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Book review | 'We Meant Well'
Search obituaries · Guest Books. FEATURED: Photos · Video · A Better Life · In the Prime · DealChicken. Search. Search in. News Archives. Local Deals Yellow Pages. ADVERTISEMENT. Book review | 'We Meant Well'. 7:46 PM, Aug 31, 2012 |. Comments ...

Book review | 'Heading Out to Wonderful'
Novels are funny things. Reading a novel can be like taking a trip with someone for the first time. Are they going to grab you by the hand (or throat) and drag you at breakneck speed through the amusement park? Or will they alternate between walking ...

Book review | 'The Receptionist: An Education at the New Yorker'
Although the New Yorker-affiliated memoirs that detail the personal and professional pursuits of that magazine's legendary writers multiply almost annually, “The Receptionist: An Education at The New Yorker” by Janet Groth, emeritus professor of ...

BOOK REVIEW: "Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal?"
Not for the fainthearted, "Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal?" is the title of a recent memoir by the British writer Jeannette Winterson. It's a book that spans her lifetime — a lifetime haunted by memories of a harsh and destructive childhood ...

Book Review: Engagement from Scratch! How Super-Community Builders ...
Book Review: Engagement from Scratch! How Super-Community Builders ...

Exclusive Sunday Preview | book review 'Bill and Hillary' by William H. Chafe
Books · Movies · Music · Television · Theater & Art · Summer Arts Preview · Special Section: Gardner Museum. In this section : Books. Exclusive Sunday Preview | book review. 'Bill and Hillary' by William H. Chafe. By David M. Shribman. |. September 01 ...

Countdown To Doctor Who: Book Review: 'Shada'
advertisement. News • Features • Reviews • Podcasts • Contests • Contact Us • About Us. Countdown To Doctor Who: Book Review: 'Shada'. cGt2099, Posted by cGt2099 | September 1st, 2012 at 3:33 pm. Countdown To Doctor Who: Book Review: Shada ...

Exclusive Sunday Preview | book review 'Telegraph Avenue' by Michael Chabon
Over the years, Michael Chabon has been something of a shape-shifter. In addition to his Pulitzer Prize winning “The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay,” he has written comic books, fantasy novels, serialized fiction, detective stories — sampling ...

BOOK REVIEW: Memoir of a 'crazy guitar hero quest'
BOOK REVIEW: Memoir of a 'crazy guitar hero quest'. Book details author's 'crazy guitar hero quest'. Print Email. 2012-09-01T14:00:00Z 2012-08-31T15:21:23Z BOOK REVIEW: Memoir of a 'crazy guitar hero quest'By MIKE HOUSEHOLDER Associated Press ...

BOOK REVIEW: 'Be Good': Many of Randy Cohen's 'Ethicist' Columns Collected ...
BOOK REVIEW: 'Be Good': Many of Randy Cohen's 'Ethicist' Columns Collected ...

Book Review: Illuminations: A Novel of Hildegard von Bingen by Mary Sharratt
Hildegard von Bingen is the German native saint (1098-1179) you never heard of until now. That will soon change thanks to Pope Benedict XVI—when she will be canonized officially October 21, 2012. I received an advance reading copy of Illuminationn: A ...

Book Review: Mystic Journey: Getting To The Heart Of Your Soul's Story by ...
Book Review: Mystic Journey: Getting To The Heart Of Your Soul's Story by ...

Book Review: Bleed by Nusrat Sultana
Bleed is a novel revolving around Amaryliss, a young girl on the verge of changing into something from a horror book. Not only does she receive news that will aid in re-shaping her outlook of the world around her, but she starts to experience odd ...

Book review: Pax Indica
Tharoor has a way with words, and the book is not academic, but a perspective from a ringside observer of changing world dynamics. It may be wise to discount some of Tharoor's optimism although, given the opinions about India are usually, all doom and ...

Book review: Author embarks on 'crazy guitar hero quest'
This book cover image released by It Books shows 'Power Chord: One Man's Ear-Splitting Quest to Find his Guitar Heroes.' (AP Photo/It Books) / AP. Written by. Mike Householder. Associated Press. Filed Under. MAN · Entertainment. “Power Chord: One ...

Book Review: Novel in verse 'May B.' draws in readers
A novel in verse is a novel-length narrative told through poetry rather than prose, and students at my school love them, in part because they can read them so quickly. Recently, I read Caroline Starr Rose's debut novel, “May B.,” and I already know it ...

