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Book Review : Gene Roddenberry's Andromeda The Attitude of Silence
Beam story to friend Syndicate news Divine Treasury forum For those, who are not aware of, there are six books published about Gene Roddenberry´s Andromeda and her adventures. I´m posting here a synopsis of each of these adventures. You should be ...

Arnold Schwarzenegger New Book Review From Terminator to Governator to ...
Arnold Schwarzenegger New Book Review From Terminator to Governator to ...

Book review: Quilt it with Love: The Project Linus Story by Mary Balagna and ...
Book review: Quilt it with Love: The Project Linus Story by Mary Balagna and ...

Book Review: Here it is – the compendium of Maine's 'wilder' past
Book Review: Here it is – the compendium of Maine's 'wilder' past. By FRANK O SMITH. William David Barry's "Maine: The Wilder Half Of New England" is comprehensive in breadth. The book is so full of detail, it seems that Barry erred on the side of ...

BOOK REVIEW: Robert Olen Butler's 'Thriller' 'The Hot Country' Transcends ...
BOOK REVIEW: Robert Olen Butler's 'Thriller' 'The Hot Country' Transcends ...

Book Review: The Hunger Angel by Herta Müller
The Hunger Angel begins in 1945, when the Soviet Union demanded that all Romanian Germans aged 17 to 45 years of age be relocated to forced labor camps to help rebuild the devastated nation. According to the author's note at the end of the book, Müller ...

Book Review: Propel Five Ways to Amp Up Your Marketing and Accelerate ...
Book Review: Propel Five Ways to Amp Up Your Marketing and Accelerate ...

Book Review: Thank You For Arguing: What Aristotle, Lincoln, and Homer ...
Book Review: Thank You For Arguing: What Aristotle, Lincoln, and Homer ...

Book Review: Rooftop Revolution
There are some books you read and you feel a bit smarter and then there are some books you read that get you excited and compel you to action. Rooftop Revolution by Danny Kennedy got me re-energized about solar energy. In simple terms, the book is ...

Stephen Colbert New Book Review: America Again: Rebecoming the Greatness ...
Stephen Colbert New Book Review: America Again: Rebecoming the Greatness ...

Evolution in a toxic world | Book Review |
Earth is a hostile place -- and that's even before one starts attending school. Even when life first sparked into being, it had to evolve defenses to deal with a number of toxins, such as damaging ultraviolet light, then there were toxic elements ...

Book Review: 'Say You're Sorry' by Michael Robotham
Today, Hartford Books Examiner offers a “pub date” review of Say You're Sorry (Mulholland Books, $24.99) by Michael Robotham. Say You're Sorry is the author's third release from Mulholland Books (US) and features recurring characters Joseph O'Loughlin, ...

NYT Cover Book Review Claims 'Loathing' Conservatives Need Therapy in Age ...
NYT Cover Book Review Claims 'Loathing' Conservatives Need Therapy in Age ...

Book Review: Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt
Book Review: Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt. Tuesday, 02 October 2012 13:05 Kristian Williams. E-mail · Print · PDF · Share · Tweet. Reviewed: Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt, by Chris Hedges and Joe Sacco, Nation Books, 2012, 275 pages, ...

Book Review: Red Dog Blue Dog
Since when did our pets get so political? I guess you could say that Dogs Against Romney perhaps started it at least in the social media sphere. Dogs Against Romney has 96,925 “likes” on Facebook. Now not only do we have to contend with our family and ...

Book review: 'Master Blaster' probes environmental trauma in tropical paradise
Book review: 'Master Blaster' probes environmental trauma in tropical paradise. Print Email. « The Master Blaster book. » 2012-10-02T14:00:00Z 2012-09-25T16:18:32Z Book review: 'Master Blaster' probes environmental trauma in tropical paradiseBy ...

Book Review: Perfection Unleashed: A Double Helix Novel by Jade Kerrion
Perfection Unleashed: A Double Helix Novel by Jade Kerrion takes us into a world that is similar to, but different from, our own world. The difference lies in a plot-point that will have comic book fans think immediately of the X-Men because in the ...

Book Review: Making Sense When Life Doesn't: The Secrets of Thriving in ...
Book Review: Making Sense When Life Doesn't: The Secrets of Thriving in ...

