Search Results: "Terri Apter"


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SECRET PATHS by Terri Apter
NON-FICTION
Released: June 1, 1995

"For middle-class women over 40, a sometimes eloquent, always readable mirror of their struggle to come to terms with growing older in a society still oriented to youth and beauty. (Author tour)"
A forceful examination of women who find in their 40s and 50s a psychological growth hormone to replace lost estrogen. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 17, 1994

"A thoughtful analysis of an extraordinarily complex problem, as well as a concise summary of feminist thought over the past four decades: of appeal to anyone interested in understanding the feminist revolution."
A subtle and sensitive exploration of why professional women continue to fail at achieving equality with men in the workplace: a follow-up to Apter's Why Women Don't Have Wives (1985). Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 16, 1998

You wouldn't wish the best friends described by these psychotherapists on your worst enemy. Read full book review >

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TERRI AT THE MARKET by Ancsa Hohol
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 29, 2013

"All soups considered, Terri's veggie adventure is decent fare for patient picky eaters. (Requires iOS 6.1 & up.) (iPad storybook app. 4-8)"
Two trips to the farmers market upend a picky eater's veggie perspective. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 7, 1992

"Intriguing but—particularly in Apter's reinterpretation of data regarding sensation-seeking—not wholly convincing."
An examination of why humans crave excitement and why excitement has value for both the individual and the culture. Read full book review >

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INVISIBLE EMMIE by Terri Libenson
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 2, 2017

"Classic middle school themes come alive, but they fail to really go anywhere. (Graphic/fiction hybrid. 8-12)"
One bad day in seventh grade can feel like a lifetime. However, even end-of-the-world-level heartache can have surprising and comic consequences. Read full book review >

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REHAB YOUR OWN SPINAL STENOSIS by Terri Night
NON-FICTION
Released: March 18, 2017

"A thorough beginners' guide to addressing spinal pain."
A seasoned physical therapist draws on her 25-plus years of knowledge about the causes and treatment options for spinal stenosis, a narrowing of the spinal canal. Read full book review >

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ROMANCE
Released: Feb. 7, 2011

"A lusty, lightweight romp."
An earl's wife kidnaps and seduces a duke, only to fall in love with him. Read full book review >

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STRANGE PIECE OF PARADISE by Terri Jentz
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 2, 2006

"An emotional piece of investigative work, vitiated in places by prolixity and psycho-clichés."
Attacked while asleep in a tent during a cross-country bicycle trip, the author returned to Oregon years later to investigate the crime and to search for the assailant, who was never apprehended. Read full book review >

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THE WOOD WIFE by Terri  Windling
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 1996

"A splendid desert enchantment that flows with its own eerie logic—arresting, evocative, and well worked out despite the entirely superfluous last couple of chapters."
Distinctive contemporary fantasy set in the Arizona desert, from the well-known editor (the annual Year's Best Fantasy and Horror, with Ellen Datlow, etc.). Read full book review >

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SECRETS ON CEDAR KEY by Terri DuLong
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 26, 2013

"Life-altering conflicts handled in simplistic, unrealistic yet heartwarming ways; more of the same for Cedar Key fans, who will love it."
When a recent widow learns a shocking secret about her husband, she books a trip to Paris, hoping the time and distance will give her an opportunity to sort out her options, never expecting that the trip will give her a new chance at forgiveness and love. Read full book review >