Search Results: "Kyle Baker"


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YOU ARE HERE by Kyle Baker
GRAPHIC NOVELS & COMIC BOOKS
Released: Jan. 19, 1999

"Warts and all, though, this full-color production deserves attention for DC's effort to entertain adults for a change."
The author of Why I Hate Saturn, best known for his long-running strip "Bad Publicity" in New York magazine, attempts an "urban romantic comedy——but his disparate influences and preposterous plot suggest something altogether different. Read full book review >

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THE GOD OF ANIMALS by Aryn Kyle
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 15, 2007

"A talented writer's lyrical but oppressive first work."
Growing pains and the loss of innocence on a desert ranch. Read full book review >

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THE SLIDE by Kyle Beachy
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 27, 2009

"An intriguing but ultimately baffling rumination on looming adulthood."
A young graduate meditates on his future and agonizes over his absent girlfriend during a long hot summer in St. Louis. Read full book review >

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A CHRISTMAS CAROLINE by Kyle Smith
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 7, 2006

"The Scrooge is the same, but the message is muffled."
A chick-lit tweak of the Dickens classic. Read full book review >

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THE DIVINE MADNESS OF PHILIP K. DICK by Kyle Arnold
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 1, 2016

"An inquiry into the SF master's mind that will interest only the most devoted of Dick's fans."
Philip K. Dick (1928-1982) sits on the couch for some deep analysis. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 2011

"A compassionate celebration of the human spirit that doesn't gloss over tough realities."
Freelance sportswriter and motivational speaker Garlett (What Were They Thinking?: The Brainless Blunders that Changed Sports History, 2009, etc.) writes with humor and brutal honesty about his 17-year battle to defeat cancer. Read full book review >

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SPHERE OF INFLUENCE by Kyle Mills
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 1, 2002

"A technothriller without the hardware."
A CIA plot involving Afghan terrorists unsurprisingly blows up, requiring FBI solutions and assistance from an ethical and pleasant narco-trafficker. Read full book review >

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THE SECOND HORSEMAN by Kyle Mills
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 8, 2006

"Vale's mordant wit is refreshing, but the double-crosses and final outcome are predictable, and the plot more far-fetched than frightening."
An ex-con and a partner race to head off a nuclear Armageddon in this thriller from Mills (Fade, 2005, etc.). Read full book review >

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Darkness & Light by Kyle Hoy
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 19, 2015

"A bold myth with solid worldbuilding, hampered by weak characters and a conclusion that's more like likely to irritate than tantalize readers."
A sweeping fantasy epic that combines magic and mysticism with space exploration and high drama, set amid a primal struggle between Darkness and Light. Read full book review >

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FUTURE WARS by Kyle Hemmings
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 3, 2017

"An alluring, well-composed look at conflict."
The new collection of poetry and prose from Hemmings (The Truth about Onions, 2017, etc.) features surrealist fables of wartime.Read full book review >