Search Results: "Ari Berman"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 4, 2015

"Not just a compelling history, but a cry for help in the recurring struggle to gain what is supposed to be an inalienable right."
An incisive look at the many issues surrounding the right to vote. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 5, 2010

"Engaging and balanced—a stand-out book."
As The Nation political correspondent Berman ably shows, many factors led to the success of President Obama's election campaign, but a crucial aspect is often overlooked—the role played by Howard Dean as chairman of the Democratic Party Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FALSE COVENANT by Ari Marmell
Released: June 26, 2012

"A romp with an edge and a feisty female lead: Fans will rejoice at the indication that this series has even more to come. (Fantasy. 13 & up)"
Widdershins is back, facing romance, supernatural foes and some serious soul searching. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 11, 2013

"Vividly captures the controversy and pain that accompanied this reopening of a dark chapter in American history."
A historian unravels the tangled story behind the establishment of the Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE PATH OF NAMES by Ari Goelman
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 1, 2013

"Despite its potential, though, it's likely that the book will have limited appeal. (Paranormal mystery. 12-15)"
Goelman's debut novel, part summer-camp tale, part ghost story and part murder mystery, is served with a sprinkling of math and a heavy dose of often-confusing Jewish orthodoxy. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THIEF'S COVENANT by Ari Marmell
Released: Feb. 14, 2012

"For teens already reading adult fantasy but wanting something a bit more on their level, this hits the spot perfectly, flaws and all. (Fantasy. 13 & up)"
Marmell, known for RPG manuals and tie-ins as well as adult fantasy novels, here ventures into the teen market. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HOT LEAD, COLD IRON by Ari Marmell
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 13, 2014

"Mick's no Bogart, but he gets the job done."
Start of a new fantasy series set in mobster-era Chicago, from the author of The Conqueror's Shadow (2010, etc.). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

COVENANT'S END by Ari Marmell
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Feb. 3, 2015

"Smart fantasy with heart and enough bad puns to last a lifetime. (Fantasy. 13 & up)"
Widdershins is back, in her last and most dangerous adventure. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MISTLE CHILD by Ari Berk
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Feb. 12, 2013

"Fine bedtime fare for readers looking to cut down on their sleep. (Ghost story. 12-15)"
The bipolar young escort to newly dead souls introduced in Death Watch (2011) acquires potentially soul-corrupting powers and necromantic skills in this deliberately paced but strongly atmospheric middle volume. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 1996

"By turns dazzling, frustrating, enchanting, and vivid, this is a formidable first work whose timeliness is only underlined by recent events in the Middle East."
This debut by Elon, director of the Rabbinic Texts Program at the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College, is a haunting mixture of modes and voices. Read full book review >