Search Results: "Sandra Bond Chapman"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 1, 2013

"A decent cross section of research and practical ideas about exercising and maintaining brain function."
The founder of the Center for BrainHealth reviews recent research in brain studies and techniques to keep brains in peak condition. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DEATH AND THE CHAPMAN by Kate Sedley
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 1992

"A strong debut."
A septuagenarian recalls his youth, when, in 1471, he quit the Benedictines (no calling), became a chapman (a wandering peddler), and discovered his affinity for detective work. Read full book review >

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BOND GIRL by Erin Duffy
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2012

"Testosterone-soaked take on the Devil Wears Prada model."
Ambitious young woman faces numerous obstacles after breaking into the male-dominated world of bond trading. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: April 19, 2011

"Upbeat and well-intentioned, but not entirely convincing and often hokey."
New Age guru McTaggart (The Intention Experiment: Using Your Thoughts to Change Your Life and the World, 2008, etc.) argues that new scientific evidence shows that humans are hardwired to seek connection and to live in harmony. Read full book review >

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DEADLY BOND by Christine Green
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 1, 2001

"Enough plot for a half-dozen novels and a heroine grown strangely uncharismatic: heavy going this time around."
A jigsaw puzzle of a case awaits British nurse-turned-p.i. Read full book review >

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YOUNG BOND by Charlie Higson
ADVENTURE
Released: June 1, 2006

"A page-turning read. (Fiction. YA)"
Adventure, intrigue, romance, pirates, murder, stolen treasures, deception, characters good and bad, teenagers both brave and clever and strange secrets all play a part in this suspenseful second entry in the Young Bond series. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: April 12, 2011

"Pacelle is an activist and an optimist who believes that change will come and that, as with every great cause, 'it begins with each one of us.'"
In this debut memoir, Pacelle describes the activities of the Humane Society of the United States, under his direction, and presents the compelling case that by challenging cruelty to animals we are defending our own humanity. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 9, 2004

"Slightly marred by the author's tendency to wandering wordiness, but lovers of the genre will certainly forgive her."
A sordid case that spread sensation like wildfire across an 1830s America just beginning to flex its national brand of jurisprudence. Read full book review >