Search Results: "J. Rain"


BOOK REVIEW

Just Keep It Moving by J. Rain
ROMANCE
Released: May 15, 2013

"Rich in raunchy one-liners but thin on story and fully drawn characters."
In Rain's urban fiction/chick-lit debut, China and her friends lurch their way through lives rife with guy dramas and relationship dysfunction. Read full book review >

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7 FANTASY BOOKS HEADING TO FILM AND TV
by John DeNardo

As readers, the idea of our favorite books being turned into film and television production frightens us and excites us. It's scary because so many things can go wrong that could result in – gasp! – an unfaithful adaptation. Yet that doesn't stop us from being excited because we get to re-experience the stories we love. Here are ...


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NOUMENON
by Thea James

Noumenon

Noumenon by Marina J. Lostetter

On Sale: July 2017, ISBN-13: 9780062497840

nou·me·non

ˈno͞oməˌnän

noun
(in Kantian philosophy) a thing as it is in itself, as distinct from a thing as it is knowable by the senses through phenomenal attributes.

Imagine it is the future. Not the distant future, mind you, but a close enough world in which large scale ...


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DAVID GARROW
by Gregory McNamee

Barack Obama has been portrayed as being many things over his life and political career. Some have thought him flippant, coasting by on charm and glibness. Others have thought him suspect. Admirers and detractors both have found him aloof, though very few have doubted the fact of his formidable intelligence.

And admirers and detractors alike have also found Barack Obama ...


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JUAN RULFO
by Richard Z. Santos

Douglas Weatherford, translator of the first English-language version of Juan Rulfo’s second novel The Golden Cockerel, knows that Rulfo isn’t a household name. And Weatherford thinks that’s a tragedy.

“It’s important for English speaking readers, especially in the U.S., to discover Juan Rulfo. For some unfortunate reason he never reached the same acclaim as Jorge Luis Borges, Isabel Allende ...


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BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 2004

"Likely to remain the book on the topic for a long time."
A keen encyclopedia of the aromatic plant's many aspects and applications, from vanilla broker, consultant, and all-around expert Rain. Read full book review >

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WEB OF TYRANNY by Laurel-Rain Snow
Released: Sept. 3, 2008

"A rambling voyage of discovery through the '60s."
The burden of child abuse follows Meg Graham from her strict fundamentalist upbringing to the Summer of Love. Read full book review >

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THE HEAT OF THE SUN by David Rain
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 13, 2012

"Rain is master of this inventive, operatic and at moments harrowing debut."
A remarkable debut that reinvents, elaborates and extends into the late 20th century the story Puccini made famous in Madama Butterfly. Read full book review >

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RETHINKING NORMAL by Katie Rain Hill
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 30, 2014

"Will both educate cisgender readers and strike sparks of recognition in those questioning their own gender identities. (Memoir. 12 & up)"
In a warm, conversational and sometimes-irreverent memoir, a young transgender woman discusses friendship, family and romance, as well as gender, transition and coming out. Read full book review >

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Released: May 6, 2013

"An introspective plan for those looking to break the cycle of failed relationships."
In his seventh book, Saint Rain (4 Tools of Emotional Healing, 2012, etc.) aims to help readers reconsider what they're searching for in a loving relationship. Read full book review >

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AUGUST'S MUST-READ SCIENCE FICTION, FANTASY & HORROR BOOKS
by John DeNardo

The final month of Summer reading season is upon us but that doesn't mean there aren't new and awesome stories to be read. Here's a roundup of the speculative fiction books that you should be looking at in August. They include stories about a magic-infused alternate history, witches in the Old West, a journey beyond Earth's ...


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FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 1, 2003

"Stirring, often bitter, but ultimately uplifting."
Prequel to Sign-Talker (2000), introducing an 18th-century female Shawnee Indian chief whose pursuit of peace leads to endless conflict with lovers, friends, and foes. Read full book review >