Index of Book Reviews
Titles - O
This is an alphabetical list of all the book
reviews, with titles starting with the letter
O, located on LPR.
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- Oath of Office, by Michael Palmer.
Dr. John Meacham goes on a murder spree, yet the blame falls on another doctor. Can someone else be blamed for you committing a murder? As Lou Welcome delves into the mystery, he finds the seeds of a conspiracy that lead to the White House.
- Ocean Survival - Extreme Habitats, by Susie Hodge.
Did you know that oceans cover more of Earth than land does? How do creatures survive in this underwater world? Ocean Survival explains how to stay out of trouble in this extreme habitat.
- Ocular Anatomy and Physiology, by Al Lens, Tammy Langley, Sheila Coyne Nemeth, and Carolyn Shea.
This book provides, in a mere 147 pages a general overview of all aspects - both anatomical and physiological - of a normal 'eye'.
- The Official SCRABBLE Players Dictionary, 5th Edition
With more than 100,000 entries, this Large Print edition of the famed dictionary is an indispensable reference book for any Scrabble player.
- Off the Mangrove Coast, by Louis L'Amour.
Nine adventure stories by that will introduce you the breadth and variety of subjects that L'Amour covered in his short stories.
- Of Paradise and Power: America and Europe in the New World Order, by Robert Kagan.
In this concise, timely book, Kagan examines the differences between the US and Europe, and how these differences will impact future relations between the US and the various European countries.
- The Omnivore's Dilemma, by Michael Pollan.
In this book Pollan takes an in-depth look at how the three main food-chains: industrial, organic, and hunter-gather, which contribute to the American diet work - following our food from field to table.
- One D.O.A., One on the
Way, by Mary Robison.
A terse novel about modern day New Orleans that follows the events leading up to the dissolution of Eve Broussard's marriage and which paints a vivid portrait of New Orleans in all its many variations and nuances.
- One Minute to Midnight, by Michael Dobbs.
Kennedy, Khrushchev, and Castro on the Brink of Nuclear War - A riveting hour-by-hour account of the Cuban Missile Crisis.
- One Shot, by Lee Child.
Jack Reacher returns to find the killer after five people are shot in Indiana by what appears to be a trained military sniper.
- On Her Majesty's Secret Service, by Ian Fleming.
James Bond married? He is in this thrilling addition to the 007 series, in which he is on the hunt for the evil genius Blofeld who is once again trying to destroy the world.
- On Hitler's Mountain: My Nazi Childhood, by Irmgard Hunt.
A memoir about a childhood spent growing up in the shadow of Adolf Hitler's retreat, Eagle's Nest, and being reared in a pro-Nazi stronghold and how it affected every aspect of her life.
- The Once and Future Con, by Peter Guttridge.
When the grave of the legendary King Arthur is discovered in the West Country, Nick Madrid and his trusty companion, Bridget Frost, can't resist going in search of Camelot themselves. However, when Nick does some digging of his own, it's not relics he finds, but murder victims.
- One-Dish Vegetarian Meals, by Robin Robertson.
150 Easy, Wholesome, and Delicious Soups, Stews, Casseroles, Stir-Fries, Pastas, Rice Dishes, Chilis, and More.
- Only Begotten Daughter, by James Morrow.
The Second Coming has come, and this times it's a girl! Julie Katz is the new Messiah, and she lives in New Jersey where she must learn to deal the devil and zealots of every stripe. This is a unique, satirical coming-of-age story that follows Julie as she grows into her role as a deity.
- The Only One Club, by Jane Naliboff.
A picture story book about Jennifer, a first grader who discovers that she is the only Jewish student in her class and as a consequence, founds the Only One Club.
- Operation Fortitude, by Joshua Levine.
An engaging narrative that details the espionage activities that helped ensure the allied success during the D-Day invasion of the Normandy beaches.
- Operation Millennium, by Eric Taylor.
A detailed account of 'Bomber' Harris's May 1942 carpet-bombing raid on Cologne, told from the perspective of the British airmen who carried it out and the citizens of Cologne who lived through it.
- Ophthalmic Fundamentals: Glaucoma, Edited by Joseph W. Sassani.
This book consists of a series of informative essays on various aspects of glaucoma, written for ophthalmology students just beginning the study of glaucoma and as a review for working glaucoma clinicians.
- O Pioneer!, by Frederik Pohl.
Although Eversham Giyt has a comfortable life on Earth, he is nonetheless bitten with the traveling bug when he meets with recruiters, looking for colonists to move to Tupelo, the Peace Planet. Using his exceptional computer skills, Giyt creates a fictional background for himself that makes him appear to be the ideal colonist, and in short order he finds himself on Tupelo, where all is not as perfect as it appears...
- Optics: The Science of Vision, By Vasco Ronchi.
Translated into English, this volume is a republication of Ronchi's 1955 controversial, and enlightened work on the optics that revolutionized the study of vision.
- Orange Is the New Black: My Year in a Women's Prison, by Piper Kerman.
Orange Is the New Black offers a compelling look at life inside the low-security Federal Correctional Institution, in Danbury, Connecticut, where the book's author served time for money laundering.
- Orlando: A Biography, By Virginia Woolf
Follow the adventures of Orlando as he (or she) travels through time.
- Other Worlds: Old Science Fiction, compiled by Richard Seltzer.
A collection of vintage science fiction novels, on one CD, which run the gamut from time dislocation and alternative histories to utopian visions and technology-based stories.
- Our Mothers' War, by Emily Yellin.
American Women at Home and at the Front During World War II.
- Outliers: The Story of Success, by Malcolm Gladwell.
In this book, Gladwell takes us on an intellectual journey through the world of "outliers" - the best and the brightest, the most famous and the most successful. He asks the question: what makes high-achievers different?
- Over Sea, Under Stone, by Susan Cooper.
This is the first book in the five-part, Dark is Rising series. It introduces the reader to the Drew children, and it follows them as they go forth on a quest to find the Grail.
- Overview of Ocular Disorders, by Nancy Gwin.
Providing a brief overview of common ocular disorders, this book is useful as a reference guide, however it is primarily designed as a study aid for students in various ophthalmic specialities.
- Oxford American Large Print Dictionary
A large print dictionary, based on American English usage, with more than 90,000 entries and definitions.
- Oxford American Large Print Thesaurus
A large print thesaurus, based on American English usage, with more than 130,000 Synonyms and Antonyms.
- Oxford Large Print Dictionary, Edited by Julia Elliott.
An up-to-date large print dictionary with over 90,000 words, phrases, and definitions.
- Oxford Large Print Thesaurus
Featuring more than 150,000 Alternative and Opposite Words.
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