Search Results: "Elizabeth Moon"


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ELIZABETH by Lisa Hilton
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 10, 2015

"Mildly revisionist, well-argued, and thoroughly satisfying."
There is no shortage of biographies of Britain's Elizabeth I (1533-1603), but readers should pay attention to this thoughtful, often ingenious account. Read full book review >

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ELIZABETH by Sarah Bradford
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 16, 1996

"No tabloid hype here, but this authoritative biography has enough revealing nuggets scattered through an otherwise flat narrative to keep a royal watcher enthralled. (17 color and 39 b&w photos) (Author tour)"
In the year of her 70th birthday, Elizabeth II of England comes under scrutiny as mother (not quite good enough), wife (better), and constitutional monarch (outstanding). Read full book review >

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ELIZABETH by John Guy
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 3, 2016

"One of the best biographies of Elizabeth ever."
The Whitbread Award-winning author delivers an outstanding biography of Queen Elizabeth (1533-1603). Read full book review >

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Released: Feb. 21, 2012

"Moloney says she found her voice through writing her memoir; readers, however, may not be able to follow what she's saying."
Ex-nun Moloney's debut memoir chronicles a life bound by the expectations of others, turned around with the help of Alcoholics Anonymous, Jungian analysis and New Age spirituality. Read full book review >

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ELIZABETH by J. Randy Taraborrelli
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 29, 2006

"Overly worshipful, but you'd have to be quite jaded to be bored by this chronicle of a miniseries life."
Veteran diva-disher Taraborrelli, who has written about Cher, Madonna and Princess Grace, turns his pen on the silver screen starlet of the century. Read full book review >

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ELIZABETH by David Starkey
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Dec. 2, 2000

"Reveals a livelier Liz: lovely, clever, wise, and—like all the other Tudors—possessed of the 'besetting sin' of 'rapacity.' (16 pp. color photos and illustrations)"
In brisk, bracing prose, a freelance historian follows England's first Queen Elizabeth from birth to the early days of her reign. Read full book review >

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ECHOES OF BETRAYAL by Elizabeth Moon
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Feb. 21, 2012

"Readers hungry for more dragons, elves, mages and gnomes will find exactly what they're looking for."
The third installment in Moon's Paladin's Legacy series (Kings of the North, 2011, etc.) is a solid if unremarkable fantasy tale, with some rousing action and intriguing plot twists. Read full book review >

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COMMAND DECISION by Elizabeth Moon
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Feb. 27, 2007

"Strong female leads, terrific action and complications aplenty: should grab existing fans and win new converts."
Another entry in Moon's family saga about the powerful space-trader Vatta family (Marque and Reprisal, 2004, etc.). Read full book review >

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KINGS OF THE NORTH by Elizabeth Moon
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: March 22, 2011

"Decidedly a middle book, but not without its charms."
War, domestic strife and evil magic threaten the rulers in various lands in the latest in the Deed of Paksenarrion series. Read full book review >

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TRADING IN DANGER by Elizabeth Moon
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Oct. 1, 2003

"A passable setup, with absorbing, fairly low-key complications and agreeable character development: an auspicious series opener."
From the versatile author of military-SF yarns and, most recently, The Speed of Dark (Jan. 2003), the kickoff to a new spacefaring/coming-of-age saga. Read full book review >

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LIMITS OF POWER by Elizabeth Moon
Released: June 11, 2013

"A concluding volume is promised—and it'll have to be some finale to knit up all the strands. Moon proves here, as in the past, that she's more than equal to the task."
The fourth entry in Moon's solid-going-on-stolid Paladin's Legacy fantasy series (Echoes of Betrayal, 2012, etc.) is far from easily intelligible for unacquainted readers. Read full book review >

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THE SPEED OF DARK by Elizabeth Moon
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 1, 2003

"Well-written, intelligent, quite moving. Moon places the reader inside the world of an autistic and unflinchingly conveys the authenticity of his situation."
Military-SF novelist Moon (Against the Odds, 2000, etc.) offers a touching account of an autistic man who struggles to cure his condition without changing his self. Read full book review >