Search Results: "Mark Edward Geyer"


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THE INQUISITOR'S APPRENTICE by Chris Moriarty
Released: Oct. 3, 2011

"A marvelous, mystical romp that doesn't ignore reality. A hint of a possible sequel whets readers' appetite for more: Yes, please! (author's note) (Fantasy. 12 & up)"
Thirteen-year-old Sacha lives in New York City's Lower East Side at the turn of the 20th century. Or does he? 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 >

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SECRETS OF SHAKESPEARE'S GRAVE by Deron R. Hicks
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 4, 2012

"Readers who enjoy watching puzzles be solved will enjoy the entertaining revelations. (Mystery. 9-13)"
Twelve-year-old Colophon Letterford deciphers clues in an old portrait that lead her and her father's oddball cousin Julian to a literary treasure. Read full book review >

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GO TO SLEEP, MONTY! by Kim Geyer
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2015

"Attractive illustrations don't make up for a less-than-compelling story. (Picture book. 3-6)"
In this British import, a little boy named Max acquires his first pet, a large puppy named Monty. Read full book review >

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OF ALL THE GIN JOINTS by Mark Bailey
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 30, 2014

"If you have a hipster's need to drink your way through film history in the footsteps of Bogey and Bacall or just want to hit all of LA's historic hotspots or perhaps are just taking your liver out for a thorough road test under the swaying palms, then this is your vade mecum. Otherwise, stick to Kenneth Anger or maybe Barton Fink."
A toper's guide to booze and its discontents in the film mecca that is Los Angeles. Read full book review >

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ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: Sept. 26, 2017

"An absolute must for any Buffy or Angel fan."
The oral history of Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel. Read full book review >

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ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: June 28, 2016

"An absolute must for any Star Trek fan."
"Boldly go where no man has gone before": the oral history of the Star Trek franchise. Read full book review >

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TINY PIE by Mark Bailey
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 7, 2013

"A muddle. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Ellie the elephant learns to make a tiny apple pie. Read full book review >

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Released: Feb. 25, 1990

In this important and evenhanded book, longtime foreign correspondent and syndicated columnist Geyer (Buying the Night Flight, 1982, etc.) provides unequalled insight into the decline of Fidel Castro from national hero to increasingly desperate dictator of a despairing little country. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 23, 1996

"Such excesses cloud the effectiveness of an otherwise provocative analysis of a critical problem. (Author tour)"
Despite its serious deficiencies, an alarming report on the decline of citizenship and cultural unity in America, and its causes and possible consequences for the country. Read full book review >