Search Results: "Dan Wells"


BOOK REVIEW

DAN by Joanna Ruocco
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2014

"Giddy, intriguing stuff from a writer eager to let words misbehave."
A young woman becomes increasingly aware of authority—and the urge to push back against it—in this linguistically free-wheeling and challenging novel. Read full book review >

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DAN ELDON by Jennifer New
BIOGRAPHY
Released: Oct. 1, 2011

"Surely by coincidence, a biopic starring Daniel Radcliffe is in development. (Biography. 13-18)"
Strictly for completists, this album combines new and previously published pages from the collage-filled notebooks of a 22-year-old photojournalist killed in Mogadishu in 1993, along with yet another account of his brief life and peregrinations. Read full book review >

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PARTIALS by Dan Wells
Released: Feb. 28, 2012

"A dark, wild ride. (Science fiction. 14 & up)"
Teens battle human extinction in a post-apocalyptic thriller. Read full book review >

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I DON'T WANT TO KILL YOU by Dan Wells
Released: April 1, 2011

"Frighteningly good. (Horror/thriller. YA)"
After dispatching the Torture House Killer, actually a demon disguised as an FBI Agent, 16-year-old John Wayne Cleaver, who keeps his sociopathic tendencies in check with a strict list of rules, contacted another demon known only as "Nobody" to let her know she was next on his list. Read full book review >

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I AM NOT A SERIAL KILLER by Dan Wells
Released: April 1, 2010

"Buy multiples where it won't be banned. (Thriller/horror. YA)"
Fifteen-year-old John Wayne Cleaver knows he's different, but not because he has but one friend (and doesn't much like him) and not because he regularly helps out in his mother's mortuary. Read full book review >

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FRAGMENTS by Dan Wells
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Feb. 26, 2013

"Doesn't stand alone, but a fine and frightening post-apocalyptic thriller. (Science fiction. 14 & up)"
Finding the cure to a plague that killed 99 percent of humanity was only the beginning for Kira. Read full book review >

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ONES AND ZEROES by Dan Wells
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 14, 2017

"A high-tech, futuristic Ocean's Eleven with teens. (Science fiction. 14 & up)"
Do you matter? Are you a one or a zero? Read full book review >

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MR. MONSTER by Dan Wells
FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 2010

"Not for the squeamish but utterly riveting for fans of genre mash-ups. (Horror. 15 & up)"
Three months ago, 16-year-old John Wayne Cleaver killed a demon masquerading as his neighbor, Mr. Crowley (I Am Not a Serial Killer, 2010). Read full book review >

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CYANIDE WELLS by Marcia Muller
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 16, 2003

"A little hokey sometimes, but Muller's best plotting in years makes it irresistible."
Furloughing Sharon McCone after 22 cases (Dead Midnight, 2002, etc.), Muller delivers a brisk, tidy number without her. Read full book review >

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THE WELLS BEQUEST by Polly Shulman
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 13, 2013

"A clever, sparky adventure made of science fiction, philosophy and humor. (author's note, librarian's note) (Science fiction. 10 & up)"
In this stand-alone companion to The Grimm Legacy (2010), the most extraordinary library in the world makes physical impossibilities possible. Read full book review >