Search Results: "Kathleen K"


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K by Hong Ying
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 2002

"A delicate and exquisite success: Hong infuses real life with the drama and pathos of the best fiction."
A fictionalized account of a love affair Julian Bell conducted with a Chinese woman during the mid-1930s, by London-based novelist Hong (Summer of Betrayal, 1997; a memoir, Daughter of the River, 1999). Read full book review >

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Krazy Kathleen by William Tellem
Released: Feb. 10, 2016

"A lighthearted ode to books featuring eye-catching, funny pictures of an eccentric character."
A children's librarian who keeps everything in seemingly random piles teaches local residents a lesson in this tale by Tellem (Zen the Zebra, 2015, etc.), featuring illustrations by Coules. Read full book review >

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DOSSIER K by Imre Kertész
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 7, 2013

"The author's novels may provide a better introduction to his work, but this memoir will help to further illuminate them."
Kertész, the first Hungarian writer to win the Nobel Prize for Literature, interrogates himself in a provocative memoir that will deepen the understanding of those already familiar with his novels. Read full book review >

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KATHLEEN, PLEASE COME HOME by Scott O'Dell
FICTION
Released: March 1, 1978

"Of course this sort of material has an enduring fascination for daydreaming stay-at-homes."
The diary of a runaway girl, whose dismal experiences are attributed largely to "going along" with a bad companion. Read full book review >

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THE LUNARIUM by Kathleen K.
Released: Nov. 2, 2011

"A wild, steamy story with erudite sex-as-art undertones."
Provocative, orgiastic snippets from a sexual voyeur's social life. Read full book review >

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Released: Sept. 7, 2011

"In spite of a silly title, occasional mature insights into mature acts make for a memorable sexual escapade."
A modern tale of sex, drugs and day jobs from author K. (Honey B., 2012). Read full book review >

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JOODY by Kathleen K.
Released: April 22, 2011

"A enjoyable read with little substance."
Intertwining stories chronicle the life and misspent times of a negligent mother. Read full book review >

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Dark Prince, Heed Thy Queen by Kathleen K.
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 6, 2014

"Thin and unassuming, K.'s latest is a titillating and highly provocative tinderbox, conflating taboo themes of hierarchal subservience, gender domination, and eroticized objectification."
Prolific eroticist K. (Honey B., Sexual Consultant, 2014, etc.) conjures a fictionalized wet dream starring a hypersexualized woman and the domineering hoodlum who sexually enslaves her. Read full book review >

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ARCHING OVER by Kathleen K.
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 10, 2013

"A sprawling collection, light on concrete specifics, that intriguingly lays out a dance of seduction in all of its conceivable steps."
K.'s (Stoner's Bone of Contention, 2013, etc.) collection of erotic poetry offers a cavalcade of love affairs, focusing on the narrator's moment-to-moment fantasies and experiences. Read full book review >

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K STREET by M.A. Lawson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 17, 2017

"With characters as flat as construction paper and a formulaic plot, this book manages what other thrillers about the NSA have failed to do: make it boring."
Kay Hamilton—former Drug Enforcement Administration agent and woman of steel—takes on the all-knowing National Security Agency in the third entry in Lawson's series (Viking Bay, 2015, etc.). Read full book review >

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ZERO K by Don DeLillo
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 10, 2016

"DeLillo's latest novel asks compelling questions, but its answers are a bit shopworn."
A cryogenic facility beyond the edges of civilization provokes a series of meditations on death and life. Read full book review >