Search Results: "M.K. Muriuki"


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ANGLO FLEECING by M.K. Muriuki
Released: Sept. 8, 2011

"A noteworthy chapter in the study of corruption."
A clear-eyed account of rampant government corruption in Kenya. Read full book review >

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LET'S GO CAMPING WITH MR. SILLYPANTS by M.K. Brown
BEDTIME BOOK
Released: June 1, 1995

"A good premise, lost in the execution. (Picture book. 3-7)"
A goofy, lope-along adult who seems very childlike in his striped pants, is back in a book that gets off to a good start, but falters midway. Mr. Sillypants oversleeps one morning, missing the chance to hook up with fellow-campers. Read full book review >

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SALLY'S ROOM by M.K. Brown
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 1992

"The message here is rendered almost painless by the novel idea, the funny pronouncements of the furniture, and the comical details in the cartoon-style illustrations. (Picture book. 5-8)"
When Sally leaves for school, her room is such a mess that it has actually inconvenienced her. Read full book review >

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HUNTING WITH GODS by M.K. Hume
Released: Aug. 13, 2013

"Historical fiction with a touch of fantasy, delivered with some rip-roaring battles and characters that are noble, memorable and unredeemable."
The third volume of the Merlin trilogy follows the legendary healer up to the beginning of a new chapter in both Merlin's and Britain's histories. Read full book review >

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THE LAST MAN TO DIE by M.K. Shuman
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 21, 1992

"The answers provide some bizarre, barely believable plotting, slowed often by Micah's bouts of introspection, but with a puzzle adroit enough to hold the reader to the end."
New Orleans p.i. Read full book review >

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DEATH OF AN EMPIRE by M.K. Hume
Released: May 21, 2013

"Dry, drab and drowsy. T.H. White it ain't."
A mannered lecture of a novel borrowing from—and liberally interpreting—the Arthurian Cycle. Read full book review >

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Naked Paddock by M.K. Ducote
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2013

"A hyperactive ride for fans of high-octane fiction."
An engaging romp through the fast, furious world of professional motor sports. Read full book review >

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DRIFT by M.K. Hutchins
YOUNG ADULT
Released: June 1, 2014

"Totally fresh. (Fantasy. 12-14)"
Original worldbuilding and cosmology spice up a save-the-world romantic adventure. Read full book review >

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THE MAYA STONE MURDERS by M.K. Shuman
Released: April 18, 1989

An introduction to New Orleans p.i. Read full book review >

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DREAMLAND by M.K. Lorens
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 20, 1992

"Disconcerting shifts in tone, from wryly satirical to wildly daffy to (attempted) semi-hard-boiled realism, but skewed toward the cornball comedic, which includes a bumbling eccentric detective, a plot that wanders off into left field and seldom finds its way back, and heavy-handedness throughout."
The hardcover introduction to Winston Sherman—the perennially also-ran at the mystery writers' awards dinner. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DRAGON'S CHILD by M.K. Hume
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 8, 2013

"A diverting read for fans of the Arthurian legends."
Hume's second trilogy picks up where her Merlin series ended. Read full book review >

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THE DEMON RIFT by M.K. Noble
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 4, 2017

"Effective for readers who appreciate supernatural gore, but the timeline becomes hard to track."
In this debut horror novel, several generations of women try to prevent a demon from opening a permanent rift between universes. Read full book review >