Search Results: "Jane Maas"


BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 1, 2012

"Funny and informative, with the kick of a dry martini."
Maas (Adventures of an Advertising Woman, 1987, etc.) looks back on her days as a pioneering female copywriter and ad executive in the heady '60s and '70s, dishing on the profligate behavior characteristic of the industry at that time as dramatized by the TV series Mad Men. Read full book review >

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THE CHRISTMAS ANGEL by Jane Maas
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 19, 2013

"Touching and infused with the joy of family and the light of the Christmas season."
The journey of an heirloom Christmas angel reflects the loves and losses of a family through five generations. Read full book review >

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TOWER OF DAWN by Sarah J. Maas
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Sept. 5, 2017

"A compelling story of hard-fought growth and redemption, with yet more to come in at least one more future volume. (Fantasy. 14-adult)"
Maas chronicles Chaol and Nesryn's activities during Empire of Storms (2016). Read full book review >

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CHINA WHITE by Peter Maas
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 1, 1994

"A terrific read. (Film rights to Disney; author tour)"
Chinese crime lords bring a bumper crop of trouble to a reluctant young lawyer and his FBI squeeze in this intricate, compulsively readable thriller by nonfiction veteran Maas (Serpico, 1973, etc.). Read full book review >

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HEAVY IS THE HEAD
by Mandy Curtis

BOOK REPORT for A Court of Thorns and Roses (A Court of Thorns and Roses #1) by Sarah J. Maas

Cover Story: Prickly

BFF Charm: Heck Yes!

Swoonworthy Scale: 10

Talky Talk: Familiar Fantasy

Bonus Factor: Mysterious Loner Faeries

Bonus/Anti-Bonus Factor: Series Starter

Relationship Status: Willing Courtier

 

Cover Story: Prickly

I’m very glad the technology to bring ...


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BOOK REVIEW

HEIR OF FIRE by Sarah J. Maas
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Sept. 2, 2014

"Will leave readers ravenous for more. (Fantasy. 14 & up)"
Magic, painful truths and dangerous military escalations characterize this series continuation. Read full book review >

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EMPIRE OF STORMS by Sarah J. Maas
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Sept. 6, 2016

"Tightly plotted, delightful escapism. (Fantasy. 14 & up)"
In the penultimate Throne of Glass book, Aelin meets unexpected obstacles as her enemies move against her and her allies. Read full book review >

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A COURT OF WINGS AND RUIN  by Sarah J. Maas
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: May 2, 2017

"Nifty romantic escapism enhanced by expansion of worldbuilding and development of secondary characters. (Fantasy. 14-adult)"
Feyre and her friends must stop the evil Hybern king's conquering schemes. Read full book review >

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CROWN OF MIDNIGHT  by Sarah J. Maas
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Aug. 27, 2013

"An epic fantasy readers will immerse themselves in and never want to leave. (Fantasy. 14 & up)"
After being named the King's Champion in Throne of Glass (2012), Celaena Sardothien serves as the king of Adarlan's personal assassin—at least, she pretends to—in a densely plotted sequel. Read full book review >

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A COURT OF MIST AND FURY by Sarah J. Maas
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: May 3, 2016

"Hits the spot for fans of dark, lush, sexy fantasy. (Fantasy. 14 & up)"
After the events of A Court of Thorns and Roses (2015), Feyre struggles to pull herself back together while imminent threats loom.Read full book review >