Search Results: "Dennis Etchison"


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THE COMPLETE MASTERS OF DARKNESS by Dennis Etchison
Released: Feb. 21, 1990

A novelty horror omnibus containing the mass-market reprint anthologies of Masters of Darkness (1986) and Masters of Darkness II (1988), plus a new collection of old material, Masters of Darkness III. Read full book review >

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MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 1, 2003

"Rapturous fantasy, few chills."
Thirty-three original horrifics from America, Great Britain, and Australia, some from established stars, others from hot new supernovas, as chosen by an editor from each land mass. Read full book review >

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JOURNEY INTO DARKNESS by Craig Etchison
Released: Feb. 23, 2012

"The repetitive anti-war sentiments become tiresome, but the harsh realities of battle from a young citizen's perspective will be eye-opening, especially for young-adult readers."
In Etchison's novel, a 17-year-old girl faces the ultimate test of survival when her nation goes to war. Read full book review >

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HUNTERS OF THE GREAT FOREST by Dennis Nolan
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 28, 2014

"Quite a treat! (Picture book. 3-7)"
An intrepid band conquers a rugged landscape to capture an unusually tasty conquest in this funny, wordless story. Read full book review >

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WITHOUT WARNING by Dennis Hamley
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Nov. 1, 2007

When army recruiters come to 15-year-old Ellen Wilkins's English village, 27 men sign on for king and country. Read full book review >

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THE AMAZING THINKING MACHINE by Dennis Haseley
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2001

"Roy's invention is intriguing and may appeal to readers even as they begin to learn about those sad times of many decades ago. (Fiction. 10-13)"
Roy's younger brother, Pat, narrates a tale of trying to make do during the Great Depression of the 1930s. Read full book review >

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LASSO THE MOON by Dennis Covington
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: March 1, 1995

"But any insights her story offers may be overwhelmed in the rambling confusion of this oddly paced tale. (Fiction. 12+)"
April Hunter, a high-school senior, lives with her father, a recovering alcoholic, on an island off the coast of Georgia. Read full book review >

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Released: April 24, 1989

Veteran LaRouche-watcher King, who has written for the New Repubic, Mother Jones, and others, here sets out to expose the ultraright-winger. Read full book review >

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Released: Jan. 2, 1990

From a senior editor at Discover magazine—a compelling history of the science of cosmology, from Hubble to Hawking, and of the wildly disparate personalities who have fueled it. Read full book review >

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SHAKESPEARE by Dennis Kay
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 20, 1992

Kay (English/Oxford) calls his chronicle of Shakespeare's life, work, and times a ``modest'' presentation for the ``curious''—which apparently excuses him from scholarly rigor as well as from considering recent Shakespearean research and theories. ``Every age,'' Kay begins, ``creates the Shakespeare, or Shakespeares it needs.'' The Shakespeare he displays—assembled from public records of christenings, weddings, deaths, real-estate transactions, and law cases—is a businessman, a crafty materialist who occasionally wrote plays. Read full book review >

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CLERICAL AFFAIRS by Dennis Burke
MYSTERY THRILLER

"An absorbing, darkly dramatic portrait of a Church mired in corruption and turmoil."
A suspicious death exposes the seamy underbelly of the post-Vatican II Catholic Church. Read full book review >