Search Results: "Kiki Kosinski"


BOOK REVIEW

KIKI by Kyla May
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2013

"A good choice for girls who love sparkles. (Fiction. 6-8)"
"I am Kiki, World-Famous Style Star!" Read full book review >

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JERZY KOSINSKI by James Park Sloan
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 11, 1996

"Kosinski may not have been much of a writer and was undoubtedly something of a charlatan, but his biographer reveals a life that reads like a wonderfully picaresque fiction. (16 pages b&w photos, not seen)"
Was Jerzy Kosinski a spy? Read full book review >

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ORAL PLEASURE by Jerzy Kosinski
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Dec. 4, 2012

"Pieces that reveal a fine mind, a creative imagination and, sometimes, an idiosyncratic notion of fact."
A collection of interviews, speeches and essays by the late author, whose literary reputation plummeted after a 1982 article in the Village Voice accused him of plagiarism and employing ghostwriters. Read full book review >

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KIKI KOKÍ by Ed Rodríguez
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 14, 2015

"Previously self-published, this tale ably uses a modern artistic approach to tell an age-old tale of virtue and its rewards. (Spanish picture book. 5-8)"
An insolent Taíno boy learns a valuable lesson in cooperative behavior when he is magically transformed into a tree frog in this Spanish-language retelling of a Puerto Rican folk tale. Read full book review >

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KIKI AND JACQUES by Susan Ross
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 15, 2015

"A well-meaning novel that aims high but misses. (Fiction. 8-12)"
Soccer becomes a cultural bridge for a Franco-American boy and a newly arrived Somali family in a Maine mill town. Read full book review >

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PASSION PLAY by Jerzy Kosinski
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 1979

"If Kosinski wants to start getting sympathy for his alter-egos, he'll have to stop writing shock-a-thons to fit his thematic formula—which may be a good idea, considering the lumbering obviousness of this latest effort."
When we disbelieve what others could do, we end up disbelieving what we could do ourselves. Read full book review >

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BEING THERE by Jerzy Kosinski
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 21, 1971

"As an envoi, who could say it any more persuasively than Mr. Kosinski's Russian writer: 'One could make this fable clearer still: but let us not provoke the geese.'"
After the literal horror of The Painted Bird and the inchoate horror of Steps, this is a seriocomic cryptofable, a commentary on 'being there' or rather not being at all, in which passivity is perhaps a kindlier fate than participation. Read full book review >

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THE DOLLS by Kiki Sullivan
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 2, 2014

"Only the most ardent fans of paranormal/romantic thrillers will be enthralled by this one and its inevitable sequels. (Supernatural thriller. 12-18)"
A variation on an increasingly familiar formula involving a Louisiana setting, voodoo or related magic, a star-crossed romance, and a protagonist conflicted about or unaware of her tremendous inherited powers. Read full book review >

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Getting Some by Kiki Terrell
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 31, 2013

"A bit shallow but always enjoyable."
Three girlfriends across the pond navigate the roller coaster of sex, love and life in this entertaining chick-lit debut. Read full book review >

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BLIND DATE by Jerzy Kosinski
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 14, 1977

"But this latest inventory is quick to take hold and hard to shake off."
Once more, with horror, as another Kosinski-an, foreign-born American—George Levanter of "Investors International"—goes out on a taut, unconnected series of international "blind dates" with violence and debasement. Read full book review >

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The Seven Year King by Kiki Hamilton
Released: May 7, 2013

"A solid YA fantasy with moments of brilliance."
Hamilton (The Torn Wing, 2012, etc.) revisits the fantasy world of Faeriein the third book of her young-adult series. Read full book review >

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THE TORN WING by Kiki Hamilton
Released: Aug. 9, 2012

"Lovers of fairy tales and Victorian England aren't the only readers who will be charmed by this story of self-discovery."
Book Two in the Faerie Ring series picks up where the previous book ended and continues the tale. Read full book review >