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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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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DACTYLS! by Robert T. Bakker
ANIMALS
Released: Nov. 22, 2005

"It's a pity that the standard Step into Reading treatment has such low production values, as this offering definitely deserves better. (Easy reader/nonfiction. 7-9)"
One of paleontology's hottest excavators turns his hand to writing a children's book, with entirely winning results. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 4, 2011

"Serviceable but undermined by its political proselytizing."
Trump and Kiyosaki are back with a tag-team tutorial on how to rake in oodles of cash as a winning entrepreneur. Read full book review >