Search Results: "T.K. Thorne"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 2013

"Timed to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the Birmingham bombing, this account, though ineptly written, does wrap up a sorry episode in the city's history and may have considerable local appeal."
The overly detailed story of a decades-late and yearslong investigation into the 1963 Sixteenth Street Baptist Church bombing, in which four young black girls were killed. Read full book review >

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THE HATING GAME by Sally Thorne
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 9, 2016

"A breezy tale perfect for a day at the beach, this one's a real winner."
Lucy Hutton absolutely detests her office mate Joshua Templeman. He's a pompous, self-important, obnoxious ass. But, she's got to admit, he is pretty cute. Read full book review >

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RESURRECTION MEN by T.K. Welsh
FICTION
Released: April 1, 2007

"Steer readers with even an ounce of squeamishness (or, for that matter, self respect) to Kathleen Karr's similarly themed but less graphic Skullduggery (2000). (Historical fiction. YA)"
Pandering to audiences that relish historical fiction slathered with filth and suffering, Welsh pits an orphaned beggar lad with a shattered leg and some martial-arts training against a pair of genial body snatchers in the employ of a prominent doctor who likes to molest girls and infect kidnapped children with cholera in the name of scientific discovery. Read full book review >

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PHANTOM DREAMS by T.K. Harris
Released: July 5, 2012

"Smart, suspenseful and disquietingly believable."
This serial-murder thriller hints at the supernatural. Read full book review >

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THE VALUE OF DISCRETION by T.K. Hatfield
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 25, 2014

"An easy-reading mystery with a focus on 'seniors with benefits.'"
A seaside mystery helps a grieving investigator get back in the game. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

The Firebrand Legacy by T.K. Kiser
Released: Dec. 8, 2015

"A rousing saga of magic and mystery that leaves the door wide open for a sequel and more."
Magic is both friend and foe in Kiser's debut YA fantasy. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

What Really Happened To Emma McCann by T.K. Lamb
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 21, 2016

"Commendable horror tales that confirm dread can be just as terrifying, if not more so, as whatever's out there."
Sinister beings, human or otherwise, populate this collection of grim, disturbing stories. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HOW TO SET THE WORLD ON FIRE by T.K. Riggins
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 13, 2017

"An often entertaining, mostly upbeat magical adventure."
A YA fantasy novel about an enchanted school competition. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HOME BODY by John Thorne
NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 14, 1997

"A modest charmer. (20 drawings)"
Precise reveries about the essential, overlooked domestic elements that shape our perception of a home. Read full book review >

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AUTUMN'S KISS by Bella Thorne
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Nov. 10, 2015

"This light-as-air read will appeal mostly to young teens, who will appreciate all the roller-coaster romance, Autumn's tightknit family, and her recurring run-ins with a fictional young heartthrob named Kyler Leeds. (Romance. 12-16)"
Teen actor Thorne follows her first novel in the Autumn's Fall series with this installment, set during the titular Cuban-American character's junior year at her new high school in Florida.Read full book review >

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AUTUMN FALLS by Bella Thorne
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Nov. 11, 2014

"A somewhat open ending suggests there is more to come. Fans of teen romance will be glad of it. (Paranormal romance. 12-18)"
A magic diary handed down to a teen girl following her father's death eases and complicates her transition to a new school. Read full book review >