Search Results: "Hex Studio"


BOOK REVIEW

HEX by Thomas Olde Heuvelt
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 26, 2016

"Don't expect any hint of optimism; read it if you dare!"
In Dutch author Heuvelt's English-language debut, a town haunted by a 17th-century witch uncovers the true face of evil—and it's not supernatural. Read full book review >

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HEX by Darieck Scott
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 1, 2007

"A bizarre, overwritten disaster."
Four gay friends search for their missing companion, whom they suspect has been lost to a supernatural force. Read full book review >

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HEX by Allen Steele
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: June 7, 2011

"Dull and annoying."
Addition to Steele's interstellar colonization saga (Coyote Destiny, 2010, etc.) wherein Earth is kaput, and human civilization thrives on the remote planet Coyote. Read full book review >

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HEX by Maggie Estep
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 1, 2003

"They all sound remarkably similar, making for an undifferentiated if pleasant narrative of aimless longing that the murder mystery, Estep's first, never disturbs."
Ruby Murphy works at the Coney Island Museum, lives in Coney Island with her two cats, who dine on organic turkey meat, and hangs out with a variety of friends who, in their superficial grotesquerie, would belong in an amusement park if only they were amusing. Read full book review >

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PUSS IN BOOTS by Charles Perrault
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 29, 2011

"Amid the barrel full of Puss' digital appearances, this one falls toward the bottom. (iPad storybook app. 7-9)"
An undistinguished edition of the familiar tale, pairing a standard, lightly edited 19th-century text to a scanty assortment of grainy public-domain pictures. Read full book review >

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HEX-RATED by Jason Ridler
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 2017

"The retro setting matches the story's sensibilities, and Ridler's (Rise of the Luchador, 2014, etc.) quick and clever wit is overshadowed by his leering views of women."
A 1970s private eye investigates the attack of a human-controlled snake on a starlet in the adult film industry. Read full book review >

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HEX HALL by Rachel Hawkins
FAIRY TALES, FOLKTALES AND MYTHS
Released: March 2, 2010

"In spite of some clichéd, Dan Brown-influenced business with the top-secret Prodigium hunters L'Occhio di Dio, the snappy one-liners, loyal friendships and burgeoning romance will delight fans of Rosemary Clement-Moore's Maggie Quinn series. (Fantasy. YA)"
Veronica Mars meets Percy Jackson and the Olympians in an appealing, if not groundbreaking, series opener. Read full book review >

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THE ETCHER'S STUDIO by Arthur  Geisert
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 1997

"A labeled view of the studio precedes a final spread showing each step in an etching's creation. (Picture book. 5-7)"
Aimed at readers of Douglas Florian's A Potter (1991) and A Painter (1993), and with just enough detail to hint at etching's challenges and possibilities, Geisert (Roman Numerals: I to MM, 1996, etc.) takes an opportunity to showcase nautical and jungle scenes as well as his more familiar rural views and pigs. Read full book review >

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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 >

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STUDIO SAINT-EX by Ania Szado
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 6, 2013

"High fashion and high drama coexist in equal measure in this insightful novel."
Szado looks at the era when Antoine de Saint-Exupéry is in New York City working on Le Petit Prince, an era complicated by a love triangle involving his Salvadoran wife, Consuelo, and an apprentice couturière, Mignonne Lachapelle. Read full book review >

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STUDIO GRACE by Eric Siblin
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 14, 2017

"Engaging look at the seductions of late-in-life creativity and a cleareyed account of the strange state of today's music industry."
Affectionate memoir of a second-career songwriter finally making a record, alongside a cast of music-scene lifers. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 1996

"Golden Age'' have rarely been so illuminatingly and insightfully detailed. (30 b&w illustrations, not seen)"
Hollywood reminiscences, and more, from the quintessential studio system director. Read full book review >