Search Results: "Raven Keyes"


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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 8, 2012

"Many readers will find the New Age platitudes tiring, but these intimate stories will draw the attention of New Age seekers and those interested in alternative medicine."
Personal accounts of reiki, a type of therapeutic healing. Read full book review >

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RAVEN by Dean Whitlock
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 21, 2007

"Flat supporting characters don't keep this offering from being a fast-paced, heartwarming adventure. (Fantasy. 11-13)"
After the society-changing events of Sky Carver (2005), shapeshifting Raven returns home to find a world that has not been touched by the distant revolution she helped orchestrate. Read full book review >

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RAVEN by Allison van Diepen
FANTASY
Released: Feb. 10, 2009

"Amid the glut of supernatural romances, this one is original and engrossing. (Fantasy. 14 & up)"
This intriguing, philosophical urban fantasy nimbly juggles such weighty topics as addiction, immortality and faith while keeping the tone light. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 1993

"A splendid setting for an important myth. (Folklore/Picture book. 4-10)"
Hero and mischief-maker Raven is central to Native American myths of the Pacific Northwest, as McDermott explains in a gracefully written note. Read full book review >

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RAVEN by J.M. Erickson
Released: Dec. 16, 2012

"An ambitious thriller that looks at the gray areas between vengeance and justice, law and morality."
This fast-paced second book in Erickson's Birds of Flight series continues the story of fugitive Alexander Burns and his family. Read full book review >

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RAVEN by Charles Grant
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 1993

"As cool and clean as a snowflake—though this novel, too, melts at the end."
A mysterious stranger stalks a blizzard-bound motel: a tightly wound if familiar exercise in claustrophobic terror by veteran horror novelist Grant (Stunts, 1990, etc.). ``Past sunset in early February, the worst time of the year....Too cold. Read full book review >

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ARABEL'S RAVEN by Quentin Blake
Released: May 10, 1974

"There is enough clutching for hilarity here that some of this is bound to be funny, but the family's indulgence of the tiresome bird is hard to credit and their distraction is too often just mechanically madcap."
A deliberately farfetched uproar about the consequences of Mortimer the raven's coming home one night with the taxi-driving father of little Arabel Jones. Read full book review >

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DOG DAYS, RAVEN NIGHTS by John M. Marzluff
NON-FICTION
Released: March 29, 2011

"An enjoyable chronicle of life in the wilds of Maine."
In 1988, John Marzluff (Wildlife Science/Univ. of Washington; In the Company of Crows and Ravens, 2005, etc.) and his wife Colleen set out into the Maine wilderness, where they studied the social behavior of ravens and became part of a community of local people upon whom they depended for support, companionship and fun. Read full book review >

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RAVEN FLIGHT by Juliet Marillier
YOUNG ADULT
Released: July 9, 2013

"Marillier's many fans will be pleased to see the threads continue to unroll and will eagerly anticipate the battle to come. (map) (Historical fantasy. 13 & up)"
The second volume of Marillier's Dark Ages fantasy picks up right where the first (Shadowfell, 2012) left off. Read full book review >

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THE RAVEN by Peter Landesman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 20, 1995

"Landesman has a genuine feel for the hard people and places of a region made bleak by man as well as nature, and he makes the most of a twisty plot that will keep readers guessing to the end."
Landesman aspires to literature in his first novel, a moody sea story whose ambitious reach ultimately exceeds its considerable grasp. Read full book review >

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RAVEN SPEAK by Diane Lee Wilson
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 20, 2010

"Classic storytelling. (Historical fiction. 10-14)"
Asa Coppermane's Viking chieftain father and all the other able-bodied men are away searching for food, her feverish mother is near death and her older brothers are already dead and stacked in one of the barns, awaiting spring thaw for burial. Read full book review >

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WHITE RAVEN by Deborah Cannon
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 24, 2006

"The author's willingness to tackle such a complex array of topics is admirable, but her many interests eventually become dizzying, then tedious."
A culturally aware but overly complex mix of environmental intrigue, indigenous politics and family drama. Read full book review >