Search Results: "Kevin J. Hayes"


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GEORGE WASHINGTON by Kevin J. Hayes
Released: May 1, 2017

"More effective as a portrait of the interests of the Colonial planter class than of Washington personally."
A new biography of our first president as viewed through the contents of his library. Read full book review >

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A JOURNEY THROUGH AMERICAN LITERATURE by Kevin J. Hayes
NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 16, 2012

"For readers craving a one-night stand with American letters, this is satisfying; for a more enduring relationship, look elsewhere."
American literature in fewer than 200 pages? Fasten your seatbelts. Read full book review >

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AN AMERICAN CYCLING ODYSSEY, 1887 by Kevin J. Hayes
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 23, 2002

"It made the record books, but Nellis's journey was also companionable and allowed him to tarry, and so was twice blessed."
An enjoyable retelling of George Nellis's transcontinental bicycle journey in the late-19th century, smartly plaited with excerpts from his letters home and articles written for a cycling magazine. Read full book review >

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The Heresy Within by Rob J. Hayes
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: April 15, 2013

"A complex, satisfying fantasy novel from an author who may command a large genre following very soon."
In the first installment of Hayes' trilogy, Renaissance-style sovereign city-states vie for power and supremacy. Read full book review >

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THE SKY AND THE SEA by Kevin J. Johnson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 23, 2013

"A strong book of poems about what it means to have and what it means to lose."
A slim but powerful debut collection of poetry exploring loss and longing. Read full book review >

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HORIZON STORMS by Kevin J. Anderson
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: July 29, 2004

"While the series has been compared to Robert Jordan's apparently endless Wheel of Time, the Star Wars movies (which Anderson has novelized) are equally plausible models."
Third in Anderson's sprawling space-opera series (A Forest of Stars, 2003, etc.). Read full book review >

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UNNATURAL ACTS by Kevin J. Anderson
Released: Dec. 24, 2012

"As exhaustingly inventive and jokey as Dan's debut. Think of the entire first season of True Blood on fast forward."
Another full caseload for Dan Shamble, the zombie detective who was just warming up when he solved his own murder in Death Warmed Over (2012). Read full book review >

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HIDDEN EMPIRE by Kevin J. Anderson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 24, 2002

"Loyalists will leap aboard and groan with delight at a cliffhanger ending that arrives all too soon."
Anderson has keyboarded installments beyond number of the Star Wars, X-Files, and, with Brian Herbert, Dune series, hitting the bestseller lists, which he's also hit in novels with L. Ron Hubbard, Doug Beason, the SF anthology Dogged Persistence (2001), and, most recently, a solo novel, Hopscotch (2002). Read full book review >

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THE LAST DAYS OF KRYPTON by Kevin J. Anderson
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Oct. 1, 2007

"Sci-fi of Miltonic ambition."
Apocalypse Then. Its prose aptly—on occasion annoyingly—portentous, this Superman prequel is action-packed, depicting a lost world in fanatic detail. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: March 29, 2016

"A fantastic addition to the shelves of World War I histories."
The first English-language account of a small army that actually took control of Siberia in 1918. Read full book review >

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ENEMIES & ALLIES by Kevin J. Anderson
GRAPHIC NOVELS & COMIC BOOKS
Released: May 1, 2009

"<\b>Injects a welcome dose of retro exuberance into the capes-and-tights routine."
Caped Crusader meets Man of Steel in the early 1950s. Read full book review >

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NEBULA AWARDS SHOWCASE 2011 by Kevin J. Anderson
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: May 1, 2011

"For readers who like their fantasy and science fiction short and punchy."
As voted by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America: 15 stories, three poems and two appreciations, plus listings of all the other awards from 2009—although the year appears to be flexible, since several of the works first appeared in 2008. Read full book review >