Search Results: "Matthew Stover"


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CAINE'S LAW by Matthew Stover
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: April 3, 2012

"Brutal, witty, insightful, addictive, frequently baffling and altogether astonishing."
Continuing the blended fantasy/science fiction adventures of Stover's homicidal antihero (Caine Black Knife, 2008, etc.). Read full book review >

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BLADE OF TYSHALLE by Matthew Woodring Stover
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: March 1, 2001

"More of the same expletive-filled, ultraviolent gore-fest—much more."
Doorstopper sequel to Stover's SF/fantasy hybrid Heroes Die (1998). Read full book review >

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HEROES DIE by Matthew Woodring Stover
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Aug. 1, 1998

"Stover does, however, work hard to develop his characters. (Author tour)"
Dubious sf/fantasy hybrid from the author of the paperback Iron Dawn. Read full book review >

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Released: Jan. 29, 1990

A lively look at the science of forensic anthropology, focusing on the free-wheeling Texan who identified Josef Mengele's corpse. Read full book review >

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OH MY GODDESS
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BOOK REPORT for Freya by Matthew Laurence

Cover Story: Photo Op
BFF Charm: Natalie Imbruglia
Swoonworthy Scale: 3
Talky Talk: Modern Theology
Bonus Factor: Gods and Goddesses (+ Diversity)
Factor: Open-Ended
Relationship Status: Agnostic

Cover Story: Photo Op

Although the wings on this cover are more colorful than the DeLand Wings, everything about the image reminds me of the photos I’ve ...


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BOOK REVIEW

WISH by Matthew Cordell
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 3, 2015

"Wish fulfilled, if a tad inscrutably. (Picture book. 3-5)"
A much-wanted child arrives as fulfillment of his parents' dearest wish. Read full book review >

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THE LION’S SHARE by Matthew McElligott
ANIMALS
Released: Feb. 1, 2009

"The handsome watercolor-and-ink illustrations are as gently funny as the story, and the heavily partitioned design well suits the math lesson at hand. (Picture book. 6-8)"
Basic math is inescapable, even at dinner parties with the lion king. Read full book review >

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LEGO POP-UP by Matthew Reinhart
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 27, 2016

"Inspiring fare for paper crafters and Lego-manes alike. (Pop-up informational picture book. 7-10)"
A soaring 3-D tribute to "the world's most beloved toy." Read full book review >

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THE RISE AND FALL OF OSCAR THE MAGICIAN by Matthew Porter
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 4, 2015

"A fine first caper for budding fans of mystery, monkeys, or magic. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Who will be the Magician of the Year? Will honesty or treachery win the day? Read full book review >

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FOX ON THE LOOSE! by Matthew Porter
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 14, 2014

"Here's hoping Porter gets paired up with a writer equal to his visual talents. (Board book. 18 mos.-3)"
A fox is stymied in his nocturnal prowling by a bevy of noisy barnyard animals. Read full book review >

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TAILS CHASING TAILS by Matthew Porter
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 9, 2013

"A delightful and playful romp worthy of an enthusiastic following. (Board book. 1-3)"
In this circular tale (or tail?), readers are encouraged to guess which animal is being chased off the page. Read full book review >