Search Results: "Daryl Gregory"


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SPOONBENDERS by Daryl Gregory
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 27, 2017

"A skillfully written family drama that employs quirk and magic with grace."
In a nimble and substantial novel, Gregory (Harrison Squared, 2015, etc.) delves into the lives of the members of the eccentric and psychically gifted Telemachus family. Read full book review >

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AFTERPARTY by Daryl Gregory
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 22, 2014

"A hugely entertaining, surprising and perhaps prophetic package that, without seeming to, raises profound questions about the human mind and the nature of perception."
An eye-popping glimpse of a near future when designer drugs are commonplace, from the author of Raising Stony Mayhall (2011, etc.). Read full book review >

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PANDEMONIUM by Daryl Gregory
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Sept. 1, 2008

"A promising first effort that demonstrates Gregory's ability to synthesize scraps of pop culture into a compelling, original story."
Gregory's pulpy debut novel takes place in a world where demonic possession is both commonplace and hotly debated, and follows one man's struggle with his (literal) inner demon in a story that combines elements of horror, alternate history and magic realism. Read full book review >

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THE DEVIL’S ALPHABET by Daryl Gregory
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Dec. 1, 2009

"Evokes the best of Stephen King: Gregory is a writer to watch."
Engaging sophomore effort from the author of Pandemonium (2008) paints a highly original portrait of a town irrevocably changed by a bizarre disease. Read full book review >

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HARRISON SQUARED by Daryl Gregory
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: March 24, 2015

"Superior, with plenty of crossover teen appeal."
New dark fantasy from the author of the splendid Afterparty (2014, etc.).Read full book review >

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KICKSTART YOUR SUMMER READING WITH THESE MUST-READ SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY BOOKS
by John DeNardo

Ah, the call of summer. A time of beaches, vacations, and good old-fashioned relaxing. For readers, summer is the start of Serious Reading Season. If you're looking for a good summer read, start with one of these science fiction and fantasy titles, which include weird western adventure, a family with psychic abilities, a creepy and surreal carnival, a shadowy ...


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BOOK REVIEW

DOMINION by Daryl Chestney
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: July 1, 2010

"An uncommonly intellectual adventure."
A dense, detailed novel about the mysterious city-state of Grimpkin and an outcast's bid for fortune and glory. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 1, 1998

Grammy-winning musician Davis gets taken for a ride by the KKK in this futile and pointless volume. Read full book review >

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Released: June 1, 2008

"A worthy take on the fascinating debate over Shakespeare's true identity."
An academic takes aim at perhaps the biggest mystery in English literature. Read full book review >

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Released: May 1, 2012

"A handy reference for libraries and parents to have on hand when children start needing extra money in their pockets. (Nonfiction. 9 & up)"
An entrepreneur from an early age, Bernstein offers clear and practical advice for young people wanting to raise some extra cash or begin their own entrepreneurial careers. Read full book review >

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COMMANDMENT by Daryl Chestney
Released: Dec. 10, 2011

"An unusually satisfying sequel that maintains and expands the evocation and drama of the saga."
The second installment of a fantasy series that continues the exploration of the byzantine city of Grimpkin and the renewed trials of the story's engaging heroine. Read full book review >