Search Results: "Anke Faust"


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THE LITTLE GREEN GOOSE by Adele Sansone
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 2010

"Both versions make low-key, indirect ways of introducing younger children to the ideas of single parenthood and of mixed-race (not to mention -species) adoption. (Picture book. 4-6)"
In this significantly revised and newly illustrated edition of a 1999 import, a gander who yearns to be a Dad gets his wish when an untended dragon egg turns up. Read full book review >

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JACK FAUST by Michael Swanwick
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 1, 1997

"And yet the reader is constrained to ask, so what?"
What if Faust in the 16th century had been offered the knowledge available in the 20th? Read full book review >

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ANOTHER FAUST by Daniel Nayeri
Released: Aug. 1, 2009

"By switching character viewpoints often, the authors keep the pace moving to an ending full of action, revelation and horror. (Supernatural fiction. YA)"
Five teens with supernatural powers move to New York City, where they cause mayhem at an exclusive prep school. Read full book review >

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FOOTBALL FAUST by Paul Tuma
IPAD BOOK APPS
Released: Aug. 16, 2013

"The fate of the world may hang in the balance, but this app's ho-hum prose makes it hard to feel concerned."
A soccer star becomes a would-be international savior while a disaffected teen endures some drama of his own. Read full book review >

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WHAT FAUST SAW by Matt Ottley
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 1996

"This is a rollicking good time, with a flappable canine hero who steals the show. (Picture book. 5-8)"
No, not a sequel to the Goethe classic; the Mephistophelian horrors herein are strictly for laughs. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 14, 2007

"Segrè effectively combines science history with the personal lives of the conference participants, offering an enlightening look at a key event in modern science and those who took part in it."
The story of a 1932 meeting at the Niels Bohr's Copenhagen Institute that brought together some 40 physicists, among them the founders of quantum mechanics. Read full book review >

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IF AT FAUST YOU DON'T SUCCEED by Roger Zelazny
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 15, 1993

"Readers familiar with the Faust legend and medieval history in general will get an extra kick out of this one—and it's certainly the best novel-length work from either of the authors in well over a decade."
Zelazny and Sheckley return to the premise of Bring Me the Head of Prince Charming (1991): a millennial contest between Good and Evil for control of mankind's destiny. Read full book review >

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RAHOOLA'S SONG by Robert Anke
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 15, 2012

"A worthy-enough lesson in a passable package. An additional title at best. (Picture book. 4-7)"
All that glitters can turn a raccoon's head, but how much is enough? Read full book review >

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THE COYOTE KINGS OF THE SPACE-AGE BACHELOR PAD by Minister Faust
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Aug. 3, 2004

"The pop-obsessed male-bonding of Kevin Smith mixed with the wit of Neal Stephenson and set to a Public Enemy soundtrack."
The fate of the world is about to be decided in an epic battle—in Edmonton. Read full book review >

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WHEN SHE WAS BAD by Ron Faust
Released: April 14, 1994

Indiana Jones meets the Dragon Lady in this knockabout tale of rolling stone Dan Stark and his now-and-then, 20-year adventures with the evil, evil Chantal d`Auberon. Read full book review >

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IN THE FOREST OF THE NIGHT by Ron Faust
Released: March 1, 1993

"Snows of Kilimanjaro,'' Faust's study of their violation taps deep into a powerful question: Is there life after melodrama?"
A gaping trapdoor abruptly plunges Dr. and Mrs. Liberal America into a Central American inferno—only to have them emerge with indelible scars in Faust's first novel since The Burning Sky (1978). Read full book review >