Index of Book Reviews
Titles - E
This is an alphabetical list of all the book
reviews, with titles starting with the letter
E, located on LPR.
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- East Asia, Compiled by Richard Seltzer.
Country studies of Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Macau, Mongolia, Nepal, North & South Korea, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam, plus related history, literary, and religious texts that help to put current events into context.
- Ebook of the Week on CD, compiled by Richard Seltzer.
An eclectic collection of nearly ninety plain-text books, all on a single CD. Contains both fiction and nonfiction books, and includes plays, speeches, classic works of literature and social science, history, and more.
- Echoes, by Danilelle Steel
The compelling and tragic love story of Beata Wittgenstein, the daughter of a Jewish banker in Germany and Antoine de Vallerand, a Catholic French aristocrat during the horrors of World War I & II.
- Edge of Battle, by Dale Brown.
In this, the sequel to Act of War, Major Richter and the TALON Task Force battle not the Russian terrorist organization, Consortium, but also a drug smuggler turned warlord who wants to destroy the United States.
- An Edible History of Humanity, by Tom Standage.
A compelling, entertaining, and thoughtful look at how food has shaped human history, and human social development.
- Education and Child Rearing, compiled by Richard Seltzer.
A single volume CD collection of sixty books, in plain text format, dealing with education, child rearing, and books on education-oriented philosophy, biographies, and fiction.
- Eight Days to Live, by Iris Johansen.
Eve Duncan and her adopted daughter, Jane Macguire, are pitted against the members of a secretive cult who have targeted Jane and have decided that she will be their ultimate sacrifice.
- Eight Great Sherlock Holmes Stories, by Arthur Conan Doyle.
This large print collection of Sherlock Holmes stories contains eight of the best loved Holmes's stories.
- The Elements of Mystery Fiction: Writing the Modern Whodunit, by William G. Tapply.
Tapply isolates the crucial "elements" of the mystery novels that publishers want to publish and readers want to read - original plots, clever clues, sympathetic sleuths, memorable villains, multi-dimensional supporting characters, true-to-life settings, sharp narrative hooks, and, of course, smooth writing.
- Elephants Can Remember, by Agatha Christie.
Can the unlikely team of Hercule Poirot and Mrs. Ariadne Oliver solve a twelve-year-old murder mystery, a case that the police had closed due to lack of evidence? If anyone can, Poirot and Oliver can.
- Eleven on Top, by Janet Evanovich.
Stephanie Plum decides that bounty hunting is to dangerous and searches for a safer profession, but after several dead end job attempts and new threats on her life, she is soon drawn back to her more exciting profession.
- The Eleventh Commandment, By Jeffrey Archer
Will Russia and the US go to war?
- ELF Large Print Classics Library, produced by the Virginia M. Woolf Foundation.
A collection of 89 books presented on a single DVD. Each title is offered in a plain-text version, and both a 28 and 48 point font size versions. This DVD is being offered free to libraries.
- E=mc2 - A Biography of the World's Most Famous Equation, by David Bodanis.
Offering a readable and entertaining history of the equation E=mc2. This book takes the reader on an informative romp through the development of the science of physics, and explores how Einstein's equation came into being and how it has been put to use.
- Emerson's Representative Men, compiled by Richard Seltzer.
A one-volume CD collection of more than two-hundred books by Emerson and the six men he focused on in his book, Representative Men - Plato, Swedenborg, Montaigne, Shakespeare, Napoleon, and Goethe.
- Emma, by Jane Austen.
Emma Woodhouse is a spoilt aristocrat who has nothing better to do than to play match-maker to all around her. The only problem is, her matches tend to go horribly wrong in this delightful comedy of errors.
- Emma Brown, by Clare Boylan.
An intriguing Victorian mystery that is based upon the first twenty pages of an unfinished manuscript that was written by Charlotte Bronte.
- Empire of the Blue Water, by Stephan Talty.
Captain Morgan's Great Pirate Army, the Epic Battle for the Americas, and the Catastrophe That Ended the Outlaws' Bloody Reign.
- The Empty Hours, by Ed McBain.
This book contains three, short 87th Precinct mysteries: The Empty Hours, "J", and Storm.
- The Encyclopedia of Infant and Toddler Activities, edited by Kathy Charner, Maureen Murphy, and Charlie Clark.
With over three hundred activities written specifically for infants and toddlers, this book will captivate children’s imaginations and create wonderful opportunities for learning.
- Encyclopedia of the Undead, by Dr. Bob Curran.
A Field Guide to the Creatures that Cannot Rest in Peace. From earliest times, tales of the restless dead and their fellow travelers have terrified mankind. This guide traces those shadowy shapes that lurk just outside the range of human vision and inhabit our most potent and frightening tales.
- The Enemy, by Lee Child.
In the eighth Jack Reacher novel, Child goes back to 1990 when Reacher was an MP investigating the death of a general in a lowlife motel outside Fort Bird, North Carolina.
- An Enemy of the People, by Henrik Ibsen.
This is a play that addresses the irrational tendencies of the masses and the corrupt nature of the political system that they support. It tells the story of a man and his strugle to do the right thing.
- The English Assassin, by Daniel Silva.
A riveting suspense story that follows the semi-retired Israeli agent and famed art restorer, Gabriel Allon, as he attempts to uncover the truth about a collection of priceless paintings that had been stolen from their Jewish owners by the Nazis and hidden in Switzerland.
- The Englisher, by Beverly Lewis.
Sequel to The Preacher's Daughter. While Annie struggles to give up her art for six months, she meets handsome Englisher, Ben Martin.
- English Romantic Poets, compiled by Richard Seltzer.
More than 55 books, all on one CD, covering the English Romantic Movement in poetry, with a heavy emphasis on the works of William Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Lord Byron, Percy Bysshe Shelley, and John Keats.
