Search Results: "Ari Shavit"


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MY PROMISED LAND by Ari Shavit
NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 19, 2013

"Thoughtful, sobering reflections on a seemingly intractable conflict."
Israel has betrayed its best, truest self, argues Haaretz journalist and peace activist Shavit in this wrenching dissection of the nation's past and present. Read full book review >

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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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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 >

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What YOU Can Do About Bullying by Max and Zoey by Ari Magnusson
Released: May 17, 2016

"Appealing, concrete, and easy-to-follow suggestions for kids—and adults—in dealing with challenging relationships."
An empowering comic book focuses on how to prevent and deal with bullying. Read full book review >

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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 >

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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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THE INNOCENCE TREATMENT by Ari Goelman
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 17, 2017

"Nineteen Eighty-Four meets V for Vendetta in a thrilling package. (Dystopian adventure. 13-17)"
Protagonist Lauren Fielding's papers recount her terrifying experiences and revelations as a government experiment in Goelman's unsettling dystopia. 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 >