Search Results: "Wade Sikorski"


BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 14, 2011

"An erudite look at disease from within and without, digressive but ultimately a convincing argument for a paradigm shift in the way we treat what ails us and position ourselves in our eco-political communities."
A detailed brazening out of big questions via a discourse on sickness and heath, mind and body, and human society and the environment. Read full book review >

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WADE AND THE SCORPION'S CLAW by Tony Abbott
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 9, 2014

"Mystery and adventure with heart. (Mystery. 8-12)"
After successfully retrieving the first in a series of 12 Copernicus Legacy relics, the Kaplan family sets their sights on retrieving the second. Read full book review >

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WADE OF AQUITAINE by Ben Parris
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 24, 2017

"A sharply intelligent and energetic historical fantasy."
In this historical fantasy debut, an insurance salesman travels to the ninth century to save a lady love he hasn't met yet. Read full book review >

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THE CASE OF ROE V. WADE by Leonard A. Stevens
NONFICTION
Released: Sept. 10, 1996

"In fact, Stevens quotes the decision instead of explaining it, leaving out crucial legal reasoning in a topic that arouses strong feelings in so many people. (index, not seen, bibliography, glossary, appendices) (Nonfiction. 13+)"
A good discussion of the abortion controversy and the 1973 US Supreme Court case, Roe v. Read full book review >

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THE JOURNAL OF CALLIE WADE by Dawn Miller
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 1996

"Could find its niche, perhaps, most naturally as a YA."
An old-fashioned debut novel told in a series of journal entries and letters written in the unpretentious, homespun language one would expect of an 18-year-old Missouri farm girl recording her experiences on a wagon train in 1859. Read full book review >

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FULL CIRCLE by Radek Sikorski
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 1, 1997

"Nonetheless, Full Circle is an engagingly written and enlightening look at contemporary Poland and its zeitgeist. (10 b&w photos, maps, not seen)"
Peter Mayle meets Foreign Affairs in this double-edged tale of reconstruction in post-Communist Poland. Read full book review >

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BIG, BAD AND A LITTLE BIT SCARY by Wade Zahares
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2001

"Wild and wonderful. (Picture book/poetry. 5-12)"
"WARNING!" says the jacket flap; "This book contains wild animals!" Read full book review >

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PRESSURE by Malik Wade
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 27, 2017

"An engaging work by a drug dealer turned advocate."
Wade explores his journey through crime, punishment, and redemption in this debut motivational memoir. Read full book review >

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THE WHISPERING HOUSE by Rebecca Wade
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 22, 2012

"While this isn't the strongest restless-ghost story in characterization or voice, the tidbit it reveals about Victorian history is memorable. (Ghost story. 8-12)"
Contemporary English kids and a restless Victorian ghost inhabit a mystery with an inventive reveal in this sequel to The Theft & the Miracle (2007). Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: April 24, 2006

"A meaty, well-written, if occasionally overenthusiastic study, filled with speculation that will leave some uncomfortable and others angry."
New York Times science reporter Wade looks at how new knowledge derived from studying the human genome is changing the way we view our species' past and present. Read full book review >