Search Results: "Dennis Kendrick"


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PROFESSOR I.Q. EXPLORES THE BRAIN by Seymour Simon
HEALTH
Released: March 12, 1993

"An appealing, and unusual, sort of introduction. (Nonfiction. 12+)"
A clearly written, brief—but surprisingly complete— discussion of the brain and its parts. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 1, 2008

"A wise and sensitive appreciation of the intersecting careers of two giants of American history."
An insightful look at the sometimes uneasy collaboration, between the agitator and the emancipator, to end slavery and win the Civil War. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 1, 2005

"New depth in the legacy of America's struggle for equal rights."
Examination of a little-known civil-rights lawsuit brought in 1848 that, although rebuffed, anticipated the desegregation victory in Brown v. Board of Education more than a century later. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 1991

"Of most value for its in-depth look at the genre's seminal works, Kendrick's lively and penetrative ramble through horror's vaults is an excellent companion to King's Danse Macabre, which remains the last word on contemporary horror."
In The Secret Museum (1987), Kendrick traced the rise and influence of literary pornography. Read full book review >

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CURE FOR THE COMMON BREAKUP by Beth Kendrick
ROMANCE
Released: May 6, 2014

"With snappy dialogue and a breezy tone that still manages to support emotional depth, the author keeps us turning pages and rooting for Black Dog Bay and everyone in it."
A Delaware beach town that's famous for being the best place to recover from a breakup embraces Summer Benson, an injured flight attendant intent on healing. Read full book review >

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SCRAPPY LITTLE NOBODY by Anna Kendrick
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 15, 2016

"The intimate and semi-entertaining details of an actor's childhood and her rise to stardom in Hollywood."
The autobiography of a Mainer who hit the big time in Hollywood. Read full book review >

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Released: Aug. 1, 2011

"An entertaining page-turner for devotees of international thrillers."
A rising star in the New York District Attorney's office suffers her first loss, the high profile prosecution of a defendant accused of a grisly homicide, and spirals into an emotional meltdown that ultimately ensnares her in a dangerous web of drugs, violence and terrorism. Read full book review >

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PUT A RING ON IT by Beth Kendrick
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 3, 2015

"Kendrick brings her signature breezy style and witty charm to another poignant and romantic love story."
When her former fiance marries someone he's just met, a woman who's used to playing it safe throws caution to the wind on a visit to Black Dog Bay, the Delaware beach town deemed the best place in America to get over a breakup. Read full book review >

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THE SAVANTS by Patrick Kendrick
Released: Sept. 15, 2015

"A thriller that many readers may find hard to put down."
Kendrick's (Acoustic Shadows, 2015, etc.) first foray into the YA realm tells a story of unusually talented young people tasked with averting the worst catastrophe in the history of the United States. Read full book review >

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FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 20, 2001

Given the resourcefulness of Sherlock Holmes pastiches, it was only a matter of time before Holmes, whose posthumous career has paired him with figures from Sigmund Freud to Jack the Ripper, met Father Brown. Read full book review >

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NEW USES FOR OLD BOYFRIENDS by Beth Kendrick
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 3, 2015

"An astute and charming look at friendship, love and self-discovery.
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After her glamorous life falls apart, Lila Alders is left with nothing; she returns home to Black Dog Bay to re-evaluate only to find her mother in crisis and her childhood home in jeopardy. Read full book review >