Search Results: "Richard Kadrey"


BOOK REVIEW

THE EVERYTHING BOX by Richard Kadrey
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 19, 2016

"A supernatural comic caper that reads like one of the late Donald Westlake's Dortmunder novels sprinkled with some fairy dust."
A thief just out of prison is recruited to steal a powerful magical talisman. Read full book review >

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THE KILL SOCIETY by Richard Kadrey
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 6, 2017

"One of horror's most singular characters goes to hell. And back again. As per usual."
Sandman Slim returns to hell. Again. Must be Tuesday. Read full book review >

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THE WRONG DEAD GUY  by Richard Kadrey
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 28, 2017

"A goofy, flamboyant, and breathless horror adventure by one of the genre's sharpest creators."
Supernatural agent "Coop" Cooper returns in an overstuffed, hyperkinetic sequel to The Everything Box (2016). Read full book review >

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DEAD SET by Richard Kadrey
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 29, 2013

"The writing is top-notch, but for many, the book will prove an acquired taste."
Known for writing quirky supernatural-themed books, Kadrey's latest offering doesn't stray far from the formula cherished by his readers. Read full book review >

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KAMIKAZE L'AMOUR by Richard Kadrey
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: June 1, 1995

Near-future sex-drugs-rock-'n'-roll extravaganza and hardcover debut for the author of Metrophage (1987). Read full book review >

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APPRECIATIONS
by Gregory McNamee

“Men are often taken, like rabbits, by the ears,” observed the British literary critic F.L. Lucas. He added, “And though the tongue has no bones, it can break millions of them.” Yes, it can: we live in an age of broken bones, one in which the power-hungry are grabbing at—well, ears, if nothing else, by which we ...


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WINTER WINNERS
by Julie Danielson

It may not be winter yet, but the cozy, winter picture books are already on shelves. I’ve two on my mind today, Snow Scene and When the Moon Comes, that make me long to see snowflakes.

I’m really glad that long-time editor Richard Jackson decided to start penning picture books. He has written four thus far (Have a Look, Says ...


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BOOK REVIEW

ALL THE COLORS OF BUSYTOWN! by Richard Scarry
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2013

"While many will welcome concept books with Richard Scarry art, are these rehashed offerings really necessary with so many of his classics still in print? (Board book. 2-4)"
Richard Scarry's iconic characters present nine different colors. Read full book review >

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CAT BURGLAR BLACK by Richard Sala
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2009

"Expect sequels. (Graphic fiction. 10-12)"
Sala usually aims his pulpy gothics at older teens and adults, but here he tries for a younger audience. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY
Released: Sept. 1, 1994

"This one is, and doesn't. (Nonfiction. 8-12)"
``Politics ought to be fun—after baseball it's our next favorite pastime,'' says Texas Gov. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NIGHT BECOMES DAY by Richard McGuire
BEDTIME BOOK
Released: Oct. 1, 1994

"Unusual and amusing, but don't look too deeply. (Fiction/Picture book. 3-8)"
Day becomes night, actually, in this strange game of word association by McGuire (The Orange Book, 1992). Read full book review >

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POCKET PIGGIES OPPOSITES! by Richard Austin
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 9, 2016

"Cute but nothing more. (Board book. 6 mos.-2)"
Itty-bitty piggies demonstrate opposites. Read full book review >