Search Results: "Gena Showalter"


BOOK REVIEW

ALICE IN ZOMBIELAND by Gena Showalter
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 1, 2012

"Showalter has created a promising playground for future story installments. (playlist, author Q&A) (Horror/paranormal romance. 12-17)"
Attack of the invisible zombies! Read full book review >

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TWISTED by Gena Showalter
FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 2011

"A major last-chapter twist will either delight readers or drive them, finally, around the bend. (Paranormal romance. 14 & up)"
Sluggish pacing and an overwhelming number of characters will once again test fans' devotion to this paranormal-romance series. Read full book review >

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UNRAVELED by Gena Showalter
FAIRY TALES, FOLKTALES AND MYTHS
Released: Sept. 1, 2010

"Essential only where the first book was popular. (Paranormal romance. YA)"
At the end of Intertwined (2009), Aden Stone, who plays host to three dead-raising, future-predicting and body-snatching souls, was named king of the vampires and negotiated an uneasy truce among the many supernatural creatures—fairies, vampires, witches, werewolves and goblins—he and his resident souls attracted to Crossroads, Okla. Read full book review >

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LIFEBLOOD by Gena Showalter
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Feb. 28, 2017

"Tense, philosophical, and enthralling. (Fantasy. 13 & up)"
Tenley's joined Troika, but Myriad's not out of tricks, and the war between the afterlives is far from over. Read full book review >

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FIRSTLIFE by Gena Showalter
Released: Feb. 23, 2016

"An inventive premise and easy-to-root-for characters make this a series opener genre fans will enjoy. (Fantasy. 13 & up)"
The afterlife's warring realms compete for an important girl's soul. Read full book review >

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THROUGH THE ZOMBIE GLASS by Gena Showalter
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 24, 2013

"The unbalanced plot stretches too far, over too long. (Horror/paranormal romance. 14-17)"
In this follow-up to Alice in Zombieland (2012), Ali Bell and her friends, fellow hunters of invisible spirit zombies, confront internal threats and endless relationship drama. Read full book review >

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THE QUEEN OF ZOMBIE HEARTS by Gena Showalter
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Sept. 30, 2014

"Funny, sexy, action-packed and tragic in all the right moments. (Horror/paranormal romance. 14 & up)"
Hostilities between Anima Industries and the zombie slayers escalate into all-out war in this trilogy conclusion. Read full book review >

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LAST KISS GOODNIGHT by Gena Showalter
Released: Dec. 26, 2012

"A fast-paced, intense paranormal romance that offers original, dynamic characters, vivid, compelling worldbuilding and a powerful 'love prevails' narrative."
When otherworlder Solomon Judah wakes up as a main attraction in an evil circus, his first thought is to escape and kill everyone involved in running the place. That is, until he meets Vika, the owner's daughter. She should be his enemy, but somehow every instinct tells him she's his soul mate—and salvation. Read full book review >

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INTERTWINED by Gena Showalter
ROMANCE
Released: Sept. 1, 2009

"The hard-driving action and sexy but (mostly) chaste romance is occasionally bogged down in the exposition and world-building typical of initial series titles, but hooked readers will clamor for more. (Paranormal romance. YA)"
Everyone thinks Aden Stone is a violent schizophrenic, but he doesn't hear voices: He's an unwilling host to four time-traveling, dead-raising, future-predicting and body-snatching souls. Read full book review >

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GENA/FINN by Hannah Moskowitz
YOUNG ADULT
Released: April 5, 2016

"Overall, though, it's very satisfying to see this moment in fandom and Internet-originating relationships so capably represented. (Fiction. 14-17)"
Two devoted members of an emotional cop drama's fandom meet online and feel an instant bond. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 25, 2009

"Certain to make its way onto college course lists, Showalter's lucid, comprehensive survey should also find an appreciative audience of serious general readers."
At last—a New World companion volume to the distinguished feminist scholar's pioneering A Literature of Their Own: British Women Novelists from Brontë to Lessing (1977). Read full book review >