Search Results: "Storms Reback"


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Released: Nov. 1, 2005

"His book sometimes too detailed for its own good, Blecha gets the allure of the game and the characters populating its darker fringes."
The end-all, be-all history of the World Series of Poker, whether you like it or not. Read full book review >

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STORMS by Seymour Simon
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Released: March 24, 1989

A dramatic look at the formation of thunderstorms, tornadoes, and hurricanes, with spectacular, full-color photos on every page. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 15, 2007

"Hardcore Mac fans will likely drool over Harris's insider tidbits. Everyone else will believe that this could have been pared down to a two-part article in Rolling Stone."
Everything you always wanted to know about Lindsey Buckingham, but wait a sec…how much do you really want to know about Lindsey Buckingham? Read full book review >

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WAKING STORMS by Sarah Porter
YOUNG ADULT
Released: July 3, 2012

"These efforts are foiled by a surreal island encounter with unexplained, strange voices and a rushed ending that sets up another conflict—and another sequel. (Fantasy. 12 & up)"
The slow ebb and flow of Luce's mermaid world in Lost Voices (2011) resumes in this equally sluggish sequel. Read full book review >

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HORIZON STORMS by Kevin J. Anderson
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: July 29, 2004

"While the series has been compared to Robert Jordan's apparently endless Wheel of Time, the Star Wars movies (which Anderson has novelized) are equally plausible models."
Third in Anderson's sprawling space-opera series (A Forest of Stars, 2003, etc.). Read full book review >

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WINTER STORMS by Elin Hilderbrand
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 4, 2016

"A series only works when the characters are worth following over the long haul, and Hilderbrand is a master, making for a satisfying conclusion to her Christmas at the Inn story."
In the last installment of the charming Winter Street trilogy, the Quinn family braces for the storm of the century. Read full book review >

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PRAIRIE STORMS by Darcy Pattison
ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 10, 2011

"Best for classrooms or school libraries looking to plump their science collections. (Informational picture book. 6-10)"
A passel of prairie wildlife weathers a year of storms. Read full book review >

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SOLAR STORMS by Linda Hogan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 1995

"Tediously obvious and overwritten; Hogan's characters are so excruciatingly limited to the representation of their cultures that they become little more than allegories, reducing the tale to agitprop."
A meandering and didactic family saga by Chickasaw poet, novelist, and essayist Hogan (Dwellings, p. 835; Mean Spirit, 1990), a tale that attemptsÖ la Little Big Manto rewrite the history of the American West from a Native American perspective. Read full book review >

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BRAIN STORMS by Jon Palfreman
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 15, 2015

"In this illuminating book, Palfreman reminds patients that exercise and a positive attitude help, and he urges them to participate in clinical trials and take to task drug companies reluctant to initiate huge trials for what they dismiss as a non-life-threatening disease. Just ask Michael J. Fox."
Prospects for better treatments for Parkinson's disease are the hope that lies at the end of this well-researched history and overview of the current state of research. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: March 12, 2014

"Although almost entirely focused on California, this is a fine popular primer on the subject, lucidly written and no more technical than necessary."
A thoroughly rewarding explanation of earthquakes built around the famous San Andreas fault, which runs the length of California. Read full book review >