Search Results: "Kenyon Cox"


BOOK REVIEW

MIXED BEASTS by Kenyon Cox
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2005

"Worth a visit, particularly for fans of Jack Prelutsky's Scranimals (2002), illustrated by Peter Sís. (Picture book. 6-8)"
This gallery of portmanteau beasts features new illustrations captioned by Cox's ragged rhymes, which were originally published under the same title in 1904. Read full book review >

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A FRENCH AFFAIR by Michael Kenyon
Released: June 8, 1993

"The wittiest, best-written French guide now on hand."
Amusing and smart food-and-travel memoir, set largely in southwestern France. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BLOODSTONE by Nate Kenyon
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 30, 2006

"Ghostly cackles that will raise few hackles."
A debut horror novel saddled with by-the-numbers spooks. Read full book review >

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RABID by TK Kenyon
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 2007

"More emetic than erotic."
If Michael Crichton had written The Thorn Birds, it might have sounded something like this debut thriller, which is crammed with medico-scientific jargon, wild sex and jabs at the Catholic Church. Read full book review >

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DAY ONE by Nate Kenyon
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2013

"Occasionally thrilling but not very credible and full of blunders."
Malevolent computer intelligence aims to take down humanity in this apocalyptic thriller set in New York City, from the author of Diablo III: The Order (2012, etc.). Read full book review >

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SON OF NO ONE by Sherrilyn Kenyon
ROMANCE
Released: Sept. 2, 2014

"A diverting paranormal romance that's less edgy than it seems to want to be."
When skeptical Josette Landry is hired to do camerawork for a paranormal reality TV show, she's forced to reassess her idea of reality. Read full book review >

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BORN OF SILENCE by Sherrilyn Kenyon
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2012

"In space, no one can hear you scream. That's a good thing for those who love a well-written story and are trapped reading this one instead."
Remember how Darth Vader was a good guy, sort of? Keep that in mind as Kenyon's latest space oater in The League series unfolds. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PECKOVER AND THE BOG MAN by Michael Kenyon
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 12, 1995

"A winner."
The author's spirit of unbridled irreverence and gift for conveying regional accents get full play here as Scotland Yard's Chief Inspector Henry Peckover (Peckover Joins the Choir, 1994, etc.) finds himself in Inverballoch, a remote corner of Scotland. Read full book review >

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PECKOVER JOINS THE CHOIR by Michael Kenyon
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 2, 1994

"Grave matters like theft, homicide, sabotage, and germ warfare are no match for Peckover's indomitable levity."
The two newest members of the Sealeigh Choral Society—Chief Inspector Henry Peckover (fresh from his last undercover assignment in 1993's Kill the Butler!) and his sidekick Constable Jason Twitty- -clamber aboard, without benefit of auditions, just in time for a concert tour of Ghent, Gap, Bra, and Andorra—where they expect a continuation of the rash of thefts of religious artifacts (so far, a madonna, a chalice, and a bit from a crown of thorns) from sites the choir has been visiting. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

IS THAT YOU, MONSTER? by Steve Cox
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2013

"An interchangeable knockoff but still tailor-made to spark bursts of delighted nighttime screaming. (Novelty/picture book. 4-7)"
In a barely disguised remake of Is That You, Wolf? (2012), intrepid readers are invited to stick their hands into a series of pockets…and feel what lies within. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

IS THAT YOU, ALIEN? by Steve Cox
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2014

"A labored effort to squeeze a little more juice from a once-fresh gimmick. (Novelty. 5-7)"
Intrepid readers who don't mind slipping their hands into places without looking will get what they deserve from this backyard hunt for aliens. Read full book review >