Search Results: "D. Kenton Mellott"


BOOK REVIEW

EXOPHOBE by D. Kenton Mellott
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Dec. 19, 2012

"Steeped in cutting-edge neuroscience, literary arcane and comic-book culture, this action-packed tale will satisfy readers looking for entertainment with substance."
A zippy sci-fi adventure that keeps both the narrator and the reader on their toes. Read full book review >

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Exophobic: Making Waves by D. Kenton Mellott
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: May 27, 2015

"Leisurely paced but intelligent and profound, even at its goofiest."
An agency monitoring illegal manipulation of electromagnetic waves may have uncovered an attempt to control humanity in Mellott's (Exophobe, 2012, etc.) latest sci-fi outing. Read full book review >

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PULLING THE DRAGON'S TAIL by Kenton Kauffman
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Feb. 15, 2014

"A strong sci-fi debut from a promising new author."
In Kauffman's intriguing sci-fi novel, his debut, scientifically altered human immortals are being hunted down as the world approaches global catastrophe. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 18, 2011

"Kenton tells a truly harrowing story of the violence inflicted on her younger self, and she writes eloquently of the time and therapy that allowed her to heal."
The author chronicles a bizarre, tortuous journey from incest with her jazz-musician father to late-life healing. Read full book review >

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CAKE by D
by D
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2008

"How much of a reading audience there is for this inner-city Weltanschauung is the question."
A novel from D (Got, 2007) about drugs, not baking, set in Atlanta and Brooklyn. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 1, 1995

"For die-hard Herman fans only. (40 b&w photos, not seen)"
A profusion of facts inundates this biography/oral history of one of the most underrated figures in jazz, bandleader/singer/reedman Woody Herman. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Beyond Compulsion by D. Valencia
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 25, 2013

"A taut, accomplished novel about two lost souls finding—and destroying—each other."
In Valencia's well-orchestrated erotic thriller, a sexual predator seduces the stepdaughter of a wealthy businessman and sets out to ruin her life. Read full book review >

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GRIMM WOODS by D. Melhoff
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 17, 2015

"The literary equivalent of a slasher movie, one that garners its biggest frights with mere implication."
A demented murderer—inspired by a summer camp's fairy-tale theme—hunts young counselors in this horror outing. Read full book review >

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TIFFANY D. JACKSON
by Alex Heimbach

What happens when a child is charged with murder? Well, it depends. Salacious procedural episodes aside, these cases are so rare that there’s little precedent for how to proceed. When Tiffany D. Jackson came across one such story, of a 10-year-old girl in Maine charged with manslaughter for allegedly shoving pills down the throat of an infant her mother was ...


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BOOK REVIEW

THE LAWYER'S TALE by D. Kincaid
Released: Oct. 18, 1992

"Stricken Harry as a pinstriped Tamburlaine is too absurd to be very affecting, and the heavy-handed ironies of Kincaid's finale are eminently skippable—but the slash-and-burn courtroom tactics are as satisfying as a slice of rare roast beef."
Further legal adventures for Harry Cain (The Sunset Bomber, 1986), the supercharged L.A. lawyer who never seems to lose a case, no matter how guilty his clients are. Read full book review >

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FOR BETTER OR FOR WORSE
by Leila Roy

It took the state six long years to realize I wasn’t a threat to society before they ripped me out of baby jail and put me with Ms. Stein. From one prison to another, that’s all it was. Understand, there’s a big difference between baby jail and juvie, where the rest of the girls in the house come from. Juvie ...
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