Search Results: "Rusty Biesele"


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THE SAESHELL BOOK OF TIME by Rusty Biesele
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: March 29, 2013

"A convoluted installment of Biesele's sci-fi series returns to some of its unusual characters of the past."
Biesele's second book in the Saeshell series explores the nature of power-hungry forces that seem bent on ruling the universe. Read full book review >

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The Saeshell Book of Time: Part 1: The Death of Innocents by Rusty Biesele
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Oct. 1, 2012

"A space journey sidelined by convoluted, high-concept subplots."
A race of formless consciousnesses imprisoned in crystal intends to reform the universe in this first of a planned sci-fi series where past, present, and future occur simultaneously. Read full book review >

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The Owl from Oblivion by Rusty Biesele
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 3, 2015

"A choppy fifth installment featuring philosophical musings and a cheekily optimistic conclusion."
Biesele's (The Saeshell Book of Time Part 4: The Ceremony of Life, 2014, etc.)latest Saeshell book is his most tangled tale to date.Read full book review >

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The Saeshell Book of Time Part 3: Paradise Lost by Rusty Biesele
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Oct. 1, 2013

"A dense sci-fi tale that will likely appeal primarily to fans of previous books in the series."
In the third installment of Biesele's (The Saeshell Book of Time: Part 2: Rebirth of Innocents, 2013, etc.) sci-fi/fantasy series, two Earthlingsembrace their destinies as allies and enemies complicate their path. Read full book review >

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WHERE IS RUSTY? by Sieb Posthuma
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2015

"The skillful blend of human and canine characteristics in this romp will make for many a chuckle. (Picture book. 3-7)"
In a city populated entirely by dogs of all breeds—pups are in collars, but all adult dogs are in human clothes—one youngster who must have some beagle in him has an adventure when he wanders away from his mother and his two friends at a department store. Read full book review >

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RUSTY PUPPY by Joe R. Lansdale
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 21, 2017

"Minor blemishes aside, this puppy tells a waggly tale the reader is happy to follow down the roughest paths."
A woman's plea to find her son's murderer sets the stage for the latest Hap and Leonard mystery. Read full book review >

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MY SISTER'S RUSTY BIKE by Jim Aylesworth
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 1996

"A quirky and wonderful journey. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Aylesworth (Wake Up, Little Children, p. 856, etc.) has again teamed up with Hull (his collaborator on The Cat and The Fiddle and More, 1992, etc.) for a wild ride through the country: ``I once rode around America/On my sister's rusty bike./I found some crazy places and/Some folks I think you'll like.'' A visit to Massachusetts yields cats with purple fur, West Virginia features pink pet sheep, Indiana has blue-spotted cows, and Oklahoma has a horse who loves TV. Read full book review >

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A Rusty Story by William Felsher
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 6, 2015

"A short, light, but messy tale of self-discovery."
Felsher's debut novel tells the story of one man's search for his stolen bike during a chaotic summer of 2010. Read full book review >

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SOLOMON THE RUSTY NAIL by William Steig
Released: Dec. 1, 1985

"Steig continues to create enchanting pictures in the style that has brought him international popularity."
In yet another delightfully inventive picture book, Steig combines a tale of uncanny transformation with his distinctively animated illustrations. Read full book review >

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THE RISING STAR OF RUSTY NAIL by Lesley M.M. Blume
FICTION
Released: June 12, 2007

"Blume's folksy tone somewhat undermines the high tone in regards to the music, but those who love a heroine with gumption struggling with injustice will enjoy the ride. (Fiction. YA)"
Being a budding classical musician in small town Minnesota during the 1950s doesn't stop Franny from throwing water balloons and causing trouble—especially for Nancy Orilee, whose aggravating bragging about her hoity-toity ways includes competition for top pianist honors. Read full book review >

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Released: Nov. 20, 2006

"Quite nicely done. (Fiction. YA)"
A seventh-grader is expelled from school for wearing a shirt reading, “Have a Holly, Jolly Christmas.” Read full book review >

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THE VAMPIRE BOOK OF THE MONTH CLUB by Rusty Fischer
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Feb. 9, 2016

"Here's hoping the profoundly unkind depiction of vamplit fans (Nora's 'vannabe' readers are bedecked in 'outdated frills' and give themselves names like Countess Cruella) won't insult the very readers who might enjoy the gory vamp silliness. (Horror. 13-17)"
A 17-year-old author of vampire pulp finds herself starring in real-life vampire pulp. Read full book review >