Search Results: "Robert Peter Gale"


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NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 29, 2013

"A well-written extension of the reach of reason in an area fraught with phobia and hysteria."
A leading expert in nuclear medicine and in dealing with the aftermath of nuclear disasters offers a basis for assessing the risks associated with radiation. Read full book review >

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PETER WATSON
by Gregory McNamee

Five hundred-odd years ago, in the time of Leonardo da Vinci, a scientist—a term then unknown—was a person of many parts, someone who might work in fields ranging from chemistry to botany, astronomy to metallurgy, to divine the hidden order of the universe.

Even as recently as the early Victorian idea, writes British science historian Peter Watson in his new ...


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IMAGINING MOLLY by Sharyn Gale
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 25, 2017

"A beautifully written and psychologically intelligent thriller."
In this novel, a mother desperately tries to find her abducted child—while receiving telepathic messages. Read full book review >

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GRACE UNEXPECTED by Gale Martin
Released: July 2, 2012

"An entertaining light read."
College public-relations officer Grace Savage finds herself at the center of a love triangle in Martin's (Don Juan in Hankey, PA, 2011) zany romantic comedy. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 23, 1999

"A reliable guide, then, to what is currently understood about nutritional supplements."
An easily understood reference to vitamin, mineral, and herbal supplements—what they are and how they work—that soundly emphasizes the need to hook up with a knowledgeable health care practitioner. Read full book review >

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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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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 15, 1995

"Lipsyte and Levine mesh well together, and it would be great to see them write a real, comprehensive social history of American sport."
A collaboration between one of our finest sportswriters, New York Times columnist Lipsyte, and one of the premier academic sports historians, Levine (Michigan State Univ.), tracing the history of American sport through the lives of 16 of its most important icons. Read full book review >

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GIRL OUT LOUD by Emily Gale
YOUNG ADULT
Released: June 1, 2012

"Readers will enjoy Kass' self-deprecatingly funny approach to her many problems, but the credulity-straining plotting renders this a secondary purchase, at best. (author's note) (Fiction. 12-16)"
A resolutely average teenager nearly collapses under the weight of her bipolar father's outrageous expectations. Read full book review >

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FACING THE TANK by Patrick Gale
Released: April 5, 1989

Another of Englishman Gale's densely populated comic novels, this one set in a cathedral town. Read full book review >

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THE OTHER SIDE OF SUMMER by Emily Gale
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 30, 2017

"A bittersweet, hopeful coming-of-age story complicated by loss, saved by love, that ends with a song. (Fiction. 10-14)"
Summer's family is blown apart when her brother, Floyd, is killed in a bombing in London, and their anguish surges anew when Floyd's cherished guitar is delivered to their house afterward. Read full book review >

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DANCING AT THE EDGE OF LIFE by Gale Warner
NON-FICTION
Released: June 10, 1998

"A powerful account of a life fully lived and a death bravely faced."
A young woman's articulate and passionate journal of the last 13 months of her life. Read full book review >