Search Results: "Wally Hauck"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 21, 2010

"A holistic, well-organized and groundbreaking guide for managers in the information age."
Certified speaking professional and leadership consultant Hauck presents a guide for managers wishing to improve employee performance. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SAINT WALLY by Courtney Taylor
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Oct. 1, 2014

"A black comedy about religion and the afterlife, written like a blockbuster action film."
In Taylor's debut novel, a down-to-earth guy is swept up in a berserk afterlife adventure. Read full book review >

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WALLY AND MAE by Christa Kempter
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2008

"The friction disappears a little too easily, but this isn't exactly The Odd Couple. (Picture book. 6-8)"
Though the cover depicts a closer alliance than the story ever quite achieves, this take on compromise provides fuel for thought. Read full book review >

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DUCK DUCK WALLY by Gabe Rotter
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 2007

"A novel for those with no aversion to the broadest satire or affinity for political correctness."
A preposterous setup eventually pays entertaining dividends in this slapstick send-up of show business in general and hip-hop in particular. Read full book review >

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WALLY WANTS TO HUG by Barbara Joose
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 6, 2017

"A light dose of problem-solving with a climactic dash of suspense, all tightly wrapped in warm feelings. (Picture book. 4-6)"
His classmates' (understandable) reluctance to accept affectionate squeezes makes Wally the boa constrictor sad. Read full book review >

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Writing for Wally by John G. Hubbell
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 14, 2014

"Love the magazine or not, Hubbell's memoir deserves a read."
A memoir from someone who knew Reader's Digest inside and out, including its legendary founder William "Wally" Roy DeWitt Wallace. Read full book review >

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WALLY DOES NOT WANT A HAIRCUT by Amanda Driscoll
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 26, 2016

"Cute—but it doesn't stand out from the flock. (Picture book. 2-6)"
Wally's got one wild and wooly problem. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ARTISTIC DIFFERENCES by Charlie Hauck
Released: June 24, 1993

"Each chapter is preceded by a mildly amusing showbiz anecdote, maybe to compensate for the sour taste of what follows."
Another version of the showbiz story about the Impossible Star who makes life hell for everybody—this time in the context of a TV sitcom. Read full book review >

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I'LL TAKE YOU THERE by Wally Lamb
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 22, 2016

"There's a novel in here somewhere, buried under film trivia, corny commentary, a convoluted premise, and a 17-page article about the Miss Rheingold contest."
An aging film scholar is visited by elegant Hollywood ghosts bearing interactive home movies of his childhood. Read full book review >