Search Results: "S.M Yair-Levy"


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STOLEN by S.M Yair-Levy
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: June 19, 2014

"A mixed bag that rallies after a weak beginning to provide a satisfyingly supernatural payoff."
In Yair-Levy's supernatural debut, the first in a series, Dylan Prescott is just another college student until demons come calling. Read full book review >

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SEA CHANGE by S.M. Wheeler
Released: June 18, 2013

"A weird, operatic coming-of-age fantasy streaked with sexuality, pain and heroism; perhaps the awkward arrival of a new voice."
When her best friend, a talking sea monster, disappears, Lilly must embark on a sequence of self-sacrificing quests to release him, starting with the removal of her reproductive organs. Read full book review >

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THE LAKE AND THE LIBRARY by S.M. Beiko
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 1, 2013

"This ghost story will be attractive to readers well-versed in esoteric dreaming but frustrating to those who need a more tangible foundation. (Fantasy. 12-16)"
A teen romance rooted in the bizarre turns deadly in this debut novel. Read full book review >

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SCION OF THE FOX by S.M. Beiko
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 17, 2017

"A smart, complex, animal-based fantasy. (Fantasy. 12-16)"
A Winnipeg teenager discovers her magical heritage—and that she's marked for death. Read full book review >

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THE SHIP AVENGED by S.M. Stirling
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Feb. 1, 1997

"Pretty good ersatz McCaffrey, despite the feebly unconvincing love story."
Another entry in the Brain/Brawn series created by Anne McCaffrey, and a direct sequel to the paperback The City Who Fought (McCaffrey and Stirling); ``brains'' are humans wired directly and immovably into their spaceships, ``brawns'' their mobil human partners. Read full book review >

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THE RATTLED BONES by S.M.  Parker
Released: Aug. 22, 2017

"History and mystery meld beautifully in this ghost story with depth. (author's note, sources) (Paranormal suspense. 14-18)"
A ghost plagues a native Mainer as she struggles to unearth the tragic secrets of the spirit's demise. Read full book review >

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THE SKY PEOPLE by S.M. Stirling
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Nov. 14, 2006

"The adventures of these nutty space dudes will surely set off a series of its own."
A fanciful, politically tinged tale from Stirling (The Ship Avenged, 1997, etc.), set on the frontier of Venus circa 1988 as the Eastern Bloc rivals the US Sky People in the great space race. Read full book review >

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LORD OF MOUNTAINS by S.M. Stirling
Released: Sept. 4, 2012

"A slow-moving chapter in the Change saga."
Stirling (The Tears of the Sun, 2011, etc.) offers up the latest book in his long-running Change series, set in a post-apocalyptic yet distinctly feudal America. Read full book review >

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CIRCLE OF FIRE by S.M. Hall
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 1, 2011

"Here's hoping future outings fold the big ideas in more gracefully. (Thriller. 11-16)"
The first in a proposed thriller series, this book introduces a new heroine, 15-year-old Brit Maya Brown. Read full book review >