Index of Book Reviews
This is an alphabetical list of all the book
reviews, with titles starting with the letters
U-V, located on LPR.
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- U Is for Undertow, by Sue Grafton.
In 1960s Santa Teresa, California, a child is kidnapped and never returned ...When the case is reopened after twenty years, a man - Michael Sutton - contacts private detective Kinsey Millhone for help.
- The Ultimate Weight Solution: The 7 Keys To Weight Loss Freedom, by Dr. Phil McGraw.
TV show host, Dr. Phil, tells the reasons why people overeat and eat unhealthy, and how to change the way you think about food to give you immediate results that will last a lifetime.
- Understanding and Managing Vision Deficits, Edited by Mitchell Scheiman.
A guide for occupational therapists working with visually impaired individuals.
- The Undomestic Goddess, by Sophie Kinsella.
Just as Samantha Sweeting is about to become a partner at a prestigious law firm, she has a breakdown, flees to the country and takes a job as a housekeeper.
- The Unforgiving Eye, by Beth Andrews.
Returning from their honeymoon, newlywed's Lydia and John Savidge, find that they have one task that needs doing before they can begin their married life - they need to solve the murder of Sir Benedict Stanbury - and they only have three days in which to do it!
- The University of Miami Bascom Palmer Eye Institute's Atlas of Ophthalmology, Edited by Richard K. Parrish II.
This full-color atlas covers a variety of topics related to the eyes and vision in general, including diagnostic tests. (Standard Print)
- Unsung Heroes: The Twentieth Century's Forgotten History-Makers, by Eric Durschmied.
Concise biographies of some of the 20th century's unsung heroes, ranging from a German sergeant, who accidently took a fortress single-handedly during World War I, to Colonel Pal Maleter who lead the Hungarian rebellion against the Soviets in 1956.
- Until I Find You, by John Irving.
Autobiographical novel about an actor named Jack Burns.
- Up Country: A Novel, by Nelson DeMille.
Chief Warrant Officer Paul Brenner is called out of retirement to investigate the death of a young man who died during the 1968 Tet Offensive. According to a North Vietnamese soldier, the young man was murdered by a fellow American. If this really happened, why was he killed. And, if a murder was committed, how is Brenner to prove it - thirty years after it occurred?
- Uppity Women of the New World, by Vicki León.
A collection of 225 short biographies of women who left their mark on the New World during the Colonial period.
- Uveitis: Fundamentals and Clinical Practice, Third Edition
, by By Robert B. Nussenblatt, a nd Scott M. Whitcup.
A practical textbook on the fundamentals of uveitis, diagnostic techniques, and current medical, surgical, and pharmacological treatment options.
- "V" is for Vengeance, by Sue Grafton.
A woman with a murky past who kills herself-or was it murder? A spoiled kid awash in gambling debt who thinks he can beat the system. A lovely woman whose life is about to splinter into a thousand fragments...
- The Vampire Armand, by Anne Rice.
The sixth book in Anne Rice's The Vampire Chronicles. Armand recounts the story of his boyhood and the events that lead him to choose to trade his immortal soul for immortality as a vampire.
- Vanished! Explorers Forever Lost, by Evan Balkan.
Vanished! dives deep into the true and harrowing accounts of adventurers who never came home. From the disappearance in Utah of cowboy roamer Everett Ruess to the loss of billionaire explorer Michael Rockefeller in the wilds of New Guinea.
- Vegan Diner: Classic Comfort Food for the Body & Soul, by Julie Hasson.
Guilt-free comfort-food for vegans everywhere, from pancakes and faux Benedicts to open-faced sandwiches and creamy cheesecakes.
- Vegan Lunch Box Around the World, by Jennifer McCann.
125 Easy, International Lunches Kids and Grown-Ups will Love! Based on the wildly popular blog of the same name, Vegan Lunch Box offers an amazing array of meat-free, egg-free, and dairy-free meals and snacks.
- The Vegetarian Meat & Potatoes Cookbook, by Robin Robertson.
This cookbook recasts classic all-American “meat and potatoes” food in a healthier role, from family-style foods to gourmet specialties to ethnic favorites. It will revolutionize the way you think about vegetarian food.
- Velázquez Large Print Spanish and English Dictionary, by the Editors of Velázquez Press.
An up-to-date, easy to use, large print Spanish - English bilingual dictionary that features more than 38,000 entries.
- Vet in the Vestry, by Alexander Cameron.
Alexander Cameron trained as a vet, and he spent many years working as a country veterinarian. But then, in the late 1950's his life took a drastic turn when he became a Presbyterian Minister. In this book, Cameron describes his life as a vet, how he came to enter the priesthood, and what his life was like once he became a Minister.
- The Vicar of Wakefield, by Oliver Goldsmith.
In this humorous melodrama, Dr. Primose and his family are faced with all the trails of Job. Unlike Job, however, Primose meets all his trials with a light heart and high spirits, and in the end, his family emerges stronger, and happier, than when their trials began.
- Victims, by Jonathan Kellerman.
Unraveling the madness behind L.A.’s most baffling and brutal homicides is what sleuthing psychologist Alex Delaware does best...
- Victoriana: Advice, Etiquette, and Textbooks, compiled by Richard Seltzer.
Twenty-three books on one CD that explore the social and educational mores of the Victorian era, covering everything from the rules of dueling to how to write a proper letter.
- Victoriana Science and Technology, compiled by Richard Seltzer.
A collection of over 200 books, on one CD, that span the breadth of Victorian science and technology from the theories of Charles Darwin to the development of dirigibles.
- Victricia Malicia: Book-Loving Buccaneer, by Carrie Clickard.
A young pirate girl wants to leave the family business and settle on dry-land, much to the dismay of the family. Full of vivid illustration, this rhyming children's book is sure to be a favorite with both young and old.
- Vigilante, by Stephen J. Cannell.
Lita Mendez was a thorn in the LAPD’s side. An aggressive police critic and gang activist, she’d filed countless complaints against the department. So when she’s found dead in her home, Shane and Hitch fear the worst: that there’s a killer in their ranks.
- The Virgin Cure, by Ami McKay.
With her virginity slated to be used by a wealthy man to cure himself of syphilis, twelve-year-old Moth finds that she as made a deal with the devil when she leaves the mean streets of 1870s New York City and accepts shelter in a brothel.
- Visual Field Testing with the Humphrey Field Analyzer, by Neil T. Choplin and Russell P. Edwards.
This is a wonderful resource that clearly and succinctly explains what automated perimetry is all about. It includes an in-depth analysis of both the 600 and 700 series Humphrey Field Analyzers. It also illustrates how to use the Humphrey Field Analyzer and what it can, and cannot, be used for. Most important, this book provides information on how to interpret the results of vision field tests. (Standard Print)
- The Vita Nuova, by Dante Alighieri.
La Vita Nuova marked a turning point in European literature, introducing personal experience into the strict formalism of medieval love poetry.
- Viva el Vet!, by David Grant.
This is the thrilling true-life adventures of an English Vet who becomes a vet in Medellin, Columbia. There he not only treats a variety of animals - and their owners - but he also has to deal with corrupt police, a mafia boss with a spoiled dog and an amorous wife, and the odd drug lord.
- A Voyage Long and Strange: Rediscovering the New World, by Tony Horwitz.
What happened in America between Columbus's landing in 1492 and the arrival of English colonists at Jamestown? This book answers this intriguing question and provides a glimpse into an overlooked period in American history.
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