Search Results: "Todd G. Buchholz"


BOOK REVIEW

THE PRICE OF PROSPERITY by Todd G. Buchholz
NON-FICTION
Released: June 7, 2016

"A refreshing book that offers an alternative to the failing shibboleths of the day."
How to renew the greatness of rich but potentially failing nations, like the United States. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 5, 2011

"Buchholz projects a communicable affection for the loud business of life, of risk-taking and devoted engagement in the pursuit of happiness."
Former presidential economic advisor and hedge-fund director Buchholz (New Ideas from Dead CEOs: Lasting Lessons from the Corner Office, 2007, etc.) sings the praises of competition—in both our personal and professional lives—for leading a happier, healthier life. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 1995

"Like an irritating traveling companion distracting one from the scenery, this tries too hard to entertain while en route."
This elementary guide to economics for the layperson maintains an insistently jokey style that strains to amuse but more often just lards the text with annoying verbiage. Read full book review >

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ONE HUNDRED AND ONE NIGHTS by Benjamin Buchholz
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 1, 2011

"An uneven story with the ring of authenticity that becomes progressively difficult to follow."
Buchholz's debut fiction combines an eye-level view of war-ravaged Iraq with a story that centers around lost relationships, longing and regret. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE COLLECTOR OF MOMENTS by Quint Buchholz
Released: Oct. 20, 1999

"By the end, readers have shared what's important in the journey of Max, and to the boy whose friendship has been part of his observed life. (Picture book. 6+)"
In the manner of Van Allsburg's The Mysteries of Harris Burdick (1984), Buchholz has created an intriguing story with illustrations that are surreal and strangely mythic. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NERO CORLEONE by Elke Heidenreich
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 1997

"Heidenreich appears to be winking over the heads of middle-graders, and indulging in girl-bashing to boot. (full-color illustrations, not seen) (Fiction. 8-11)"
Nero is the godfather of cats, an irregular mafia don of the feline persuasion. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 1, 1997

A wide-ranging study of solitude, presenting it as a basic human need, one as necessary to psychic health and creativity as the social interactions emphasized by psychology's many ``attachment'' theorists. Read full book review >

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SUMMER OF THE PIKE by Jutta Richter
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Nov. 16, 2006

"This smart, subtle and sympathetic offering will appeal to sophisticated teen readers, as well as their adult counterparts. (Fiction. YA)"
This quiet, literary novel marks the auspicious American debut for Richter, an acclaimed writer for children and adults in her native Germany. Read full book review >

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MODERN MYTHOLOGY WITH JOE TODD-STANTON
by Julie Danielson

Debut author-illustrator Joe Todd-Stanton, who lives in the UK, brings readers the first in a new series called Brownstone’s Mythical Collection. Arthur and the Golden Rope—complete with a daring young protagonist; a monstrous, hand-chomping wolf; and “artefacts of great power and rarity”—is based on Norse mythology. This first volume of the series opens with a Professor Brownstone, welcoming readers ...


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BOOK REVIEW

FOOD TRUCKS! by Mark Todd
by Mark Todd, illustrated by Mark Todd
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 3, 2014

"A tasty treat on trucks and takeout. (Picture book. 3-7)"

BOOK REVIEW

BRAIN FREEZE! by Todd Clark
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 3, 2014

"Only the very specific audience Clark has in mind will care, and even they may not care very much. ('fun facts and activities,' not seen) (Fantasy. 8-10)"
In a series opener heavily sprinkled with references to butts, boogers and farting, a fourth-grader discovers that frozen treats give him superpowers. Read full book review >