Search Results: "Robert T. Jeschonek"


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MY FAVORITE BAND DOES NOT EXIST by Robert T. Jeschonek
FANTASY
Released: July 11, 2011

"Will the band get back together, or will the world end? Who cares? (Science fiction. 14 & up)"
Guys with weird names, girls with creepy tattoos and a splintered universe form the core of this novel that's so meta it loses itself to its own cleverness. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 1, 2004

"Even Kennedy devotees will be disappointed. (35 b&w photos, not seen)"
Hagiographic and flatly written portrait of the author's 20-year friendship with JFK Jr. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 12, 2013

"Likely to bring smiles and tears to dog lovers."
A delightful dog forever changes the life of a physics professor in this true-life tribute to man's best, and most forgiving, friend. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 22, 2014

"A sinewy, stomach-twisting memoir that shows it takes more than a badge and gun to be a cop."
A Michigan police officer recounts 25 years of nabbing suspects and terrifying life-or-death moments. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: March 1, 1995

"For the layperson, argot-free and persuasive; for the mental health professional, challenging, in both senses of the word."
An insider's probing look at the present state of the mental health professions. Read full book review >

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A PARTNERS' HIDDEN LIFE by Robert T. Burson
Released: Nov. 6, 2011

"A dynamic cast holds together this unpredictable thrill ride."
In Burson's terrorism thriller, a master plan is set in motion to unleash a biological contagion on the San Diego-Mexico border. Read full book review >

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MAKING CONFLICT WORK by Peter T. Coleman
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 2, 2014

"A useful guide to developing capabilities for dealing with many sorts of conflict. Good reading for human resource managers."
A practical guide intended to aid in the alleviation of everyday workplace conflicts. Read full book review >

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GOAL by Robert Burleigh
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2001

"A real winner. (Picture book. 6-9)"
Burleigh uses the familiar game of soccer to demonstrate the power of teamwork to achieve success. Read full book review >

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HOOPS by Robert Burleigh
POETRY
Released: Oct. 1, 1997

"The attempt to capture the game in words is certainly in earnest; the outstanding art merits better. (Picture book. 10+)"
Clumsy writing mars this otherwise breathless, evocative tribute to top-speed playground b-ball. Read full book review >

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THE BRETHREN by Robert Merle
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 3, 2015

"Merle's is a French epic, more genteel than Dickens' poor-child English tales and less doleful than Tolstoy's Russian sagas."
The compelling first in a series of French historical novels, deftly translated and published for the first time in English. Read full book review >