Search Results: "Adrianne Harun"


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THE KING OF LIMBO by Adrianne Harun
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 10, 2001

"Unusual and sophisticated work from a gifted newcomer who has the skills to become an equally promising novelist."
A varied, highly interesting debut collection of ten stories by an award-winning Washington State writer. Read full book review >

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A MAN CAME OUT OF A DOOR IN THE MOUNTAIN by Adrianne Harun
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 25, 2014

"Through a complex narrative structure, Harun manages to invest all of her action—slow as it sometimes is—with an aura of myth and folk legend that raises it above the lurid and sensational."
The devil is alive and well and living in British Columbia. Read full book review >

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WORDLESS by Adrianne Strickland
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Aug. 8, 2014

"Sure, it's the start of a trilogy about a foundling who is a destined savior with a prickly love interest from the other side of the tracks—but with a nonetheless intriguing, original science-fantasy setting sure to attract fans. (Science fiction. 14-17)"
An illiterate garbage man is also the 17-year-old hero who'll save the Earth from megalomaniac overlords. Read full book review >

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LIFELESS by Adrianne Strickland
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Aug. 8, 2015

"Fans of action-packed dystopias will enjoy Tavin's attempts not to lose himself in the ferocity of his power, and they will stay tuned for Volume 3 and its likely romantic angst. (Science fiction. 14-17)"
An 18-year-old boy doesn't want the phenomenal cosmic power that's turning him into an out-of-control killing machine in this trilogy's middle volume. Read full book review >

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BADLANDS BRIDE by Adrianne Wood
Released: Nov. 27, 2012

"A quick, enjoyable romance that will satisfy the intended audience."
When Lily, an exiled Bostonian heiress, and Mason, a frontier journalist suffering major writer's block, meet on her grandfather's dinosaur dig, sparks fly and secrets are unearthed—but as mysteries unfold, Mason and Lily realize they may have to choose between love and truth. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: June 1, 1997

"Sexy, but also intelligent. (line drawings, not seen)"
Everything you always wanted to know about osculation (but might never have thought to ask). Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

"A vivid, moving account of addiction, trauma, and hard-won triumph by two survivors."
Two adults overcome damaging childhoods and addictions to find each other and rebuild their lives together in this affecting debut memoir. Read full book review >

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SHADOW RUN by AdriAnne Strickland
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: March 21, 2017

"Readers will want to join Qole's crew. (Science fiction. 12 & up)"
A hotshot spaceship captain and a corporate space-prince find common enemies and aligning goals. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 14, 2012

"A valiant, if superficial, attempt at rendering in readable format this significant period in Muslim history."
A nonscholarly depiction of the cultured, cosmopolitan world of the early Abbasid caliphate. Read full book review >