Search Results: "Ari Marmell"


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 >

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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 >

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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 >

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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 >

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DEATH WATCH by Ari Berk
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Nov. 15, 2011

"Original ideas bog down in prosy, purpose-driven writing. (reading group guide, author Q&A) (Fantasy. 12 & up)"
Folklorist Berk enters the world of teen lit with mixed results. Read full book review >

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COPING WITH DEMONS OF WAR by Ari DeLevie
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 2014

"An often engaging portrait of damage and healing that will be invaluable to sufferers of PTSD and those who love them."
A novel that addresses the nature and effects of post-traumatic stress disorder. Read full book review >

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

NIGHTSONG by Ari Berk
Kirkus Star
by Ari Berk, illustrated by Loren Long
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 25, 2012

"Young ones will relate to Chiro and cheer as he gains confidence with his newfound skill and will be deeply satisfied flying along on his sensory-rich journey. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Exquisite design coupled with evocative illustrations enrich this charming tale of a little bat taking his first solo flight and how he learns to "see" with his "goodsense," otherwise known as echolocation. Read full book review >

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THE SEARCH FOR GOD AT HARVARD by Ari L. Goldman
NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 1991

"An expanded autobiography would have been the way to go."
A New York Times religion reporter patches together his autobiography and an account of his sabbatical year at Harvard Divinity School. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 21, 2012

"Worth reading for anyone who suspects Fox News of distorting the truth and is eager to spend hours sifting through the evidence. For those observant and literate enough to have seen through Fox from the beginning, this book feels like an exhaustively researched exercise in stating the obvious."
A thorough catalogue of Fox News president Roger Ailes' misdeeds as head of the controversial network. 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 >