Search Results: "Mark E. Lacy"


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THE DREAMTUNNEL SEQUENCE by Mark E. Lacy
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Jan. 23, 2014

"Solid writing and a twisting plot make for a decent high-fantasy debut."
Two warriors unexpectedly touched by sorcery go on separate quests in an attempt to defeat a great evil. Read full book review >

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Released: May 15, 2007

"Nourishing food for thought, if less meaty than Vaclav Smil's kindred, superior Energies (1998)."
A trivia-rich yet coherent long view of what energy is, what physical laws govern it and why we should be using it less and better. Read full book review >

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SAMURAI CAT GOES TO THE MOVIES by Mark E. Rogers
GRAPHIC NOVELS & COMIC BOOKS
Released: Oct. 1, 1994

"Others may well find it mind-numbingly silly and occasionally offensive."
Miaowara Tomokato, the feline whose tongue is sharper than his sword, returns for a fifth engagement in this series by Rogers (The Sword of Samurai Cat, 1991, etc.). Read full book review >

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THE SWORD OF SAMURAI CAT by Mark E. Rogers
GRAPHIC NOVELS & COMIC BOOKS
Released: April 23, 1991

"Irresistibly hilarious or depressingly imbecilic, depending on the viewpoint of the beholder."
Fourth in a series that has already achieved a certain notoriety. Read full book review >

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SAMURAI CAT GOES TO HELL by Mark E. Rogers
GRAPHIC NOVELS & COMIC BOOKS
Released: June 15, 1998

"Check one: (a) hysterically funny, I loved it, (b) appallingly stupid, I hated it, or (c) unsuitable for life-forms with more than minimal cognitive abilities."
Fifth and (the publisher says) final outing for Rogers's indescribable comedy fantasy (Samurai Cat Goes to the Movies, 1994, etc.). Read full book review >

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IN A GREEN SHADE by Allen Lacy
NON-FICTION
Released: April 14, 2000

"Lacy's garden, like his mind, is a fine mosaic of whimsy and understatement, and a provocation for readers to go forth and cultivate. (line drawings throughout)"
Highly opinionated rambles through a variety of gardens, most of them his own, from horticulturalist and curmudgeon Lacy (The American Gardener, 1988, etc.) Read full book review >

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EARLY DECISION by Lacy Crawford
Released: Aug. 27, 2013

"Much like The Nanny Diaries—sincere and readable."
A struggling young tutor tries to find her destiny among the children of privilege in this cutting peek at the vicious world of college applications. Read full book review >

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Shelly's World! Goes to Japan by Sharon E. Gatlin
Released: March 7, 2013

"An amusing educational story to help kids see the Land of the Rising Sun."
An imaginative fourth-grader dreams of flying a plane to Japan with her family, while the family dog has his own secret adventures abroad. Read full book review >

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Released: Jan. 1, 1995

"Essays laden with the verbal clunkiness of the politically correct art cartel, joined by a more useful index of artists and projects."
Preachy and polemical essays trace 25 years of alternative public art, addressing an exciting topic with airless earnestness. Read full book review >

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THE WATCHER IN THE SHADOWS by Chris Moriarty
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 28, 2013

"Exciting, action-packed and absolutely marvelous. (Fantasy. 10 & up)"
The magic is darker in this intense sequel to The Inquisitor's Apprentice (2011).Read full book review >