Book Reviews Information

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A Ghost in Cornwall

This land is my memories. For two thousand years this valley has been mine alone.

Are You Using Both Sides of the GoogleCoin?

By now most of you realise that Google can give our websites the ability to appear within their results pages using a Pay Per Click model (PPC). This is called Google Adwords Hopefully, you will also be aware that that Google offerswebsite owners the ability to display these PPC results ontheir own websites.

Chris Carpenters Google Cash - An Ebook Review

It is rare to find a brand new blueprint for making cash on the internet. The continuous churning of rehashed and ripped off regurgitated pablum has plagued the internet guru market for the last few years.

Review: Profit From The Author Inside You

I've reviewed a number of eBooks recently, and none of themexcited me, but this one definitely did. If you've ever hadthe slightest desire to write a 'How To' book, I urge youto read 'Profit From The Author Inside You'.

Review: How To Write and Publish Your Own eBook in as little as 7 Days

How To Write and Publish Your Own eBook in as little as 7Days by Jim Edwards and Joe Vitale exe format, 208 pagesI was intrigued by the title of this book - writing aneBook in 7 days? But that's exactly what Jim Edwards andJoe Vitale show you how to do.However, your eBook doesn't have to be 100 pages.

Review: eBook Secrets Exposed

If you want to make a lot of money with your own eBookand you only read one book on the subject in the next12 months, I strongly recommend that it's 'eBookSecrets Exposed' by Jim Edwards and David Garfinkel.The authors are both well qualified in this area.

The Storyteller, Volume I - A Must Read Book

The Storyteller New Book Offers Supernatural Tales Involving Everyday PeopleMartha Whittington invites readers to take a break from the doldrums of daily routine and delve into a world where ordinary lives are blindsided by the bizarre. The Storyteller: Volume I (now available through AuthorHouse) provides a feast of paranormal delights that satisfy the imagination.

Do You Know How to Buy and Read eBooks!

Now, I know what you're probably thinking, "Reading and eBook is just like reading an ordinary book." I disagree.

Book Review: The NEW Game Of Business

If you think you've seen and heard everything there is to say, The NEW Game of Business brings new distinctions and a fresh perspective to the world of business.This slim, easy-to-read soft cover book is so good that it should be required reading in business schools around the world.

Book Review - Manners That Sell: Adding The Polish That Builds Profits

This beautifully laid out trade paperback has a gorgeous and practical design both inside and out. I recommend you read this book with a highlighter and a pen and be ready to take copious notes in the blank pages thoughtfully provided between chapters.

Book Review: If You Are Over Fifty, You Are Entitled To Some Very Interesting Discounts On Travel:

Title: Unbelievably Good Deals and Great Adventures That You Absolutely Can't Get Unless You're Over 50 (2005-2006 Author: Joan Rattner Heilman ISBN: 0071438297 Publishers: McGraw-Hill:The following review was contributed by: NORM GOLDMAN: Editor of Bookpleasures.REVIEWNo age group represents such an enormous market of potential consumers than those over the age of fifty.

Critical Condition: How Health Care In America Became Big Business-And Bad Medicine:

Title: Critical Condition: How Health Care In America Became Big Business-And Bad Medicine:Authors: Donald L. Barlett and James B.

IZEE Growing Up In A Logging Camp: Introduction

IntroductionRusty Miles never had a real identity. I was that "Little Miles" kid, youngest of "The three Rs," Rita, Robert, and Russell.

Book Summary: The E-Myth Revisited

Ever wonder why most small businesses-- no matter how huge effort they put in their endeavor--still fail? Micheal Gerber reveals the answers in this book. Accordingly, the future of small businesses revolve in only three philosophies: the e-myth (entrepreneurial myth), the turn-key revolution, and the business development process.

Book Summary: What Is The Emperor Wearing?

This article is based on the following book:What Is The Emperor Wearing? Truth-Telling In Business Relationships Butterworth-Heinneman ISBN 0-7506-9872-1 217 pagesThis book is inspired by the popular tale "The Emperor's New Clothes". It provides stories of ordinary individuals in the workplace who are in the predicament of confronting the unlikely benefits of "deception" and steering away from the risks and dangers of "truth-telling".

