Search Results: "Sarah J. Robbins"


BOOK REVIEW

KEEPING HOPE ALIVE by Hawa Abdi
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 2, 2013

"A poignant account of personal bravery, love, and loss and a chronicle of the tragedy of our times."
With the assistance of Robbins, Nobel Peace Prize nominee Abdi chronicles the ravages of the ongoing civil war in Somalia and her efforts to establish a safe haven amid the destruction. Read full book review >

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7 FANTASY BOOKS HEADING TO FILM AND TV
by John DeNardo

As readers, the idea of our favorite books being turned into film and television production frightens us and excites us. It's scary because so many things can go wrong that could result in – gasp! – an unfaithful adaptation. Yet that doesn't stop us from being excited because we get to re-experience the stories we love. Here are ...


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BOOK REVIEW

The Beauty of Holy Choices by Sarah J. Breese McCoy
NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 19, 2015

"A short but thought-provoking look at how the choices the faithful make can refine their resemblances to God."
A series of meditations on the beauty of God's grace. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

IT'S A WONDERFUL DEATH by Sarah J. Schmitt
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 6, 2015

"Fun, funny, and full of life. (Fantasy. 12-18)"
Rowena Joy Jones isn't supposed to be dead. 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 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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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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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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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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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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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 >

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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 >