Search Results: "Jennifer Ashton"


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DIPLOMATIC IMMUNITY by Brodi Ashton
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 6, 2016

"A smoothly written, standard-issue romance. (Romance. 12-18)"
Piper's family has been suffering since the 2008 recession, so Piper needs both a scholarship to an exclusive Washington, D.C., prep school and that school's Bennington Journalism Endowment so she can go to Columbia. Read full book review >

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HANUKKAH IN AMERICA by Dianne Ashton
NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 14, 2013

"A fact-filled, mostly interesting account of Hanukkah's development in the United States."
An American Jewish History editor details the modern development of Hanukkah's rituals and traditions Read full book review >

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EVERNEATH by Brodi Ashton
FANTASY
Released: Jan. 3, 2012

"The intense prose is slow-motion grieving mixed with mythology, awakening hope and redemption—a mix ideal for angst connoisseurs. (Paranormal romance. 13 & up)"
Ashton's debut is a melancholy, modern retelling of Greek underworld myths. Read full book review >

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VICTORIAN BLOOMSBURY by Rosemary Ashton
NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 27, 2012

"Plenty of good material, but this unfocused text will be of interest mainly to scholars."
A portrait of London's famous intellectual neighborhood before Virginia Woolf and her friends moved in. Read full book review >

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Paternus by Dyrk Ashton
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 24, 2016

"A fast-paced, gloriously intricate introduction to a potential epic."
A 17-year-old girl and a 22-year-old man get caught up in a conflict between godlike beings that's been raging for eons in Ashton's debut mythic fantasy. Read full book review >

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EVERTRUE by Brodi Ashton
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Jan. 21, 2014

"Although the denouement passes very quickly, the ending satisfies and will break some hearts. (Paranormal romance. 13 & up)"
Nikki and Jack's relief at escaping the Everneath at the end of Everbound (2013) is short-lived, as they face the highest stakes yet. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 20, 2015

"Ashton makes compelling arguments about creativity and genius but continues to belabor them long after readers have gotten the point."
As a writer on technology and coiner of the phrase "the Internet of Things," Ashton seems to be a particularly creative type. But the "secret" of the subtitle is that there is no secret, no magic and no mystery. Read full book review >

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GEORGE ELIOT by Rosemary Ashton
NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 1997

"Reticence in three volumes,'' Ashton's is an Admiration in one volume—but a readable and informed one at least. (16 pages b&w photos & illustrations)"
The latest life of George Eliot (nÇe Mary Ann Evans), from the biographer of her lifelong companion, G.H. Lewes, brings out this independent-minded woman's shyness and self-doubt as well as her formidable artistic achievements. Read full book review >

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NOGUCHI EAST AND WEST by Dore Ashton
Released: April 10, 1992

Ashton (Art History/Cooper Union; About Rothko, 1983, etc.) reverentially portrays the sculptor and designer Isamu Noguchi (1904-88). Read full book review >

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EVERBOUND by Brodi Ashton
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Jan. 22, 2013

"Intense, intriguing and highly addictive. (Paranormal romance. 13 & up)"
Desperation replaces melancholy as Nikki struggles to rescue Jack from the Everneath. Read full book review >