Search Results: "D. L. Garfinkle"


BOOK REVIEW

STUCK IN THE 70’S by D. L. Garfinkle
FICTION
Released: May 1, 2007

"Entertaining, despite the improbable plot. (Fiction. 13-15)"
The lives of two diametrically opposed teens intersect in this offbeat take on time travel. Read full book review >

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STORKY by D. L. Garfinkle
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: April 1, 2005

"Storky rises to the occasion. (Fiction. 12+)"
Michael Pomerantz doesn't have high expectations for his freshman year of high school. Read full book review >

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THE GRIEF MASTERS by D. L. Farrar
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: June 6, 2014

"Christian cyberpunk sci-fi—quite a start."
In a corporate-controlled future from which religion has been purged, inventor Troy Vincent is condemned to a virtual-reality punishment (and likely execution) over accusations that he murdered a business rival. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MURDER IN PARIS by D-L Nelson
Released: June 19, 2013

"Nelson's fourth Third-Culture Kid mystery (Murder In Geneva, 2012, etc.) provides a slight mystery, a charming heroine enjoying life in present-day France and just a tad too much historical back story."
A chance for a short-term job on an archaeological dig in Paris breaks up a relationship and threatens much worse damage. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Ten Percent -Hollywood Can Be Murder by D. L. Bruin
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 2, 2015

"A California mystery in which the consequences of murders are just as chilling as the killings themselves."
Actors and agents struggle to find success in the film and television industry while a serial killer makes his way through Hollywood in Bruin's (The Christopher Factor, 2003) thriller.Read full book review >

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CELESTIAL MATTERS by Richard Garfinkle
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 1996

"Weird, disconcerting, fascinating, and original—though readers may find the counter-factual workings of Garfinkle's universe-that-never-was more puzzling than stimulating."
In newcomer Garfinkle's outrageous alternate world, the natural laws as understood by the ancient Greeks are literally true. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE CARD by D-L Nelson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 3, 2005

"Halting and clunky; this is a story that stops rather than ends."
A recycled Christmas card, which the protagonists annually update, tracks the trajectory of their friendship. Read full book review >

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MURDER IN ELY by D-L Nelson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 15, 2015

"Nelson (Murder On Insel Poel, 2014, etc.) combines another fine modern-day mystery with historical information, this time adding action sequences from international thrillers to the mix."
A writer's visit to Britain lands her in multiple difficulties. Read full book review >

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MURDER ON INSEL POEL by D-L Nelson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 19, 2014

"The fifth in this capable series includes alternating World War II subplots about a half-Jewish woman and an RAF pilot with a connection to Insel Poel. Although the main mystery is wrapped up, readers are left to wonder whether those other stories will continue in the next installment."
A small island off the coast of Germany provides the picturesque setting for some nasty murders. Read full book review >

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MURDER IN GENEVA by D-L Nelson
Released: Oct. 19, 2012

"Multicultural Annie's third (Murder in Argeles, 2011, etc.) presents a pretty puzzle on two levels, past and present."
A young freelance writer who specializes in history must solve both a very old puzzle and a brand new murder. Read full book review >