Search Results: "Sarah Zettel"


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PLAYING GOD by Sarah Zettel
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Nov. 17, 1998

"A taut, thoroughly captivating yarn, with splendid characters, a gratifyingly substantial sociobiological base, and one intractable problem: Armed with nukes and missiles, how did the Dedelphi avoid exterminating themselves long before humans showed up?"
Hardcover debut for the author of a couple of well-received science fiction paperbacks (Fool's War, etc.). Read full book review >

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A SORCERER’S TREASON by Sarah Zettel
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: May 1, 2001

Densely plotted beginning of a trilogy blending romance and female empowerment in an unevenly realized world where magic is a tie that binds and reality is just about anything Zettel (Kingdom of Cages, 2001, etc.) wants it to be. Read full book review >

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DANGEROUS DECEPTIONS by Sarah Zettel
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 4, 2014

"More thoroughly satisfying mischief and mayhem are afoot. (Historical mystery. 12 & up)"
In which our delightful heroine, equal parts Eliza Bennett and Veronica Mars, finds herself yet again incommoded by intrigue, villains and reversals of fortune in this sequel to Palace of Spies (2013). Read full book review >

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BAD LUCK GIRL by Sarah Zettel
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 27, 2014

"Callie and Zettel bring this stellar trilogy to a satisfyingly sentimental conclusion. (Fantasy. 12-14)"
Calliope Margaret LeRoux deMinuit, half-human and half-Unseelie, Heir to the Midnight Throne, can save or destroy all of fairykind. Read full book review >

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YOUNG ADULT
Released: June 26, 2012

"This cracking good mixture of magic and place will leave readers eagerly awaiting the sequel. (Fantasy. 12-14)"
A mixed-race girl in Dust Bowl Kansas discovers her long-lost father isn't just a black man: He's a fairy. Read full book review >

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KINGDOM OF CAGES by Sarah Zettel
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Aug. 28, 2001

"Nothing new, and executed mostly with grimly determined fervor."
From the author of Playing God (1998), a far-future yarn about ecological doomsday and genetic engineering. Read full book review >

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THE USURPER’S CROWN by Sarah Zettel
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: April 1, 2003

"The second time's the charm."
A hugely intricate and largely beguiling prequel to The Sorcerer's Treason (2002). Read full book review >

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GOLDEN GIRL by Sarah Zettel
YOUNG ADULT
Released: June 25, 2013

"In this sparkling sequel to Dust Girl (2012), showcasing Callie's cleverness versus the mystical glitterati, neither Callie's persistence nor the trilogy's pace flags. (Fantasy. 12-14)"
It's hard for a brown-skinned girl to search the Depression-era back lots of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer for a gateway to fairyland and harder still if both the Seelie and Unseelie courts are after her. Read full book review >

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THE ASSASSIN'S MASQUE by Sarah Zettel
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 12, 2016

"Like its heroine, Zettel's tale is still smarter and wittier than its rivals. (Historical mystery. 12 & up)"
In which our nimble heroine's loyalties and espionage skills are extravagantly tested. Read full book review >

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SEE THE WORLD THROUGH SCARLET-TINTED GLASSES
by Mandy Curtis

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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SARAH DUNN
by Megan Labrise

Somewhere along the line in Lucy and Owen’s marriage, the sex tapered off. The makeup, high heels, and date nights went out the window. The poop wound up on the wall. Again.

“Why is there poop on the wall again?” Sarah Dunn writes in The Arrangement, a big, bawdy comic novel (starred review) set in the fictional Hudson Valley ...


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