Books by Julia Hoban

WILLOW by Julia Hoban
Released: March 1, 2009

"However, Willow's acknowledgment of the cause of her grief—that she'll never be anyone's daughter again—is a sharp insight, and Hoban's appropriately complex portrayal of cutting makes this a good choice on a crucial subject. (Fiction. YA)"
Diluted by an expository and inconsistent narrative voice, this standard-issue problem novel will nonetheless appeal to readers interested in the topic of self-harm. Read full book review >
ACTING NORMAL by Julia Hoban
Released: May 31, 1998

"A familiar, unembellished first-person narration makes this a comfortable read for its audience, and Stephanie is worthy of compassion in her efforts to heal an old injury. (Fiction. 12-15)"
Hoban (Buzby, 1990, etc.) creates her first novel from the contemporary headline issue of repressed memory. Read full book review >

After Cute Chick, Sweet Chick, and Good Chick are hatched, it looks as if the occupant of the last egg must be Slow Chick. Read full book review >