Search Results: "Leslie Kenton"


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LESLIE by Omar Tyree
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 6, 2002

"Implausibly melodramatic portrait of a killer whose actions evoke horror rather than sympathy."
Tyree (Just Say No!, 2001, etc.), whose grim tales of life in the 'hood usually offer moments of grace or wisdom, tells a horrifying and essentially nasty story of a woman who murders those who get in her way. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 18, 2011

"Kenton tells a truly harrowing story of the violence inflicted on her younger self, and she writes eloquently of the time and therapy that allowed her to heal."
The author chronicles a bizarre, tortuous journey from incest with her jazz-musician father to late-life healing. Read full book review >

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PLAN Z BY LESLIE KOVE by Betsy Robinson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 15, 2001

"A standard tale that features a particularly irritating adolescent narrator. The Curse of Holden Caulfield strikes again."
A trip back in time to the 1970s and all, supposedly, that was groovy. Read full book review >

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PULLING THE DRAGON'S TAIL by Kenton Kauffman
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Feb. 15, 2014

"A strong sci-fi debut from a promising new author."
In Kauffman's intriguing sci-fi novel, his debut, scientifically altered human immortals are being hunted down as the world approaches global catastrophe. Read full book review >

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EXOPHOBE by D. Kenton Mellott
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Dec. 19, 2012

"Steeped in cutting-edge neuroscience, literary arcane and comic-book culture, this action-packed tale will satisfy readers looking for entertainment with substance."
A zippy sci-fi adventure that keeps both the narrator and the reader on their toes. Read full book review >

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Exophobic: Making Waves by D. Kenton Mellott
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: May 27, 2015

"Leisurely paced but intelligent and profound, even at its goofiest."
An agency monitoring illegal manipulation of electromagnetic waves may have uncovered an attempt to control humanity in Mellott's (Exophobe, 2012, etc.) latest sci-fi outing. Read full book review >

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SHROUD OF EVIL by Pauline Rowson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 1, 2014

"Here's hoping Horton gets the goods on Eames soon so that Rowson can go back to the procedural puzzlers she does so well."
DI Andy Horton (Undercurrent, 2013, etc.) continues to complicate his job at the Portsmouth CID by probing his mother's long-ago disappearance. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 1, 1995

"For die-hard Herman fans only. (40 b&w photos, not seen)"
A profusion of facts inundates this biography/oral history of one of the most underrated figures in jazz, bandleader/singer/reedman Woody Herman. Read full book review >

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BOO! by Leslie Patricelli
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2015

"A warm and cuddly celebration of the creepiest holiday. (Board book. 1-3)"
Patricelli's tiny tot celebrates Halloween. Read full book review >

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BIG PIGS by Leslie Helakoski
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2014

"Gleeful—and opaque. (Picture book. 3-6)"
These three little porkers behave like...well, you know, until their mama teaches them a surprising lesson. Read full book review >

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IF ROCKS COULD SING by Leslie McGuirk
ABC BOOKS
Released: May 24, 2011

"Begs to be pored over again and again. (Alphabet book. 3-10)"
With sharp eyes, endless patience and vivid imagination, McGuirk seeks and finds rocks in the shapes of alphabet letters and items representing those letters. Read full book review >

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ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 2010

"More puppies, please. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Petra wakes up every night because she's afraid of the monster under her bed. Read full book review >