Search Results: "Harambee K. Grey-Sun"


BOOK REVIEW

BLOODLIGHT by Harambee K. Grey-Sun
Released: Feb. 7, 2013

"A gritty story of a tough boy in a bad situation, weighed down by its competing genres."
In Grey-Sun's (Broken Angels, 2012) novel set in an ambiguously dark future, a high school wrestler deals with girl problems, bullies and intense visions. Read full book review >

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SPRING'S FALL by Harambee K. Grey-Sun
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 26, 2013

"A good choice for poetry readers who enjoy a challenge, but one that may frustrate those seeking a more immediate payoff."
An ambitious but convoluted coming-of-age epic in verse. Read full book review >

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DIVINITIES, ENTANGLED by Harambee K. Grey-Sun
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY

"Intrepid readers will enjoy this ride, however puzzling, through the fever-dream sequel to a metaphysical action-adventure."
With civilization—and reality itself—on the verge of chaotic collapse, Robert Goldner, a secret agent and tormented carrier of a virus granting superhuman powers, confronts interdimensional conspiracies. Read full book review >

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BROKEN ANGELS by Harambee K. Grey-Sun
Released: June 14, 2012

"Avoiding the comic-book trap (though there is some resemblance to The Matrix), this cross-dimensional thriller should give broad-minded readers a heady brew of thought and superpowered action."
A virus grants victims superhuman powers and perceptions (if it doesn't kill them first), and Robert and Darryl are two such carriers, fighting crime and unstable fellow infectees. Read full book review >

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K by Hong Ying
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 2002

"A delicate and exquisite success: Hong infuses real life with the drama and pathos of the best fiction."
A fictionalized account of a love affair Julian Bell conducted with a Chinese woman during the mid-1930s, by London-based novelist Hong (Summer of Betrayal, 1997; a memoir, Daughter of the River, 1999). Read full book review >

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GREY by E L James
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 18, 2015

"Die-hard fans might argue this gives us something new, but it doesn't—and it's boring."
Fifty Shades of Grey, from Christian's perspective. Read full book review >

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GREY HOWL by Clea Simon
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 1, 2014

"Though Dulcie's rather scatterbrained approach to sleuthing may put readers off, her seventh provides a plethora of suspects that keeps them guessing."
More adventures in the dangerous groves of academe. Read full book review >

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GREY AREA by Will Self
Released: March 1, 1996

"Evidence of a savage talent still exists in this mÇlange, but the mesmerizing quality of Self's earlier sordid, in-your-face images is too often absent—while what remains is pedestrian, if not downright dull. (Author tour)"
Self's celebrated perversity (My Idea of Fun, 1994, etc.) largely goes on holiday in this second collection (after The Quantity Theory of Insanity, 1995). Read full book review >

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DOSSIER K by Imre Kertész
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 7, 2013

"The author's novels may provide a better introduction to his work, but this memoir will help to further illuminate them."
Kertész, the first Hungarian writer to win the Nobel Prize for Literature, interrogates himself in a provocative memoir that will deepen the understanding of those already familiar with his novels. Read full book review >

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TRUE GREY by Clea Simon
Released: Jan. 1, 2013

"As paranormal talking cat mysteries go, Simon's latest gives her humans their due and a little bit more."
A graduate student finds that life imitates art a little too closely in the gothic romances she studies. Read full book review >

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GREY ZONE by Clea Simon
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 1, 2011

"Although her protagonist is mildly less pretentious than she was last time around (Grey Matters, 2010, etc.), Simon's fans shouldn't expect many departures from a formula with which she clearly feels comfortable."
A sleuthing grad student adjusts to having a new cat companion and sidekick. Read full book review >

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SAVANNAH GREY by Cliff McNish
FANTASY
Released: April 1, 2011

"The supernatural theme could pique the interests of reluctant readers, but they really deserve more than this work could ever offer. (Horror. 12 & up)"
Fifteen-year-old Savannah Grey discovers that she can bench press 725 pounds, outrun anyone in her school and has a mysterious growth in her throat that instills a killing power. Read full book review >