Books by Ellen Cooney

THE MOUNTAINTOP SCHOOL FOR DOGS  by Ellen Cooney
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 5, 2014

"If as much attention was given to context as to Evie and the dogs, this would be a strong novel. As is, it's slight."
Dogs and humans save each other in this sentimental novel by Cooney (Thanksgiving, 2013, etc.).Read full book review >
LAMBRUSCO by Ellen Cooney
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 22, 2008

"Cooney (A Private Hotel for Gentle Ladies, 2005, etc.) explores how war causes not just injury to the body but more importantly explains how every participant can be 'injured in his nerves, in his self, in his soul.'"
Set in war-torn Italy in 1943, this novel looks at the peripatetic ramblings of a woman in search of her son. Read full book review >
A PRIVATE HOTEL FOR GENTLE LADIES by Ellen Cooney
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 22, 2005

"A fitfully engaging book that ought to have been a much better one."
A fable of female empowerment and liberation is concealed—like a frail virgin's body under heavy layers of clothing—within the melodramatics of Cooney's sixth novel (Gun Ball Hill, 2004, etc.). Read full book review >
GUN BALL HILL by Ellen Cooney
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 31, 2004

"A careful, intelligent account of the personal motives behind historical events. Dramatic and instructive."
A Revolutionary War historical from Cooney (Small Town Girl, not reviewed) portrays the rebellion unleashed by British atrocities in a small village in Maine. Read full book review >