Search Results: "J. D. Allison"


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HACKED by J. D. Allison
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 19, 2012

"An original voice that's initially disorienting, but given time, Allison lyrically creates an intriguing world."
In a realm of virtual reality, "subscribers" hone in on the lives of others. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 2, 2011

"A useful introduction to a complicated series of historical events."
"The history of our Revolution will be one continued lie from one end to the other," prophesied John Adams. Allison (History/Suffolk Univ.; Revolutionary Sites of Greater Boston, 2005, etc.) aims to correct a few of those mistruths. Read full book review >

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FINDING FOXES by Allison Blyler
ANIMALS
Released: May 2, 1991

"Blake's debut, Riptide (1990), was notable for its skill and sensitivity; this partnership with Blyler's unusually thoughtful and imaginative verse is even more outstanding. (Picture book. 4+)"
In muted turquoise and gold, rich shades of lavender and sharp fox red, a series of hauntingly lovely double-spread paintings extend the images in Blyler's cycle of poetic epiphanies. Read full book review >

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JUST A LITTLE MIRACLE by D. J. Irwin
ROMANCE
Released: Oct. 7, 2013

"A familiar boy-meets-girl romance with a trouble-free storyline that may find many fans."
A traditional, uplifting debut romance novel about a widow who finds love again. Read full book review >

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The Chimera Collusion by D. J. Knedgen
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 23, 2013

"An intriguing ride through the bumpy landscape of U.S. politics, with a healthy dose of deception and corruption."
An action-packed political thriller that rotates between multiple characters and their dark, dangerous worlds. Read full book review >

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Joshua Tree Genesis by D. J. Evans
Released: March 14, 2013

"Affecting, but not engaging enough for its length."
In this novel, a woman deals with the death of a friend, an unsatisfying marriage, cross-country moves, single motherhood and a new love as she tries to build a life of her own. Read full book review >

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FEVER RUN by J. D. Proffitt
Released: Oct. 11, 2013

"An average story on an impressive canvas."
Proffitt (Manchester Bluff, 2011) highlights forgotten aspects of local and national history in his second competent work of Civil War-era fiction. Read full book review >

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THE ARCHITECT WHO COULDN'T SING by J. D.  Alt
Released: Nov. 22, 2011

"A crusading novel that blends architectural elements with the beauty of nature to evoke the benefits of sustainable development."
A young man receives a mysterious letter and map from the father he once thought dead in this debut novel. Read full book review >

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OUT OF THE RABBIT HOLE AND INTO LIFE by J. D. Bankfarm
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 15, 2014

"A middle-aged, male Bridget Jones survives cancer and seeks his soul mate."
In Bankfarm's memoir, he describes his life as a newly divorced banker who entered the world of online dating and was diagnosed with melanoma and successfully survived both ordeals. Read full book review >

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The Blood of Europa by J D Shunk
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Dec. 7, 2011

"A fast-paced tale, but one that merely recycles elements from sci-fi's past."
In Shunk's debut sci-fi novel, two young men travel hundreds of years into the future and must fight an all-powerful government to return to their own time. Read full book review >