Search Results: "J.R. Angelella"


BOOK REVIEW

ZOMBIE by J.R. Angelella
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 5, 2012

"All of the weirdness adds up to not very much, and Angelella has an irksome habit of nudging the reader in the ribs with his wit and cleverness."
Angelella creates a weird brew here, featuring an eight-fingered priest, pill and sex addicts, cultish rituals and the Byron Hall Catholic High School for Boys. Read full book review >

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Dreams from the Past by J.R. Albrecht
Released: Jan. 31, 2013

"An excess of plot threads and unclear narrative priorities hamper Albrecht's otherwise well-structured, engaging novel."
Dreams, time travel, the Civil War, criminal intrigue and more collide in Albrecht's debut, genre-spanning adventure. Read full book review >

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THIS SIDE OF JUDGMENT by J.R. Dunn
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Aug. 1, 1994

"Still, the well-crafted characters, telling details, and intriguing developments look very promising."
Blade Runner meets The Terminal Man. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 1, 2006

"More Jon Stewart's America than Alistair Cooke's, but with a fierce and often funny point. Just the thing for the midterm elections."
"Not all the treasures of the world, so far as I believe, could have induced me to support an offensive war, for I think it murder." Read full book review >

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Phantom Fire by J.R. Keenan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 23, 2014

"A complicated yet convincing story of good and evil that keeps the preaching to a minimum, the suspense to the extreme."
In Keenan's (The Origin and Applicability of Fighter Tactics, 1986) epictale, a retired fighter pilotand football star, now an accomplished actor, returns to the town of his youth to seek answers and perhaps right wrongs of the past. But he'd better hurry: he only has one day to live.Read full book review >

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THE TENDER BAR by J.R. Moehringer
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 7, 2005

"A straight-up account of masculinity, maturity and memory that leaves a smile on the face and an ache in the heart."
It takes a gin mill to raise a child—or so one might think from this memoir filled with gladness by a Pulitzer Prize-winning Los Angeles Times correspondent. Read full book review >

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Released: Aug. 25, 2011

"A twisted, uneasy, satisfying book."
Hamantaschen's collection of short stories plumbs the nature of evil. Read full book review >

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PARANOIA by J.R. Johansson
YOUNG ADULT
Released: June 8, 2014

"A worthy sequel to an imaginative new series. (Paranormal suspense. 12-18)"
This sequel to Insomnia (2013) takes readers further into the minds of the Night Walkers. Read full book review >

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INSOMNIA by J.R. Johansson
YOUNG ADULT
Released: June 8, 2013

"The premise combines with the tension resulting from Parker's psychological quandary to keep pulses pounding. (Suspense. 12 & up)"
Parker has been unable to sleep for three years, ever since he began to inhabit the dreams of other people. Read full book review >

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CARNIVORES by J.R. Levitt
Released: March 30, 1989

Revenge-melodrama in the sub-Death Wish tradition—with a couple of twists along the crude, lurid, implausible way. Read full book review >

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BETA EARTH by J.R. Napier
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Oct. 25, 2014

"Disjointed storylines don't diminish Napier's endearing and contagious adoration of the sci-fi genre."
The search for Paradise, which people believe will be the only place to survive the fated collision between two inhabited planets, leads to endless battles in Napier's (Beta Earth: Between Worlds 2.0 Edition, 2014, etc.) latest sci-fi outing. Read full book review >