Search Results: "Paul Malmont"


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THE ASTOUNDING, THE AMAZING, AND THE UNKNOWN by Paul Malmont
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: July 5, 2011

"A larkish imagining of sci-fi greats becoming part of one narrative they can't control. A fun novel, and an informative one in tracing the origins of the genre."
In 1943, alerted to German scientific advances that could turn the tide of World War II, the U.S. government calls upon a group of noted young science-fiction writers to halt the Nazi threat by making imagined phenomena real. Read full book review >

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JACK LONDON IN PARADISE by Paul Malmont
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 2009

"A mildly entertaining but superficial treatment of this outsized writer."
The famous writer proves an elusive quarry in Malmont's second (The Chinatown Death Cloud Peril, 2006), a meandering fact/fiction hybrid about London's last year of life. Read full book review >

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THE CHINATOWN DEATH CLOUD PERIL by Paul Malmont
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 2006

"A little too much of a good thing."
The famous names of 1930s pulp fiction come together for a wild romp in Malmont's inventive, if a bit overlong, first novel. Read full book review >

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DEATH PAYS THE ROSE RENT by Valerie S. Malmont
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 1, 1994

"Maybe newcomer Tori will fare better in a sequel on her less cutesy home turf."
What could be a more peaceful contrast with newly unemployed crime reporter Tori Miracle's Hell's Kitchen apartment than her college roommate Alice-Ann MacKinstrie's hometown of Lickin Creek, Pa.? Read full book review >

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DEATH, LIES, AND APPLE PIES by Valerie S. Malmont
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 1, 1997

"Just the thing for readers who need their blood-pressure checked before tackling the rigors of Tamar Myers's comparatively racy Penn Dutch stories."
Can you imagine? Read full book review >

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PAUL AUSTER
by J.W. Bonner

We live our lives mostly in the moment, but also attendant to the question of what if?— what if we had lived in that town rather than the one I know? what if my father (or mother) had died? what if my parents had divorced? what if I had attended school X rather than school Y? what if I ...


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PAMELA PAUL
by Claiborne Smith

Readers who know Pamela Paul’s books before she became the editor of the New York Times Book Review know that they are serious works of nonfiction: The Starter Marriage and the Future of Matrimony (2002), Pornified: How Pornography Is Damaging Our Lives, Our Relationships, and Our Families (2005), and Parenting, Inc.: How the Billion-Dollar Baby Business Has Changed the Way ...


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WHERE SHERLOCK HOLMES MEETS FANTASY
by John DeNardo

If Benjamin Franklin were alive today, he'd say that nothing in the world is certain except death, taxes, and Sherlock Holmes stories. Sherlock Holmes, the iconic consulting detective created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle in 1887, is a perennial mainstay in the literary world. What's not to like? Holmes' methods of investigation and deductions are flawless and the ...


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A SURPRISE FOR GIRAFFE AND ELEPHANT by Paul Gude
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 17, 2015

"Readers can't help but feel lifted after spending time with these two companions. (Picture book. 3-5)"
The welcome return of odd-couple pals Elephant and Giraffe (When Elephant Met Giraffe, 2014).Read full book review >

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HELLO WORLD! by Paul Beavis
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2015

"A calmly surreal invitation to explore. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Mrs. Mo's Monster (2014), he of the snaggly teeth, spiky blue fur, and lolling pink tongue, is still in the attic. Read full book review >

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RED PANDA'S CANDY APPLES by Ruth Paul
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2014

"The message appears to be the treats are best when shared, which makes Red Panda's attempt at entrepreneurship all the odder. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Who can resist candy apples? Not Red Panda. Read full book review >

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WHEN ELEPHANT MET GIRAFFE by Paul Gude
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 17, 2014

"A humorous picture book about two new, unlikely pals. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Loquacious Elephant meets her match in taciturn Giraffe in this debut picture book. Read full book review >