Search Results: "Ash Beevers"


BOOK REVIEW

HEX BOYFRIENDS by Lacy Wilson
by Lacy Wilson, illustrated by Ash Beevers, developed by Tin Man Games
IPAD BOOK APPS
Released: Aug. 21, 2013

"A great mix of black magic, hot boyfriends and bloodthirsty beasts makes this interactive app an addicting read. (iPad game app. 14-18)"
An electronic choose-your-own adventure story with multiple dark twists and turns that will hook readers as they attempt to avoid being eaten. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WISH LANTERNS by Alec Ash
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 7, 2017

"Sensitive, fascinating reports."
Novelistic anecdotes reveal Chinese young people struggling with universal themes of education, employment, and love. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 7, 2005

"Formulaic and self-effacing nearly to a fault—the adventures speak for themselves."
Memoirs of an American pilot during WWII, famous for his escape attempts as a Nazi prisoner. Read full book review >

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LILY'S EROTIC SEXUAL AWAKENING by Brian Ash
Released: Jan. 6, 2013

"Thoughtful, sometimes titillating scenes undermined by halting prose."
Ash's debut novel about an erotically charged cruise and the emotions it conjures. Read full book review >

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LORD OF SNOW AND SHADOWS by Sarah Ash
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Aug. 5, 2003

"Darting, unpredictable, often absorbing, but lacking the spark of true originality."
Hypercomplicated yet independently intelligible first in a fantasy trilogy: the US debut for an English author of three previous paperbacks. Read full book review >

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A BYZANTINE JOURNEY by John Ash
NON-FICTION
Released: June 1, 1995

"A joy for lovers of Byzantium, travel, and the English language. (8 pages b&w photos, not seen)"
The vestigial glories of Byzantium and its world return to life in this superbly written travelogue by poet Ash (The Burnt Pages, not reviewed). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 26, 2000

"An invaluable contemporary account of how millions of Europeans have taken divergent paths—of compromise or conflict—in reaction to a decade of unanticipated change."
Ash (The File: A Personal History, not reviewed) acts as informed, impassioned eyewitness to post-communist Europe in this collection of dazzling essays, most of which were originally published in the New York Review of Books. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE ANNIE YEAR by Stephanie Wilbur Ash
Released: Oct. 11, 2016

"Darkly hilarious and weirdly beguiling."
Tandy Caide, a dedicated CPA in small-town America, can handle the complexities of everyone's tax returns. But can she handle an affair with the new vocational agriculture teacher? Read full book review >

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THE TAKEN by Inger Ash Wolfe
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 15, 2010

"Beautiful writing is just one of the pleasures of this Chinese-box puzzler."
What looks like a prank lures a Canadian police chief into an investigation of a bone-chilling crime. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE NIGHT BELL by Inger Ash Wolfe
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 15, 2016

"DI Micallef is sure to win your favor, but expect your initial excitement to slowly fizzle out."
In this fourth installment (A Door in the River, 2012, etc.), Ontario police inspector Hazel Micallef becomes intimately involved in a case connecting back to her childhood. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE FILE by Timothy Garton Ash
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 1, 1997

"Sensitive, subtle, and illuminating, as a fine historian explores those infinitely complicated choices made by human beings confronted by the issue of collaboration or resistance. (First serial to the New Yorker; author tour)"
A British historian has the eerie experience of reading the secret file kept on him by the Stasi, the East German secret police, and meeting with those who informed on him and the police who were responsible. Read full book review >