Search Results: "Regina M. Joseph"


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Khamlok by Regina M. Joseph
Released: March 1, 2013

"A new take on life, love and war among extraterrestrial colonists that successfully clears the launch pad."
In the second volume of Joseph's (Colony Earth, 2012) fantasy saga, humanlike aliens try to adapt to settled life and interspecies marriagein Britain during the Iron Age, inciting conflict with each other as well as rival fiefdoms. Read full book review >

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Released: Oct. 18, 2012

"An intriguing but uneven caveman-meets-spaceman story."
Aliens make contact with ancient humanity in Joseph's debut sci-fi novel. Read full book review >

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Resurrection by Regina M. Joseph
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: May 1, 2014

"An energetic sci-fi yarn that's sure to please series fans and maybe even recruit a few new ones."
In this third volume in Joseph's (Khamlok, 2013, etc.) sci-fi series, members of an alien civilization return to their planet, Alterra, after being stranded on Earth only to encounter terrorist attacks and treachery. Read full book review >

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M by Peter Robb
NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 10, 2000

"A compelling portrait of the painter as outsider and provocateur; a first-rate evocation of both a genius and the violent times in which he lived. (16 pages illus.)"
An exuberant attempt to penetrate the mysteries surrounding the astounding paintings and brief, turbulent life of the Italian artist who has come to be known as Caravaggio. Read full book review >

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JOSEPH by Shelia P. Moses
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Oct. 28, 2008

"Moses's heart-wrenching story of a young man's struggle to cut ties with his mother and a dead-end life will leave readers profoundly moved. (Fiction. 12-16)"
It is hard to imagine a more irresponsible, indifferent, negligent mother than the one 15-year-old Joseph Flood has endured. Read full book review >

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JOLLY REGINA by Kara LaReau
by Kara LaReau, illustrated by Jen Hill
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 10, 2017

"'To shanghai' and 'charming' don't usually go together, but here they do. (Adventure. 7-9)"
When two dull-as-dishwater sisters suddenly find themselves working for female pirates, their days of boredom come sadly to an end. Read full book review >

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M by Andrew Cook
NON-FICTION
Released: July 15, 2005

"For Bond fans and true-crime buffs, especially, a leisurely excursion into the early days of modern espionage."
A beat cop makes good, and anarchists quake. Read full book review >

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MASHA REGINA by Vadim Levental
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 10, 2016

"This genre-defying novel takes on the limits of talent and ambition, fate and art in contemporary Europe."
A young movie director takes inspiration from her life in St. Petersburg. Read full book review >

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REGINA RISING by Wendy Toliver
YOUNG ADULT
Released: April 25, 2017

"Reasonably enjoyable as a tie-in, this can also stand alone, although the stumbling-toward-darkness conclusion might seem odd to readers who don't know Regina's ultimate destiny. (Fantasy. 12-16)"
A tie-in novel for ABC's Once Upon a Time explores an incident in the adolescence of Regina, the future Evil Queen from Snow White. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: July 1, 2011

"Arresting and inspiring—a must-read for people of faith, immigration activists and anyone concerned with social justice."
A powerful account of the long and painful journey toward asylum for two Congolese refugees. Read full book review >

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THE M&M BOYS by Lara Reznik
Released: Nov. 8, 2014

"Just like its heroes, what this book lacks in sophistication it makes up for in heart; a warm, enjoyable baseball story."
A troubled kid learns valuable lessons about love, honor and friendship during the home-run race of 1961. Read full book review >