Book Review: Black Crow White Lie by Candi Sary
Book Review: Black Crow White Lie by Candi Sary. "A sinister cabal of superior writers." Book Review: Black Crow White Lie by Candi Sary. Share. Author: Paige Lovitt — Published: Oct 02, 2012 at 4:04 pm 0 comments. Black Crow White Lie by Candi Sari ...

Book Review: Goodbye, Dracula!: The Story of a Transylvanian Defector by ...
Book Review: Goodbye, Dracula!: The Story of a Transylvanian Defector by ...

Book Review: TurboCharged Recipes: Delicious Fuel For Your Fabulous Fat ...
Book Review: TurboCharged Recipes: Delicious Fuel For Your Fabulous Fat ...

Book Review: Sacred Transitions: Taking a More Conscious Role with Dying by ...
Book Review: Sacred Transitions: Taking a More Conscious Role with Dying by ...

Book Review: Ark by Charles McCarry
Book Review: Ark by Charles McCarry. "A sinister cabal of superior writers." Book Review: Ark by Charles McCarry. Share. Author: The Dirty Lowdown — Published: Oct 02, 2012 at 6:08 pm 0 comments. Charles McCarry and his 'spy' novels featuring Paul ...

Book Review: Helping, or Harming, in Haiti?
Is humanitarian aid good for those who receive it? This deceptively simple question with a not so straightforward answer has been the subject of lively debate in recent years, as well as the subject of books by Timothy Schwartz, Dambisa Moyo and Linda ...

Book Review: 250 Years of Rigby's “Grand Tradition”
No one knows when the first Rigby gun was fired, or who shot it. The company says that it opened for business in 1735. The oldest remaining records show that, by 1781, John Rigby & Co. was an established maker of fine arms from shotguns to pistols to ...

Book Review:The Cutting Season by Attica Locke
You often hear that you can never go home. From experience, I know that what you left behind is never the same as it was before. Often the return brings heartache, and then there are the times that bring terror. In The Cutting Season by Attica Locke ...

Book Review: Healing Remedies: More Than 1000 Natural Ways to Relieve ...
Book Review: Healing Remedies: More Than 1000 Natural Ways to Relieve ...

Book review: Lois Lowry just keeps on giving in 'Son'
It's been 19 years since the publication of Lois Lowry's pioneering Newbery Medal winner, "The Giver," which painted a bleak picture of a future society in which color does not exist, love is suppressed and sameness is revered. No one would have ...

BOOK REVIEW: HOPE BEGINS IN THE DARK, REVISED EDITION
Dennis Moore is the book review editor for SDWriteway, an online newsletter for writers in San Diego. He is also the author of a book about Chicago politics; "The City That Works: Power, Politics and Corruption in Chicago." Mr. Moore can be contacted ...

BOOK REVIEW: 'Ecoliterate'
The book revolves around the “five practices of socially and emotionally engaged ecoliteracy”: “developing empathy for all forms of life,” “embracing sustainability as a community practice,” “making the invisible visible,” “anticipating unintended ...

EN Book Review: The Fault in Our Stars
John Green has done it once again: written another novel about the many questions of life that hits very close to home. Following in the big footprints of Looking for Alaska and less sucessful novels, The Fault in Our Stars, published in January of ...

Book Review: 'Rooftop Revolution' A Valuable Primer For Rooftop Solar
And that's plain when you read Kennedy's new book, "Rooftop Revolution." Part autobiography, part history of the solar photovoltaic industry, and part critique of our carbon-based economy, "Rooftop Revolution" is an engaging, and accessible ...

Book Review: A Possible Life
Admirers of Sebastian Faulks - and I am firmly among them - never know what to expect next. The output ranges from short conventional novels like The Girl At The Lion d'Or to sprawling epics like Human Traces and his biographical essays in The Fatal ...

Book Review 'Son' by Lois Lowry
“The Giver,'' the first book in the series, won the 1994 Newbery Medal and became an instant classic. The book inhabits a dystopia and follows a 12-year-old named Jonas whose job is to be the memory for a community committed to peaceful, if passionless ...

BOOK REVIEW: 'Operation Snow': Forget Everything You Think You Know About ...
BOOK REVIEW: 'Operation Snow': Forget Everything You Think You Know About ...

