Search Results: "S.L. Brown"


BOOK REVIEW

A SAPPHIRE AMONG PEBBLES by S.L. Brown
Released: July 13, 2012

"Despite small irritants, an engaging novel that examines the effects an obscure religion steeped in secrecy can have on the lives of modern Americans."
A cult religious leader has a profound effect on the lives of a colorful cast of characters in this novel. Read full book review >

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LOVE IS IN THE AIR - #RITAGH
by Bobbi Dumas

It’s an exciting week in the romance world! On Tuesday, RWA announced the finalists in the RITA and Golden Heart contests. (You can find the full list here.)

For those of you who may not know, the Golden Heart is Romance Writers of America’s contest for unpublished authors.

Some of my favorite authors and friends of Read-A-Romance made the RITA ...


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MY CHILDREN'S BOOK GHOST FILE
by Julie Danielson

Over at NPR last week, I heard a pop culture critic talk (here) about what he calls his Ghost File, or the books, television shows, and movies he didn’t review during the year. “[I]t's the great frustration,” he said, “that every year I'm haunted by all the terrific things I haven't talked about … ...


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IN FULL FLIGHT WITH GREG PIZZOLI
by Julie Danielson

The start of a new year is always exciting for readers. We envision brand-spankin’-new books from our favorite authors and new artwork from illustrators whose work we love to see. Look past our shoulders and you’ll see crossed fingers that our favorite writers and artists have something in store for us.

Most surprising of all is when we get ...


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BOOK REVIEW

OUT OF THE BLUE by S.L. Rottman
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Oct. 1, 2009

"Timely. (Fiction. 12-16)"
Stu knows the military. Read full book review >

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STETSON by S.L. Rottman
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: April 1, 2001

"Although Stetson's life is full of obstacles, his road ahead leads out of town and toward a new life, giving readers hope for eking out their own futures. (Fiction. YA)"
In the small mill town where Stetson lives, most of the other males his age are already working, married, and raising a family. Read full book review >

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THE APARTMENT by S.L. Grey
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 4, 2016

"Chills and thrills enough to attract and please fans of supernatural horror. This one will keep you up all night."
A South African couple seeks respite from their troubled lives by taking a romantic vacation to Paris that quickly becomes the stuff of nightmares. Read full book review >

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THE SALVATION OF GABRIEL ADAM by S.L. Duncan
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Aug. 11, 2015

"A horrific merging of dimensions looms for fans in the next installment as the teen archangels grapple their way toward ultimate salvation. (Fantasy. 12-18)"
This second book in the Revelation Saga finds teen archangel Gabriel in human form as he begrudgingly continues fighting demons from hell. Read full book review >

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THE REVELATION OF GABRIEL ADAM by S.L. Duncan
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 12, 2014

"This apocalyptic adventure delves deep into biblical lore without being dogmatically religious, delivering a fairly satisfying battle between good and evil. (Fantasy. 10-17)"
The End of Days is nigh, and Gabe appears to be the new incarnation of the Archangel Gabriel. Read full book review >

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SPRING THAW by S.L. Stebel
Released: April 21, 1989

Stebel (The Collaboration: mainstream novel; The Vorovich Affair: thriller; The Shoe Leather Treatment: biography) now turns his hand to horror with a high-strung ghost story set in a stormy Arctic land. Read full book review >

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THE EVOLUTION OF GABRIEL ADAM by S.L. Duncan
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Aug. 9, 2016

"This convoluted episode seems to wrap up the trilogy, though there is a hint that the archangels might be needed again; whether readers will respond is another question entirely. (Fantasy. 12-18)"
Two teen archangels continue the fight to save mankind and themselves from demonic takeover. Read full book review >