Search Results: "Sheena Iyengar"


BOOK REVIEW

THE ART OF CHOOSING by Sheena Iyengar
NON-FICTION
Released: March 1, 2010

"A lucid work of popular science written by an accomplished practitioner—deserving of a place alongside Malcolm Gladwell, Po Bronson and other interpreters of why and how we do what we do."
Decisions, decisions—they're a pain, but they come bundled up in the very makeup of our brain. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GROUNDED by Sheena Wilkinson
Released: Oct. 1, 2015

"A talented writer and a fantastic story. (Fiction. 15 & up)"
Declan Kelly returns in this sequel to the Children's Books Ireland Book of the Year Taking Flight (2014). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THINGS TO DO INDOORS by Sheena Joughin
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 15, 2005

"Nonetheless, a sassy English writer to watch."
First novel by British journalist Joughin follows the slapdash adventures of a mid-20s single woman through an emotionally impoverished landscape of London artists and hangers-on. Read full book review >

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THE LOST ONES by Sheena Kamal
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 25, 2017

"A gritty, violent read with a tough, idiosyncratic, dryly witty heroine readers will root for even if they wouldn't want to invite her home."
A Vancouver woman with demons to spare is asked to find a teen runaway in Kamal's searing debut. Read full book review >

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BRUNO AND TITCH by Sheena Dempsey
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2014

"The charismatic Titch may well spark a guinea-pig bubble; he's that cute. (Picture book. 5-7)"
It could be the beginning of a beautiful friendship…. Read full book review >

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BYE-BYE BABY BROTHER! by Sheena Dempsey
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 23, 2013

"A sure-fire hit; what Oliver would like to do with his big sister should be next. (Picture book. 4-7)"
What older sister hasn't wanted to make her baby brother disappear? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 22, 1996

"While some of the results here are intriguing, most readers will no doubt prefer having the contents filtered by their favorite pundits. (16 line drawings) (Author tour)"
One of those books destined to be more talked about than read: Two political scientists offer an interesting take on negative advertising in election campaigns. Read full book review >

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HOW SLEEP FOUND TABITHA by Maggie deVries
BEDTIME BOOK
Released: April 1, 2002

"An engaging blend of whimsy and thoughtful reflection, this tale convincingly assures sleep-wary tots that their cozy beds are just the spot for them. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A young child restlessly awaits the arrival of sleep. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TAN TO TAMARIND by Malathi Michelle Iyengar
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2009

"Undoubtedly well-intentioned, this effort falls regrettably flat. (Picture book/poetry. 7-12)"
Helping ethnic children find the beauty in themselves is the goal of Iyengar's celebratory cycle, which venerates various hues of brown in each poem. Read full book review >