Child Please is a great read for Moms and Moms-to-be!

c.2015, Tarcher / Penguin	$25.95 / higher in Canada		320 pages

By: Terri Schlichenmeyer The Bookworm Sez   It was enough to make any kid fearful for his life. It was That Look your Mama gave you – the one you got when you were acting up, the one that made you want to join the Witness Protection Program. That Look could freeze a kid on […]

Photojournalist and Professor Eli Reed’s Work Featured in New Book

Photographs by Eli Reed with an introduction by Paul Theroux With over 250 images that span the astonishing range of his subjects and his evolution as a photographer, this is the first career retrospective of Eli Reed  photo source: ttp://utpress.utexas.edu/index.php/books/reed-long-walk-home#sthash.lJdsyu0D.dpuf photo source: http utpress.utexas.edu

AUSTIN, Texas — A new book from the University of Texas Press presents the first career retrospective of Eli Reed, one of America’s leading contemporary photojournalists and the first African American member of Magnum Photos. Eli Reed: A Long Walk Home will be published May 15. An award-winning documentary photographer and faculty member in the School […]

“One Night” by Eric Jerome Dickey

“One Night” by Eric Jerome Dickey c.2015, Dutton $26.95 /$31.00 Canada                        357 pages
photo by: Joseph Jones Photography

Terri Schlichenmeyer The Bookworm Sez Would you look at that. Actually, probably, you already have. You’re one of the most observant people you know, never missing a thing, always noticing. You make a great witness because you see everything. And in the new book “One Night” by Eric Jerome Dickey, you see two people about […]

Explore the Cosmos like Neil deGrasse Tyson

“Explore the Cosmos like Neil deGrasse Tyson” , c.2015, Prometheus Books		$14.99 / $16.00 Canada		177 pages

By Terri Schlichenmeyer The Bookworm Sez Nighttime is absolutely your favorite time. Some people choose to hang out with friends after dark. Some go to movies, listen to music, or just go to sleep. But you – as soon as it’s dark, you lay down somewhere quiet and look up. That’s where the stars are, and […]

Reach is a great gift for the man ready for his next chapter

Reach

By Terri Schlichenmeyer    Where do you go from here? You’ve been looking at your life and everything around you, and that’s the question you’ve been asking: what next?  What will you do with the rest of your days?  In the new book“Reach,” edited by Ben Jealous and Trabian Shorters, foreword by Russell Simmons, you may […]

Kate Morton’s The House at Riverton deserves a second try

The House at Riverton

By Ruth Ferguson Like others I must confess Kate Morton’s The House at Riverton is a book I started and lost interest in, but the last one third of the tale is suspenseful, evocative, and so filled with disappointment for the characters. But the story is worth the journey for the readers. Through the eyes of […]

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s “Stealing the Game” is a winner

“Stealing the Game” by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Raymond Obstfeld
c.2015, Disney Hyperion		$16.99 / $17.99 Canada		293 pages

Oh, how you hate to lose! You hate it so much, in fact, that it’s not really an option: you’ll do anything and work hardest to make sure that you’re not finishing last. It’s all or nothing for you, and in the new book “Stealing the Game” by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Raymond Obstfeld, it’s about […]

NDG Book Review: “Nadine, My Funny and Trusty Guide Dog”

“Nadine, My Funny and Trusty Guide Dog” by Carol Chiodo Fleischman, illustrated by Stephanie Ford
c.2015, Pelican Publishing Company		$16.99 / higher in Canada	      32 pages

By Terri Schlichenmeyer The Bookworm Sez Open your ears and close your mouths! That’s something your teacher says when she wants your class to be still and listen. Look but don’t touch is something Mom says, or “That smells fishy” when she doesn’t believe something. Hearing, smelling, feeling: those are three of the five senses you […]

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