Search Results: "Nick Cutter"


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LITTLE HEAVEN by Nick Cutter
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 10, 2017

"The early sections have enough dark humor to give a false sense of security. But once the team reaches Little Heaven, the pace of the horror is unrelenting."
Little Heaven, as described by Cutter (the pseudonym of Canadian writer Craig Davidson), is a big slice of hell. And this deeply disturbing story throws the reader right into the thick of it, along with a trio of mercenaries who encounter the supernatural within a Jonestown-like religious compound. Read full book review >

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THE TROOP by Nick Cutter
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 25, 2014

"Readers may wish to tackle this heart-pounding novel in highly populated, well-lit areas—snacks optional."
Some thrillers produce shivers, others trigger goose bumps; Cutter's graphic offering will have readers jumping out of their skins. Read full book review >

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THE MAID by Kimberly  Cutter
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 20, 2011

"Despite the Grand Guignol moments, a thoughtful retelling."
Cutter's first novel traces the improbable history of Joan of Arc in lurid detail. Read full book review >

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The Pink Pony by Charles Cutter
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 15, 2015

"A mystery with a protagonist who's truly in his element inside the courtroom."
Cutter's debut legal thriller tells the story of a litigator in Mackinac Island, Michigan, who defends a man accused of murder. Read full book review >

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THE FOGGY, FOGGY FOREST by Nick Sharratt
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2008

"A nifty notion well played. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Sharratt is not the first illustrator to use vellum to create a sense of mist on the page, but he may be one of the first to capitalize on its peek-a-book effect with a younger audience. Read full book review >

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BAD KITTY MEETS THE BABY by Nick Bruel
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 7, 2011

"Further proof that Bad Kitty can be good…especially in the eyes of her many fans. (Humor. 6-10)"
In Bad Kitty's return, she attempts to answer one critical question: "What the heck is that thing?" Read full book review >

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DON’T EAT THE BABYSITTER! by Nick Ward
ANIMALS
Released: April 11, 2006

"Will appeal to the shark lovers more than to the parents of their own wild child. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Sammy is a rather excitable shark, who tends to bite things when emotions run high; in his last outing, Don't Eat the Teacher (2004), it was his schoolmates and supplies. Read full book review >

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Released: March 1, 2015

"Teens who enjoy slice-of-life vignettes that evoke a specific time and place and adults who thrill to nostalgia will find a lot to like about these pithy, honestly awkward and poignant minimemoirs. (Memoir. 14 & up)"
Each of these 40-plus very short stories unveils a memory of being a teenager that is important to its respective writer. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 1, 1996

"In Salvatore's account, we get a glimpse of the private poet in all his wide mystery. (32 pages illustrations, not seen)"
In this biography based on the newly discovered journals of Amos Webber, Cornell historian Salvatore has given us a fascinating, enigmatic figure of 19th-century black American history. Read full book review >