Foreword Reviews

  1. Book Reviews
  2. Books Published December 2012

December 2012

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published December 2012.

Return to Most Recent

Book Review

Making the Grade

by Cheryl Hibbard

Want to know how to succeed in college? This experienced administrator has some no-nonsense advice. This isn’t high school anymore, and the old tricks and gimmicks just won’t cut it. Tackling higher education requires a different... Read More

Book Review

Field of Gourds

by Sheila M. Trask

A crop of intellectual odds and ends amounts to an engaging, challenging field of ideas. At first blush, a “field of gourds,” writes Robert M. Fisher in this thought-provoking philosophical survey, appears “pretty useless.”... Read More

Book Review

The Roman Empire

by Peter Skinner

Diligently researched, intriguing history says Western Roman Empire fell for lack of food. Whether the Western Roman Empire fell with a bang or a whimper—or fell at all—remains earnestly debated and somewhat nebulously questioned. In... Read More

Book Review

Boarding Pass

by Aimee Jodoin

Well-drawn settings and relatable, engaging characters bring realism and clarity to an intelligent novel with an important message for teens and adults. For college senior Matt Derby, a visit to a long-lost childhood friend and... Read More

Load More