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Student book reviews at Readers' in Sonoma  Sonoma Index-Tribune

Sixth graders from Ellen Gruenhagen and Eric Wanous' classes at Adele Harrison have created book review brochures.

Antisocial Media, book review: Good intentions gone bad  ZDNet

Siva Vaidhyanathan details the many ways Facebook divides us, and offers suggestions on how to counter its damaging effect on democracy.

Briefly Noted Book Reviews  The New Yorker

A Mind Unraveled, by Kurt Eichenwald (Ballantine). This account of the author's struggle with epileptic seizures as a young man merges elements of medical ...

Year in review: The best books of 2018  San Francisco Chronicle

Race relations. The opioid epidemic. The American prison system. These are just a few of the subjects that gifted reporters, memoirists and novelists — among ...

36 books for history lovers: BBC History Magazine's Christmas reading list  BBC History Magazine

It's been a fantastic year for new history books, but which titles absolutely demand attention? Here's an index of our books of the year 2018 – as chosen by our ...

Critical injuries: the perils of book reviews

Critical injuries: the perils of book reviews on The Spectator | A decade ago, a publisher produced a set of short biographies of Britain's 20th-century…

Powerful reads: Book of the week reviews  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Plenty of books with meaningful stories can find their way under the Christmas tree.

Comic Book Reviews for This Week: 12/12/2018

Welcome to this week in comic book reviews! The staff have come together to read and review nearly everything that released today. It isn't totally ...

'Fresh Air' Favorites: Our Critics Pick 2018's Best Books, Movies, Music And TV  NPR

Every December, our critics look back on the books, movies, music and TV they loved — and this year, we've gathered all of those *Fresh* Air recommendations ...

Talking About the 10 Best Books of 2018  The New York Times

On a special episode of the podcast, taped live, editors from The New York Times Book Review discuss this year's outstanding fiction and nonfiction.

The 10 Best Books of 2018  The New York Times

The editors of The Times Book Review choose the best fiction and nonfiction titles this year.

Tell Us 5 Things About Your Book: A Music Critic’s Look Back at Formative Years in Chicago  The New York Times

Jessica Hopper's “Night Moves” is an episodic memoir, drawn from her diaries, about time spent navigating a music scene that she was documenting.

Motif Photo Book Review: Limited Software, OK Book  Tom's Guide

Apple Photos no longer lets you create projects such as photo books within its interface. However, the printing *service* that was behind those projects is now ...

The great triumvirate of antebellum politics: Clay, Calhoun and Webster  The Washington Post

H.W. Brands charts the trio's battles and common ground on the dilemmas of the era.

Book Review: The Star Wars Archives: Episodes IV – VI: 1977 – 1983  Fantha Tracks

Mark Newbold reviews The Star Wars Archives: 1977 - 1983 by Paul Duncan.

Northeastern professor's book named to New York Times Book Review's '100 Notable Books of 2018' list  News@Northeastern

Northeastern professor Hillary Chute's book on the history and culture of comics has been named to the “100 Notable Books of 2018” list selected by the New ...

Those Best-of-the-Year Times Book Lists? They’ve Been Around Awhile  The New York Times

It's only been on sale for a few days, but Michelle Obama's memoir has debuted at No. 1. The book's publisher, Crown, says that “Becoming” sold so briskly on its ...

Fire and Blood by George RR Martin review – not for the average fan  The Guardian

As the world waits expectantly for the eighth and final series of the fantasy epic Game of Thrones to appear on TV next April, its creator George RR Martin has ...

Ulysses S. Grant, perennially misunderstood, gets a thorough re-examination  The Washington Post

The Annotated Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant” is an essential for any Civil War buff.

Critics' choice: the definitive guide to the best books of 2018

This year saw some remarkable debuts, along with some gems, from more experienced pens. Julian Barnes's The Only Story (Jonathan Cape, €23) was ...

