Search Results: "Rusty Williamson"


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The Spiral Slayers by Rusty Williamson
Released: Jan. 1, 2013

"The first installment of an intense, philosophical sci-fi series."
Williamson's fascinating tale of benevolent aliens who've come to the human race with advanced technology and warnings from outer galaxies. Read full book review >

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COUNTDOWN ARMAGEDDON by Rusty Williamson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 18, 2016

"Huge War of the Worlds stuff (war of the galaxies, actually): satisfying, tragic, and spectacular."
An alliance of humans and aliens prepares for a devastating attack by a mysterious, destructive force from another galaxy in this sequel. 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 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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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 >

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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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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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CHIP CHIP by Rusty Jaquays
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 2, 2015

"An admirable dramatization of a real-world event, with a hero who's much better at helping others than himself."
In Jaquays' debut historical drama, treacherous waters and armed Cuban guards await a crawfisherman transporting refugees during the 1980 Mariel boatlift. Read full book review >