Search Results: "Niko Perren"


BOOK REVIEW

NIKO by Imaginism Studios
developed by Imaginism Studios
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 20, 2013

"The writing doesn't quite measure up to the slick production and design, but it's a grand adventure for a diminutive hero nonetheless. (iPad storybook app. 9-11)"
A fierce young warrior with a magic sword takes on a volcano-dwelling bad guy in this hybrid film/digital comic book. Read full book review >

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THE GLASS SKY by Niko Perren
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 1, 2012

"An exciting, well-written and compassionate eco-thriller with real heroes and a mission worth caring about."
An American biospherist and a Chinese nanoengineer risk everything to save Earth's climate in this thriller set 40 years in the future. Read full book review >

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NIKO DRAWS A FEELING by Bob Raczka
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2017

"Conceptual and thoughtful, like Niko's own pieces. (Picture book. 5-9)"
A boy finds ample artistic inspiration, but people find his artwork baffling. Read full book review >

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The Unlikely Death by Niko Ford
FICTION & LITERATURE

"A sci-fi pairing of Holmes and Watson that makes for a rambunctious, intelligent read."
In Ford's debut sci-fimystery, Sherlock Holmes is the murder victim, but he has the unique opportunity to solve his own death with help fromDr. John Watson, the man imprisoned for the crime. Read full book review >

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THE JUDGMENT by D.J. Niko
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 10, 2016

"An inviting look at an ancient king and the lives of those around him."
Niko's (The Oracle, 2015, etc.) historical novel focuses on King Solomon and his first wife. Read full book review >

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CYBER BULLY by Farley Katz
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 4, 2012

"It's a slog to the dubiously upbeat resolution (Niko realizing where salvation lies on the one hand and vowing a bullying comeback on the other), but that could be because, like Niko, his journal isn't sure just what it wants to be. (Fiction. 12-14)"
More unredeemed middle school monkeyshines and satire from the bully's point of view in an occasionally humorous sequel. Read full book review >

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SPACE BOY AND HIS DOG by Dian Curtis Regan
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2015

"The themes of imaginary play and sibling rivalry provide good-natured support for a lighthearted, easy-to-read adventure. (Picture book. 4-7)"
A trip to the moon in search of a neighbor's lost cat is all in a day's work for Niko and his crew. Read full book review >

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VENGEANCE BOUND by Justina Ireland
YOUNG ADULT
Released: April 2, 2013

"Buffy meets Dexter with a sprinkling of Aeschylus, but only for genre fiends. (Fantasy. 14 & up)"
When vengeance is all you seek, will it ever be enough? Read full book review >

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SPACE BOY AND THE SPACE PIRATE by Dian Curtis Regan
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 8, 2016

"Intergalactic derring-do, and home just in time for supper. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Rescue plans go seriously awry when a space pirate's captive shows no intention of leaving. Read full book review >