Search Results: "Mark Titus"


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TITUS by Keith Yocum
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 7, 2013

"A chilling, novel premise that just misses the mark."
During the critical Civil War battles of Chancellorsville and Gettysburg in 1863, a fictional Union Army regiment is plagued by a mysterious killer. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 6, 2012

"A perfect way to pass the time during the tournament's endless TV timeouts."
A walk-on leverages fortuitous friendships and a quick wit to enjoy the ride of a lifetime. Read full book review >

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TITUS RULES! by Dick King-Smith
ANIMALS
Released: Jan. 14, 2003

"A near-miss. (Fiction. 9-11)"
King-Smith's (Chewing the Cud, p. 1312, etc.) animal tales usually leap over the Atlantic with ease, but not this time. Read full book review >

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MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 31, 1997

"Lumley's lively but adolescent gouache is complete, but, unlike Lovecraft's miasmic oils, it lacks a style you'd revisit for the glow alone."
Third double-volume, after The Clock of Dreams and Spawn of the Winds (p. 668), ending the Titus Crow sextette, the first hardcover reprint of a series based on Lumley's borrowings from H.P. Lovecraft. Read full book review >

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MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 1, 1997

"Carmine prose from the very pits of hell as Lumley blends Lovecraft's demons and gods with Edgar Rice Burroughs's wild sense of adventure."
Second hardcover volume of three, this one reprinting two ``adventure horror'' novels written in Lumley's Lovecraft-struck youth. Read full book review >

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TITUS CROW by Brian Lumley
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 1, 1997

"Hideous mobile sludge, hellish dreams, babbling madness, the horror, the horror!"
First hardcover volume of three, each holding two Titus Crow novels from Lumley's earlier days as an H.P. Lovecraft disciple. Read full book review >

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MISSING MARK by Julie Kramer
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 14, 2009

"Nicely done, if not groundbreaking, with a likable heroine in an intriguing profession."
TV investigative reporter Riley Spartz has an instinct about stories, and the unexplained disappearance of a groom-to-be gets her juices flowing. Read full book review >

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Released: Nov. 20, 2001

"A coffee-table volume that someone might actually read—and enjoy. The wonders of Burns and Company never cease. (110 b&w and 40 color illustrations)"
What comes after baseball, the Civil War, and jazz? Mark Twain, of course. Read full book review >

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EXCLAMATION MARK by Amy Krouse Rosenthal
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2013

"Funny and spirited (and secretly educational, but nobody will notice). (Picture book. 4-8)"
Punctuation with pizzazz. Read full book review >

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YOUNG ADULT
Released: June 19, 2012

"This smart, stylish series opener raises the bar for paranormal fiction, leaving readers impatient for the next installment. (author's note) (Urban fantasy. 12 & up)"
Crime noir meets paranormal romance in this addictive thriller about two London teens in whom the fae awakens, conferring abilities at once exhilarating and harshly stigmatized. Read full book review >

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PAPA’S MARK by Gwendolyn Battle-Lavert
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 15, 2004

"Heartfelt. (Picture book. 6-10)"
Talk of the upcoming election permeates the African-American community because, for the first time, they will be permitted to vote alongside their white neighbors. Read full book review >