Search Results: "Mira Grant"


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FEEDBACK  by Mira Grant
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 4, 2016

"This mashup of medical and media ethics, politics and the living undead, is a whip-smart thriller overflowing with sharp ideas and social commentary."
A U.S. presidential campaign set in a zombie-infested future bears an eerie resemblance to the way we live now. Read full book review >

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CHIMERA by Mira Grant
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 24, 2015

"Readers will feel brain-dead themselves after slogging through this deadly dull saga."
Grant's tapeworm trilogy concludes with an all-out war. Read full book review >

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SYMBIONT by Mira Grant
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Nov. 25, 2014

"For those who've been pining for a human/tapeworm romance."
The second in Grant's new series (Parasite, 2013) featuring a society battling a tapeworm takeover picks up with the adventures of Sal Mitchell, a tapeworm that's overcome her host's body. Read full book review >

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PARASITE by Mira Grant
Released: Oct. 29, 2013

"Readers with strong stomachs will welcome this unusual take on the future. The ending is a place holder for future volumes in the series."
Grant's latest lands readers in 2027, when most people sport implants that help them regulate their health. Read full book review >

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Released: July 29, 2014

"An intriguing blend of reincarnation and the quantum multiverse well-aimed at empowering the spiritual seeker."
A detailed lesson plan for tapping into "the divinity that is already inside of you." Read full book review >

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THE WONDERLING by Mira Bartók
Kirkus Star
written and illustrated by Mira Bartók
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 26, 2017

"Captivating and with great potential as a read-aloud. (Fiction. 9-13)"
A young groundling, or animal hybrid, escapes a horrible orphanage to discover his past. Read full book review >

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THE MEMORY PALACE by Mira Bartók
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 11, 2011

"Richly textured, compassionate and heartbreaking."
A disturbing, mesmerizing personal narrative about growing up with a brilliant but schizophrenic mother. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 1, 2010

"Members of Merriman's generation will find this book familiar and moving; younger generations will see through popular stereotypes into the real struggles of their parents and grandparents.
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A thoughtful memoir of the search for meaning in post World War II America. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 18, 2008

"A sad story of lovely wild creatures held captive for our amusement."
Informative account of a bright and complex bird alarmingly mistreated by humans. Read full book review >

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POOR YOUR SOUL by Mira Ptacin
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 12, 2016

"Beautifully written, at just the right emotional pitch. Of interest to all readers but likely to find a home among bereaved mothers."
An unexpectedly hopeful, but never mawkish, tale of love and loss. Read full book review >

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WELCOME TO LOVE by Mira Wooten
Released: March 27, 2012

"A warm love story that doesn't deliver the emotional punch to make it truly compelling."
Wooten's debut weaves a wholesome love-at-first-sight romance about a hunky cowboy-lawyer, a rootless photographer and a political murder. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 1, 2000

"An informative read, though not as memorable overall as it might have been. (b&w photos, maps, and glossary)"
A well-researched but stylistically flat family memoir. Read full book review >