Search Results: "Kyle Poling"


BOOK REVIEW

FIVE HUNGRY PANDAS! by Alexis Barad-Cutler
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 24, 2014

"A generally pleasing primer on simple counting concepts for toddlers and preschoolers. (Board book. 2-4)"
Barad-Cutler offers an eye-catching introduction to counting forward and backward. Read full book review >

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Unsung Heroes by Kyle Gurkovich
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 3, 2015

"A well-written, high-spirited time-travel novel that offers some thrills but fails to deliver anything startlingly new to the genre."
A Celt from the 10th century C.E. embarks on a quest through time in Gurkovich's debut book, an energetic fantasy adventure. Read full book review >

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Drink Dirt Eat Stone by Kyle Fleishman
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 30, 2015

"A violent, thrilling mystery hampered at times by overly gruesome exposition."
A debut novel following a former hit man who tries to eliminate old enemies before the past catches up with him. Read full book review >

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THE BEAUTIFUL UNSEEN by Kyle Boelte
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 10, 2015

"In this occasionally overwrought but often moving memoir, Boelte ends with a different perspective than when he started."
An extended meditation on fog, perception, memory and mortality. Read full book review >

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Split Brain by Kyle Hemmings
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 10, 2016

"A bold, if opaque, collection that often feels like avant-garde poetry compressed from stanzas to paragraphs."
A short fiction and poetry specialist collects 33 pieces of experimental, surreal, and mildly otherworldly prose. Read full book review >

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THE FLAMES by Kyle Prue
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 22, 2017

"Exemplary tale of supernatural warfare and unforgettable characters."
A teen with special powers must decide if he'll join a revolution against a wicked empire in this second installment of a YA fantasy-adventure series. Read full book review >

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DARKNESS AND LIGHT by Kyle Hoy
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 17, 2016

"A more polished and entertaining second installment covers much of the same ground as the first."
In the second of Hoy's (Darkness and Light: Rise of the Omans, 2015) fantasy series, humans may hold the key to the survival of powerful beings from another world.Read full book review >

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ROBERT LUDLUM'S THE ARES DECISION by Kyle Mills
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 4, 2011

"Nothing fancy here, but plenty of comfort food for those with an appetite for the thriller genre."
Diabolical Caleb Bahame, "brutal terrorist and cult leader," has unleashed hell in Uganda, and there are rumors Bahame is seeking an unholy alliance. Read full book review >

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PRAYING DRUNK by Kyle Minor
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 15, 2014

"There's cynicism and despair and nihilism in the collection, certainly, but there's courage too and a measure of blood-tinged beauty."
An award-winning short fiction author offers 12 stories so ripe with realism as to suggest a roman à clef.Read full book review >

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LOVE MONKEY by Kyle Smith
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 3, 2004

"Funny material corrupted by a protagonist who grows less funny the longer you know him."
Pitiable young man seeking woman—any woman. Read full book review >

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ROBERT LUDLUM'S THE UTOPIA EXPERIMENT by Kyle Mills
Released: March 26, 2013

"Mills offers an interesting new premise for action-adventure, albeit with the resolution one tick less than satisfying."
In the latest of Covert-One operative Lt. Col. Jon Smith's adventures, Mills (The Ares Decision, 2011, etc.) uploads Ludlum's superagents into augmented reality. Read full book review >