeNardo

Looking for something to read in May? Here's an irresistible selection of science fiction, fantasy, and horror books that will satisfy your readerly desires. They include stories about an alternate WWII, steampunk airships, the zombie apocalypse, assassins hellbent on revenge, a space-based suicide mission, souls available for rent, and more.

 

The Berlin Project by Gregory Benford

One of ...


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BOOK REVIEW

DOC-IN-A-BOX by Robert A. Burton
Released: Feb. 28, 1990

A doctor's fall and return to grace against a backdrop of medical and legal corruption: a neurologist's heavy-handed fiction debut. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TIME FOR THE STARS by Robert A. Heinlein
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: June 15, 1956

"A catchy story that spoofs humanity's foibles and comments on them endearingly, this strengthens Heinlein's niche in the science fiction field yet further."
Mr. Heinlein's latest book is set in the far distant future when even space ships have been outdated and man is travelling by torchship. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WALDO and MAGIC, INC. by Robert A. Heinlein
Released: Feb. 16, 1949

"An expert technician in this field, Heinlein produces able, highly imaginative tall tales."
Two science fiction fantasies — both projected into worlds of the future. Read full book review >

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ROCKET SHIP GALILEO by Robert A. Heinlein
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: June 15, 1947

"Claim to rival Jules Verne is a trifle immodest — but at that it's good enough yarning on its own."
A nice piece of science fantasy by an author well known for his science fiction. Read full book review >