Search Results: "Robert T. Sharp"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: May 3, 2005

"Short, anecdotal material that animal-lovers can dip into with relish."
Buoyant, tenderhearted stories of a rural veterinarian's days and nights on the job. Read full book review >

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Alpha Black by Robert Sharp
FICTION & LITERATURE

"A great deal more talking than action but an undeniably smart, tech-laden story."
In this debut techno-thriller, the National Security Agency tries whatever means necessary to take control of advanced technology from a company it perceives as a threat. Read full book review >

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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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RAPTOR RED by Robert T. Bakker
Released: Oct. 1, 1995

"Science and serious fun blend as Bakker shares his love of dinosaurs: a natural for the next Disney movie. (Book-of-the-Month Club alternate selection)"
A spinster Utahraptor searches for love and meat 120 million years ago: lighthearted but scientifically sound dino-kitsch from noted paleontologist Bakker. 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

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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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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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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JOHN T. EDGE
by Megan Labrise

John T. Edge’s The Potlikker Papers: A Food History of the Modern South is no mere paean to peanuts, homage to hominy, and laudation to lard. Like the nutritive broth for which it’s named, this title is more substantive than it appears at a glance.

“One the primary aims of my book,” says Edge, a native Georgian who lives ...


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