Search Results: "Adam Connell"


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THE HIGH HUNT by Adam Connell
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: July 24, 2013

"Explosive action in the far future."
Energetic, edgy sci-fi with a Game of Thrones bent. Read full book review >

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TOTAL SECESSION by Adam Connell
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 11, 2012

"Full of fury and feeling, sure to interest fans of crime novels, thrillers and alternate futures."
Connell (Lay Saints, 2012) offers a tough but touching futuristic thriller. Read full book review >

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LAY SAINTS by Adam Connell
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 23, 2012

"A stylish reimagining of the psychic mystery genre."
Influence peddling—the telepathic kind—fuels the big city in this hard-boiled but soulful fantasy thriller. Read full book review >

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IF YOU LOVE SOMETHING, LET IT GO
by Mandy Curtis

BOOK REPORT for History Is All You Left Me by Adam Silvera

Cover Story: Night and Day
BFF Charm: Big Sister
Swoonworthy Scale: 4
Talky Talk: Past and Present
Anti-Bonus Factor: Mental Illness
Relationship Status: Let’s Be Friends

Cover Story: Night and Day

One boy walks in the night. The other, in the day. Never the twain shall meet.

The ...


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BRINGING IN FINN by Sara Connell
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 1, 2012

"Noteworthy mainly due to the remarkable circumstances of Finn's birth."
The story of a 61-year-old woman who served as the gestational carrier for her grandson. Read full book review >

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TAKING THINGS SLOW WITH ADAM RAPP
by Julie Danielson

Adam Rapp is no stranger to the arts. He is a novelist, playwright, film director, screenwriter, and musician. He is a Pulitzer Prize finalist (2005’s play, Red Light Winter), and his young adult novel Punkzilla was awarded a 2010 Printz Honor. Kirkus reviewers over the years have noted his talents in “pushing the boundaries of fiction for teens,”as well ...


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SHATTERED by Connell J. J. Chambers
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 10, 2014

"Alarming and unsettling; readers should brace themselves for a riveting chronicle of extreme psychopathic illness—and lock their doors."
Poet Chambers' debut memoir is a harrowing account of a two-year trial with an obsessed, predatory stalker. Read full book review >

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DEUS LO VOLT! by Evan S. Connell
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2000

"Magnificent stuff. Readers who have already been captivated by Connell's departures from conventional fictional form will be eager to follow him down this curious and remarkable book's intricate, pristine, and illuminating path."
The Crusades of the late-11th through early13th centuries are the subjects of this brimming, though by no means sprawling, semidocumentary novel, Connell's first since The Alchemist's Journal (1991). Read full book review >

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LOST IN UTTAR PRADESH by Evan S. Connell
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 22, 2008

"Connell combines the master fiction writer's skills (brisk characterization, supple stylistic precision) with those of a compulsive traveler, ruminative antiquarian and borderline-eccentric obsessive."
A rich variety of settings, themes and characters distinguishes this collection from Connell (Deus Lo Volt!, 2000, etc.). Read full book review >