Search Results: "Kane Miller"


BOOK REVIEW

DAN, THE TAXI MAN by Eric Ode
by Eric Ode, illustrated by Kent Culotta, developed by Kane Miller
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 18, 2014

"As rhyming stories go, this one finds its rhythm early on and keeps on rockin' till the upbeat end. (iPad storybook app. 4-8)"
Nobody gets the show on the road with more pizazz than Dan, the Taxi Man. Read full book review >

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IT IS ALMOST TIME by Debbie Bernstein LaCroix
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 17, 2012

"Although the boisterous illustrations do make it look like a lot of fun, there may not be enough here to bring back anyone but the youngest readers and true clock enthusiasts. (iPad storybook app. 2-6)"
With the onset of the digital age, with even wristwatches making a surreptitious exit from daily life, this app celebrates the many types of clocks that have marked time over the years. Read full book review >

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BOOM BAH by Phil Cummings
by Phil Cummings, illustrated by Nina Rycroft, developed by Kane Miller
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 16, 2012

"The story and illustrations are charming, but the app underutilizes the opportunities presented by the format. (iPad storybook app. 2-6)"
Pleasant animal characters use household items to create a marching band in this app based on an Australian picture book of the same name (2010). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE SECONDARY by Farrell Kane
Released: July 13, 2011

"A multilayered albeit structurally raw look inside a grief-stricken family."
In Kane's debut novel, after wealthy suburban parents lose their teenage son to a freak accident, they bring in a lookalike "secondary" to replace him. Read full book review >

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BEST ACTRESS by John Kane
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 1, 1998

"Hard covers wouldn't have tarted it up."
A debut satire/thriller by former p.r. specialist and film and television writer Kane. Read full book review >

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MORNING LIGHT by Holland Kane

"An intriguing but underdeveloped story of loss, ethics and forbidden love."
Kane's novel looks back on the life of a troubled young woman dealing with illicit love and a stale marriage within the confines of a conservative Catholic community. Read full book review >

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MARRIAGE CAN BE HAZARDOUS TO YOUR HEALTH by ARNOLD KANE
FICTION & LITERATURE

"A sharp ear for dialogue and a natural sense of pacing help make this novella easy to read, with chuckles and pun-driven groans along the way."
In Kane's debut novella, a recently separated New Yorker discovers that the single life isn't so bad after all—unless, of course, you're still secretly in love with your spouse. Read full book review >

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SPARTACUS: REBELLION by Ben Kane
Released: May 14, 2013

"The book's pulp-fiction cover art, where Spartacus looks rather like Mel Gibson, is somehow perfect."
This historical yarn from Kane (The Forgotten Legion, 2009, etc.) isn't your grandfather's Spartacus, or even Stanley Kubrick's. But it likely marks the first time that the Thracian gladiator, who began his rebellion against Rome in 73 B.C., ever charged into a sword battle with the words "We go for it!" Read full book review >

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JOSHUA by Andrew Kane
Released: Dec. 7, 2011

"In revealing the very human side of racial tension, Kane offers up an engaging and heartfelt tale."
A story of love and racial tension set in Brooklyn as it spans across decades and transforms the lives of Kane's (Rabbi, Rabbi, 1995) three main characters. Read full book review >

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SEEDS OF DOUBT by Stephanie Kane
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 2, 2004

A sophomore case for dyslexic Denver attorney Jackie Flowers finds her equally outraged and baffled but less personally engaged. Read full book review >

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DARK ROOM by Andrea Kane
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 2007

"Fans may go for the author's formulaic second novel, but newcomers will have little reason."
Hot bodies and glamorous careers can't protect fabulous New Yorkers from tragedy, but affairs are set right 17 years later. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GrayNet by DS Kane
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 20, 2014

"Nonstop action and suspense starring the definition of a strong female lead."
In the fourth novel in the Spies Lie series, an array of foes is still out to kill former covert operative Cassandra Sashakovich, despite her efforts to settle down with her boyfriend and adopted daughter. Read full book review >