Search Results: "N. Frank Daniels"


BOOK REVIEW

FUTUREPROOF by N. Frank Daniels
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 27, 2009

"Affecting in its guileless way, if ultimately predictable."
A lurid chronicle of a young man's slow decline into heroin addiction; this novel, the author's debut, was originally self published. Read full book review >

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THE YOUNG HEALER by Frank N. McMillan III
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2012

"Readers who would like to go on a spirit quest should choose instead Sylvia Ross' more carefully crafted and respectful Blue Jay Girl (2010). (Fiction. 9-12)"
On the day her little brother Peter is hospitalized with a life-threatening illness, 11-year-old Feather is taken on a spirit quest through Manhattan in a series of improbable events in which her Lakota grandfather passes on some of his powers as a traditional healer. Read full book review >

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DREADNOUGHT by April Daniels
Released: Jan. 24, 2017

"A thoroughly enjoyable, emotionally rich, action-packed story with the most exciting new superheroes in decades. Unmissable. (Science fiction. 14 & up)"
Danny's having a moment to herself when superfamous superhero Dreadnought drops out of the sky and dies in her arms—but not before passing her his powers. Read full book review >

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Venus Looks Down On A Prairie Vole by Graeme Daniels
FICTION & LITERATURE

"This novel addresses an engaging topic, but its unlikable narrator and tendentious prose drag it down."
In Daniels' (The Situation, 2014, etc.) latest novel, a psychotherapist takes a break from his usual existence when he gets tired of listening to other people's problems, but he finds it's not so easy to leave the couch behind. Read full book review >

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Crystal From The Hills by Graeme Daniels
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 19, 2012

"Sprawling, muddled and often hard to follow."
In this literary novel, Daniels (The Big No, 2010, etc.) follows Chris Leavitt, a former meth addict trying to rescue his once again unraveling life. Read full book review >

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UNFORGIVEN by B.J. Daniels
Released: Nov. 20, 2012

"An interesting premise, told through a fitful plot, disjointed character transitions and a general lack of chemistry."
An unsolved murder tests bonds of love and family in Daniels' first HQN single title. Read full book review >

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WAKE THE DEVIL by Robert Daniels
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 13, 2016

"Synthetic but highly effective thrills for fans who wish Jeffery Deaver, whose strengths and weaknesses Daniels follows as faithfully as the footprints in a dance lesson, would turn them out faster."
Another serial killer, this time a professional assassin ready to murder anyone standing between him and his target, calls Atlanta profiler Jack Kale back to the FBI. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 20, 2011

"A carefully argued political treatise, but one of many similar books during these contentious political times."
Indiana's governor delivers his vision for saving America. Read full book review >

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My Brother the Boxer: The Terry Daniels Story by Jeff Daniels
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 9, 2015

"While the fight descriptions are vivid, the subject remains one-dimensional."
A fond recollection of the boxing career of an unlikely heavyweight championship contender. Read full book review >

BLOG POST

MICHAEL FRANK
by Marjorie Baumgarten

Perhaps you recognize the names of Irving Ravetch and Harriet Frank Jr. A married couple, they were Hollywood screenwriters responsible for authoring such Oscar-nominated classics as Hud and Norma Rae. Active from the late Forties through the mid-Eighties, the collaborators built a reputation for quality scripts based on their eight films with maverick filmmaker Martin Ritt and their screen adaptations ...


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BOOK REVIEW

SOVEREIGN by April Daniels
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: July 25, 2017

"Daniels doesn't just perfectly 'queer the capes,' she delivers a book that's tightly packed with brilliantly rendered fights, nail-biting scenes of peril, emotional authenticity, and a perfect first kiss. (Science fiction. 12-adult)"
It's been nine months since the last Dreadnought was blown apart and he transferred the mantle—and the responsibilities—to teenager Danny Tozer, and she's already world-weary. Read full book review >