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tgleichner's picture
Apr.03.2014
ABOUT PARKER   Title: Parker Genre: Young Adult Author: Stephanie Macneil Publisher: iUniverse EBook: 226 pages Release Date: November 20, 2012 ISBN: 978-1-47596-038-9 The secret came out a few years ago: Parker Knight is gay. Now Parker is sixteen, and everyone has...
steven-belanger's picture
Jan.09.2014
Photo: Book's hardcover, from robertbparker.net.    The real title is Robert B. Parker's Damned If You Do, but if you read my reviews, you know how I feel about using a name as part of the title, especially if he's dead, so I won't further go at it here.  But...argh...   And...
steven-belanger's picture
Nov.23.2013
Photo: Book's hardback cover, from robertbparker.net I've gone on before about titles that contain the name of an artist as its main selling point, so I won't do so again here--except to say that book titles that contain the name of a deceased writer is even worse.  At least when John...
steven-belanger's picture
Jul.13.2013
Photo: Book's cover, from Amazon   I've gone into how I don't like it when publishers sell a book with the (more popular) deceased author's name in huge letters on the top of the title, then the actual author's name in smaller letters below it.  Just a pet peeve, but the practice...
steven-belanger's picture
Mar.16.2013
Photo: from kirkusreviews.com Guilt is Kellerman's best book in quite some time. I'd long given up on the author and on the series; things had just gotten too graphic, too gross, too judgmental. In short, Kellerman had gotten lazy, and his prose spoke of too much self-opinion and attitude and not...
steven-belanger's picture
Aug.26.2012
Photo: Lullaby's book cover, from Kirkus Reviews, at www.kirkusreviews.com   The title says it's "Robert B. Parker's Lullaby," and the copyright belongs to the estate of Robert B. Parker, but this novel, the first without Parker, is all Atkins.  The names are the same, but the writing...
weston-ochse's picture
Mar.06.2011
Here's a great website put together by Lee Whiteside that has all the Arizona authors SF authors and our locations during the festival. I think it's awesome that all of them are coming to my festival. And I'm glad to have them showing off their wonderful books. In addition to me, you can find...
annette-dunlea's picture
Jun.19.2009
John Connolly is a great literary crime writer. His latest novel The Reapers is an excellent fast paced novel. It has a great plot and is action packed, a real page turner. It has 544 pages long of excitement and is published by Hodder. Its ISBN is 034093668 and it is now in paperback. It’s cover...