Search Results: "Margarete Dos"


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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 2, 2012

"A truly surprising denouement caps a well-told postwar account."
A daughter turns her German mother's harrowing memories of living through the liberation of Berlin into a moving insider's account of the time. Read full book review >

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THE SOWING by Steven dos Santos
YOUNG ADULT
Released: March 8, 2014

"Frequently baffling and uneven; only for readers already invested in Lucky. (Science fiction. 13-16)"
Following The Culling (2013), Recruit-turned-Imposer trainee Lucian "Lucky" Spark observes the Trials, a yearly competition in which horror-movie-esque situations determine which competitor's loved one dies; his position may be new, but it is still potentially deadly. Read full book review >

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THE CULLING by Steven dos Santos
YOUNG ADULT
Released: March 8, 2013

"Entirely derivative from start to finish, it will probably nonetheless appeal to those still obsessed with the torture genre and stands as a rare dystopia in which gay characters exist. (Dystopian romance. 12 & up)"
Lucian "Lucky" Spark has run out of luck; he's been selected as a candidate for the Recruitment, a series of brutal tests designed to be a fast track to military leadership for a few of the most promising individuals of society. Read full book review >

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Released: Jan. 27, 1937

"These three allied novels forming the trilogy, were written over a considerable span of years, so bringing them together as one is a definite contribution to the Dos Passos picture."
Omnibus volume, at reasonable price, containing The 4 and Parallel, Nineteen Nineteen and The Big Money. Read full book review >

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FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 2008

"A fresh-thinking historical thriller buoyed by its hero, a man with a spinning moral compass trying to find his truth North."
A scholar doggedly pursues the true story behind one of the world's most famous explorers. Read full book review >