Search Results: "Sarah J. Maas"


BOOK REVIEW

A COURT OF MIST AND FURY by Sarah J. Maas
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: May 3, 2016

"Hits the spot for fans of dark, lush, sexy fantasy. (Fantasy. 14 & up)"
After the events of A Court of Thorns and Roses (2015), Feyre struggles to pull herself back together while imminent threats loom.Read full book review >

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CROWN OF MIDNIGHT  by Sarah J. Maas
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Aug. 27, 2013

"An epic fantasy readers will immerse themselves in and never want to leave. (Fantasy. 14 & up)"
After being named the King's Champion in Throne of Glass (2012), Celaena Sardothien serves as the king of Adarlan's personal assassin—at least, she pretends to—in a densely plotted sequel. Read full book review >

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A COURT OF WINGS AND RUIN  by Sarah J. Maas
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: May 2, 2017

"Nifty romantic escapism enhanced by expansion of worldbuilding and development of secondary characters. (Fantasy. 14-adult)"
Feyre and her friends must stop the evil Hybern king's conquering schemes. Read full book review >

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EMPIRE OF STORMS by Sarah J. Maas
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Sept. 6, 2016

"Tightly plotted, delightful escapism. (Fantasy. 14 & up)"
In the penultimate Throne of Glass book, Aelin meets unexpected obstacles as her enemies move against her and her allies. Read full book review >

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HEIR OF FIRE by Sarah J. Maas
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Sept. 2, 2014

"Will leave readers ravenous for more. (Fantasy. 14 & up)"
Magic, painful truths and dangerous military escalations characterize this series continuation. Read full book review >

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QUEEN OF SHADOWS by Sarah J. Maas
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Sept. 1, 2015

"Impossible to put down. (Fantasy. 14 & up)"
Having cast off her Celaena identity, Aelin returns to Adarlan to reclaim her crown. Read full book review >

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A COURT OF THORNS AND ROSES by Sarah J. Maas
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: May 5, 2015

"Sexy and romantic. (Fantasy. 14 & up)"
A wild new take on "Beauty and the Beast" in a world where humans and the faeries who once enslaved them live separated by a wall erected under Treaty. Read full book review >

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Released: Aug. 7, 2012

"This commingling of comedy, brutality and fantasy evokes a rich alternate universe with a spitfire young woman as its brightest star. (Fantasy. 14 & up)"
A teenage assassin, a rebel princess, menacing gargoyles, supernatural portals and a glass castle prove to be as thrilling as they sound. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

J by Howard Jacobson
Released: Oct. 14, 2014

"A pleasure, as reading Jacobson always is—though much different from what we've come to expect, which is not at all a bad thing."
Jacobson (The Finkler Question, 2010, etc.), Britain's answer to Philip Roth, returns with an enigmatic tale of the near future.Read full book review >

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SARAH by Marek Halter
Released: May 4, 2004

"Halter fleshes out the scriptural account with rich and credible portraits of contemporary life and history, even if his narration ('There was a quivering in her belly that had nothing to do with fear or anger') occasionally descends to the level of the bodice-buster."
The prizewinning French author re-creates the story of Abraham and Sarah and the unlikely steps that led to their giving birth to both Judaism and the Jewish people. Read full book review >

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SARAH by J.T. LeRoy
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 2000

"Not exactly a laugh riot, but not as unrelievedly sordid as a plot synopsis might suggest."
Scary, sad, and way, way out there, Leroy's picaresque debut novel follows a young boy through southern truckstops, where "lot lizards" turn tricks for drivers whose tastes run from women to transvestites to boys in jeans. Read full book review >

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JEMIMA J by Jane Green
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 14, 2000

"Slightly unpredictable story development saves this from exactly duplicating the vast mound of similar feel-good modern fairy tales for women, but it lives in the same neighborhood."
An overweight woman turns from ugly duckling to swan in British novelist Green's American debut: a tale that offers plenty of engaging plot twists but not much substance. Read full book review >