Michelle Obama: By the Book  The New York Times

The former first lady, whose new memoir is “Becoming,” admires Zadie Smith's novel “White Teeth” for its complexity and humor: “Even if a book takes on serious ...

Book review: The 104-Storey Treehouse  The Sun Daily

THE writer/illustrator duo – Andy and Terry are back to entertain young readers through hilarious adventures in the latest installment of the children's Treehouse ...

Green Book Review  IGN

By William Bibbiani Green Book is a sentimental road trip buddy picture about racism and classism and snobbery in the middle of the 20th century, starring ...

Ghosts, Robots and Monsters: A Roundup of New Sci-Fi and Fantasy  The New York Times

As the weather grows wetter and colder, it's an excellent time to hole up with fantastical new fiction.

9 New Books We Recommend This Week  The New York Times

Suggested reading from critics and editors at The New York Times.

Immaturity in American Politics  The New York Times

Alan Wolfe discusses “The Politics of Petulance,” and Nadja Spiegelman talks about two books by Lucia Berlin.

11 Best Interior Design Books to Buy in 2018 - Our Favorite Designer Books

In need of some last-minute gift ideas? You can't go wrong with a book full of gorgeous design inspiration. Read on for a list of the titles we'll be putting under the ...

‘Milkman’ — one of the most challenging books of the year — is also one of the most rewarding  The Washington Post

The delay didn't help. We've waited almost two months to get our hands on Anna Burns's “Milkman,” the novel that won the Man Booker Prize in London on Oct.

How running transformed the life of an NPR host  The Washington Post

You'll want to love Peter Sagal's book, “The Incomplete Book of Running,” especially if you're a runner and particularly if you like Sagal, the host of NPR's ...

The Best Art Books of 2018  The New York Times

The Times's art critics select some of their favorite art books and books related to art of the year.

Artifact Uprising Photo Book Review: Gorgeous Book, Poor Photo Quality  Tom's Guide

Artifact Uprising's photo books are expensive but gorgeous, with fabric covers, foil hand-embossed titles and heavy, archival-quality pages. Unfortunately, we ...

Joyce Carol Oates has seen hell, and it’s 1950s Wisconsin  The Washington Post

In the dystopian “Hazards of Time Travel,” a precocious teen is sentenced to live in the past.

Green Book back in Oscars race after winning National Board of Review award  The Guardian

Best film prize goes to drama starring Mahershala Ali and Viggo Mortensen, in US awards with form in picking Oscar contenders.

Luc Sante on the Year's Best Photography Books  New York Times

Our photography roundup includes books by Abelardo Morell, Anne Brigman, Shomei Tomatsu and Lynsey Addario.

Ben Sasse: By the Book  The New York Times

The junior senator from Nebraska and author, most recently, of “Them” says he and his wife would like their children to love books: “We want them to be addicted ...

Game of Thrones: Critics' reviews SLAM George RR Martin's new book Fire and Blood  Express

The book is a fictional history of the universe inhabited by the characters from the Game of Thrones phenomenon, and is published worldwide this week. Sadly it ...

A look at the maps that shaped our world  The Washington Post

Thomas Reinertsen Berg's “Theater of the World” looks at man's quest to capture geographical space.

Isabel Wilkerson on Michelle Obama’s ‘Becoming’ and the Great Migration  The New York Times

The former first lady's long-awaited new memoir recounts with insight, candor and wit her family's trajectory from the Jim Crow South to Chicago's South Side ...

Readers critique The Post: Michelle Obama’s book reviewer, a tasteless cartoon and other memorable movie dances  The Washington Post

As a Vietnam-era veteran, I was thankful for Steve Hendrix's moving Retropolis article on the last journey of the soldier enshrined in the Tomb of the Unknowns ...

Book review: City Of Devils: The Two Men Who Ruled The Underworld Of Old Shanghai  The Sun Daily

SET in Shanghai in the 1930s, author Paul French tells the real-life story of two men from very different backgrounds who came together to build and r...

Celebrating science  Penn: Office of University Communications

Eight Penn faculty share their favorite general interest books about science.

