Search Results: "V. Lakshman"


BOOK REVIEW

MYTHBORN by V. Lakshman
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Nov. 25, 2013

"An ambitious, colorful and highly readable fantasy epic."
Debut fantasy novelist Lakshman offers a rousing epic in which supernatural beings threaten the world of their own creators. Read full book review >

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SILO AND THE REBEL RAIDERS by V. Peyton
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 13, 2016

"Convincing, humorous, and appealingly odd. (Science fiction. 9-13)"
In a flooded, post-apocalyptic United Kingdom, a young boy travels from his marshlands home to the Capital to make his way in the world as a government-approved seer. Read full book review >

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EXTREME DINOSAURS by Luis V. Rey
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2001

"Though a list of books or Web sites would not have gone amiss, serious students of the prehistoric will attack this with the same eagerness as casual browsers. (Nonfiction. 8-12)"
A talented artist specializing in dinosaurs pulls out all the stops in his first solo showcase for young fans. Read full book review >

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Z.A.P., ZOE, AND THE MUSKETEERS by Athena V. Lord
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 29, 1992

"Some good values here, but a very uneven performance. (Fiction. 8-12)"
This third Z.A.P. and Zoe episode takes place in the summer of 1941, when Zachary Athanasius Poulos is turning 13. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: July 24, 2012

"A sometimes pleasant adventure that loses its credibility when it ventures into the darker side of on-campus life."
Debut author Iosue's humorous memoir recounts his time as the college president at York College in Pennsylvania. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: March 15, 1994

"Forthright, wise, and sobering advice as only someone who knows and loves his field—and wants to see the species and the planet survive. (Maps, photographs—not seen)"
This is a difficult but very important book by one of the great figures in genetic research. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DIFFERENT COINS IN THE FOUNTAIN by Carlos V. Cornejo
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 2013

"Enchanting, nuanced, comic stories that provide a wonderful escape from the mundane."
A quietly bizarre collection of short fiction. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE MANDEVILLE TALENT by George V. Higgins
Released: Sept. 13, 1991

"Intelligent, upmarket, comfort reading."
A cheerful young lawyer chucks Manhattan to follow his wife to remotest Massachusetts, where she will teach and he will rattle the skeletons in her family's closet. Read full book review >