Search Results: "Mark Canter"


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Released: Oct. 12, 2012

"A compelling what-if story about an approachable, human Jesus."
In Canter's (Second Nature, 2011, etc.) latest novel, a paleographer discovers an ancient text recounting Jesus' missing years. Read full book review >

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ORCHARD OF MY EYE by Mark Canter
Released: Dec. 29, 2012

"Canter weaves together exciting action, tender relationships and plausible science in this thought-provoking thriller."
A method for providing artificial vision attracts the attention of a dangerous U.S. black-ops intelligence organization in Canter's latest thriller. Read full book review >

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SECOND NATURE by Mark Canter
Released: Dec. 6, 2012

"Confidently told sci-fi sure to reel in adventure fans."
In Canter's (Down to Heaven, 2012) latest novel, a mysterious young woman escapes from a high-tech military research lab. Read full book review >

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DOWN TO HEAVEN by Mark Canter
Released: Dec. 24, 2012

"A striking sci-fi adventure."
A convincing sci-fi thriller about a pair of modern-day scientists who discover an ancient Chinese colony in the jungles of South America. Read full book review >

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EMBER FROM THE SUN by Mark Canter
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Oct. 1, 1996

"An effective blend of scientific fact and shamanistic fancy, one that weaves a genuinely magic spell. (First printing of 100,000; Literary Guild selection; author tour)"
Neanderthals (who disappeared from the world 40,000 years ago) get a new lease on life in this impressive, engrossing debut novel. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: June 25, 2010

"Somewhere in this Vook is a great rock movie waiting to be made. But for lovers of rock lore, this will do until it comes out."
Oral history of the making of an iconic rock album. Read full book review >

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MISSING MARK by Julie Kramer
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 14, 2009

"Nicely done, if not groundbreaking, with a likable heroine in an intriguing profession."
TV investigative reporter Riley Spartz has an instinct about stories, and the unexplained disappearance of a groom-to-be gets her juices flowing. Read full book review >

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Released: Nov. 20, 2001

"A coffee-table volume that someone might actually read—and enjoy. The wonders of Burns and Company never cease. (110 b&w and 40 color illustrations)"
What comes after baseball, the Civil War, and jazz? Mark Twain, of course. Read full book review >

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EXCLAMATION MARK by Amy Krouse Rosenthal
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2013

"Funny and spirited (and secretly educational, but nobody will notice). (Picture book. 4-8)"
Punctuation with pizzazz. Read full book review >

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YOUNG ADULT
Released: June 19, 2012

"This smart, stylish series opener raises the bar for paranormal fiction, leaving readers impatient for the next installment. (author's note) (Urban fantasy. 12 & up)"
Crime noir meets paranormal romance in this addictive thriller about two London teens in whom the fae awakens, conferring abilities at once exhilarating and harshly stigmatized. Read full book review >

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PAPA’S MARK by Gwendolyn Battle-Lavert
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 15, 2004

"Heartfelt. (Picture book. 6-10)"
Talk of the upcoming election permeates the African-American community because, for the first time, they will be permitted to vote alongside their white neighbors. Read full book review >

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Released: Nov. 1, 1993

"Providing an expansive view of Rothko and his milieu, and rich in information about the New York art scene—but a breathless enthusiasm for his subject leads Breslin to descriptive excess, especially with regard to individual paintings. (Color & b&w illustrations)"
The full-bodied fruit of seven years' labor—a zealous, uncommonly kind portrait of one of Abstract Expressionism's irascible masters—from Breslin (William Carlos Williams, 1970). Read full book review >