A spectacular Harvard-Yale football game that lifted spirits in the tragic year of 1968  The Washington Post

When Harvard played Yale on Nov. 23, 1968, in historic old Harvard Stadium, the result certainly was not the greatest football game ever or the most important, ...

Kelley Blue Book Reviews Test Track at Walt Disney World  The News Wheel

Kelley Blue Book is an organization renowned for its automotive expertise and numerous vehicle reviews. However, KBB recently decided to evaluate a different ...

Michelle Obama’s ‘Becoming’ is the fastest-selling book of the year at Barnes & Noble  The Washington Post

Obama is speaking at venues more common for rock stars — and she's commanding rock star-like prices.

The Best Poetry of 2018  The New York Times

The Book Review's poetry columnist, David Orr, picks 10 collections worth your attention.

With ‘The Friend,’ Sigrid Nunez Becomes an Overnight Literary Sensation, 23 Years and Eight Books Later  The New York Times

Early in Sigrid Nunez's novel, “The Friend,” a group of writers gather at a memorial for a well-known novelist who has committed suicide. Most have come not to ...

Capitalism in America by Alan Greenspan and Adrian Wooldridge – review  The Guardian

Thirty years ago, I spent some happy weeks in the Library of Congress as a scholar at the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington DC. Researching the ...

From history to politics, nature to science, cookery to music - the best non-fiction of 2018

From history to politics, popular science, nature, cookery and music, it's our guide to the best non-fiction of 2018. History. Can anything new be said about ...

Louise Penny’s new novel shows once again why she’s a crowd favorite  The Washington Post

“Kingdom of the Blind” is the 14th mystery in the Inspector Gamache series — and it's a spellbinder. But such critical praise hardly matters anymore to this series.

Comics 411: Best Comic Book Villains of All Time

I'm Steve Gustafson and thanks for stopping by. Don't forget to check out 411mania's Comic Book Review Roundtable, every Thursday! Read up on the best ...

An enigmatic child sends a small town on a search for answers  The Washington Post

Diane Setterfield haunts familiar ground in “Once Upon a River,” an eerily mystic tale of a mute child who captivates the local townspeople after she's seemingly ...

So you think it’s all a big joke? What wit really is — and why we need it.  The Washington Post

What book about wit doesn't contain a single quotation from either Mark Twain or Oscar Wilde? The answer, of course, is this one. For James Geary hasn't ...

Film review: Two stars for Green Book  BBC News

Viggo Mortensen and Mahershala Ali are 'staggeringly good' in a flawed film that seems bound for Oscars nominations, writes Caryn James.

Ellie Kemper: By the Book  The New York Times

The actress and author of the essay collection “My Squirrel Days” never finished “The Woman in White,” by Wilkie Collins: “Why did the woman wear so much ...

A New Book About Mussolini Is Provoking a Debate Over His Legacy  The New York Times

Antonio Scurati, the author of “M,” sees his book as an anti-fascist history lesson disguised as a novel. Others disagree.

The Tragedy of Electronic Music  The Atlantic

Future Sounds, a new book on the history of machine-made pop and classical songs, suggests that the radical power of the synthetic has largely been forgotten.

‘Mortal Engines’ Review: Metropocalypse Now!  Rolling Stone

Imagine if New York was completely mobile. Not “if everyone in the five boroughs (which, for those of you who have not seen Gotti, are: Queens, Brooklyn, ...

Robert Schumann: A Hopeless, Brilliant Romantic  The New York Times

The pianist Jeremy Denk reviews the biography “Schumann: The Faces and the Masks,” by Judith Chernaik.

The best children’s books of 2018 for all ages  The Guardian

From celebrity-penned tales to *fresh* interpretations of the classics, here is our pick of the best for hungry readers from tots to teens.

Water is added to standard comic-book formula with 'Aquaman,' but results are all wet | Movie review

If “Aquaman” was arriving to a world where action movies had never existed, where the idea of bringing a comic-book character to the big screen was ...

