Search Results: "M.K. Hume"


BOOK REVIEW

BATTLE OF KINGS by M.K. Hume
Released: Jan. 1, 2013

"Merlin's story, in this first of The Merlin Prophesy trilogy (and previously published outside the United States as Prophesy: Clash of Kings), will appeal to those who thrill to Game of Thrones and other tales of intersecting, ever-warring, noble lineages."
Along an isolated shoreline, a brutal rape is committed. The rape, which results in pregnancy, steals the girl's sanity and unleashes a chain of events that will topple thrones. Read full book review >

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WARRIOR OF THE WEST by M.K. Hume
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 7, 2014

"A saga dark in aspect, rich in detail and mythic in dimension."
Even during wartime, the more dangerous enemies do indeed sleep within King Arthur's own household. Read full book review >

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DRAGON'S CHILD by M.K. Hume
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 8, 2013

"A diverting read for fans of the Arthurian legends."
Hume's second trilogy picks up where her Merlin series ended. Read full book review >

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DEATH OF AN EMPIRE by M.K. Hume
Released: May 21, 2013

"Dry, drab and drowsy. T.H. White it ain't."
A mannered lecture of a novel borrowing from—and liberally interpreting—the Arthurian Cycle. Read full book review >

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HUNTING WITH GODS by M.K. Hume
Released: Aug. 13, 2013

"Historical fiction with a touch of fantasy, delivered with some rip-roaring battles and characters that are noble, memorable and unredeemable."
The third volume of the Merlin trilogy follows the legendary healer up to the beginning of a new chapter in both Merlin's and Britain's histories. Read full book review >

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MUSCA DOMESTICA by Christine Hume
Released: April 21, 2000

"An ambitious collection that fails more often than it shines."
The Barnard New Women Poets Prize was awarded to this first collection of enormously imaginative poems written by the winner of a recent fellowship from the Fine Arts Work Center and a grant from the Colorado Council on the Arts. Read full book review >

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LET'S GO CAMPING WITH MR. SILLYPANTS by M.K. Brown
BEDTIME BOOK
Released: June 1, 1995

"A good premise, lost in the execution. (Picture book. 3-7)"
A goofy, lope-along adult who seems very childlike in his striped pants, is back in a book that gets off to a good start, but falters midway. Mr. Sillypants oversleeps one morning, missing the chance to hook up with fellow-campers. Read full book review >

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SALLY'S ROOM by M.K. Brown
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 1992

"The message here is rendered almost painless by the novel idea, the funny pronouncements of the furniture, and the comical details in the cartoon-style illustrations. (Picture book. 5-8)"
When Sally leaves for school, her room is such a mess that it has actually inconvenienced her. Read full book review >

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A TERRIBLE LIAR by Hume Cronyn
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 17, 1991

"Serious about acting and scripts, wry and rueful about everything else: a first-flight theatrical autobiography, unpretentiously anecdotal and immensely likable but never merely charming and chatty."
Intelligent, candid, humorously self-deprecating: the memoirs (only up to 1965, alas) of an actor's actor on stage and screen— who also turns out to be a stylish raconteur, an intrepid adventurer, and a sometime producer/writer...as well as, of course, the longtime husband/partner of Oscar-winner Jessica Tandy. Read full book review >