Search Results: "Shane Kuhn"


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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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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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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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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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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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Released: July 1, 2017

"An informative manual for explorers of taiji and qigong."
A guide offers exercises for the mind, body, and spirit. 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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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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What Makes It Worthy  by David Paul Kuhn
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 21, 2015

"Insightful politicalcommentary that will keep readers immersed.
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A political novel documents both the cynical lows and romantic highs of campaign life in America, as experienced by two reporters. Read full book review >

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ALICE IN WONDERLAND HIGH by Rachel Shane
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 18, 2015

"Leave this novel at the bottom of the rabbit hole. (Fiction. 10-13)"
The beloved children's classic is reimagined as a teen treatise on environmental activism. Read full book review >

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STIFF by Shane Maloney
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 1, 1999

"Americans willing to take in the dirty linen of the political system Down Under will come away with a middling mystery, some finely honed action scenes, and an earful of Maloney's lovely epitomes of the Australian Labor Party, 'an organization which, next to itself, loves the working man best.'"
It's no skin off Murray Whelan's nose when gargantuan Ekrem Bayraktar, shift supervisor at the Pacific Pastoral meat-packing plant in Coolaroo, is found squeezed among the higher-grade meats in Pacific's #3 freezer. Read full book review >