George R.R. Martin finished his book (no, not that one)  The Washington Post

“Game of Thrones” author George R.R. Martin released a new book this week, but it wasn't the one fans have been pining for. “The Winds of Winter,” the sixth ...

Land of the Living by Georgina Harding review – a soldier's return  The Guardian

Tense and illuminating, this masterly meditation on trauma, survival and the idea of home moves between the Burmese jungle and the bleak flatlands of Norfolk.

If You Love ‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,’ You’ll Love These Books  The New York Times

Whether you want to dip into a novel that evokes Midge Maisel's New York City or pick up a sparkling history of 1950s comedy, we've got some ...

Rooney's Normal People crowned critics' book of the year  The Bookseller

Sally Rooney's Normal People is the critics' choice for book of the year, with eight publications including it in their end-of-year reviews.

Maureen Corrigan Picks The Best Books Of 2018, Including The Novel Of The Year  NPR

*Fresh* Air's book critic recommends her 10 favorite books of the year, including The Great Believers, Rebecca Makkai's sweeping story about the AIDS epidemic ...

Summer reading: book reviews  New Zealand Doctor Online

Recent releases and some firm favourites make up this round-up of reviews for the summer holidays.

The Mere Wife by Maria Dahvana Headley review – a modern Beowulf  The Guardian

But what does the monster want? It's a modern question to ask of an ancient story. Maria Dahvana Headley's muscular, bloodthirsty novel is a contemporary ...

Military Times' best books of 2018: 10 can't-miss military reads  Military Times

Here are the most unforgettable books of 2018, works that deserve and then command your attention.

Review: 'Becoming' Michelle Obama  The Hindu

Michelle Obama's candid telling of her life takes in the fact that plans for herself became secondary to her husband's ambitions.

Is Chess a Sport? A New Book Says Yes  The New York Times

In “The Grandmaster,” Brin-Jonathan Butler covers the 2016 World Chess Championship, which pit Norway's Magnus Carlsen against Russia's Sergey Karjakin.

A Poet Who Loves Tennis Follows the Grand Tour, in Prose  The New York Times

Rowan Ricardo Phillips's “The Circuit” is a poet's-eye view of tennis in 2017.

My year of reading African women, by Gary Younge  The Guardian

Shamed by a gap in his reading, the Guardian writer vowed to read only fiction by African women in 2018. After 19 novels spanning Nigeria to Ethiopia, ...

'Aquaman' review: A fantastic, fun time at the movies that'll make you feel like a kid again  Hypable

If you walk out of Aquaman without a smile on your face, I'm 100% sure you're absolutely no fun at parties.


DAVID ADAMS reads a joint United Bible Societies/World Council of Churches book looking at how 10 different Christian traditions view the Bible...

Christopher Lehmann-Haupt’s Most Memorable Book Reviews  The New York Times

Christopher Lehmann-Haupt, the influential critic who died earlier this week, wrote some 4,000 reviews and essays during his three-decade tenure covering ...

How The New York Times Book Review Chooses Its Reviewers  New York Times

Stephen King, a recent Times reviewer, wrote back in 30 seconds and was a “dream” to edit. It's not always that easy.

Authors protest as children's books account for 7% of Christmas newspaper coverage  The Bookseller

Authors and critics have called for newspapers to increase the space they allow for children's book reviews after only 7% of the titles chosen for newspapers'.

How The Times Avoids Conflicts of Interest in Book Reviews  The New York Times

In an effort to shed more light on how we work, The Times is running a series of short posts explaining some of our journalistic practices. Read more of this series ...

Everybody who loves books should check out ‘The Library Book’  The Washington Post

Susan Orlean had never burned a book before. The idea was repulsive to her, calling up images of Nazis tossing Torahs into the flames. But she wanted to know ...

Stephen King’s Halloween book is shockingly . . . heartwarming?  The Washington Post

Elevation” is a slim, humane novel about the virtues of being neighborly.

In Barbara Kingsolver’s ‘Unsheltered,’ Trump is just the latest threat to Earth’s survival  The Washington Post

The novel relates our current culture war to the battle over Darwin more than a century ago.

