Search Results: "Rene S. Perez II"


BOOK REVIEW

SEEING OFF THE JOHNS by Rene S. Perez II
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 7, 2015

"An atmospheric, refreshing read that will resonate with readers from towns both small and large. (Historical fiction. 14 & up)"
Loss, love, and coming of age meet in a small, hormone-charged (fictional) Texas town. Read full book review >

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Released: May 28, 2012

"A thorough, quirky dictionary for jargon fans."
Kittell provides a resource for acronyms and slang terms used when texting or chatting online. Read full book review >

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The Challengers Aero Club by Severo Perez
NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 22, 2012

"An engaging, thorough novel about forgotten heroes of aviation history."
Perez's debut historical novel fictionalizes the story of three pioneering black aviators who changed the face of aeronautics. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 6, 2002

"Not quite as funny as it should be, but the behind-the-scenes peek at the flight attendant's life makes it mostly worthwhile."
Humorous (and not so humorous) sketches about the life of a flight attendant, a follow-up to the author's musical revue of the same title. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: March 14, 1995

"A selective portrait of the feminist movement today. (Author tour)"
A too-sweeping polemic arguing that young women feel alienated from a feminist movement overtaken by its male-hating, sexually repressive fringe. Read full book review >

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6 BOOKS FOR EARLY 2017
by Ana Grilo

Who’s excited that 2016 is coming to an end soon? I know I am, and I already started wish-listing all the awesome-looking 2017 releases and preparing my challenges and goals for 2017. One of them is to continue my Time Travel Project (in which I read as many books featuring time travel as I can, old and new) and the ...


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BOOK REVIEW

SCOOP by Rene Gutteridge
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 10, 2006

"A sweet, sometimes zany message-centered tale; this is the first in a promised series chronicling the squeaky-clean adventures of the Hazard clan."
Big changes are in store for a TV news show after a religious young woman joins the team. Read full book review >

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DEAD IS A KILLER TUNE by Marlene Perez
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 4, 2012

"A solid continuation with an ending that promises further growth in characters and overarching storylines. (Paranormal suspense. 10-16) "
A Battle of the Bands brings a magical music menace to Nightshade, and Jessica and her friends must stop it. Read full book review >

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TO SELENA, WITH LOVE by Chris Perez
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 3, 2012

"A straightforward but mostly moving valentine to young love that will appeal to romantics and fans of Latin music."
The widower of murdered pop star Selena reveals poignant details of their short time together as a couple. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 26, 1997

"Denfeld also makes an engaging contribution to popular discussion of female aggression, a subject that clearly merits closer attention. (For more on violent females, see David E. Jones's Women Warriors, p. 1783.)"
A writer's thoughtful look at the personal and social implications of her foray into the ``manly art'' of boxing. Read full book review >

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THE ENCHANTED by Rene Denfeld
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 4, 2014

"An over-the-top work with a number of preordained victims but no individuals."
The lost souls are on both sides of the bars in this death-row melodrama, the first novel from the author of works on societal issues (All God's Children, 2007, etc.). Read full book review >