Search Results: "Steve Berman"


BOOK REVIEW

SPEAKING OUT by Steve Berman
FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 2011

"LGBTQ teens do need to see themselves represented positively; it's a shame more of them won't here. (Short stories. 12 & up)"
A mixed bag of stories about LGBTQ teens with a few serious omissions and misrepresentations. Read full book review >

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Wilde Stories 2013 by Steve Berman
Released: June 15, 2013

"An impressive collection brimming with originality."
Editor Berman (Wilde Stories 2012, etc.) compiles an eerie, moving volume of gay-themed speculative fiction. Read full book review >

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Best Gay Stories 2013 by Steve Berman
Released: June 1, 2013

"A fine showcase of emerging and small-press authors."
The latest edition of the yearly anthology series offers a vivid cross section of contemporary gay life. Read full book review >

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RED CAPS by Steve Berman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 14, 2014

"An LGBT fantasy-tinged story collection that, despite a few stumbles, delights and entertains."
The stories in this collection track a philosophical imp who harvests teeth, a strange creature from the New Jersey Pinelands, a magical yearbook and something sinister in the sewer. Read full book review >

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Daughters of Frankenstein by Steve Berman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 5, 2015

"A lively and engrossing collection of female-driven fiction."
Berman (Red Caps: New Fairy Tales for Out of the Ordinary Readers, 2014, etc.) edits an anthology of sci-fi and horror from queer perspectives. Read full book review >

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MAGIC IN THE MIRRORSTONE by Steve Berman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 12, 2008

"First-rate fare for fantasy fans. (Short stories. 11-15)"
Led by Holly Black and Nina Kiriki Hoffman, 15 writers throw magical challenges at teenaged (mostly) characters in settings that range from exotic alternate realities to un-exotic high-school restrooms. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 4, 2015

"Not just a compelling history, but a cry for help in the recurring struggle to gain what is supposed to be an inalienable right."
An incisive look at the many issues surrounding the right to vote. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 9, 2004

"Diverting and often insightful, but ten minutes later you could be hungry for knowledge all over again."
The Astronomy columnist (Cosmic Adventure, 1998, etc.) invites readers to prowl their neighborhoods in search of everyday phenomena, then sit back and let him explain them—as well as the rest of the Universe. Read full book review >

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PERMISSION TO PARENT by Robin Berman
NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 2014

"While much of what Berman suggests can be found in other similarly intentioned books, the way she phrases her ideas is welcoming to parents and encourages them in all the best ways to grow into that important role."
How to set limits for your child in a balanced, supportive way. Read full book review >

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CONSIDER MY SERVANT by Leonard H. Berman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 8, 2000

"A rousing, if often lurid, saga and a gripping portrait of life in the pressure-cooker of Russian anti-Semitism."
A Jewish family weathers persecution in Tsarist Russia in this bombastic but engrossing historical epic. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: March 27, 1989

More cogent Vietnam War history as Berman (Poli. Read full book review >