Search Results: "Adam Blade"


BOOK REVIEW

BLADE by Tim Bowler
FICTION
Released: June 1, 2010

"Some major plot twists at the end set the stage for book three. (Thriller. YA)"
Pain, silence and darkness greet Blade as he wakes up in the hospital with no recollection of how he got there. Read full book review >

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CHASING EVIL by Adam Blade
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2012

"Readers will be clamoring for the next volumes in this gripping, easy-to-read, high-interest series, which is a terrific introduction to the genre. (Fantasy. 8-12)"
The second in the Chronicles of Avantia, this tale continues the thrilling saga of Tanner and Gwen as they, along with their powerful beasts Firepos and Gulkien, try to save the Kingdom of Avantia from ruin. Read full book review >

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FIRST HERO by Adam Blade
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 2012

"A slim, easy-to-read, high-interest offering that will be an easy sell to readers just venturing into chapter books. (Fantasy. 8-12)"
This first volume in a promising new series is fizzy, fast-paced adventure all the way. Read full book review >

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ADAM by Ariel Schrag
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 10, 2014

"A well-composed story about love and lust in all their myriad variations and about a boy finding his place in a mixed-up, muddled-up, shook-up world."
An emotionally mature, socially tongue-tied and sexually anxious teenage boy abandons the comforts of suburbia for a walk on the wild side in LGBT New York. Read full book review >

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CRYSTAL BLADE  by Kathryn Purdie
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Aug. 15, 2017

"With this second installment, the Burning Glass trilogy hits its stride. (map) (Fantasy. 12-18)"
Riaznin is finally free from imperial rule. Read full book review >

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POISONED BLADE by Kate Elliott
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Aug. 16, 2016

"At once nuanced and thrilling—a worthy sequel. (Fantasy. 12-18)"
Jes runs the game of Fives for ruthless Lord Gargaron, the Patron responsible for tearing her family apart; her winnings support her mother and sisters in hiding—but at the price of beating Kal, whom she loves. Read full book review >

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ADAM & EVELYN by Ingo Schulze
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 10, 2011

"A novel rich in dialogue and in its examination of a contemporary fall from grace."
A novel that works on many levels—the personal, the political and even the mythological. Read full book review >

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ADAM RUNAWAY by Peter Prince
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 5, 2005

"Not especially profound, but a pleasing and well-written confection."
An English Candide wanders into 18th-century Lisbon. Complications ensue. Read full book review >

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BLACK BLADE by Eric Van Lustbader
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 1, 1993

"With hokum this thick Lustbader can't afford a smile—but his comic-book readers will smile long into the night."
Fans of Lustbader's whirligig exotic actioners (The Ninja, Angel Eyes) will find no lessening of his midair double-somersault reverse plotting here. Read full book review >

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EVE & ADAM by Michael Grant
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 2, 2012

"An auspicious, thought-provoking series opener. (Science fiction/romance. 12 & up)"
The husband-wife team behind the Animorphs series returns with the first installment of an entertaining saga that pits smart teens against high-tech evildoers and bionic skullduggery. Read full book review >

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ADAM HABERBERG by Yasmina Reza
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 9, 2007

"One would not want to spend more than half a day with Adam Haberberg."
Half a day in the life of a failed Parisian novelist. Read full book review >