Search Results: "Rhiannon Held"


BOOK REVIEW

RHIANNON by Vicki Grove
ADVENTURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2007

"Grove makes interesting use of the treatment of lepers, albinos and the disabled in telling her tale, which culminates in a Beltane Eve night that unmasks the murderer and reveals much else besides. (Historical fiction. 12-15)"
Portions of this uneven medieval adventure are excellent, full of graceful language and description and deeply evocative of its Wessex setting across the bay from Wales. Read full book review >

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HELD by Edeet Ravel
CLASSICS
Released: Nov. 1, 2011

"Less thriller than psychological puzzler, this novel effectively keep readers guessing. (Suspense. 12 & up)"
Held hostage by a terrorist group somewhere in Europe, Chloe finds herself increasingly attracted to her captor as her mother and friends back home do everything they can to free her. Read full book review >

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TARNISHED by Rhiannon Held
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: May 21, 2013

"Series fans will—well, they'll wolf it down."
Werewolf Andrew Dare and his mate, Silver, face new challenges in this sequel to Silver (2012). Read full book review >

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SILVER by Rhiannon Held
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: June 5, 2012

"Certainly worth a try for existing lycanthrophiles."
Werewolves are threatened by a mysterious antagonist in Held's fantasy debut. Read full book review >

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REFLECTED by Rhiannon Held
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Feb. 18, 2014

"Fans only—and be prepared to take the rough with the smooth."
Third entry in Held's werewolf saga (Tarnished, 2013, etc.). No surprises. Read full book review >

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Released: May 1, 2003

"Clear journalistic prose makes sense of the befuddling legal entanglements in an ongoing battle that has become notorious in the art world and beyond. (16 illustrations)"
American Lawyer deputy editor Anderson chronicles the legal contests over the administration of America's largest private art collection. Read full book review >

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NONFICTION
Released: April 1, 1991

"B&w photos; adequate bibliography; long chronology; excellent notes; chart listing hostages taken in the 80's; index. (Nonfiction. YA)"
American citizens have been held hostage in the Middle East at least since 1979, when our embassy in Teheran was seized by a mob; Lawson's history of the US government's response in the 80's makes a sad tale of hypocrisy, incompetence, and corruption. Read full book review >

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ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: May 6, 2014

"This collection could be subtitled 'Profiles in Perseverance': These fathers have fought the battles, and we lucky readers receive this collection of wry, moving stories."
Nearly two dozen male writers contribute essays on the trials, tribulations and pleasures of being a father. Read full book review >

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HOUSE HELD UP BY TREES by Ted Kooser
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 27, 2012

"Poignant and lovely. (Picture book. 4-9)"
Poet Kooser explores the tension between the human predilection for taming nature and the triumph of the wild. Read full book review >

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WHEN I FIRST HELD YOU by Mirik Snir
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2009

"The unassuming and calming melodious text, fluidly translated by Shubow, will certainly encourage serenity and comfort at the end of each day. (Picture book. 2-4)"
This soothing, rhythmic lullaby from a prolific Israeli author celebrates the beauty, harmony and joy in the natural world as it welcomes a new baby. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 1, 1999

"Amusing, sometimes touching account of how Japan's formal and conventional culture beguiled a spontaneous and independent American."
An engaging recounting of a Hewlett-Packard employee's year-plus stint in Japan. Read full book review >