Search Results: "Rhiannon Held"


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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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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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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 >

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KINGDOM OF ASHES by Rhiannon Thomas
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Feb. 23, 2016

"Undemanding medieval-style fantasy entertainment. (Fantasy. 12-18)"
This sequel to A Wicked Thing (2015) continues the "Sleeping Beauty" theme but expands it by making the beauty a powerful witch with a connection to dragons.Read full book review >

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DEAD SPOTS by Rhiannon Frater
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 10, 2015

"A novel that offers enjoyable, if sluggish, entertainment for fans of re-imagined horror tropes."
A woman grieving for her ruined marriage and stillborn child finds herself transported to a terrifying place of nightmare and fantasy in this novel by prolific horror writer Frater (The Mesmerized, 2014, etc.).Read full book review >

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CULLING by George Held
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 7, 2014

"A closely observed collection on nature and environmentalism."
Held's (Neighbors: The Yard Critters Too, 2013, etc.) poetry collection praises the natural world and issues a dark warning about climate change. Read full book review >

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AFTER SHAKESPEARE by George Held
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 23, 2011

"Poetry enthusiasts will delight at Held's formal ingenuity, while those who normally shudder and run at hearing the very word sonnet will question those connotations when they encounter the form reimagined and reinvigorated by Held's lively pen."
Held, George AFTER SHAKESPEARE: Selected Sonnets ?ervená Barva Press (86 pp.) $15.00 paperback 2011 ISBN: 978-0-9831041-9-3 (paperback) A deft collection, tragic and whimsical, that pushes back the conceptual and formal boundaries of the sonnet. Read full book review >

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A WICKED THING by Rhiannon Thomas
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Feb. 24, 2015

"Uninspiring. (Fantasy. 14-18)"
A loose "Sleeping Beauty" retelling emphasizes political intrigue. Read full book review >

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LONG MAY SHE REIGN by Rhiannon Thomas
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Feb. 21, 2017

"A thoughtful and thrilling tale. (Fantasy. 12 & up)"
The mass poisoning of a royal court leaves a girl suddenly queen. Read full book review >

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Holding Court by K.C. Held
Released: March 1, 2016

"A frothy tale that mixes a whodunit and a teen romance with knights and prophecies."
A reluctant psychic stumbles across a murder most foul in this debut YA novel. Read full book review >

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MAKE ME by Rhiannon Holte
Released: May 29, 2014

"A clever concept novel combining teen angst, social media and celebrity—a promising plot for a new YA series."
An 18-year-old associate producer of a website designed to revive a fading teen star's career recalls its escalating, unintended consequences in this "behind-the-scenes" fiction debut. Read full book review >