Search Results: "Yves Fey"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: Sept. 1, 2012

"Dark and emotionally wrenching, this novel isn't for those looking for a restful night's sleep, but readers who crave edgy murder mysteries will be enthralled."
Mysticism and dark perversions take over 1897 Paris in this complex murder-mystery romance. Read full book review >

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YVES SAINT LAURENT by Alice Rawsthorn
NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 7, 1997

"A frustrating and dispassionate study of an enigmatic figure and his glamorous and decadent milieu. (24 pages b&w photos, not seen)"
A soft but thorough take on the life and legacy of the neurotic, brilliant designer. Read full book review >

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Blood of the Fey by Alessa Ellefson
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: May 24, 2013

"A creative, well-crafted narrative filled with colorful characters, a conflicted heroine and a multifaceted plot."
The first of an intended trilogy inspired by Arthurian legend, this ambitious, imaginative debut novel intertwines fallen angels, dark magic, modern-day threats and teenage angst. Read full book review >

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THE TESTAMENT OF YVES GUNDRON by Emily Barton
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 2000

"A commanding and extraordinarily accomplished debut."
A brilliant debut skillfully blends creation myth and folk tale with subtle criticisms of both depersonalized technological advancement and the kind of insularity that breeds and overvalues both tradition and ignorance. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 8, 2012

"A graceful and absorbing look at a familiar villain. (Fairy tale/fantasy. 9-12)"
Despite its misleading cover image of Sleeping Beauty, this is quite a nice back story as to how and why that last fairy was late to her christening. Read full book review >

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Liberal Quicksand by Yves Decock
NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 22, 2016

"A lively examination of the intransigent persistence of nationalism."
A debut book offers a history of nationalism and its application to contemporary global affairs. Read full book review >

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BOSSYPANTS by Tina Fey
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 5, 2011

"Highly recommended, even for those who have already read the excerpts in the New Yorker. Fey is one of the funniest people working today."
One of the world's cleverest comedy writers debuts with a frequently hilarious memoir. Read full book review >

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Wifey by Fey Ugokwe
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 15, 2013

"A powerfully written exploration of the rites of power."
Ugokwe's debut novella adds a mystical touch to the story of a destructive, dysfunctional marriage. Read full book review >

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CHRYSANTHE by Yves Meynard
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: March 13, 2012

"Flashes of originality and gleams of insight aren't enough to redeem this ponderously verbose and occasionally awkward effort."
Second English-language fantasy (The Book of Knights, 1998) from French-Canadian writer Meynard. Read full book review >

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THE BOOK OF KNIGHTS by Yves Meynard
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 25, 1998

"Mildly entertaining, with incidents reminiscent of highly diluted Jack Vance, but otherwise undistinguished."
First English-language fantasy from a Canadian author who hitherto has written in French. Read full book review >