Search Results: "Chad Kultgen"


BOOK REVIEW

THE AVERAGE AMERICAN MALE by Chad Kultgen
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 13, 2007

"The Main Event of Portnoy's Complaint, without the wit."
The self-absorbed narrator continually looks for (and finds) sex but is terrified, if not emasculated, by the prospect of love. Read full book review >

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THE AVERAGE AMERICAN MARRIAGE by Chad Kultgen
Released: Feb. 12, 2013

"Even if Kultgen intends this as satire, it's hard to believe anyone can develop an interest in such a narcissistic, unsympathetic and downright odious narrator—one who makes Shallow Hal look like Heathcliff."
The narrator from Kultgen's earlier novel (The Average American Male, 2007) is back—if anyone is interested. Read full book review >

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THE MOUSE AND THE MEADOW by Chad Wallace
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2014

"Stiff verse aside, the book has undeniable child appeal. (notes, suggested activities) (Picture book. 5-8)"
An inquisitive field mouse ventures from his nest for the first time and encounters various creatures—big and small, friend and foe—all while learning and teaching readers about the habitat of a meadow. Read full book review >

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THE BIRD ROOM by Chad Hofmann
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 7, 2014

"Hard-core horror and sci-fi readers will likely enjoy the more original tales in this story collection."
A collection of 17 horror, sci-fi and paranormal tales that, at their best, recall The Twilight Zone and Tales from the Crypt. Read full book review >

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DOGBREATH VICTORIOUS by Chad Henry

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NOTIONS UNBOUND by Chad Landshield
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 10, 2013

"An inventive take on an old idea that is still relevant today."
An invention meant to enlighten becomes a destructive force in Landshield's two-part debut novel. Read full book review >

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DEPARTURE LOUNGE by Chad Taylor
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 1, 2006

"Not particularly memorable."
The case of a missing girl ripples through her former friends' lives decades after her disappearance in Taylor's (Shirker, 2000, etc.) well-crafted but oddly hollow novel. Read full book review >

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HOW TO TEACH RELATIVITY TO YOUR DOG by Chad Orzel
NON-FICTION
Released: March 1, 2012

"Those willing to skim the cute teacher-dog exchanges will find themselves in the hands of a skilled educator."
Another quirky science primer from the author of How to Teach Physics to Your Dog (2009). Read full book review >

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MFA VS NYC by Chad Harbach
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: Feb. 25, 2014

"Essential insights, masterfully assembled, on the precarious state of American publishing."
A cast of literary professionals offers an entertaining bounty of experience, opinions and advice. Read full book review >

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Released: Nov. 20, 2008

"A faith-affirming story of surviving a devastating loss."
Inspirational true story of love, marriage and untimely death, created as a memorial to the author's beloved wife and as a testament of faith for his young daughter, to whom this tragic history is dedicated. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 2, 2015

"Though somewhat academic and consistently grim, Broughton's book provides ample documentation of a central truth of late-American history—namely, that capital has no country."
You can't make an omelet without breaking eggs. As this sociological study shows, that, at least, is what they tell the eggs. Read full book review >

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THE ART OF FIELDING by Chad Harbach
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 7, 2011

"A promising debut—and one guaranteed to draw attention, for it commanded an unusually big advance and will likely be pushed accordingly. Stay tuned."
An amiable, Middle American, baseball-centric coming-of-age tale. Read full book review >