Index of Book Reviews
Titles - N
This is an alphabetical list of all the book
reviews, with titles starting with the letter
N, located on LPR.
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- The Naked Eye, by Desmond Morris.
Morris has a keen eye for detail and a ready wit that will have you chuckling as you read this fascinating book filled with autobiographical and natural history essays slash travel monologues that chronicle Morris's adventures in observing human behavior around the globe.
- Naked to the Stars, By Gordon R. Dickson.
Cal is a soldier that has lost sixteen-hours worth of memories and now his superiors view him as a security risk - can he reclaim his lost memories and his reputation?
- The Naming of the Dead, by Ian Rankin.
Set against the July 2005, G8 summit in Scotland, Inspector Rebus finds himself on the hunt for a serial killer, while dodging protestors, rioters, and the odd anarchist who are out in force to protest the summit.
- Nancy: A Portrait of My Years With Nancy Reagan, by Michael K. Deaver.
Michael Deaver, a close friend of the Reagans and an aide to the former president, gives a deeply personal description of Nancy Reagan and shows how much she loved her husband.
- The Nanny Diaries, by Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus.
With this book, two former nannies have given those of us who will never know what it is like to have or be a nanny, a fictionalized glimpse into this interesting social situation. The book follows Nan, a senior at NYU, as she starts a new part-time nanny position for the X family, watching their four-year-old son Grayer.
- Napoleon Bonaparte, compiled by Richard Seltzer.
A collection of twenty-four books on the life and times of Napoleon Bonaparte.
- The Native American Book of Knowledge, by White Deer of Autumn.
This book reveals the true history of the Native American people and introduces children to the Native American supernatural and cultural heroes of the past.
- Native American CD, Compiled by Richard Seltzer.
A collection of books, all on one CD, related to Native American history, mythology, religion, culture, legends, and stories, as well as to the exploration of the American frontier and the pioneer experience.
- Nazi Palestine, by Klaus-Michael Mallmann and Martin Cuppers.
The Plans for the Extermination of the Jews in Palestine. In this book, the authors have identified the relevant documents and analyzed the racist, ideological, political, and religious implications of the planning of a specific regional extermination program within the context of the Holocaust.
- Nelson's Complete Book of Bible Maps and Charts, By Thomas Nelson Publishers.
Includes large, fully reproduceable maps, charts, tables, and surveys from the Old and New Testaments.
- Nelson's Trafalgar - The Battle that Changed the World, by Roy Adkins.
A vivid account of the Battle of Trafalgar told from the British viewpoint.
- Nemesis, by Agatha Christie.
The request sounds simple: solve a crime. Except there are no clues as to what happened, when it occurred, where it was committed, or for that matter, to whom. For Miss Jane Marple, it's the most baffling case of her illustrious career.
- Nemesis, by Philip Roth.
In the "stifling heat of equatorial Newark," a terrifying polio epidemic is raging, threatening the children of the New Jersey city with maiming, paralysis, lifelong disability, and even death.
- Neuro-Ophthalmology Review Manual, By Lanning B. Kline and Frank J. Bajandas.
Written in outline form, this book serves as an invaluable reference guide on clinical neuro-ophthalmology.
- Never Have Your Dog Stuffed, By Alan Alda.
Alan Alda tells the story of his life from his childhood to his health scare in Chile.
- New International Version Giant Print Bible
A four-volume, 18-point font giant print edition of the New International Version of the Holy Bible. The first three volumes comprise the Old Testament, and the fourth volume contains the New Testament.
- The New York Times Crossword Puzzle Books
The New York Times crosswords are, without exception, universally acknowledged as challenging puzzles. Many of these fantastic crosswords puzzles have been collected and printed in a large print format, and in this review we will look at four of these books.
- Next, by Michael Crichton.
A thrilling ride through the realm of gene engineering, and its promises and pitfalls.
- Nicolae: The Rise of the Antichrist, Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins.
In book three of the Left Behind Series, the Tribulation Force's pastor and mentor, Bruce Barnes, is dead. Worst yet, Nicolae Carpathia has loosed a nuclear attack against the U.S., how can the Force survive?
- Nicomachean Ethics, by Aristotle.
