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 >

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ROBERT OLMSTEAD
by J.W. Bonner

At a time when our country’s past serves a daily story in the news, Robert Olmstead’s latest novel, Savage Country, takes readers back to the 19th-century frontier as well as returning readers to a more traditional type of yarn spinning: equal parts adventure tale, Biblical narrative, and Greek tragedy.

Savage Country depicts a world where justice is often ...


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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 >

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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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BAD RELIGION
by Mandy Wan

 

BOOK REPORT for The Violet Hour (The Violet Hour Book 1) by Whitney A. Miller

Cover Story: Smoke Gets In Your Big Face
BFF Charm: Caution
Swoonworthy Scale:
 1
Talky Talk: Figuratively Speaking
Bonus Factor:
 Cult
Relationship Status: Memorable Fling That Wants to Come Back for More

 

Cover Story: Smoke Gets In Your Big Face

A vaguely ...


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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 >

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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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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

NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 5, 1991

"Uninspired, but sound and handy. (Sixteen pages of color photographs—not seen.)"
From the editors of American Health magazine comes this combination cookbook and food guide, arranged by 27 categories of foods (wheat; the ``new'' grains; soy foods; fish; meat; fruit, etc.), each of which gets a general report on its nutritional or medicinal qualities, then general cooking advice and a sampling of health-conscious recipes—over 250 in all. Read full book review >