Search Results: "Anonymous"


BOOK REVIEW

Anonymous by Christine Benedict
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 21, 2014

"A consistently crafty mystery/thriller spiced with supernatural elements and captivating characters."
A woman confronts her tragic past after a move to an eerie, century-old farmhouse. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 1, 2009

"An arresting, personal glimpse into the merciless world of drug and behavioral addiction."
Compassionate case studies of addicts in varying phases of dependency, from New York Times Magazine contributing writer Denizet-Lewis. Read full book review >

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ACTORS ANONYMOUS by James Franco
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 15, 2013

"Loosely structured in the extreme, the novel seems to have been written in odd moments while Franco was taking a break from his acting career—and it was probably more fun for him to write than it is for the reader to read."
Actor Franco's experimental first novel (Palo Alto: Stories, 2010) focuses on the field he knows best—acting. Read full book review >

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LIARS ANONYMOUS by Louise Ure
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 14, 2009

"Ure (The Fault Tree, 2008, etc.) provides a meaty, twisty puzzle. But the real prize here is Jessie, a tough, conflicted heroine you won't soon forget."
An emergency operator who's already gotten away with one murder gets involved in another. Read full book review >

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PROM ANONYMOUS by Blake Nelson
FICTION
Released: March 1, 2006

"The target audience of young girls should find it plenty of fun. (Fiction. YA)"
A work that at first seems as vapid as its title deepens as the personalities of its main characters and their friends emerge. Read full book review >

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ANIMALS ANONYMOUS by Richard Michelson
POETRY
Released: July 8, 2008

"Adults who work with and love teens for what they are will enjoy this volume, but the target teen audience might not appreciate it as much. (Poetry. 14 & up)"
Teenagers are animals, this author/illustrator team cleverly indicate. Read full book review >

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ANONYMOUS SOURCES by Mary Louise Kelly
Released: June 18, 2013

"A by-the-numbers spy thriller. The tale isn't terribly original but perfect for plane rides, vacations and to read while sitting in waiting rooms."
Kelly, a former NPR reporter, presents Boston-based newspaper reporter Alexandra James, who stumbles upon a complicated terrorist plot while chasing a trans-Atlantic story. Read full book review >

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ANONYMOUS REX by Eric Garcia
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 1, 1999

"A sequel is in the works."
Not many people know this, but dinosaurs only faked their extinction millions of years ago. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 24, 2015

"An authoritative, sweeping, important history that shows how terrorism 'is neither irrational nor desperate but instead entirely rational and often carefully calculated and choreographed.'"
How Jewish terrorists defeated British rule. Read full book review >

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ANONYMOUS LAWYER by Jeremy Blachman
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 1, 2006

"Legal eagles skewered—not wittily enough."
Newsflash, regarding blue-chip lawyers: They're money-grubbing, venal and vacuous. Initially biting, this satirical debut soon bores, cynicism being a one-note melody. Read full book review >

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THE ANONYMOUS CLIENT by J.P. Hailey
Released: April 28, 1989

Wacky lawyer Steve Winslow, who successfully defended heiress Shiela Benton on his first case (The Baxter Trust), now has a mystery-reading secretary, Tracy, who wants to quite because things are s-o-o-o-o slow in the one-client office. Read full book review >

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LUCY IN THE SKY by Anonymous
Released: May 12, 2012

"Both engrossing and titillating; readers curious about drugs and readers who wouldn't dream of touching them will find satisfaction here. (Fiction. 14 & up)"
An unapologetic contemporary imitation of anonymous faux-diary Go Ask Alice. Read full book review >