This translation of Aristotle's classic treatise contains ten books based on the famous doctrine of the golden mean which advocates taking the middle course between excess and deficiency.
- Night and Day, by Virginia Woolf.
This is Woolf's second novel, and it is a literary romance expounding upon the changing role of women in the days just before World War I. It is written in a style comparable to social commentary novels of the nineteenth century made famous by the writers such as Jane Austen and the Bronte Sisters.
- Night Fall, by Nelson DeMille.
John Corey and his wife Kate, both members of the Federal Anti-terrorist Task Force, set out to find out what really happened to TWA Flight 800 after they find evidence of a cover-up.
- Night of the Hawk, by Dale Brown.
This techno-thriller offers the readers two interconnected stories. The first story being the attempt to rescue David Luger, an American airman who was captured by the Russians and who is being forced to help them build a stealth bomber. The second story is the developing war between Lithuanian and Byelorussia.
- Night Watch, by Terry Pratchett.
The 28th novel in the Discworld series, this installment see Commander Sam Vimes transported back in time, hot on the trail of a serial killer.
- NIrV Discoverer's Bible for Young Readers, Illustrated by Kathleen O'Malley.
New International Readerís Version of the Bible written at a third grade reading level especially for kids, with picture book style illustrations.
- NIV Holy Bible Giant Print Reference Edition
NIV Holy Bible in easy to read 14-point Giant Print.
- The No-Fad Diet : A Personal Plan for Healthy Weight Loss, By The American Heart Association.
The American Heart Association's healthy strategy to lose weight and keep it off. Includes more than 190 all-new recipes.
- No-Fuss Diabetes Recipes for 1 or 2, By Jackie Boucher, Marcia Hayes, & Jane Stephenson
A large print cookbook for people with diabetes who are living alone or with one other person. Easy to prepare recipes that make one or two servings for no leftovers.
- No Kiss for the Devil, by Adrian Magson.
When his ex-lover, Helen Bellamy is found murdered, PI Frank Palmer goes on the hunt for her killer. At the same time he struggles to protect his colleague, the journalist Riley Gavin, as she investigates a man who might have ties to the Russian mob.
- Non-Fiction CD, Compiled by Richard Seltzer.
Over 500 books on topics ranging from History to Natural Science, all on one CD. (Compact Disc)
- Northanger Abbey, by Jane Austen.
In this satirical work that pokes fun at gothic novels, we follow Catherine Morland on her first visit to the city of Bath. Catherine is fond of reading gothic novels, a fondness which makes her prey to seeing horrors where none exist!
- Not Comin' Home to You, by Lawrence Block.
A fictionalized account of the Starkweather Murders.
- Not Your Mother's Slow Cooker Family Favorites, by Beth Hensperger.
Beth Hensperger knows what families want: kidfriendly fare thats wholesome, economical, and appealing to adults, too. And she knows what busy parents need: slow cooker recipes that do all that and come together quickly, with a minimum of muss and fuss...
- Not Your Typical Large-Print Crosswords #3 - Quotes, Quips, & Proverbs
50 original, themed puzzles from CrosswordCorner.com.
- Nothing to Fear, by Adam Cohen.
Cohen's book, as its subtitle says, focuses on "FDR's Inner Circle and the Hundred Days that created Modern America." Cohen shows that FDR entered office with no idea of what to do next, and it was five members of his inner circle that formulated the solutions that changed America with fifteen major laws enacted within his first hundred days as president.
- A Novena for Murder, by Sister Carol Anne O'Marie.
In this, the 11th Sister Mary Helen mystery, Mary Helen finds herself embroiled in a hunt for a killer, after Professor Villanueva is found bludgeoned to death, and the police promptly arrest the wrong person.
- Now and Forever, by Ray Bradbury.
A compilation of two very different science fiction novellas, Somewhere a Band is Playing, about a town whose residents seem to never age, and Leviathan '99 a reworking of Herman Melville's Moby Dick.
- Nurses at War: Women on the Frontline 1939-45, by Penny Starns.
This is more than just an overview of the British Nursing during World War II, it is, at its core, a book that describes the lives of the nurses who served on the front lines - the jobs they handled, the dangers they faced, and the role they played in helping to win the War.
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