- Enough: Why the World's Poorest Starve in an Age of Plenty, by Roger Thurow and Scott Kilman.
For more than thirty years, humankind has known how to grow enough food to end chronic hunger worldwide. Yet more than 9 million people every year die of hunger, malnutrition, and related diseases - most of them in Africa. In this investigative report, Thurow & Kilman show exactly how, and why, this is the case, and how this humanitarian crisis can be corrected.
- Envy, by Sandra Brown.
When Maris Matherly-Reed, a book editor, reads the prologue to the novel Envy, she instinctively knows that she has a hit on her hand. As she set out to find the author of the book, she unintentionally enters a dangerous world, one which she is ill prepared to navigate. More sinister, Maris begins to wonder if the book is a work of fiction, or the confession of a murderer.
- Escape from the Deep: The Epic Story of a Legendary Submarine and Her Courageous Crew, by Alex Kershaw.
This is the chilling story of the sinking of the U.S. Navy Submarine, Tang, and the heroic efforts made by the survivors of the sinking to escape from their watery tomb. Those that survived, literally jumped from the frying pan into the fire, when they were 'rescued' by a Japanese patrol boat and interned in one of the most notorious of Japan's POW camps. A camp that was know by the inmates as the Torture Farm.
- Essays, compiled by Richard Seltzer.
147 Classic Books of Essays on one CD, by authors such as Erasmus, Alexander Pope, John Stuart Mill, John Bunyan, Henry David Thoreau, Frederick Douglass, Sir Francis Bacon, Jean Jacques Rousseau, and Plutarch.
- Every Second Counts , by Lance Armstrong & Sally Jenkins.
Lance Armstrong's second volume continues his inspirational account of his cancer recovery and his 2000-2003 Tour de France victories.
- Everyman, by Philip Roth.
This is a candidly intimate yet universal story of loss, regret, and stoicism.
- Everything but the Internet, by Richard Seltzer.
This collection contains an eclectic mix of fiction and nonfiction works by a Richard Seltzer. (Compact Disc)
- Evidence, by Jonathan Kellerman.
When a watchman stumbles on the bodies of a young couple, murdered and left in a gruesome postmortem embrace, it falls to homicide detective Milo Sturgis to investigate the case, and he'll need the help of psychologist Alex Delaware's if he is to have any hope in solving the case.
- Evil for Evil, by James R. Benn.
When fifty Browning Automatic Rifles have been stolen from a US Army base in Northern Ireland. Billy is sent to recover the weapons, before they can be used in a German-sponsored IRA uprising.
- Evil Under the Sun, by Agatha Christie.
Poirot is on vacation when the lovely Arlena Marshall is found strangled to death. In a flash, he is on the case. With panache he puts his 'little grey cells' to work as he wades through the plethora of likely suspects.
- Evolution CD, compiled by Richard Seltzer.
A collection of more than 90 books, on one CD, covering Evolution, Creationism, Social Darwinism, Eugenics, and more.
- Examining Tuskegee: The Infamous Syphilis Study and Its Legacy, by Susan M. Reverby.
In this book, Reverby offers a comprehensive analysis of the notorious study of untreated syphilis that has become the American metaphor for medical racism, government malfeasance, and physician arrogance.
- Except for One Thing, by John Russell Fearn.
In this fast-paced mystery, Chief Inspector Garth is on the hunt for the killer of his best friend's fiancée, a killer who thinks he has committed the perfect crime.
- Excuses Begone! How to Change Lifelong, Self-Defeating Thinking Habits, by Dr. Wayne W. Dyer.
Learn how to apply the seven principles delineated in Excuses Begone!, in your own life, and stop making excuses for yourself and start living an excuse-free life.
- Extreme Measures, by Michael Palmer.
When Dr. Najarian is approached by a mysterious group of fellow medical professionals and offered all he could ever wish for, professionally, he justifiably thinks that it is all a prank. He soon discovers, however, that the group called Caduceus is all too real, and if he doesn't do what they want, he may be their next victim...
- The Eye and Nutrition, by Lucio Buratto.
Combining the latest scientific information about nutrition and eye health with a mouth-watering cookbook, this book is essential reading for anyone interested in eye health, nutrition, and how the two subjects are interrelated.
- The Eye Book: A Complete Guide to Eye Disorders and Health, By Gary H. Cassel, Michael D. Billig, and Harry G. Randall.
A comprehensive resource for information related to the eye; this book provides a general overview of eye health and anatomy, and common eye disorders.
- Eye Care Sourcebook, edited by Amy L. Sutton.
This reference guide provides general information about eye health and eye disorders, covering topics ranging from pediatric eye problems and refractive surgery to basic information such as how to find an eye care professional.
- The Eye Exam: A Complete Guide, by Gary S. Schwartz.
An introductory text that details how to conduct a basic eye exam, how to take a patient's history, and it provides information about how various physical exams are conducted.
- Eyes Wide Open, by Andrew Gross.
Jay Erlich's nephew has been found at the bottom of a cliff at Morrow Bay. It's all just a tragic suicide, until secrets from the past begin to rear up again. Did a notorious killer have his hand in this?
- The Eyre Affair: A Novel, by Jasper Fforde.
Jane Eyre has been kidnaped! Can Thursday Next, a Special Operation's officer in the Literary Detective Division, get Jane back into Bronte's book before it is too late?
- The Ezekiel Option, by Joel C. Rosenberg.
In this, the third book in the Jon Bennett series, the prosperity and peace that was so promising in The Last Day is quickly giving way to a possibly apocalyptic scenario as a nuclear armed Russian-Iranian coalition, bent upon the destruction of Israel, begins to take a prominent place on the world stage, both politically and militarily.
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