Book Review | The Orchardist: Lives intersect in moving novel
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Book review: 'And When She Was Good'
Book review: 'And When She Was Good'. Mystery series writer Laura Lippman's latest stand-alone novel is about a high-class D.C. madam trying to keep her business quiet -- and thriving; also, Philippa Gregory's 'The Kingmaker's Daughter'. By Sherryl ...

Book review: 'Living in Last Days' explores preparation for Second Coming
Book review: 'Living in Last Days' explores preparation for Second Coming. Print; Font [+] [-]. Leave a comment ». By Shelby Scoffield. For the Deseret News. Published: Sunday, Sept. 2 2012 5:00 a.m. MDT. "Living in the Last Days: Refuge from the Storm ...

Book review: History writing one hundred years later
Tareekh Al-Umma Al-Kebteya wa Kanysatha (The Story of the Church of Egypt) by Edith Butcher, translated by Eskandar Tadros, Cairo: Maktabet Al-Azbakeya, 2012. 615pp. Some 115 years after the first edition of this book was published, it comes to light ...

Book review: "Blue Moon" best yet for Morris
Book review: "Blue Moon" best yet for Morris. Florida native continues mining Panhandle gold. Posted: September 2, 2012 - 2:52pm | Updated: September 2, 2012 - 3:41pm. By C.F. Foster. Book review: "Blue Moon" best yet for Morris. C.F. Foster. September ...

Book review: Grief drives family apart in 'The World Without You'
Book review: Grief drives family apart in 'The World Without You'. Print Email. « The World Without You. » 2012-09-02T14:00:00Z 2012-08-31T16:23:08Z Book review: Grief drives family apart in 'The World Without You'By GREG WALKLIN / For the Lincoln ...

Book review: They call this town "Winnersville"
Follow This Article. Book review: They call this town "Winnersville". Valdosta football biopic is well done. Posted: September 2, 2012 - 3:25pm. By Tim O'Connell. Book review: They call this town "Winnersville". Tim O'Connell. September 2, 2012 3:25 PM ...

Book Review: Aftershock - Protect Yourself and Profit in the Next Global ...
Book Review: Aftershock - Protect Yourself and Profit in the Next Global ...

Book Review: Shadow on the Mountain by Margi Preus
The book begins after Nazi German troops have swept through Norway, unseating the government. Espen, a 14-year-old Norwegian boy, decides to join the resistance movement and starts by delivering illegal newspapers, graduates to courier and finally is ...

Book Review 247: Murder Will Out
Irish newspaperman Tom Reddy's little book is intended to show how effective the forensics services of the Garda (Irish state police) have been. It was written well before the popularity of forensics shows on American television. The Garda claim to ...

Book review: A Humble Companion by Laurie Graham
Laurie Graham – humourist, novelist and creative conjuror of history – produces some of the most original and entertaining books in today's market. She is observant, sardonic, humane and supremely literate, and her moving, funny books speak loudly of a ...

Book Review | Hostage: Author's agenda bogs down tale of abduction
The latest Elie Wiesel novel, Hostage, isn't easily read without thinking about his classic Holocaust recollection, Night. Which is partly because both deal with captivity — as well as questions of faith, identity and our place in the universe — at a ...

Book Review: Call Me Tuesday by Leigh Byrne
Call Me Tuesday was a tough book to read. Based on true events, it is a fictionalized story of what really happened to author Leigh Byrne while growing up. It reads like a memoir and in its true sense, that's just what it is. Using first person point ...

Book Review: Effective Coaching by Marshall Cook, Laura Poole
At bottom, the book teaches that coaches need to structure work and then allow people to do the job without too much interference and micro-manaagement. Another important task is to match workers with tasks commensurate with their skills. Coaches need ...

Book Review: The Organic Family Cookbook by Anni Daulter
When I first made the decision to actually cook my meals at home, rather than rely on boxed dinners and take-out, I went on a cookbook-buying rampage. With little food preparation experience behind me, I stalked thrift stores and picked up anything ...

Book Review: Nightglass
Book Review: Nightglass. By Sandy Amazeen Sep 3, 2012, 18:33 GMT. In the grim nation of Nidal, carefully chosen children are trained to practice dark magic, summoning forth creatures of horror and shadow for the greater glory of the Midnight Lord ...

BOOK REVIEW: 'How to Win an Election'
BOOK REVIEW: 'How to Win an Election'. Comment(s); Size: + / -; Print. By CAROL HERMAN. Monday, September 3, 2012. Enlarge Photo. Story Topics. Human Interest Story · Cicero · Quintus Caecilius · Philip Freeman · Consider Antonius. Follow Us On ...

