Search Results: "Rachel Kuhn"


BOOK REVIEW

Sojourner's Truth by Priscilla Kane Hellweg
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 10, 2014

"A book that effectively presents educators with the essential components of a live theatrical performance, as well as the authors' substantial research on an American icon."
A biographical play about activist and former slave Sojourner Truth (circa 1797-1883), enhanced with background information and a supplementary teachers guide. Read full book review >

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THE ASSET by Shane Kuhn
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 12, 2016

"Formulaic but still fun. Not a bad recipe for a quick thriller fix."
A thriller that addresses the threat of nuclear terrorism against U.S. cities. Read full book review >

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RACHEL HULIN
by Megan Labrise

Fancy a Dangerous Liaisons-styledelicacy? Rachel Hulin’s epistolary debut features some lip-smacking secrets between brother and sister.

“I love epistolary novels,” says Hulin, author of Hey Harry, Hey Matilda. “I always try to think about how to get that voyeuristic voice without letters...but it just feels like you’re not getting in there. I really want to be in ...


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MRS. QUEEN TAKES THE TRAIN by William Kuhn
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 16, 2012

"An affectionate, sympathetic but also unstinting look at the woman inside the sovereign."
An imaginative glimpse into the queen of England's psyche as she rebels against her routine. Read full book review >

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SAMIRA AND THE SKELETONS by Camilla Kuhn
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2016

"This Norwegian import may not be best for very squeamish readers, but it is an inclusive and inventive gateway to begin lessons on the body. (Picture book. 5-8)"
When Samira learns that everyone has a skeleton, she can't stop picturing friends and family as walking jumbles of bones. Read full book review >

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HOSTILE TAKEOVER by Shane Kuhn
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 14, 2015

"'I'm not most people,' reflects JL. True. His closest fictional counterparts, as he'd be the first to admit, are drawn from movies like Mr. and Mrs. Smith and the Roadrunner cartoons."
The yuppie assassin of The Intern's Handbook (2014) confesses to an FBI interrogator how he battled traitors, government agents, good old boys, and his own smoking-hot wife.Read full book review >

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READING JACKIE by William Kuhn
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Dec. 7, 2010

"Both respectful and scintillating."
A clever, surprisingly substantial take on the life of Jacqueline Onassis (1929 -1994). Read full book review >

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NOT EXACTLY NASHVILLE by Betsy Kuhn
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 1998

"In accurately depicting the inner turmoil, aspirations, and confusion that beset those on the brink of adolescence, Kuhn creates a lively and readable tale. (Fiction. 10-12)"
An engaging premise and realistic characters make this an appealing debut from Kuhn. Read full book review >

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DO YOU KNOW HOW TO FLY? by Gordon Kuhn
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 11, 2016

"A thoughtful, engaging account of a brutal life and the carnage that it left behind."
Kuhn's debut true-crime story shows how a violent man's life led him to death row. Read full book review >

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THE INTERN'S HANDBOOK by Shane Kuhn
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 8, 2014

"An entertaining, ferociously violent romp about a morally bankrupt killer trying to find his way home."
Never trust anyone under the age of 25: That cute-as-a-button intern just might be trying to blow your brains out. Read full book review >

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DO YOU REALIZE? by Kevin A. Kuhn
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2017

"An amicable story that offers time travel as a self-improvement exercise for the middle-class Everyman."
In Kuhn's debut sci-fi novel, a mysterious stranger grants a harried family man the ability to make short-duration leaps back in time—in alternate universes. Read full book review >

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RACHEL CUSK
by J.W. Bonner

In the beginning is the word—not a person, self, or character. And so it is with the newest work of fiction by Rachel Cusk. Transit, her latest novel, is the middle novel of a trilogy that began with 2015’s Outline. In Transit, after a divorce, the narrator, Faye (whose name, as with so many traditional fiction markers, is largely absent ...


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