Search Results: "Kim Harrison"


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GEORGE HARRISON by Graeme Thomson
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 2, 2015

"Indifferent writing and tut-tutting and shallow criticism conspire to make this of interest mostly to completist collectors."
New biography of the youngest, gloomiest Beatle. Read full book review >

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HARRISON SQUARED by Daryl Gregory
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: March 24, 2015

"Superior, with plenty of crossover teen appeal."
New dark fantasy from the author of the splendid Afterparty (2014, etc.).Read full book review >

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HARRY HARRISON! HARRY HARRISON! by Harry Harrison
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 4, 2014

"Science-fiction readers and Harrison devotees will garner the most pleasure from this heartfelt autobiography."
The life and 60-year career of an award-winning science-fiction writer. Read full book review >

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REX HARRISON by Nicholas Wapshott
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 1, 1992

"Wapshott tells all this rather solemnly, allowing Harrison's waspishness to take on an irresistible gleam through the windowpane prose. (Sixteen pages of b&w photos—not seen.)"
Not very stylish biography of Harrison (1908-90), by Wapshott (Peter O'Toole, 1984). Read full book review >

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THE WITCH WITH NO NAME by Kim Harrison
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Sept. 9, 2014

"This is a glorious burst of high-pitched melodrama, epitomizing both the protagonist and her series."
In the 13th and final volume of Harrison's The Hollows series, Cincinnati demon Rachel Morgan fights fiercely for everyone's happy ending even if she can't entirely believe in her own. Read full book review >

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INTO THE WOODS by Kim Harrison
Released: Oct. 9, 2012

"A comprehensive and well-constructed collection, sure to be welcomed by Harrison's fans."
A collection of old and new novellas, novelettes and short stories from urban-fantasy author Harrison (A Perfect Blood, 2012, etc.), mostly taking place inside her Hollows fictional universe. Read full book review >

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PALE DEMON by Kim Harrison
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 22, 2011

"An exceptionally enjoyable ride, if at times somewhat ethically and logically questionable."
Magic, sexual tension, bloodshed and convoluted plotlines color this urban-fantasy road trip, the ninth in the series featuring Cincinnati witch/incipient demon Rachel Morgan (Black Magic Sanction, 2010, etc.). Read full book review >

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ONCE DEAD, TWICE SHY by Kim Harrison
FANTASY
Released: May 26, 2009

"Readers looking for stories of the afterlife are advised to look Elsewhere. (Supernatural. YA)"
This urban fantasy promises attitude and mystery but doesn't deliver. Read full book review >

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THE DRAFTER by Kim Harrison
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2015

"Disappointing."
Harrison shifts gears with this near-future techno-thriller. Read full book review >

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THE UNDEAD POOL by Kim Harrison
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Feb. 25, 2014

"A great ride in and of itself, rather than simply a buildup to the finale, which is sure to be whiz-bang."
Love and doom are in the air in this penultimate volume of a popular urban fantasy series (Ever After, 2013, etc.). Read full book review >

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EVER AFTER by Kim Harrison
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Jan. 22, 2013

"There's no denying this tale is skillfully written, but the author's tendency to rely heavily on endless, mundane dialogue can be a turnoff to readers who would rather have their stories short, sweet and to the point."
The 11th volume in Harrison's popular ongoing urban-fantasy series (A Perfect Blood, 2012, etc.) continues to chronicle the adventures of Rachel Morgan, who is both a witch and a detective. Read full book review >

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WHITE WITCH, BLACK CURSE by Kim Harrison
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 1, 2009

"Some readers will continue to enjoy the series, but if Harrison keeps piling on the agony in future installments, others may eventually find the byzantine predicaments tedious."
In book seven of a near-future urban fantasy series (The Outlaw Demon Wails, 2008, etc.), it's business as usual for Cincinnati witch and bounty hunter Rachel Morgan: Her personal problems are equally as difficult and dangerous as her caseload. Read full book review >