Search Results: "Rochelle B. Weinstein"


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THE MOURNING AFTER by Rochelle B. Weinstein
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 10, 2013

"A heart-wrenching tale of loss, loyalty, and the will to overcome."
Two teenagers form a bond based around tragedies that no one, least of all the young, should have to endure. Read full book review >

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Released: Feb. 15, 2012

"A soapy novel that strains credibility at times but still manages to tell a good love story."
A series of tragedies teaches one woman the difference between youthful passion and married love in Weinstein's debut romance. Read full book review >

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APPRENTICE TO THE FLOWER POET Z. by Debra Weinstein
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 27, 2004

"Only a poet could write so viciously yet adoringly (and, often, insightfully) about poetry. But only a poet, too, will have patience for Weinstein's onslaught of wordplay and purposely bad verse."
A poet and first-novelist brutally satirizes the poetry establishment, following a scholarship student through a New York university's writing program in the 1980s. Read full book review >

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RUBY WIZARDRY by Eric Weinstein
Released: April 1, 2015

"An enjoyable book that can turn any kid (or adult!) into a programming wizard. (index) (Nonfiction/fantasy. 10 & up)"
An introductory programming guide is structured around a whimsical original fairy tale in a land run on the Ruby programming language. Read full book review >

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Released: Oct. 15, 2001

"Max Weinreich's classic History of the Yiddish Language first appeared 21 years ago, so the time is definitely ripe for a cogent new interpretation. This isn't it."
Filmmaker/journalist Weinstein's first book is an ambitious but disappointing treatise on the "nation" that existed only as a language. Read full book review >

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SLIDING INTO THE NEW YEAR by Dori Weinstein
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2011

"Intended as the first in a series; more adventures of YaYa and YoYo will be most welcome. (Fiction. 8-12)"
YaYa and YoYo are twins whose nicknames are based on their Hebrew names. Read full book review >

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THE LION'S SHARE by Rochelle Ratner
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 1991

"More sketch than portrait."
A second novel from poet and American Book Review editor Ratner (Bobby's Girl, 1986), whose heroine's struggle for normalcy and fulfillment, while most admirable, packs as about as much punch as the stuffed animals she collects. Read full book review >

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DREAM HOUSE by Rochelle Krich
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 1, 2003

"Krich shifts suspicion expertly from corner to corner of her broad canvas. Whatever you think of arson and murder, you'll be glad you don't live in Hancock Park."
Rehabbers and preservationists fiddle while LA burns. Read full book review >

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FERTILE GROUND by Rochelle Krich
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 1, 1998

"Krich makes use of the suspense formula to put a hot-button issue—the problems of parenthood in the age of fertility clinics—under the knife."
Murder is the least of the chicanery at an L.A. fertility clinic in this tautly-moving tale. Read full book review >