Search Results: "Sheryl WuDunn"


BOOK REVIEW

A PATH APPEARS by Nicholas D. Kristof
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 23, 2014

"The authors deliver a profound message that packs a wallop."
A primer on "finding innovative and effective ways to give back," from Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times journalists Kristof and WuDunn (Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide, 2009, etc.). Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 10, 2009

"Intelligent, revealing and important."
A Pulitzer Prize-winning husband-and-wife reporter team track the growing movement to empower women in the developing world. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 20, 2000

"An intelligent, wonderfully written account of life in millennial Asia that, despite its almost quaint goal of painting a portrait of a continent, works best when it simply tells the stories of people whom the authors have come to know."
An entertaining and occasionally thought-provoking tour of Asia as it prepares for the 21st century. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 1994

"The authors may not always be quite as skeptical of statistics as one would like, but this is a hard-headed, clear analysis filled with anecdote and vivid reportage."
A vivid and thoughtful portrait of China by a Pulitzer Prize- winning husband-and-wife team of New York Times correspondents formerly in Beijing. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SHOWTIME! by Sheryl Berk
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 10, 2013

"For those who dance to win—all others can skip the show. (Fiction. 8-12)"
Dance competition is fierce for four preteens and one little sister. Read full book review >

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RECIPE FOR TROUBLE by Sheryl Berk
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2012

"Fans of the first effort—and young bakers—will likely enjoy another outing, but it's nothing more than an average early chapter book in a crowded field. (Fiction. 8-11)"
Kylie and her friends, introduced in Peace, Love and Cupcakes (2012), are back for another bakefest. Read full book review >

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BABY BOO, I LOVE YOU by Sheryl Haft
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 2, 2017

"Both young listeners and caregivers will relish this ode to their own favorite Baby-Boos. (Picture book. 1-3)"
What child hasn't felt boundless love for a special doll or toy? Read full book review >

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WAITING FOR THE WHALES by Sheryl  McFarlane
ANIMALS
Released: March 24, 1993

"Poetic and comforting. (Picture book. 4-9)"
In an award-winning Canadian book, an old man's sense of harmony with the orcas (killer whales) he observes from his clifftop later helps his family accept his death. Read full book review >

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REDEFINING DIVA by Sheryl Lee Ralph
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 13, 2012

"Ralph emerges as a likable woman whose character is unspoiled by success. She is careful to note that family life outside of the spotlight is most important, yet she also accepts the responsibility and power of influence that come with fame."
A highly enthusiastic memoir by one of the original Broadway Dreamgirls. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

KILLER RIFF by Sheryl J. Anderson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 6, 2007

"Anderson's overplotted fourth is not for readers who expect the solution to make sense."
An advice columnist's long-awaited promotion to the features section begins with an article about a late rock icon's possibly murderous family. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

KILLER HEELS by Sheryl J. Anderson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 12, 2004

"Delicious dialogue between Molly and her buds leaves barely enough room for detection—or much of anything else."
Life is good in Anderson's yuppie-themed debut, even when murder imperils your wardrobe. Read full book review >