Index of Book Reviews
Titles - J
This is an alphabetical list of all the book
reviews, with titles starting with the letter
J, located on LPR.
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- Jack: Straight From the Gut, by Jack Welch with John A. Bryne.
In this autobiography, Jack Welch offers the reader an overview of his life and his career. But mostly, this book concerns Welch's twenty year tenure as CEO of General Electric (GE). And along the way it provides telling insights into Welch's management style and leadership qualities, which helped he turn GE into a global powerhouse.
- Jackdaws, by Ken Follett.
This is an intriguing novel about Allied espionage and sabotage activities during World War II - carried out by an odd assortment of female agents operating behind enemy lines.
- Jacques and Lotka, by Aude Yung-De Prévaux.
An engaging love story about Jacques and Lotka, a couple who served in the French resistance during World War II.
- The Janson Directive, by Robert Ludlum.
When ex-spy and assassin Paul Janson finds himself on the wrong end of a kill order, he sets out to discover who wants him dead and to get the order rescinded, before the assassins that are after him complete their mission.
- The Jefferson Key, by Steve Berry.
A fast pace Cotton Malone thriller that explores the connection between the assassination of four sitting Presidents, a clause in the Constitution, and a modern day band of pirates who trace their origins back to the American Revolution.
- Jerusalem's Traitor, by Desmond Seward.
A rousing biography of the historian, Flavius Josephus, and a history of the momentous events that he witnessed, including the Roman beige of Masada and the Fall of Judea.
- Jesus, Interrupted, by Bart D. Ehrman.
Revealing the Hidden Contradictions in the Bible (and Why We Don't Know About them).
- John Bull's Other Island, by George Bernard Shaw.
Shaw's story is rife with such 'beyond opinions', as an Anglo-Irish Protestant, a Dubliner in London, and a socialist living in the aftermath of the industrial revolution. In one sense, as a Protestant choosing to live in London, he is a John Bull, yet he remains Irish - an Irish Bull.
- John Gabriel Borkman, by Henrik Ibsen.
The nineteenth century John Gabriel Borkman, like the twenty-first century's Bernie Madoff, bilked his friends of their life savings. This is his story...
- The Joslin Guide to Diabetes
, by Richard S. Beaser and Amy P. Campbell.
A Program for Managing Your Treatment. A concise guide to diabetes self-care, explains what diabetes is, details available treatment options, and offers tips on making lifestyle changes.
- The Judgement of Caesar, by Steven Saylor.
In this installment of the Roma Sub Rosa series, Gordianus the Finder is in Egypt and must solve a murder mystery set against the backdrop of Julius Caesar's first meeting with Cleopatra.
- Julia's Kitchen Wisdom, by Julia Child.
This cookbook will serve as a handy reference book, for novice and advanced cooks, on basic cooking techniques, timesaving tips, and useful advice that will save you years of trial-and-error in the kitchen.
- The Jungle Book, by Rudyard Kipling.
Saved from the jaws of the evil tiger Shere Khan, young Mowgli is adopted by a wolf pack and taught the law of the jungle by lovable old Baloo the bear and Bhageera the panther...
- Just Like Jesus, by Max Lucado
Guidence on how to be more like Jesus in your day to day life.
- Justice for the Damned, by Priscilla Royal.
It is May of 1272, and Prioress Eleanor of Tyndale, journeys to Amesbury Priory to visit her aunt in time for the Feast of Saint Melor. Recovering from a fever, Eleanor hopes to regain her strength in the midst of pleasant childhood memories. However, Death reveals a most troublesome fondness for her company...
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