Comic Book Review: 'Earth 2′ #5
This series really kicks it up this issue as we meet Commander Amir Kahn of the World Army. Yes, apparently since the Apokoliptian invasion, the governments of the world have come together to form one peace-keeping force and among their efforts has ...

Book Review: Lost Knowledge of the Ancients by Glenn Kriesberg
Lost Knowledge of the Ancients by Kriesberg is a fine work on the remaining remnants of ancient structures, works of art, and wonders of the world. Kriesberg is at the forefront of unique historical research, the origins of humankind, cutting edge ...

Book Review: Miracle Boy Grows Up: How the Disability Rights Revolution ...
Book Review: Miracle Boy Grows Up: How the Disability Rights Revolution ...

Book Review: One Last Strike by Tony La Russa
I recently finished reading Tony La Russa's memoir, One Last Strike: Fifty Years in Baseball, Ten and a Half Games Back, and One Final Championship Season. It was an interesting look into the way that he managed game situations and the perfect book to ...

Book Review: A Wilderness of Error by Errol Morris
A Wilderness of Error: The Trials of Jeffrey MacDonald by Errol Morris is a true-crime non-fiction book about the MacDonald Trial. Jeffrey MacDonald, former Captain in the Green Berets, a medical doctor, Princeton graduate, father and husband was ...

Book Review | Total Recall: Title of memoir highly misleading
It's too early to predict the nature of Arnold Schwarzenegger's final Wikipedia entry, much less his legacy. At the moment, he is best-known for the scandalous betrayal of his wife, Maria Shriver. Last year, after Schwarzenegger ended his second term ...

Book review: 'Mick Jagger' by Philip Norman
A jarring truth is that there have been more Mick Jagger biographies (three) than Rolling Stones tours (none) in the past five years. The Stones were supposed to launch their 50th anniversary tour this summer, but postponed it. At least there has been ...

BOOK REVIEW: 'The Summer Palaces of the Romanovs'
If still photography can ever come close to replicating an up-close and personal visit, this book's illustrations do so. In a remarkable study many years ago of decadent societies, that perspicacious critic, Robert M. Adams, rated czarist Russia as ...

Book Review: 'Telegraph Avenue' by Michael Chabon
Book Review: 'Telegraph Avenue' by Michael Chabon. By RACHEL HODIN · Telegraph Avenue “Telegraph Avenue” is the newest work novel by Michael Chabon. “Telegraph Avenue,” the most recent novel by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Michael Chabon, ...

Book review: Rizzoli and Isles return in chilling thriller
Book review: Rizzoli and Isles return in chilling thriller. Print Email. « Last to Die book. » 2012-10-04T14:00:00Z 2012-09-28T10:28:05Z Book review: Rizzoli and Isles return in chilling thrillerThe Associated Press The Associated Press. 16 seconds ago ...

Book review: 'Panorama City' by Antoine Wilson
Along the way, Porter gets suckered into huckster scams and trusts all the wrong people and returns to his small town to patch things up with an ex, where the book ends in the perennially clichéd way of evoking the world's potential: with the impending ...

Book Review: Odyssey of a Gemini: Autobiography of a Baby Boomer by BK
My first impression of this compelling book, Odyssey of a Gemini, was to wonder why the author did not use his full name. Why only the initials BK? If the idea was to maintain his anonymity, then why not use a pen name? The mystery continues throughout ...

Book review: Soon
Following on the heels of her wonderful The Night Book, Soon can also be read as a standalone novel. And from the get-go, I was hooked. The cool watery blue of the cover beckons and cajoles to immerse you into this intriguing story. Grimshaw gathers ...

Book Review: 'Joseph Anton,' by Salman Rushdie
The Stack. Book Review: 'Joseph Anton,' by Salman Rushdie. By Akash Kapur on October 04, 2012. Tweet; Facebook; LinkedIn; Google Plus; Comments · Email · Print. Related. A genre of forest destroyers: 11,000 new business books are published every ...

Book Review: The Casual Vacancy
With her first adult novel The Casual Vacancy, it's clear that J.K. Rowling is trying – perhaps too hard – to distance herself from the boy wizard that made her famous. Rowling's first foray into another genre of literature is set in the seemingly ...


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