Book Review: OMAC Volume 1: Omactivate!
Kevin Kho is a young man with a tragic past, having lost his parents very early in his life. He now works for a biochemical company know as Cadmus and is currently having problems with his girlfriend, Jody. LIfe is pretty tough for Kevin, but it's ...

Book Review: Street Freak: A Memoir of Money and Madness by Jared Dillian
Street Freak: A Memoir of Money and Madness is a book from Jared Dillian that recounts his seven years as a trader on Wall Street for Lehman Brothers. From his earliest days with the firm on 9/11, where he witnessed the attacks from a vantage point ...

Book Review: Bailout, by Neil Barofsky
When the funding problems of European governments (starting with Greece )first revealed themselves not long ago, this column along with not a few others noted what was obvious to anyone with a pulse: Greece wasn't being bailed out, though banks with ...

Book Review 248: In Hock
IN HOCK: Pawning in America from Independence through the Great Depression, by Wendy A. Woloson. 233 pages, illustrated. Chicago. Like a lot of people, social hisrorian Wendy Woloson had never been in a pawnshop, but she'd heard bad things about ...

Book Review: I Am a Magical Teenage Princess by Luke Geddes
Consider yourself forewarned. The rainbows-and-unicorns title of Luke Geddes' inspired and highly entertaining short story debut is misleading: I Am a Magical Teenage Princess will not necessarily be an ideal stocking stuffer for your own little ...

Back to School Book Review: Middle School Survival Guides
This book aims to help girls navigate the course of middle school friendship with chapters like "To Clique or Not to Clique," "Stop Playing the Popularity Game!" and "Be the Best Friend You Can Be." I liked that it empowered girls to take matters into ...

Book Review: Aftershock: Protect Yourself and Profit in the Next Global ...
Book Review: Aftershock: Protect Yourself and Profit in the Next Global ...

Book Review: Geeky-Girly Innovation: A Japanese Subculturalist's Guide to ...
Book Review: Geeky-Girly Innovation: A Japanese Subculturalist's Guide to ...

Book review: Amanda Hocking's 'Wake' offers modern tale of ancient femmes ...
Book review: Amanda Hocking's 'Wake' offers modern tale of ancient femmes ...

Book review: Author Gretchen Rubin suggests ways to make home a happier place
Gretchen Rubin tapped into something with her best-selling book, “The Happiness Project,” about finding ways to feel more satisfied with the life you have. Her new sequel, “Happier at Home,” takes a closer look at how to improve areas that usually mean ...

Book review: Lusty art hunter bags Picasso, makes MoMA modern
Book review: Lusty art hunter bags Picasso, makes MoMA modern. Print Email. « A Curator's Quest. » 2012-09-04T14:00:00Z 2012-09-03T12:09:57Z Book review: Lusty art hunter bags Picasso, makes MoMA modernBy LANCE ESPLUND / Bloomberg News ...

Book Review: The B2B Social Media Book
The book is divided into three main sections: The Fundamentals of Social Media Lead Generation, Social Media Lead Generation in Action, and Taking Social Media Lead Generation to the next level. As those headings suggest, this isn't a book about ...

Book Review: Malinalli of the Fifth Sun: The Slave Girl Who Changed the Fate ...
Book Review: Malinalli of the Fifth Sun: The Slave Girl Who Changed the Fate ...

Book Review: Make Believe: An Edna Ferber Mystery #3 by Ed Ifkovic
Make Believe by Ed Ifkovic starts off with Max Jeffries being murdered and, as usual, the motive or identity of the murderer is unknown. Immediately the story reverts to Edna Ferber heading to Hollywood. She had met Max when he was working on the 1927 ...

Book Review: The Nude by Margaret Sisu
Book Review: The Nude by Margaret Sisu. "A sinister cabal of superior writers." Book Review: The Nude by Margaret Sisu. Share. Author: Paige Lovitt — Published: Sep 04, 2012 at 3:00 pm 0 comments. In The Nude by Margaret Sisu, when forty-something ...

Book Review: Sustainable Wellness: An Integrative Approach To Transform Your ...
Book Review: Sustainable Wellness: An Integrative Approach To Transform Your ...

Book Review: The Angry Woman Suite by Lee Fullbright
The Angry Woman Suite is an unexpected novel. Most authors shy away from having more than one protagonist. Lee Fullbright has three. This different take actually works, which I found surprising as I have rarely come across a book where that tactic ...


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