Search Results: "T. K. Madrid"


BOOK REVIEW

Murder's Sister by T. K. Madrid
Released: Feb. 5, 2013

"A powerfully written crime story of corruption and depravity."
A violent work of fiction set in the treacherous village of Foursquare, N.Y. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Tumbling In The Downdrift by T. K. Hatfield
Released: March 1, 2013

"A simple but engaging coastal mystery."
A retired Coast Guard intelligence and security specialist is drawn into a murder mystery in Hatfield's debut. Read full book review >

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Released: July 22, 1993

"Full of fascinating detail—especially in some of the interviews—and smoothly written."
Berger—who's actually two brothers, journalist Kevin Berger and psychotherapist Todd Berger (coauthors, Zen Driving, 1988— not reviewed)—explores the ways that Americans relate to their beloved automobiles. Read full book review >

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Ellanor and the Search for Organoth Blue Amber by K. T. Durham
Released: April 17, 2014

"A sedate, detailed adventure of two worlds."
A middle-grade fantasy in which a young elf must survive in the modern human world. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Duo by T. K. Greenleaf
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 22, 2015

"Innovative sci-fi with plenty of substance, even if it's weighed down by some confusing sequences.
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In Greenleaf's sci-fi actioner debut, a monk with special powers heads to outer space to save a colony from destruction.
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Released: Oct. 11, 2016

"An essential read for pop-culture enthusiasts, feminists, comic-book readers, and social justice warriors. (Nonfiction. 12 & up)"
A detailed history of comicdom's women in tights. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE LIZARD PRINCESS by Tod Davies
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Nov. 1, 2015

"If handed to exactly the right reader at the right time, this has the potentially to be revelatory, even life-changing; but most will find it baffling, irritating, or deadly dull. (Fantasy. 14 & up)"
A philosophy lecture disguised as a fairy tale, this third series entry both recapitulates and reinterprets the previous titles (Snotty Saves the Day, 2011; Lily the Silent, 2012).Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE SCARY PLACES MAP BOOK by B.G. Hennessy
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2012

"Not particularly challenging—nor, since the settings are conventional enough that even younger children will probably find them familiar, particularly scary either. (Picture book. 7-9)"
In the same vein as the author's Once Upon a Time Map Book (1999 with foldouts; flat edition 2004), more map-reading practice in the guise of an ocean voyage and six tours of spooky landscapes or locales. Read full book review >

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ROCKY ZANG IN THE AMAZING MR. MAGIC by Megan McDonald
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 11, 2014

"Fans tend to love things just the way they are, making this attempt to extend the brand down of questionable wisdom. (Early reader. 6-8)"
Judy Moody for new readers is a miss. Read full book review >

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RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER by Thea Feldman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 9, 2014

"Fans of the TV special will be drawn to this edition of the beloved story; others may want to check out the new interpretation of the original story by Robert L. May, publishing on Sept. 30, 2014. (Picture book. 4-8)"
The version of the holiday story that has been shown on television for the past 50 years is the basis for this interpretation of Rudolph's tale. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

JUNIPER BERRY by M.P.  Kozlowsky
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2011

"Best left for only the most voracious chiller fans. (Horror. 9-12)"
Eleven-year-old Juniper Berry appears to have the perfect life. Read full book review >