Search Results: "John Donohue"


BOOK REVIEW

Enzan The Far Mountain by John Donohue
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 7, 2014

"Multilayered and satisfying, a welcome and well-developed addition to an accomplished martial arts series."
The fifth installment in an imaginative martial arts thriller series. Read full book review >

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SENSEI by John Donohue
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 7, 2003

"Donohue, who has black belts in karate and kendo, has published extensively on the marital arts, but this is his fiction debut, and an impressive one it is."
Every good martial-arts student knows that "you don't talk back. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: May 17, 2011

"Despite a few lulls, an engaging collection that should inspire comfort for the man who cooks while his baby bangs on the pots and pans."
Inspirational, heartwarming tales of fathers in the kitchen. Read full book review >

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DESHI by John Donohue
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 21, 2005

"After his lean and literate debut (Sensei, 2003), Donohue produces a talky disappointment more interested in proselytizing than storytelling."
When murder darkens the dojo, martial artist Burke needs all the right moves. Read full book review >

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CENTURIES OF JUNE by Keith Donohue
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 31, 2011

"Peculiar and quirky—and sure to appeal to offbeat tastes."
A novel that is sui generis—part fantasy, part realism, part dream-vision. Read full book review >

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ANGELS OF DESTRUCTION  by Keith Donohue
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 3, 2009

"With ghostly visions and otherworldly experiences throughout, the story occupies both real and imagined worlds, but it fails to do so in a captivating or credulous way, and the entire narrative feels shrouded in clouds from beginning to end."
Donohue's second novel (The Stolen Child, 2006) concerns a mysterious child who attempts to repair a broken family. Read full book review >

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THE BOY WHO DREW MONSTERS by Keith Donohue
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 7, 2014

"A sterling example of the new breed of horror: unnerving and internal with just the right number of bumps in the night."
What happens when the monsters under the bed come from the boy sleeping on top of it? Read full book review >

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HOW TO EAT A CUPCAKE by Meg Donohue
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 13, 2012

"Despite the sugary title, Donohue has written a sharp little novel featuring the subtle characterizations of two appealingly flawed young women."
A little friendship, a little wit and a little mystery make for a charming debut about two old friends reconciled after starting a cupcakery (a bakery specializing in cupcakes). Read full book review >

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THE STOLEN CHILD by Keith Donohue
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: April 18, 2006

"Take that, Bilbo Baggins! Donohue's sparkling debut especially delights because, by surrounding his fantasy with real-world, humdrum detail, he makes magic believable."
Fairies, alive and well in '60s small-town America, replace a human boy with one of their own—and fabulous adventures ensue. Read full book review >

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THE MOTION OF PUPPETS by Keith Donohue
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 4, 2016

"A standard tale of suspense in a beautifully unusual setting."
Love pulls everybody's strings. Read full book review >

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The Kind of September by William Donohue
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 28, 2013

"A beautifully told story of how a family finds strength when their bedrock weakens."
A vivid, touching account of Alzheimer's ravaging a bright, capable man. Read full book review >