Search Results: "Dennis Nehamen"


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MISTAKEN ENEMY by Dennis Nehamen
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 3, 2013

"Mysticism confuses this otherwise riveting, ripped-from-the headlines suspense novel."
In the first installment of a political thriller series, Nehamen (Wrapped: The First Ever Musical Novel, 2013) introduces an author destined to uncover a terror plot. Read full book review >

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Wrapped by Dennis Nehamen
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 9, 2013

"A passionate and challenging but unevenly executed mix of art forms."
A hip-hop hybrid of music and prose that tells an implausible love story. Read full book review >

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SEA OF DREAMS by Dennis Nolan
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 25, 2011

"One thing's certain: It's magic. (Picture book. 4-10)
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A girl leaves her sandcastle at dusk, just as the inevitable tide rushes in, and misses a small, plaintive light that appears in its window. Rushes of tingly surrealism continue throughout this wordless adventure story about the tiny inhabitants of the sandcastle, who escape by boat. Read full book review >

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BUTTERFINGERS by Dennis Reader
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 1991

"Still, kids may enjoy Benjamin's many comic mishaps, rather mercilessly caricatured in the lively illustrations. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Benjamin Butters drops everything—balls, his toast, his goldfish, the eggs he's collecting, etc. But when (to everyone's consternation) ``Mom'' lets him hold his new baby sister, she's perfectly safe. Read full book review >

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GETTING HIM by Dennis Haseley
FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 1994

"A lot of muck to wade through for the single tender moment at the very end. (Fiction. 10+)"
Sixth-grade narrator, Donald, is an average 1950s preteen. Read full book review >

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DR. GRAVITY by Dennis Haseley
FICTION
Released: Oct. 23, 1992

"An exercise in idea- and word-play: playful but portentous. (Fiction. 12+)"
Blaming his terminal clumsiness—and all the ills of the world—on gravity's pull, a young man develops a potion that puts the buildings and people of his Ohio hometown up in the air. Read full book review >

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RANTING AGAIN by Dennis Miller
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 5, 1998

"His patented sarcasm machine produces another caustic and clever, albeit impermanent, little volume."
Cable TV satirist Miller (The Rants, 1996) is throwing his barbed tantrums again, dispensing some seriously smart-alecky stuff between his patented opener, "I don't want to get off on a rant here," and his closing tag, "that's just my opinion, I could be wrong." Read full book review >

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THE COMMUNIST’S DAUGHTER by Dennis Bock
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 16, 2007

"A slow, sure novel that burns away the glamor of war."
A fictionalized account of the life of Norman Bethune, the Canadian war physician. Read full book review >

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Released: June 12, 2009

"A winning memoir full of dry humor, sharp observation and vivid description of flora."
The author recalls three years of adventure as a Peace Corps volunteer in a famous East African game reserve. Read full book review >

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WRONG by Dennis Cooper
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 16, 1992

"Here, Cooper is part psychic, acutely probing the blank frightening faces behind the news, and part sicko, getting off on gratuitous, and often very graphic, sex."
Those familiar with Cooper's graphic homoerotic oeuvre (Closer, Frisk) might find this collection—impressions of sadism and pornography that too often lose their aesthetic distance- -interesting commentary from a writer compared to Sade and Genet. Read full book review >