Search Results: "J.J. Luna"


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NON-FICTION
Released: July 1, 2000

"This is a memorable work which should be considered by many and undoubtedly will be acted upon by some."
A subversive, disturbing, and altogether remarkable exposure of our frightening transparency to government agencies, investigators, the media, and more malign forces. Read full book review >

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Dream Student by J.J. DiBenedetto
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 20, 2013

"A promising launch of a charming female lead with a nifty paranormal gift."
College junior Sara Barnes starts seeing into others' dreams, leading to romance and tracking down a killer, in this first installment of a paranormal suspense series. Read full book review >

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CROOKED by Louisa Luna
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2001

"No blue skies here. Cold-bladed realism that 'gets all the little pink muscles moving under [your] skin.' And dialogue to die for."
A second sizzler about marginalized outcasts follows Luna's scalding but artful debut Brave New Girl (not reviewed) and falls in line with this publisher's paperback stable of brilliantly trashy gutter novelists. Read full book review >

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RED STORM by Frank Luna
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: May 31, 2011

"An engrossing page-turner, and though some might find its characters a bit too familiar, Luna's penchant for plot twists provide an ultimately satisfying read."
In Luna's science fiction action thriller, a heroic astronaut must rescue his crew and his save his mission from a sinister conspiracy. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 31, 2012

"An innocuous Halloween and Day of the Dead book for readers who prefer to skip scarier fare. (Adventure. 8-11)"
In this bilingual book, a young girl finds a surprise upon returning from a trip to Guanajuato, Mexico. Read full book review >

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BELIEVAREXIC by J.J. Johnson
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 1, 2015

"Despite occasional unevenness, a powerful story of healing and self-acceptance. (Historical fiction. 12-18)"
In an autobiographical novel, Jennifer spends two months at a mental hospital in Syracuse, New York, undergoing treatment for her eating disorder. Read full book review >

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RESOLVE by J.J. Hensley
Released: March 15, 2013

"The city of Pittsburgh is the best character in this workmanlike mystery."
After a female student who has made sexual advances toward him is found dead, Pittsburgh criminology professor and former cop Cyprus Keller conducts an independent investigation to clear his name and solve the murder. Read full book review >

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Harry Hid It by J.J. McKeever
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 18, 2016

"A promising debut crime novel about a Renaissance man-turned-reluctant criminal."
McKeever (Common Sense for Today's America, 2014) offers a pleasantly ambling thriller about a talented mechanic and criminal.Read full book review >

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THAT TIME I JOINED THE CIRCUS by J.J. Howard
YOUNG ADULT
Released: April 1, 2013

"For any reader who ever has felt like running away to join the circus. (Fiction. 12-18)"
After high school senior Lexi's dad dies, she's forced to head for Florida, where her long-absent mother might be working for a circus. Read full book review >