Search Results: "Kyle D. Pruett"


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NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 1, 2000

"No platitudes, no preaching; just a thoughtful exploration of what fatherhood means."
Psychiatrist Pruett (Yale Child Study Center) makes clear that fatherhood is not in competition with motherhood; children need both parents, and for different reasons. 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 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 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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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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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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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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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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BURN FACTOR by Kyle Mills
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 7, 2001

"A mistake, painfully short on the author's trademark humor. Return, Mark Beamon."
Mills sets aside Mark Beamon, the exiled FBI profiler of his first three novels (Free Fall, 2000, etc.), for fledgling Bureau researcher Quinn Barry. Read full book review >