Search Results: "Katherine Addison"


BOOK REVIEW

THE GOBLIN EMPEROR by Katherine Addison
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: April 1, 2014

"Unreservedly recommended."
New fantasy from an author who, as Sarah Monette, wrote the Doctrine of Labyrinth series. Read full book review >

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Released: Dec. 1, 1994

"A tour de force. (12 pages b&w photos)"
A masterly chronicle of Churchill as a domestic figure rather than as the bulldog wartime leader, and one of the most subtle portraits of him as a politician. Read full book review >

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THE TEARS OF DARK WATER by Corban Addison
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 13, 2015

"A fast-paced thriller that puts its humanitarian moral at the forefront."
When six characters have their lives changed forever by an act of piracy, they must decide who is to blame—and what can be forgiven. Read full book review >

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THE GARDEN OF BURNING SAND by Corban Addison
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 6, 2014

"Addison's second novel (A Walk Across the Sun, 2013) is both an affecting tale of a tragically abused girl and a convincing plea for humanitarian support in Africa."
In Zambia, Kuyeya—a teenage girl with Down syndrome—is raped, and American human rights lawyer Zoe Fleming dedicates herself to finding the attacker and bringing him to justice. Read full book review >

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WE by Alice Schertle
by Alice Schertle, illustrated by Kenneth Addison
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2007

"The cautionary thread running through this may be too subtle for most children to catch, but it could spark discussions about where we've been and where we're going. (Picture book/poetry. 7-9)"
Schertle gives her panoramic, free-verse view of the human story an ominous tone by placing it all in the past tense. Read full book review >

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KATHERINE ARDEN
by Rachel Sugar

From its very first pages, you’d have no idea that Katherine Arden’s sweeping historical fantasy is the author’s first novel. And you could be forgiven for expressing your shock (or envy or frustration) when you find out that in fact the wholly absorbing epic, rooted in Russian folklore, steeped in medieval Russian history, in fact began on a private whim ...


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BOOK REVIEW

THE PEACH KEEPER by Sarah Addison Allen
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 22, 2011

"Unmemorable."
In a North Carolina mountain hamlet, the renovation of a crumbling mansion reveals unsettling secrets. Read full book review >

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LOST LAKE by Sarah Addison Allen
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 11, 2014

"Light, sweet and sparkly."
Old wrongs are righted for a motley community of Southerners in this latest, semienchanted novel by Allen (The Peach Keeper, 2011, etc.). Read full book review >

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Tom Thorneval by Cornelius Elmore Addison
Released: Aug. 8, 2015

"A charming introduction to a world of fairy creatures, featuring a good-hearted narrator who grows into a better person."
In this fairy tale for middle-grade readers, a misfit dream maker goes on a quest for riches and finds himself on a completely different path toward self-worth. Read full book review >

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THE GIRL WHO CHASED THE MOON by Sarah Addison Allen
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 2010

"Fans of Allen's brand of romantic whimsy won't mind the inconsistencies and lapses of logic, but others may cringe at the implausibility."
In Allen's newest sugar-and-spice Southern fantasy (The Sugar Queen, 2008, etc.), a teenage girl comes to live with her grandfather in a small town where oddity is a way of life. Read full book review >

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BRAVE SQUISH RABBIT by Katherine Battersby
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 27, 2012

"A little humor that goes a long way toward conquering big fears. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Squish, a tiny rabbit, lives with towering fears: of storms, chickens and the dark. Read full book review >