Search Results: "Daniel Black"


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God War by Daniel Black
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Jan. 11, 2015

"Imaginative and vicious, overflowing with sinister creations and a monumental struggle.
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The third book in Black's (The Death of Magic, 2013, etc.) epic urban fantasy series about a world of magic turned upside down.Read full book review >

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LISTEN TO THE LAMBS by Daniel Black
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 16, 2016

"Good intentions, but that's about it."
An exploration of homelessness by the author of Perfect Peace (2010) and The Sacred Place (2007).Read full book review >

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TWELVE GATES TO THE CITY by Daniel Black
Released: Dec. 6, 2011

"This novel could have been a magical tale of spiritual discovery, yet it buckles under the weight of its own complexity."
When you go back home, can you really put the ghosts to rest? Can you at least save some lost souls? Read full book review >

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PERFECT PEACE by Daniel Black
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 2010

"Original and earnest, informed both by human limitation and human potential."
The author returns to the Arkansas setting of They Tell Me of a Home (2005). Read full book review >

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THE DEATH OF MAGIC by Daniel Black
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY

"A riveting postmodern world infused with myth, cruelty, and heavy doses of magic."
From author Black (Be Careful What You Wish For, 2013, etc.) comes the second installment in an urban-fantasy series about a group of young people with magical powers. Read full book review >

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THEY TELL ME OF A HOME by Daniel Black
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 14, 2005

"Heartwarming, if not always believable."
An urbane black scholar feels the pull of his country home, in this debut novel. Read full book review >

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THE SACRED PLACE by Daniel Black
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 6, 2007

"Shrill, sententious and maudlin. If you want to read a dramatic and persuasive retelling of Emmett Till's tragic story, you'd do better to go to the history books."
The Kansas City author's second novel (They Tell Me of a Home, 2005) is based on the story of Emmett Till, a northern black boy who in 1955 "disrespected" a southern white woman, and paid for his impudence with his life. Read full book review >

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DANIEL LOWE
by Megan Labrise

A few months shy of his 60th birthday, Daniel Lowe’s publishing dreams came true—with a novel that proceeds from a nightmarish premise.

In All That’s Left to Tell, a mid-level American executive named Marc Laurent is held captive in Pakistan by two local guards. Each day he is blindfolded and an English-speaking woman, who identifies herself as “Josephine,” questions ...


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DANIEL SUAREZ
by Clayton Moore

Daniel Suarez finally made it to the future in his new novel, Change Agent, which Kirkus’ reviewer says is “...his most entertaining high-tech thriller yet.”

The author sometimes gets pegged as a science fiction author because his previous bestsellers—Daemon, Freedom, Kill Decision, and Influx—all revolve around technologies that are just around the corner. In Change Agent ...


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THE SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY BOOKS EVERYONE WILL BE TALKING ABOUT IN APRIL
by John DeNardo

April is bringing a whole new enticing batch of science fiction and fantasy books that will stretch your imagination. Here's a selection of the ones that will be generating the most buzz. You'll find fallen angels, Death's assistant, human refugees in space, a revolution against the One Percent, matriarchal lunar colonies, giant robots, genetic thrills, biotech-weird, and ...


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