Search Results: "Amanda Kyle Williams"


BOOK REVIEW

STRANGER IN THE ROOM by Amanda Kyle Williams
Released: Aug. 21, 2012

"The story works best when Williams keeps it light, unencumbered by heavy psychological and social issues."
Bodies are piling up in Georgia and a former FBI profiler uses her sleuthing skills to solve the cases. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DON'T TALK TO STRANGERS by Amanda Kyle Williams
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2014

"All the twists and turns readers of Williams (Stranger in the Room, 2012, etc.) have come to expect, though the sketchy development of the minor characters makes the big reveal less effective."
An erudite investigator is an outsider in the small town where she's been hired to catch a child predator. Read full book review >

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THE STRANGER YOU SEEK by Amanda Kyle Williams
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 30, 2011

"Williams (Club Twelve, 1994, etc.) creates a frightening and occasionally witty novel, perfect for those who can sleep with one eye open. Think Mary Higgins Clark with an edge."
A suspenseful tale of a clever crime-solver who gets a little too close to the action. Read full book review >

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HOT IN JANUARY!
by Bobbi Dumas

Hi friends!

I’m writing from a very warm Orlando FL where I am attending a (non-book related) conference with my husband. Believe me when I say it feels surreal to be wandering around in shorts and sandals! I boarded the plane in Madison at 25 degrees with at least 4 inches of accumulated snow on the ground—and landed to a ...


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BOOK REVIEW

HAPPY! by Pharrell Williams
by Pharrell Williams, photographed by Amanda Pratt, illustrated by Kristin Smith
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 6, 2015

"Yet another vapid celebrity picture book. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Williams' song, familiar to many children from the Despicable Me 2 soundtrack, is set to consonantly upbeat images.Read full book review >

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SIDESHOW JOB
by Jennie K.

BOOK REPORT for Freeks by Amanda Hocking

Cover Story: Big Top, Big Skirt
BFF Charm: Maybe
Swoonworthy Scale: 7
Talky Talk: Cheap Thrill Seekers, Vendors and the Dealers
Bonus Factors: Traveling Carnival, Mysterious Loner Dude, Diversity
Relationship Status: Lurking in the Shadows

 

Cover Story: Big Top, Big Skirt

Aside from the literal “under her skirt” commentary this cover ...


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BOOK REVIEW

Darkness & Light by Kyle Hoy
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 19, 2015

"A bold myth with solid worldbuilding, hampered by weak characters and a conclusion that's more like likely to irritate than tantalize readers."
A sweeping fantasy epic that combines magic and mysticism with space exploration and high drama, set amid a primal struggle between Darkness and Light. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE SLIDE by Kyle Beachy
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 27, 2009

"An intriguing but ultimately baffling rumination on looming adulthood."
A young graduate meditates on his future and agonizes over his absent girlfriend during a long hot summer in St. Louis. Read full book review >

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THE DIVINE MADNESS OF PHILIP K. DICK by Kyle Arnold
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 1, 2016

"An inquiry into the SF master's mind that will interest only the most devoted of Dick's fans."
Philip K. Dick (1928-1982) sits on the couch for some deep analysis. Read full book review >

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THE GOD OF ANIMALS by Aryn Kyle
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 15, 2007

"A talented writer's lyrical but oppressive first work."
Growing pains and the loss of innocence on a desert ranch. Read full book review >

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THE SECOND HORSEMAN by Kyle Mills
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 8, 2006

"Vale's mordant wit is refreshing, but the double-crosses and final outcome are predictable, and the plot more far-fetched than frightening."
An ex-con and a partner race to head off a nuclear Armageddon in this thriller from Mills (Fade, 2005, etc.). Read full book review >