Search Results: "Stephen S. Hall"


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NON-FICTION
Released: June 18, 2003

"A carefully documented examination of how society deals with life-and-death matters."
Immortality? Perhaps not, but life extension is already a reality. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 1991

"For the generalist striving mightily to keep up, this is a godsend. (Sixteen pages of color and 75 b&w illustrations—not seen.)"
In beautiful and sometimes moving prose, Hall (Invisible Frontiers, 1987) argues here that the common ground of space exploration, medical tomography, cosmology, greenhouse-effect modeling, and biotechnology is the map—and then offers a Grand Tour of the charting of these realms. Read full book review >

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WISDOM by Stephen S. Hall
NON-FICTION
Released: March 23, 2010

"A steady stream of insights into the psychology and neurological mechanisms of wise decision-making and the researchers uncovering them."
A veteran science writer delivers a dense but illuminating combination of philosophical ideas and hard research. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 2006

"Shortness is not a prerequisite for enjoying Hall's work, but concerned parents of short boys will find it particularly reassuring."
Combining his own experiences, interviews with other men and the findings of various researchers, the author artfully reveals the ways in which male stature matters. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: June 1, 1997

"As gripping as a spy thriller. (8 pages b&w photos, not seen)"
Immunotherapy seeks to get the immune system to stir up a molecular ``commotion in the blood'' to battle disease. Read full book review >

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AUGUST'S MUST-READ SCIENCE FICTION, FANTASY & HORROR BOOKS
by John DeNardo

The final month of Summer reading season is upon us but that doesn't mean there aren't new and awesome stories to be read. Here's a roundup of the speculative fiction books that you should be looking at in August. They include stories about a magic-infused alternate history, witches in the Old West, a journey beyond Earth's ...


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6 BOOKS FOR EARLY 2017
by Ana Grilo

Who’s excited that 2016 is coming to an end soon? I know I am, and I already started wish-listing all the awesome-looking 2017 releases and preparing my challenges and goals for 2017. One of them is to continue my Time Travel Project (in which I read as many books featuring time travel as I can, old and new) and the ...


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27 SCIENCE FICTION, FANTASY & HORROR BOOKS TO READ IN SEPTEMBER
by John DeNardo

Is your bookshelf feeling lonely? Here are 27 titles that will make it happy again! This month's batch of tantalizing science fiction and fantasy includes stories about guilt-ridden robots, witches, magic hair, designer drugs, time travel and cloud cities.

Magicians Impossible by Brad Abraham

Brad Abraham serves up a cocktail of magic and intrigue in this fast-paced debut. Twenty-something ...


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A ROMANTIC NOD TO WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH
by Bobbi Dumas

As we close out March, I thought it would be a nice salute to women’s history month to focus on some great historical romance and some truly terrific romance heroines!

First off, I wanted to give a major shout-out to a debut novel that was released this week, Lisa Berne’s You May Kiss the Bride (which earned a starred review ...


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PLANES, TRAINS, AND AUTOMOBILES
by Julie Danielson

Well, maybe not exactly planes, trains, and automobiles. But you know those children who get really fired up reading books about things that go vroom? There’s a reason you can throw a rock and hit a children’s book about transportation: they are loved by many a child. Today, I’ve got three new ones worth your time, one an arrival from ...


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LOVE & LAUGHTER BY CHAPTERS
by Bobbi Dumas

I’ve written think pieces, essays, book reviews, blog posts, etc., etc., etc. on the amazing power of romance novels - how they make us feel better, uplift us, create community for many women (and some men), help us feel secure in a sometimes hostile world, and on and on and on.

I know not everyone agrees with me on this, but ...


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FAVORITES AND NEW DISCOVERIES
by Bobbi Dumas

Hi friends!

As I prepare for another year to roll in, I thought I’d share some of my favorite reads and new discoveries from 2016.

Some of you may know this has been a bit of a tumultuous year for me, but I was blessed to travel to a number of conferences, including RT, RWA, Chicago North’s Spring Fling, and ...


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