Search Results: "Marie Rutkoski"


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THE WINNER'S CURSE by Marie Rutkoski
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: March 4, 2014

"Breathtaking, tragic and true. (Fantasy. 12-18)"
Rich characterization, exquisite worldbuilding and rock-solid storytelling make this a fantasy of unusual intelligence and depth. Read full book review >

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THE WINNER'S CRIME by Marie Rutkoski
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: March 3, 2015

"Enthralling, agonizing and incandescent. (Fantasy. 12 & up)"
The middle entry in a fantasy trilogy brings new players to the game while exponentially raising the stakes. Read full book review >

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THE CABINET OF WONDERS by Marie Rutkoski
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 7, 2008

"Disappointing. (Fantasy. 10-14)"
A refreshingly different fantasy premise falls to pedestrian plotting. Read full book review >

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THE CELESTIAL GLOBE by Marie Rutkoski
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2010

"A true original. (Fantasy. 10-14)"
There's some serious swashbuckling underway in this follow-up to the high-spirited The Cabinet of Wonders (2008). Read full book review >

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THE SHADOW SOCIETY by Marie Rutkoski
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 16, 2012

"Entertaining and provocative. (Fantasy. 12 & up)"
In a multidimensional Chicago, Darcy learns that she isn't really human after all. Read full book review >

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THE JEWEL OF THE KALDERASH by Marie Rutkoski
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 25, 2011

"Thrilling, heartrending and unexpectedly sweet; Petra's adventures could not have had a more satisfying conclusion. (Fantasy. 11-15)"
A slambang finale to a refreshingly different fantasy trilogy. Read full book review >

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THE YOUNG ELITES by Marie Lu
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Oct. 7, 2014

"A must for fans of Kristin Cashore's Fire (2009) and other totally immersive fantasies. (Fantasy. 13 & up)"
A new series—fantasy, this time—from the author of the best-selling Legend dystopia. Read full book review >

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THE RADIUS OF US by Marie Marquardt
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Jan. 17, 2017

"A rushed ending is only a small distraction in this otherwise eye-opening story. (Fiction. 14-18)"
As in Dream Things True (2015), Marquardt explores the American dream, this time through the lenses of two traumatized teens. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: March 30, 1998

"Wildlife Almanac'' in the appendix."
This story is for the birds—but even non-avians will applaud this winning narrative of romantic raptors and other feathered habituÇs of Manhattan's Central Park. Read full book review >

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Test Drive by Marie Harte
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 7, 2016

"A romance as brash and dynamic as its setting and characters."
Lara Valley is determined to create a better life for herself, working her way through nursing school as a bartender and avoiding relationships, especially with lady killer Johnny Devlin, the tempting, sexy mechanic who's suddenly her knight in shining armor. Read full book review >

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Released: Aug. 1, 1997

"Do stay tuned; this feisty young life will take flight."
This is the first volume of a marvelously detailed diary kept by Bashkirtseff, an enterprising young woman entering the opulent adult world of Europe during the late 1800s with style and promise, but kicking all the way. Read full book review >