PositiveLibrary JournalIn her quest to learn all she can about Gamal, Branigan uncovers the fascinating history of the diving horse attraction and its connection to Buffalo Bill Cody and meets some of the people involved. She also tells of the Fund’s efforts to rescue Grand Canyon burros and clearly illustrates the struggles and heartache involved in large animal rescue ... Of interest to all animal lovers, particularly those involved in rescue efforts.
RaveLibrary JournalThis compelling read will spark the interest of everyone who cares about what is happening to the natural world.
PositiveLibrary JournalThis impassioned plea and call to action will spark the interest of anyone who cares for our environment.
PositiveLibrary JournalEngaging popular science that will spark the interest of anyone curious about this unique bodily function.
RaveLibrary JournalA wide-ranging investigation that will interest anyone curious about consciousness-altering substances and their varying legality.
PositiveLibrary JournalA fascinating international glimpse of Earth’s last frontier that will draw in readers concerned for the health of our oceans.
PositiveLibrary JournalThought-provoking popular science that will be of interest to anyone curious about the past, present, or future of robot–human interaction.
PositiveLibrary JournalIncluded are illustrations of some of Earth’s most fascinating animals, such as the Portuguese man o’ war, as well as insight into their behavior. Throughout, Kershenbaum also provides a thorough review of why life on Earth exists in all of its variety today ... A highly entertaining, science-based consideration of what alien life might be like.
RaveLibrary JournalEngelhart does not take sides, but allows the individuals profiled to present their own stories ... A must-read for anyone concerned about quality of life at the end of life.
PositiveLibrary Journal... clear-eyed ... A book that will be of interest to everyone who is concerned about the health effects of food.
Michael J Stephen
PositiveLibrary JournalThroughout, Stephen emphasizes the role of science in improving humans’ respiratory health ... Readers of Siddhartha Mukherjee and Atul Gawande will appreciate Stephen’s writing. Blending science writing and medical reporting, this is a detailed, yet accessible account that will engage anyone concerned with their respiratory health
PositiveLibrary JournalA quick, engaging read for everyone concerned with caring for their skin, and the science behind it.
RaveLibrary JournalThis memorable work will be of interest to anyone who has been impacted by cancer, both patients and family and friends.
PositiveLibrary Journal... a delightful mixture of science and humor ... The topic of death is often avoided in conversation, but people are naturally curious about it, and most parents are likely to struggle with how to answer their children’s questions—here is a book that will help ... An entertaining read, straightforward without being morbid. Of interest to anyone, young or old, who is curious about what happens to our bodies after we die.
PositiveLibrary JournalIn a clear and entertaining manner, Blum...explains the development and current status of weather prediction systems ... A highly readable and accessible entry into the world of meteorology; of interest to everyone who is affected by weather.
PositiveLibrary JournalArmstrong uses an informal style to explain complicated research in lay-friendly terms. Her book will be of interest to everyone who hopes to live a long, healthy life.