Search Results: "The Science Office"


BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 20, 2011

"Apprentice work at best, definitely not ready for prime time. (iPad informational app. 6-8)"
Amateur production design and underwhelming interactive features only underscore the unusual superficiality of this planetary once-over. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: July 1, 2011

"A quick-and-easy read that seeks to dampen office drama and ramp up efficiency."
Tips on how to check your drama—and that of your colleagues—at the office door. Read full book review >

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LYLE AT THE OFFICE by Bernard Waber
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 1994

"This latest addition to the Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile series meanders a bit, but most would follow the lovable Lyle anywhere, and Waber's illustrations are, as usual, completely winning. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Lyle the crocodile is back and he's in demand, especially when he goes with Mr. Primm to the office. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: April 12, 2011

"An interesting view of life in the most coveted corporate suites, seen through the eyes of those who occupy them."
In his debut, New York Times Sunday business columnist Bryant explores the qualities that separate successful CEOs from the rest of the pack. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE OFFICE OF DESIRE by Martha Moody
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 2, 2007

"A provocative, intensely moving novel of ideas and opposing philosophies presented by deeply flawed, deeply human characters."
A bracingly dark comedy from physician Moody (Best Friends, 2001) about the unraveling of an Ohio medical office that seems a haven for its employees until sex and religion infect the practice. Read full book review >

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MOMMY GOES TO THE OFFICE by Gulden Mesara-Dogan
Released: Feb. 13, 2015

"A must-have introduction to the workplace for young children."
This debut children's book takes a look at a mother's workday. Read full book review >

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DEATH OF THE OFFICE WITCH by Marlys Millhiser
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 1, 1993

"Puzzle addicts should leave this one alone."
Literary agent Charlie Greene (Murder at Moot Point) arrives at her Beverly Hills office just in time to find receptionist Gloria Tuschman missing and to hear her disembodied voice whispering, ``Charlie, I'm in the trash can. Read full book review >

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THE LOST PROPERTY OFFICE by James R. Hannibal
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 8, 2016

"Mindless entertainment. (Adventure. 11-14)"
Discovering that everything he knew—even his name!—was a lie is only the beginning of a very weird day for 13-year-old Jack Buckles. Read full book review >

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THE OFFICE OF MERCY by Ariel Djanikian
Released: Feb. 25, 2013

"This intriguing slice of future drama ends much too soon and will leave readers begging for a sequel, if not a series."
A fascinating view of a post-apocalyptic America, penned by a first-time novelist. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 30, 2009

"Dense at times, but conducted with brio."
The magnificent Benedictine Durham Priory is the protagonist of this latest from historian Moorhouse (Great Harry's Navy: How Henry VIII Gave England Seapower, 2006, etc.). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 31, 1999

"A promising idea, but the book does not deliver. (8 pages b&w photos) (Author tour)"
Intermittently interesting tales from the presidential tapes. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 1, 2009

"A revealing, unsettling look at how our presidents receive advice on foreign policy."
The history of recent presidents' influential top advisers, heavy on political maneuvering but never dull. Read full book review >