Search Results: "D.L. Gentsch"


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POINTS ON A LINE by D.L. Gentsch
Released: May 16, 2012

"A broad, striking attempt to interweave money and politics."
Forty years of political and financial suspicion and frustration kneaded into a semifictional account of government machinations, power brokering, partisan jousting and, always in the foreground, a complex economic debate. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 7, 2012

"A solid combination of a street-tough attitude and a keen grasp of social and political hot-button issues."
Comedian and TV veteran Hughley drops an in-your-face mega-rant on the downward spiral of American culture. Read full book review >

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LITTLE DUCKIE'S DAY by D.L. Skandle
Released: July 7, 2010

"A worthy inside joke for parents beset with toddlers."
In this reimagining of childhood bliss, little Duckie and his mother trundle through a normal day, but they see the same day in very different ways. Read full book review >

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MAN KILLS WOMAN by D.L. Flusfeder
Released: Sept. 1, 1993

"A virtuoso double biography (though Tierney comes across as more interesting than his legendary subject) weak on plot—the promised revelations come as no surprise—but strongly evocative of the biographer's febrile infatuation."
The teasing title's not the last touch of bravado in this knowing, nervy first novel—a story chronicling unemployed author Richard Tierney's exploration of the life of British aesthete/adventurer William Ivory after Boston British publisher Dorothy Burton cajoles him into writing a biography of this ``monster.'' Read full book review >

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BLACK MAN, WHITE HOUSE by D.L. Hughley
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 7, 2016

"Funny, insightful, and legitimately illuminating."
The Obama years, through a glass cleverly. Read full book review >

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Terminal Awakening by D.L. Dowdy
Released: May 13, 2014

"A creative YA time-travel adventure that, while it has a measure of promise and fits of maturity, overindulges in childish tendencies."
With plenty of attitude and a motley crew of teenagers, Dowdy's YA time-travel debut splices together past, present and future. Read full book review >

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BLACK SILK HANDKERCHIEF by D.L. Birchfield
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 30, 2006

"This series kickoff from Western Writers of America Spur winner Birchfield (Field of Honor, 2004, etc.) subordinates mystery to landscape and the depiction of the modern West. The moseying narrative is a matter of taste."
An amateur photographer stumbles into a complex murder puzzle. Read full book review >

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B by D.L. Luke
Released: March 15, 2016

"A scrappy feline protagonist enriches this seasonal story of seeking a home."
Luke explores the well-known pairing of black cats and Halloween in this debut children's tale. Read full book review >

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THE MIRACLES OF SANTO FICO by D.L. Smith
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 8, 2003

"A delightful fable, told with wit and grace."
An amiable debut by playwright Smith about an Italian village that's seen better days—and may again. Read full book review >