Stephen King Reviews Tana French’s ‘Extraordinary’ New Novel  The New York Times

In “The Witch Elm,” squabbles and accusations rend an Irish family after kids find a human skull wedged in a tree on their property.

These Are Some of the Best Book Reviews We’ve Ever Read. A Sing Sing Prisoner Wrote Them Over a Century Ago.  The New York Times

Back in 1911, The Times discovered a trove of literary criticism inside one of the state's most notorious prisons — but couldn't figure out who the author was.

‘Green Book’ Review: A Road Trip Through a Land of Racial Clichés  The New York Times

“Green Book” is a road movie set in 1962, long before Apple or Google Maps or Waze, but as it makes its way from New York to Alabama and back, you might ...

Book review: John Grisham's latest, 'The Reckoning,' is good, bad, then good again. But there's still a...  Deseret News

John Grisham's latest novel will have you moving around in your seat like a whacky roller coaster.

What does it mean to be Native American? A new novel offers a bracing answer.  The Washington Post

Toward the end of Tommy Orange's devastating debut novel, a 4-year-old Native American boy keeps asking his grandma: “What are we? What are we?” (Knopf).

The Library Fire That Ignited an Author’s Imagination  The New York Times

Susan Orlean's “The Library Book” is an absorbing account of the 1986 fire that devastated the Los Angeles Central Library and a homage to libraries ...

In Barbara Kingsolver’s New Book, a Family Teeters on the Brink  The New York Times

Unsheltered,” a big, gripping, emotionally complex novel on the same scale as “The Poisonwood Bible,” explores what it means to have a safe place in the ...

The Year of Thamar's Book, by Lucy Beckett 14 Dec 2018  Church Times

LUCY BECKETT's new novel is unusual, and also good. At more than 500 pages, its length and bulk mean that it is not the sort of book you can read on a train; ...

A hostage crisis erupts at an abortion clinic in Jodi Picoult’s ‘A Spark of Light’  The Washington Post

The novelist sticks to her usual script — and that's not a bad thing — with this real-life-inspired story.

NAD D 3045 review  What Hi-Fi?

We were excited by the entry amp in NAD's D-series, so how does the look-a-likey D 3045 measure up in comparison?

Unsheltered by Barbara Kingsolver review – a powerful lament for the American dream  The Guardian

A crumbling house is a solid foundation for this striking, time-shifting tale of a nation adrift.

Barbara Kingsolver’s New Novel Moves Between the Distant Past and the Troubled Present  The New York Times

Unsheltered” threads the story of a present-day family struggling in New Jersey with that of a 19th-century science teacher who had lived on the same property.

James Frey’s ‘Katerina’ is a million little pieces of narcissism and may be the worst novel of the year  The Washington Post

The infamous novelist outdoes himself with a fictionalized account of his fall from grace.

‘Ohio’ explains how America got into this dark mess of alienation and frustration  The Washington Post

Stephen Markley's bruising novel offers a prehistory of now.

Book review: “Book Thief” author’s newest, “Bridge of Clay,” demands patience  The Denver Post

Imagine five young brothers -- a mother who is dead and a father who has departed – sharing a home, trying to find their way through life, with beers cooling in ...

An Epic Blaze Propels Susan Orlean’s ‘The Library Book’  The New York Times

Orlean's latest, inspired by the mystery of a fire that destroyed and damaged more than a million books in Los Angeles, is also a tribute to public libraries.

Gary Shteyngart takes aim at white male privilege  The Washington Post

'Lake Success' skewers the clueless monied class but also has grander ambitions.

Bob Woodward’s meticulous, frightening look inside the Trump White House  The Washington Post

It's hard to imagine a more disturbing portrait of a president than the one Bob Woodward painted of Richard Nixon in his final days: paranoid, poisoned by power ...

Book Review: 'Keeping At It' by Paul Volcker  Fortune

At 91, former Federal Reserve chairman Paul Volcker pulls no punches in "Keeping At It: The Quest for Sound Money and Good Governance."

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