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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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 >