Search Results: "Melissa Marr"


BOOK REVIEW

FAERY TALES AND NIGHTMARES by Melissa Marr
Released: Feb. 21, 2012

"For dedicated fans only. (Fantasy suspense. 12 & up)"
Short stories focusing mainly on Marr's previous novel series crowd out other interesting tales in this uneven collection. Read full book review >

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UNTAMED CITY by Melissa Marr
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 4, 2012

"Marr fans will be happy to learn this is a series opener. (Paranormal romance. 13 & up)"
Festive subtitle notwithstanding, traversing the complicated, shallowly rendered world of this exposition-heavy fantasy is a dreary slog, like reading a gaming manual cover to cover. Read full book review >

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MADE FOR YOU by Melissa Marr
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Sept. 16, 2014

"This riveting whodunit delivers a bouquet of teen romance, paranormal and thriller. (Paranormal thriller/romance. 15-20)"
In a small backwater town where social standing is everything, 17-year-old Eva discovers being the favorite can be terrifying. Read full book review >

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SHARDS AND ASHES by Melissa Marr
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Feb. 19, 2013

"Perhaps most appealing as a sampler for genre neophytes. (Post-apocalyptic/short stories. 13 & up)"
An eclectic assortment of terrible futures. Read full book review >

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DARKEST MERCY by Melissa Marr
FANTASY
Released: Feb. 22, 2011

"For fans only. (Paranormal romance. 12 & up)"
As the evil faery Bananach prepares to wage war, the Summer and Winter courts search for allies. Read full book review >

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GRAVEMINDER by Melissa Marr
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 1, 2011

"Fantasy-horror fans will demand more."
Beware the hungry dead, for they will rise from the grave to eat. Read full book review >

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BUNNY ROO, I LOVE YOU by Melissa Marr
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 14, 2015

"A lovely package, this quiet title will be best as a gift book for new moms eager to read aloud to the newest members of their families. (Picture book. 1-3)"
A mother's observations of her new baby lead to a series of sweet comparisons to various animals. Read full book review >

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ENTHRALLED by Melissa Marr
FANTASY
Released: Sept. 20, 2011

"This collection is ideal as a sampler tray for paranormal readers looking to pick up new authors to follow or to further explore the fictional worlds they already know. (about the authors) (Paranormal. 13-18)"
A solid collection of stories that prove that all any supernatural creature wants to do is date or eat teenage protagonists. Read full book review >

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FRAGILE ETERNITY by Melissa Marr
FANTASY
Released: May 1, 2009

"Like its predecessors, this book is a few hundred pages of mediocrity underneath an exquisite cover, and it will fly off library and bookstore shelves. (Fantasy. YA)"
Three months after the events of Wicked Lovely (2007), Aislinn and her boyfriend, Seth, are still trying to figure out the complex world of Faerie. Read full book review >

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THE ARRIVALS by Melissa Marr
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 2, 2013

"Marr creates an absorbing world that draws in readers, but the ending feels rushed and tacked onto what is otherwise an engrossing tale."
In this novel, Marr's alternative universe is the Wastelands, a place inhabitants believe is probably somewhere between life and death, where the forces of good are rapidly losing their struggle against the forces of evil. Read full book review >

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WICKED LOVELY by Melissa Marr
FANTASY
Released: June 12, 2007

"Overlong wish-fulfillment, but enjoyably sultry. (Fantasy. YA)"
This steamy faery story reads like a torrid girl's fantasy and will produce some swoons. Read full book review >

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INK EXCHANGE by Melissa Marr
FANTASY
Released: May 1, 2008

"Despite its many shortcomings, however, this title is likely to be just as popular as its bestselling predecessor. (Fantasy. YA)"
This sequel to Wicked Lovely (2007) focuses on a damaged mortal girl who unknowingly becomes the property of a dark faerie king. Read full book review >