Search Results: "Thomas Drago"


BOOK REVIEW

CROW CREEK by Thomas Drago
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 15, 2014

"A brisk, accomplished horror debut from an author to watch."
In Drago's debut novel, an insidious horror reveals itself in a small North Carolina town. Read full book review >

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Winter by Thomas Drago
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 16, 2016

"Another surefire horror outing with realistic heroes from a new specialist in the genre."
This third installment of a series examines apocalyptic events in the heart of the American South. Read full book review >

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QUEENSBORO by Thomas Drago
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 24, 2015

"A thoroughly effective horror page-turner from an author who's mastered the genre."
Drago follows up his debut novel (Crow Creek, 2014) with another tale of small-town horror in the tradition of Stephen King. Read full book review >

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QUEEN OF THE DEAD by Ty Drago
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2012

"Uneven, but the quality improves as the story progresses. (Science fiction/horror. 10-15)"
Will Ritter continues the battle started in Rise of the Corpses (2011) to protect humanity from the corpse-possessing invaders from another dimension. Read full book review >

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MOCKING DESIRE by Drago Jancar
Released: Aug. 1, 1998

"The book's overlong, but Gregor is in spite of himself an engagingly unlikely innocent abroad, and his embarrassed plunge into the savory grit of ordinary life is a trip well worth taking."
This intermittently entertaining Slovenian novel recounts the adventures of Gregor Gradnik, a writer from that land relocated in New Orleans as a visiting professor of creative writing. Read full book review >

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THE UNDERTAKERS by Ty Drago
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2011

"The elements of a good action novel are here but are assembled into a soulless shell. (Adventure. 10-14)"
More zombies doesn't necessarily equal more action. Read full book review >

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EVERY TIME I SPEAK, I WANT THE TRUTH TO COME OUT
by Mandy Wan

BOOK REPORT for The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

Cover Story: Statementastic
BFF Charm: Platinum Edition
Swoonworthy Scale:
 6
Talky Talk: A Star(r) Is Born
Bonus Factors:
 Political Activism, Awesome Family, Community
Relationship Status: Head Over Heels

Cover Story: Statementastic

Simple and perfect. Although I'll give it the benefit of the doubt that Starr is, indeed, in ...


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BOOK REVIEW

PHOBOS by Ty Drago
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Nov. 1, 2003

"Rather too many what-ifs to swallow in one gulp; nonetheless, an intriguing whodunit with well-developed characters whose mostly stock situations Drago handles with flair and skill: a newcomer worth keeping an eyestalk canted towards."
Military murder-mystery set on Phobos, one of the hurtling moons of Barsoom—er, Mars. Read full book review >

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ANGIE THOMAS
by Maya Payne Smart

It’s tempting to think of Angie Thomas’ YA novel The Hate U Give as being ripped straight from the latest headlines about an unarmed black person shot by the police. But that would miss the point that for many people, Thomas included, the news is not only news: it is lived experience—raw and achingly intimate. And the lives stolen are ...


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BOOK REVIEW

BEST EUROPEAN FICTION 2014 by Drago Jancar
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 7, 2013

"Unlikely to touch off a wave of imitators on these shores but an interesting sampler."
Illuminating collection of current writing from across the pond, as different from its American counterpart as a Paris croissant is from a New York cronut. Read full book review >

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THE UNBROKEN PIECE by Antoinette Drago
Released: Oct. 3, 2012

"An exultant volume of thoughts and impressions on religion, science and humanity."
Poetry and full-color art transform personal thoughts into wonderment. Read full book review >

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I SAW HER THAT NIGHT by Drago Jancar
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 29, 2016

"The economy with which Jancar creates memorable characters and moments while never letting the reader forget the war, the tumult of Yugoslavia, or the incursion of communism is astonishing, especially compared with the U.S. vogue for mammoth tomes of modest scope."
Five people in the Balkans recall their lives before and during World War II and the one unusual woman they all knew in this quietly impressive tale by a leading Slovenian writer. Read full book review >