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Split Screen by Brent Hartinger

Pub Date: Feb 20, 2007

    Split Screen: Attack of the Soul-Sucking Brain Zombies/Bride of the Soul-Sucking Brain Zombies Brent Hartinger HarperTempest 2/20/2007 Hardcover/256 pages ISBN: 0-06-082408-5 ". . . many serious questions teens face are entertainingly presented in a light and breezy tone." What if high school had nothing to do with academics and everything with navigating the Read more »

Being Teddy Roosevelt by Claudia Mills

Pub Date: Feb 8, 2007

    Being Teddy Roosevelt Claudia Mills / R. W. ALley Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2/08/07 Hardcover/89 pages ISBN: 0-374-30657-5 Buy This Book www.amazon.com     "The reader learns about working toward a goal . . ." Being Teddy Roosevelt by Claudia Mills is written from the point of view of fourth-grader Riley O’Rourke, a Read more »

The Liar’s Diary by Patry Francis

Pub Date: Feb 7, 2007

The Liar’s Diary Patry Francis Dutton 02/07/2007 Trade Paperback/304 pages ISBN: 978-0-525-94990-9 Buy This Book www.amazon.com     "Ali and Jeanne’s tale is not so much a story of friendship as it is a trip through the shadowed halls and secret niches behind the polished façade of respected, average families. " Diaries are for truth—and Read more »

The Perfectly True Tales of a Perfect Size 12 by Robin Gold

Pub Date: Feb 7, 2007

  The Perfectly True Tales of a Perfect Size 12 Robin Gold Penguin: Plume 2/07/07 Trade Paperback/260 pages ISBN: 978-0-452-28812-6 Buy This Book www.amazon.com           "Dressed to the nines in the latest fashions, perched on painful but beautifully fashionable heels and looking sexy while turning heads, Gold’s heroine is a refreshing Read more »

Ghoul by Brian Keene

Pub Date: Feb 7, 2007

    Ghoul Brian Keene Dorchester Publishing 02/07/07 Trade Paperback/341 pages ISBN: 0-8439-5644-5 Buy This Book www.amazon.com     "Keene skews fantasy into a believable world that exists just the next block over. . ." Real life holds many horrors when seen through the eyes of a child.   It is the first day of Read more »

The Blade Itself by Marcus Sakey

Pub Date: Jan 30, 2007

  The Blade Itself Marcus Sakey St. Martin Minator 01/30/07 Hardcover/307 pages ISBN: 0-312-36031-2 Buy This Book www.amazon.com   ". . . a watershed in crime fiction. Combining a hard-bitten voice with an urban finesse and style . . ." Control and security are illusions. Danny Carter and his girlfriend Karen are talking about having Read more »

Dead Souls by Michael Laimo

Pub Date: Jan 30, 2007

  Dead Souls Michael Laimo Dorchester Leisure 1/30/07 Trade Paperback/352 pages ISBN: 0-8439-5760-3 Buy This Book www.amazon.com   "Laimo breaks new ground. He adds fascinating and frightening plausibility to his story unlike anyone else in the horror field." A family bound together beyond even death… Benjamin Conroy, a minister, led a secret life. He obsessed Read more »

Atheist Manifesto by Michel Onfray

Pub Date: Jan 7, 2007

  Atheist Manifesto The Case Against Christianity, Judaism and Islam Michel Onfray Arcade 01/07/2007 Hardcover/219 pages ISBN: 1-55970-820-4 Buy This Book http://www.amazon.com   "A cautionary tale that marks monotheism as more dangerous than stockpiles of nuclear weapons." Atheist Manifesto is a religious and historical time capsule containing the true deceptions of theological philosophy. It is Read more »

Traveler by Ron McLarty

Pub Date: Jan 7, 2007

Traveler Ron McLarty Viking 01/07/07 Hardcover/280 pages ISBN: 978-0-670-03474-1 Buy This Book www.amazon.com       "The past is a traveler that shows up when least expected, leaving death and complacency in its wake." The past is a traveler that shows up when least expected, leaving death and complacency in its wake. Jono Riley picks Read more »

America’s Last Days by Douglas Mackinnon

Pub Date: Jan 1, 2007

    America’s Last Days. Douglas Mackinnon Dorchester Leisure Books 01/01/07 Trade Paperback/337 pages ISBN: 0-8439-5802-2 Buy This Book www.amazon.com     ". . . a brand-name political thriller." America’s Last Days is a brand-name political thriller—a book full of brand names. The story concerns a military conspiracy to take over the U.S. government, and, Read more »