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 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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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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ZOMBIES DON'T SURRENDER by Rusty Fischer
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: April 1, 2014

"For readers craving lighter—yet still violent and gory—cannibalistic action with a side of self-discovery. (Horror. 13 & up)"
Life at the supersecret good-zombie headquarters, nicknamed Sentinel City by heroine Maddy, is complicated, unsatisfying and short. Read full book review >

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ZOMBIES DON'T FORGIVE by Rusty Fischer
YOUNG ADULT
Released: April 1, 2013

"Popcorn fun for the brain-munching set. (Horror. 14 & up)"
The emphasis is on revenge rather than romance for teenage zombies struggling to keep the living part of living dead. Read full book review >

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ZOMBIES DON'T CRY by Rusty Fischer
Released: April 1, 2011

"Dedicated zombie fans will want to read this book and may clamor for a sequel. (Fiction. 14 & up)"
Madison Emily Swift is a typical high-school junior until a late-night lightning strike turns her into a zombie. 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 >

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MARSIPITY by Barbie McConnell
FANTASY
Released: June 1, 2011

"Aside from rhythmic bumps in her poetry, McConnell offers a Halloween picture-book adventure to stir the imagination, enhanced by Gregory's beautifully rendered illustrations."
In their picture book for readers aged 4 to 8, first-time author McConnell and artist-illustrator Gregory put the "treat" in trick-or-treat with a sweet Halloween tale that takes an unexpected turn as a little boy discovers his best friend's bewitching secret. 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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Chump by Rusty Reeves
FICTION & LITERATURE

"Solid satire built on a deliciously farcical plot; only chumps would miss it."
In Reeves' debut satire on race relations in America, white medical student Beau Peebles can't help but be overly involved in his poor, black patients' lives. Read full book review >