Search Results: "Kerri Majors"


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THIS IS NOT A WRITING MANUAL by Kerri  Majors
YOUNG ADULT
Released: July 9, 2013

"An upbeat and honest guide for teens already considering writing careers. (Nonfiction. 13 & up)"
Advice on writing from an experienced writer. Read full book review >

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ONE HUNDRED MILLION HEARTS by Kerri Sakamoto
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 2004

"An elegant and thoughtful meditation on history, family, and personality, nicely packed into a tautly mysterious domestic drama."
A second from Toronto-based Sakamoto (The Electrical Field, 1999), the story of a young woman's posthumous discovery of her father's double life. Read full book review >

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THE MILLIONAIRES by Inman Majors
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 2009

"The shape is mythic but the storytelling is hollow."
Ambition, money, politics and women drive a voluminous Southern epic. Read full book review >

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HUNTING PRINCE DRACULA  by Kerri Maniscalco
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 19, 2017

"A scenic, twisty mystery. (Historical thriller. 14-adult)"
Audrey Rose and Thomas return with Dracula-themed murders in the sequel to Stalking Jack the Ripper (2016). Read full book review >

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WONDERDOG by Inman Majors
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 8, 2004

"Strenuously zany, but the humor falls flat."
This second outing from Majors (Swimming in Sky, 2000, not reviewed) is an aimless ramble through Alabama bars and byways in search of an elusive comic breeze. Read full book review >

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LOVE'S WINNING PLAYS by Inman Majors
Released: Aug. 27, 2012

"A sardonic, fun take on big-time college football, where booster money plays first-team offense."
Majors (The Millionaires, 2009, etc.) goes comic on football when he follows graduate assistant Raymond Love, scratching for a coaching slot at a big-time SEC program, as he is assigned to drive for Coach Woody during the university's annual Pigskin Cavalcade. Read full book review >

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STALKING JACK THE RIPPER by Kerri Maniscalco
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 20, 2016

"Perhaps a more genuinely enlightened protagonist would have made this debut more engaging. (Historical thriller. 15-18)"
Audrey Rose Wadsworth, 17, would rather perform autopsies in her uncle's dark laboratory than find a suitable husband, as is the socially acceptable rite of passage for a young, white British lady in the late 1800s. Read full book review >

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THE ELECTRICAL FIELD by Kerri Sakamoto
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 1999

"An impossibly snarled tale, told in beautiful prose, but few readers will manage to plow through the fractured and introverted narration."
A lugubrious debut novel describing a middle-aged woman's attempts to come to terms with the mystery of her best friend's murder. Read full book review >

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SNOW SISTERS! by Kerri Kokias
Released: Jan. 2, 2018

"A nice addition to sibling shelves that shows that fun can also be had apart. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Two sisters who could not be more unalike in personality enjoy a snowy day in different ways. Read full book review >

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JUSTINE by Iben Mondrup
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 15, 2016

"A dark, ultimately frustrating tale of an enfant terrible wannabe."
Danish author Mondrup (Godhavn, 2014) exposes the underbelly of the contemporary Danish art scene in this novel about a young artist in crisis. Read full book review >