Search Results: "Sage Walker"


BOOK REVIEW

WHITEOUT by Sage Walker
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: April 1, 1996

"A strikingly assured, mature drama, engrossing and beautifully constructed, with only the ending a tad soggy: an estimable and highly auspicious debut."
It's 30 years from now, a time when pollution, collapsing ecosystems, and climatic change mean chronic ill-health, near starvation, and insecurity are normal for most people. Read full book review >

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IN MY HOME by Angie Sage
by Angie Sage, illustrated by Angie Sage
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 1, 1997

"In the Touch-and-Slide Puzzlers series, this is a fun, durable book. (Board book. 1-4)"
In My Home ($6.99; Jan. 1997; 6 pp.; 0-8037-2140-4): Parents and daycare providers will rejoice at this book of three picture- puzzles whose pieces are a permanent part of page. Read full book review >

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MISS ELLICOTT'S SCHOOL FOR THE MAGICALLY MINDED by Sage Blackwood
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 21, 2017

"Chantel is a magical heroine to be celebrated, deportment notwithstanding. (Fantasy. 8-14)"
Owl's bowels! Someone's kidnapped the sorceresses of Lightning Pass! Read full book review >

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STARCHASER by Angie Sage
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 11, 2016

"A delightful ending to a Magykal ride. (Fantasy. 8-12)"
Alice TodHunter Moon, apprentice to ExtraOrdinary Wizard Septimus Heap, sets off in search of an ancient object that she hopes will reverse the terrible UnRaveling that threatens to destroy the castle and with it all Magyk. Read full book review >

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BELOVED SON by Sage Rainbow
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 20, 2015

"A gentler view of Jesus that receptive readers will find intriguing.

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A novel about an imagined life of Jesus Christ from debut author Rainbow. Read full book review >

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JINX'S FIRE by Sage Blackwood
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 24, 2015

"A solid conclusion to a trilogy that, though overcrowded and about a half volume too long, is nonetheless threaded with proper amounts of heroism, humor and ingenious twists of character. (map, not seen) (Fantasy. 10-12)"
Multiple threats to his beloved Urwald send tree whisperer Jinx down magical Paths of Ice and Fire in this populous closer. Read full book review >

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SANDRIDER by Angie Sage
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 13, 2015

"A fully satisfying—some might say ExtraOrdinary—sequel. (Fantasy. 8-12)"
Alice TodHunter Moon, Apprentice to the ExtraOrdinary Wizard Septimus Heap, will need both her Magykal and PathFinding abilities to retrieve a lost Orm Egg from the evil sorcerer Oraton-Marr before it hatches.Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

JINX'S MAGIC by Sage Blackwood
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 7, 2014

"Typical of middle volumes: much backing and forthing to not enough purpose. (Fantasy. 10-12)"
It's hard not to like a fantasy that is set in an argumentative magical forest, but Blackwood squanders the promise of her debut (Jinx, 2013) with a sequel that just spins its wheels. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 8, 2013

"Unsurprisingly, Jinx displays hints of developing powers beyond the ordinary. Astonishingly, he and his world still seem fresh, for all that they echo familiar tropes. (Fantasy. 10-12)"
Making unusually entertaining use of well-worn elements, this series opener plops a dense but promising young wizard-in-training between a pair of obnoxious rival mages. Read full book review >