Search Results: "Kelly Keaton"


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DARKNESS BECOMES HER by Kelly Keaton
FANTASY
Released: Feb. 22, 2011

"Also unsurprising is the cliffhanger ending, leaving no doubt that there will be a sequel. (Supernatural romance. 14 & up)"
Blending tropes currently popular in teen fiction, this predictable supernatural romance portrays a society of vampires, shape-shifters, witches, monsters and gods in the post-apocalyptic ruins of what was once New Orleans. Read full book review >

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A BEAUTIFUL EVIL by Kelly Keaton
Released: Feb. 21, 2012

"Interesting ideas, flawed execution. (Paranormal romance. 14 & up)"
A gorgon and her aristocrat vampire boyfriend wage battle against the goddess Athena in this action-filled paranormal romance set in New 2—a futuristic, crumbling New Orleans. Read full book review >

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MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 1, 2006

"A mildly effective demonstration of why the things that go bump in the night aren't nearly as bad as the skeletons in the closet."
A mother is determined to find out what is haunting her child and why. Read full book review >

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LET'S JUST SAY IT WASN'T PRETTY by Diane Keaton
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 29, 2014

"Light entertainment from a witty woman."
A breezy little volume by an actress facing old age with aplomb. Read full book review >

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FINAL ARRANGEMENTS by Miles Keaton Andrew
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 6, 2002

"Fast, funny, and remarkably good-natured: You'll die laughing."
An extremely funny debut novel, set mostly within the confines of a funeral home that hugs the shoreline of bad taste without actually running aground. Read full book review >

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The Last Projector by David James Keaton
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 31, 2014

"A loopy, appealing mix of popular culture and thoroughly crazy people."
Keaton (Pig Iron, 2015, etc.) delivers a free-wheeling novel about a porn director, two obsessive young lovers, and a host of other misfit characters. Read full book review >

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LOUISE LOVES ART by Kelly Light
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 9, 2014

"Cheerfully art-ful. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A fresh and bright sibling tale. Read full book review >

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THE BOLL WEEVIL BALL by Kelly Murphy
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2002

"A pleasant take on the idea, which children are always receptive to, that size and success are not necessarily related. (Picture book. 5-7)"
A tiny beetle finds the perfect dancing partner in this endearing, if awkwardly written, debut. Read full book review >

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LOOK AT THE BABY by Kelly Johnson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2002

"As the rhyme concludes: 'sweet, sweet, sweet!' (Picture book. 1-4)"
A photographic investigation of a baby from head to toe lends itself to repeat visits to its adorable subjects. Read full book review >

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BONNIE'S BLUE HOUSE by Kelly Asbury
COLORS
Released: April 1, 1997

"Two companion volumes, Rusty's Red Vacation (ISBN 0-8050-4021-8) and Yolanda's Yellow School (- 4023-4), take Asbury's color message aptly into those realms. (Picture book. 2-5)"
This color-concept book from newcomer Asbury has much going for it. Read full book review >

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LOUISE AND ANDIE by Kelly Light
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 14, 2016

"Visually sophisticated in a totally accessible way. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Louise and Art are back, bright-eyed and excited about their new neighbor. Read full book review >

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HARD SENTENCES by David James Keaton
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 18, 2017

"An exquisitely moody, searing assemblage of tales, each distinctively contributing to the atmosphere and desperation of The Rock."
A collection of jarring prison stories centers on Alcatraz. Read full book review >