Search Results: "Sasha Miller"


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TO THE KING A DAUGHTER by Andre Norton
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Sept. 1, 2000

"Solidly plotted, traditional sword and sorcery: should please Norton's many fans."
First of a fantasy trilogy from grandmaster Norton (Wind in the Stone, 1999, etc.) and Miller (Ladylord, 1996). Read full book review >

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LADYLORD by Sasha Miller
Released: March 1, 1996

"Noteworthy."
Medieval Japan appears to be the inspiration for the backdrop to a second hardcover fantasy by Miller (On Wings of Magic, 1993, not reviewed). Read full book review >

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KNIGHT OR KNAVE by Andre Norton
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 2001

"A solid, if unexciting, independently intelligible addition to the series: should please fans and newcomers alike."
Second in the series begun with To the King a Daughter (2000). Read full book review >

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SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Oct. 1, 2002

"Nothing much new or different amid the welter of battles, plots, betrayals, and maneuvers: still, a churning and spirited if unsurprising conclusion to this agreeable series."
Third and, apparently, last in the series (Knight or Knave, 2001, etc.). Read full book review >

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SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Jan. 1, 1994

"Miller's is marginally the more intriguing; both are fairly standard Witch World outings aimed at gratifying existing fans."
Third in the series (Flight of Vengeance, 1992, etc.) of Witch World yarns set in the aftermath of a world-shaking battle, The Turning. Read full book review >

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HUGE by Sasha Paley
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 22, 2007

"Appalling and simplistic. (Fiction. 11-13)"
A clichéd, moralistic tale of lessons learned at fat camp. Read full book review >

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VIDALIA IN PARIS by Sasha Watson
FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 2008

"Watson portrays Paris with a doting accuracy and delineates all the torments of first love. (Fiction. 12 & up)"
Watson's supple, low-key first novel distills beautifully the feelings of excitement that a young art student experiences when in Paris for the first time. Read full book review >

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Released: Sept. 5, 2017

"A thoughtful progressive feint against the vulgar fearmongering of the moment."
A provocative look at the science and psychology behind fear-based politics. Read full book review >

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OUTPATIENTS by Sasha Issenberg
NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 6, 2016

"Policymakers will benefit from the author's densely detailed but accessible, on-the-ground reporting of an increasingly commonplace phenomenon with serious implications for the future of health care."
Monocle Washington correspondent Issenberg (The Victory Lab: The Secret Science of Winning Campaigns, 2012, etc.) describes the rise of medical tourism, which draws patients from around the world to such unexpected places as Hungary, the acknowledged dental capital of Europe, and Thailand, whose government touts it as the "Medical Hub of Asia." Read full book review >

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THE AMERICAN WAY OF POVERTY by Sasha Abramsky
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 10, 2013

"Abramsky's well-researched, deeply felt depiction of poverty is eye-opening, and his outrage is palpable. He aims to stimulate discussion, but whether his message provokes action remains to be seen."
An updating of Michael Harrington's influential 1962 report on poverty, The Other America, written in the hope that it, too, will launch a new war on poverty. Read full book review >

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ICELING by Sasha Stephenson
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Dec. 13, 2016

"Faced with the inconsistent plotting, indifference to geography and climate, and sloppy execution, readers are more likely to abandon this series opener halfway than to wait for Volume 2. (Science fiction. 12-16)"
Discovered by scientists in the Canadian Arctic and later adopted, a group of speechless but intense and powerful teens compel their older siblings to return them to that site a decade and a half later. Read full book review >

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Released: Dec. 21, 2012

"Contains some wishful thinking, but many readers will appreciate this admirable effort in pursuit of a more perfect union."
A call to alter the ways of governmental policymaking that hinder democracies from reaching their full potential. Read full book review >