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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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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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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LIZARD by Dennis Covington
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: June 1, 1991

"A first novel (Eighth Annual Delacorte Press Prize) with a fresh, memorably sweet picture of its offbeat characters and singular, compelling events. (Fiction. 12+)"
Walleyed and misshapen, Lucius (``Lizard'') looks bizarre; at 13, he's never been to a regular school. Read full book review >

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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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THE MASK AND THE SORCERESS by Dennis Jones
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: April 1, 2001

"Nothing special: Fans only."
Second part of Jones's projected fantasy trilogy (The Stone and the Maiden, 1999) about the Ascendancy and its rulers. Read full book review >

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FALLOW'S FIELD by Dennis McKay
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 17, 2007

"A well-tilled field."
A young farmer must grow beyond the difficult, tragic childhood that hardened him. Read full book review >

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THE CONSEQUENCES OF DESIRE by Dennis Hathaway
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 1, 1992

"Few memorable stories, but an occasional real charge through Hathaway's pleasantly self-conscious intellect."
In Hathaway's first collection, winner of this year's Flannery O'Connor Award, Californians discover both literally and figuratively that the ground they stand on is as insubstantial as ``the skin of a colossal pudding.'' In the title story, when a successful lawyer saw the woman he loved during hippie-commune days, ``...he was engulfed by a wave of desire—hot, impatient, adolescent—that began to corrode to a sense of unease,'' a reaction typical for the contemporary men of these pieces. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 5, 2013

"Candid and heartfelt, though at times penitential in tone."
An evangelical activist's account of the troubled relationship between his family and his rebellious, drug-addicted son. Read full book review >