Search Results: "Sarah Fine"


BOOK REVIEW

OF METAL AND WISHES by Sarah Fine
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Aug. 5, 2014

"An imaginative but uneven retelling. (Steampunk. 12-18)"
A reckless wish has tragic consequences in this homage to The Phantom of the Opera.Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

OF DREAMS AND RUST by Sarah Fine
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Aug. 4, 2015

"Neatly wraps up the romance, too neatly wraps up the plot. (Steampunk. 12-18)"
In the sequel to Of Metal and Wishes (2014), Wen faces an impossible choice—betray her country or let her beloved be slaughtered?Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BURN by Walter Jury
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: May 12, 2015

"A cover-to-cover thrill ride. (Science fiction. 13 & up)"
Extinction and survival are a zero-sum game in the conclusion to the alien-invasion plot started in Scan (2014).Read full book review >

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BENEATH THE SHINE by Sarah Fine
YOUNG ADULT
Released: April 18, 2017

"As a retelling of Baroness Orczy's classic, an enjoyable romantic adventure. As an early entry in what will presumably be a long string of dark futures inspired by the 2016 presidential campaign, lacking in depth and clarity. (Science fiction. 13-16)"
The Scarlet Pimpernel relocated to a dystopian United States. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SANCTUM by Sarah Fine
Released: Oct. 16, 2012

"This flaw notwithstanding, this trilogy opener has a lot going for it. (Paranormal romance. 14 & up) "
A paranormal romance confirms that, indeed, hell is hell. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE CURSED QUEEN by Sarah Fine
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Jan. 3, 2017

"Exciting, with more excitement ahead. (Fantasy. 12-16)"
A warrior receives dangerous magic that she can't control in this companion to The Impostor Queen (2016). Read full book review >

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THE IMPOSTOR QUEEN by Sarah Fine
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Jan. 5, 2016

"Full of passion, fire, and ice. (Fantasy. 12-16)"
She's spent years preparing to become an all-powerful queen and to wield her land's magic, but that's not her destiny at all. Read full book review >

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SEE THE WORLD THROUGH SCARLET-TINTED GLASSES
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BOOK REPORT for Beneath the Shine by Sarah Fine

Cover Story: Beneath … the Shine
BFF Charms: Eventually, With Benefits
Swoonworthy Scale: 4
Talky Talk: Politechs
Bonus Factor: The Scarlet Pimpernel
Factor: Politics
Anti-Bonus Factor: Needs a Glossary
Relationship Status: Concerned Constituent

Cover Story: Beneath … the Shine

This cover is a little on the nose. It’s pretty, and the ...


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BOOK REVIEW

THE RETURN OF THE KILLER CAT by Anne Fine
ANIMALS
Released: April 12, 2007

"Some Briticisms might need explaining, but Tuffy's gently snarky, self-centered narration will easily win him new fans. (Fiction. 7-10)"
When his family leaves on vacation, Tuffy, the feline of the title, finds himself left with the Vicar. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 30, 2010

"A heavy but informative and often surprising study."
Fine (A Mind of Its Own: How Your Brain Distorts and Deceives, 2006) unpacks the myths surrounding differences between male and female brains. Read full book review >

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HIDDEN ONES by Marcia Fine
NON-FICTION
Released: March 15, 2017

"A superb read about the sufferings of a crypto-Jewish matriarch in the 17th century."
This saga of crypto-Jews (conversos) during the Inquisition in Mexico holds lessons and warnings for all.Read full book review >

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YOUR BAND SUCKS by Jon Fine
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 19, 2015

"'I don't regret a thing,' writes Fine, and neither will readers who live vicariously through the author's eyes and memory."
The short shelf of great books on indie rock adds another—an unlikely memoir about an obscure band that somehow found demand for its reunion in the Internet age. Read full book review >