Search Results: "Christina E. Kramer"


BOOK REVIEW

FREUD'S SISTER by Goce Smilevski
Released: Aug. 28, 2012

"A sensitive portrayal and a well-crafted debut."
Smilevski creates a fictionalized version of the life of Freud's sister in a superb debut. Read full book review >

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FREE SPACE by Brad Linaweaver
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 1997

"Worth a try: It's often engaging and chortle-provoking, even if you find politics tiresome."
An all-new anthology, comprising 17 stories and three poems, whose ``shared-future'' backdrop is inspired by Libertarian Futurist philosophy. Read full book review >

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THE SANDMAN by Neil Gaiman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 1996

"Fancy unleashed on rags of moonlight."
Top-flight fantasy collection based on Gaiman's character The Sandman, developed in a series of graphic novels for DC Comics, as reimagined by a strong group of fantasists. Read full book review >

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TOMBS by Edward E.  Kramer
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 1, 1995

"Enjoyable."
A thematic anthology consisting of 21 original tales, a poem, and an utterly deranged introduction from Forrest J. Ackerman. Read full book review >

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DANTE'S DISCIPLES by Peter Crowther
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 1, 1996

"Topflight horror from one proud band of storytellers."
First-rate horror anthology, its 26 tales sparked by Dante's Inferno. Read full book review >

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GRAILS by Richard Gilliam
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 1994

"One Grails is plenty, two is an overdose."
Companion to, and continuation of, the first and fairly mediocre Grails (p. 102). Read full book review >

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DARK LOVE by Nancy A. Collins
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 1, 1995

"Utterly ghastly but, ugh, at times inspired."
Twenty-two delvings into horror, lust, madness, flying blood, and defiled flesh. Read full book review >

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CONFEDERACY OF THE DEAD by Richard Gilliam
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 14, 1993

"Still, the Civil War theme has built-in popularity, and the best stories here are very good indeed."
Anthology comprising 25 original entries illustrating the Civil War from a generally supernatural vantage. Read full book review >

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WE ARE COUSINS/SOMOS PRIMOS by Diane Gonzales Bertrand
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 31, 2007

"We are family,' nicely sums up the premise of this concept book that will be useful for story times and lessons with the theme of family. (Picture book. 4-8)"
This joyous bilingual, multicultural celebration of the pleasures of the extended family presents a childlike view of relationships among cousins. Read full book review >

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Released: March 1, 1994

"Patchy and discursive, with one or two real delights, some pleasant surprises and an equal number of clunkers."
Actually, not quite original: Grails first appeared in 1992 as a 200,000-word hardcover limited to 1,000 copies. Read full book review >

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TONI MORRISON by Barbara Kramer
BIOGRAPHY
Released: Sept. 1, 1996

"This book will inspire readers and allow them to see that focus, hard work, and discipline have given Morrison and her work a prominent perch in our literary heritage. (b&w photos, not seen, chronology, notes, bibliography, index) (Nonfiction. 11+)"
An extremely well-written and powerful entry in the African- American Biographies series about a young girl who became a writer and went on to win the Nobel Prize for literature. Read full book review >

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Good-Bye Def Leppard by Stef Kramer
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 25, 2008

"A captivating tale about growing up best suited for nostalgic members of Generation X."
In Kramer's debut novel, a middle-aged mother remembers falling into a complicated romance in the early 1990s. Read full book review >