Search Results: "Dina Nayeri"


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A TEASPOON OF EARTH AND SEA by Dina Nayeri
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 7, 2013

"Lyrical, humane and hopeful; a welcome view of the complexities of small-town life, in this case in a place that inspires fear instead of sympathy."
Elegant aspirational novel of life in post-revolutionary Iran. Read full book review >

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ANOTHER FAUST by Daniel Nayeri
Released: Aug. 1, 2009

"By switching character viewpoints often, the authors keep the pace moving to an ending full of action, revelation and horror. (Supernatural fiction. YA)"
Five teens with supernatural powers move to New York City, where they cause mayhem at an exclusive prep school. Read full book review >

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ANOTHER PAN by Daniel Nayeri
Released: Oct. 1, 2010

"Though this volume stands as a companion, not a sequel, to Another Faust (2009), readers who are unfamiliar with the first book may be confused about the school nurse's true identity. (Fiction. 14 & up)"
Peter Pan is reimagined and set at the tony Marlowe School in New York. Read full book review >

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Released: March 27, 2012

"A high-stakes conclusion that satisfies. (Fantasy. 14 & up)"
One of the Marlowe students finds his internal conflicts becoming all-too external, Jekyll-and-Hyde style, in the conclusion to the Another… series. Read full book review >

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REFUGE by Dina Nayeri
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 11, 2017

"A vital, timely novel about what it means to seek refuge."
An expatriate Iranian woman struggles to reconcile her European life with her background. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: May 31, 2011

"A mildly interesting way to introduce artistic expression to a preschool audience. (Picture book. 4-6)"
A child's inquisitive search for a lost pencil takes him on an imaginary tour. Read full book review >

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Char - Warrior Woman by Dina Burke
Released: April 2, 2013

"An enjoyable sci-fi take on the erotic novel."
A debut post-apocalyptic erotic romancebetween a warrior lord and the fiery woman he hopes to tame. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 6, 2002

"Not just a painstaking anatomy of a murder, but of the intractable difficulties in resolving America's ongoing racial dilemma."
A grimly powerful chronicle of a hate crime, the grisly murder of James Byrd Jr., and the soul-searching that resulted for the residents of Jasper, Texas. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 2007

"An elegant examination of how the rules of justice have changed since 9/11."
Well-wrought investigative report about six young Arab-Americans from western New York who stumbled into terrorism. Read full book review >

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FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 2011

"Overall, provocative and deeply satisfying. (Novellas. 14 & up)"
Four novellas representing four narrative styles ponder questions of humanity, technology, wishes and love. Read full book review >

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DRAWN FROM WATER by Dina Elenbogen
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 15, 2015

"Elenbogen occasionally illuminates important themes of identity, but there is much more to learn about these Ethiopian Jews. Perhaps one day one of them will tell the whole story; this is just an introduction."
Soul-searching memoir of the author's visits to Israel and how she discovered an Ethiopian Jewish community in the process. Read full book review >

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Stolen Legacy by Dina Gold
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 7, 2015

"A highly readable account of one family's fight for personal and financial vindication.
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Gold's debut recounts her family members' fight to reclaim a building that Nazis took from them during the Holocaust. Read full book review >