Search Results: "Rev Jen"


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ELF GIRL by Rev Jen
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 2011

"Largely forgettable."
New York City woman-about-town's memoir about her life-as-performance-art quest to be fashionably "uncool." Read full book review >

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GREGOR HENS
by Alex Layman

The first line of Nicotine—Gregor Hens’ meditative exploration on his life as a cigarette smoker—is a stark admission. Over 20 years, Hens proclaims that he smoked more than 100,000 cigarettes. “I’ve even enjoyed a few of them,” he writes. Startling as that number may be, Hens realized upon further thinking that the number in the book is ...


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MANOLOGY by Tyrese Gibson
NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 5, 2013

"Entertaining and enlightening for suspicious minds."
An unlikely bromance between two reformed playas becomes the source of an in-depth look at the ways of philandering men. Read full book review >

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LOOK OUT FOR BUGS by Jen Prokopowicz
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 8, 2015

"For appreciation rather than information, this is an interesting addition to the environmental shelf. (Picture book. 5-9)"
Photographs of a series of cut-paper dioramas form this seek-and-find puzzle book starring hidden creatures in the natural world. Read full book review >

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Released: Jan. 29, 2012

"Self-help intended for religious leaders but equally suitable for the laity looking to balance the demands of work and life."
In a loosely structured memoir, a Southern pastor presents his own struggles in order to help other pastors. Read full book review >

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"A bizarre, obsessive piece of conservative Christian fantasy."
The extremely bizarre tale of a devout man's quest to fix his member. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

"A rollicking and readable demon- and dragon-haunted memoir of an old soul in the modern world."
A split-screen debut autobiography shuttles between the real world and realms of fantasy. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 5, 2007

"Moving statement of faith from reformed criminal."
Heartbreaking inspirational memoir of one young man's battle to overcome poverty and crime. Read full book review >

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Released: July 20, 2009

"A wholly unique combination of genres and voices."
An autobiographical work of poetry and confession by an author with multiple personalities. Read full book review >

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SIDE EFFECTS by Jen Calonita
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 14, 2014

"Though it has no redeeming literary value, it may still be popular with fans of the Side Effects series, the first 40-minute 'season' of which has close to 3 million views. (Fiction. 12-16)"
The novelization of a digital series on the AwesomenessTV YouTube channel features musical numbers translated into prose. Read full book review >

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BELLES by Jen Calonita
Released: April 10, 2012

"One-note characters act as you would expect in this generic, paint-by-numbers effort. (Fiction. 14 & up)"
In the first book of a formulaic new series, a lower-class girl is introduced to Southern high society in all its catty glory. Read full book review >