Search Results: "Lori Roy"


BOOK REVIEW

LET ME DIE IN HIS FOOTSTEPS by Lori Roy
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 2, 2015

"A sure winner with fans of backwoods country noir."
Roy (Bent Road, 2011, etc.) draws a Faulkner-ian tale of sex and violence from the Kentucky hills.Read full book review >

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UNTIL SHE COMES HOME by Lori Roy
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 13, 2013

"A beautifully written, at times lyrical, study of a disintegrating community. Roy, author of the Edgar Award-winning mystery Bent Road (2011), tackles similar themes here with equally successful results."
What if what you think you know, you don't really know? Read full book review >

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BENT ROAD by Lori Roy
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 31, 2011

"This odd, dark and often creepy tale of a dysfunctional community and a family that fits right in will keep readers wondering right until the last page."
Roy's suspenseful debut novel presents readers with a rich mix of troubled characters planted against the backdrop of a small Kansas farming town and the mysterious deaths of two young girls. Read full book review >

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ARUNDHATI ROY
by Gregory McNamee

Epic in scope, Arundhati Roy’s new novel, The Ministry of Utmost Happiness  opens with an arresting vignette, one in which the skies over Delhi, India, are suddenly absent of vultures, long the city’s characteristic birds. The vultures are gone owing to a poison called diclofenac, given to dairy cows as a muscle relaxant to “ease pain and increase the ...


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BOOK REVIEW

MAPLE by Lori Nichols
Kirkus Star
by Lori Nichols, illustrated by Lori Nichols
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 20, 2014

"An arboreal homage perfect for children reveling in alone time or reeling with a new sibling's arrival. (Picture book. 2-6)"
A little girl and a tree grow up together in this sweet debut. Read full book review >

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MAPLE & WILLOW TOGETHER by Lori Nichols
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 4, 2014

"Strong sibling bonds are perfectly described through spare language and artwork as lush as a forest of maple and willow trees. (Picture book. 2-6)"
Maple and Willow do just about everything in sweet, sisterly symbiosis. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SEQUENCE by Lori Andrews
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 19, 2006

"Dedicated readers may relish exploring this unusual branch of the military, but not necessarily the impersonal story in which it's couched."
A suspenseful first novel from biotechnologist and nonfiction author Andrews (Body Bazaar, 2001, etc.) offers within a workmanlike plot an insiders' look into the armed-services pathology lab. Read full book review >

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RAISING MY RAINBOW by Lori Duron
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 3, 2013

"A heartfelt examination of raising a boy who wants to be a girl."
A memoir about raising a gender-creative child. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SHAKESPEARE UNDEAD by Lori Handeland
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 2010

"Christopher Moore does much better work with both vampires and Shakespeare, but this bawdy send-up should slake the thirst of mash-up lovers a little longer."
The Bard struggles with madness and monsters in this risqué literary burlesque from paranormal romanticist Handeland (Apocalypse Happens, 2009, etc.). Read full book review >

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ZOMBIE ISLAND by Lori Handeland
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 22, 2012

"An enthusiastic but mediocre genre exercise."
Vampire (and playwright) William Shakespeare and zombie-hunter Katherine Dymond battle the living dead on a Tempest-inspired island in this second in a series by paranormal romance writer Handeland (Crave the Moon, 2011, etc.). Read full book review >

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ASBURY DARK by Lori Bonfitto
Released: Oct. 1, 2014

"Short stories for readers who like their horror tales diverting and diverse."
In Bonfitto's (The Lineman, 2013, etc.) horror collection, Asbury Park, New Jersey, provides the setting for seven strange, spooky stories.Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE GIRLS by Lori Lansens
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 2, 2006

"An unsentimental, heartwarming page-turner. Quite an achievement."
Lansens (Rush Home Road, 2002) overcomes the inherent "ick" factor in this surprisingly moving story of conjoined twins in a small Canadian community. Read full book review >