Search Results: "Kyle Garlett"


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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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KYLE FINDS HER WAY by Susie Salom
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 11, 2016

"Amusing, engaging, and honest, Kyle and her struggles and successes will be familiar to many middle school girls. (Fiction. 9-12)"
Kyle can have a hard time telling the truth, both to others and to herself. Read full book review >

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KYLE GOES ALONE by Jan Thornhill
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 15, 2015

"A startlingly informative alternative to the run-of-the-mill potty book. (Picture book. 3-7)"
The call of nature prods a young three-toed sloth to go it alone. Read full book review >

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WILD WILLIE AND KING KYLE DETECTIVES by Barbara M. Joosse
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 20, 1993

"Joosse catches the kids' concerns with engaging humor; her realistic dialogue and approachable, staccato style—plus Truesdell's wonderfully lively and comical b&w illustrations—are sure to appeal. (Fiction/Young reader. 7-10)"
When his best friend Kyle moves to ``stupid-Cleveland- stupid-Ohio,'' a disgusted Willie expects the girl who moves in next door to have a closet full of party dresses, a unicorn with a lavender tail, and a bike with hearts and sparkles. 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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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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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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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 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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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 >