Search Results: "Ainslie Hogarth"


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THE LONELY by Ainslie Hogarth
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 8, 2014

"An initially promising psychological thriller that ultimately fails to deliver. (Thriller. 14 & up)"
This debut novel chronicles a disturbed teen girl's descent into madness. Read full book review >

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THE BOY MEETS GIRL MASSACRE (ANNOTATED) by Ainslie Hogarth
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 8, 2015

"Highly frightening and effective. (Horror. 14-18)"
A disturbed girl takes a night job in a notoriously haunted hotel with disastrous results. Read full book review >

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I CAN SAY PLEASE by Tamsin Ainslie
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2011

"A wholesome, pleasant demonstration of politeness for toddlers just discovering the joys of imaginative play. (Picture book. 1-3)"
An Australian import tackles manners for the very young. Read full book review >

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FROM DUST TO DNA by RJ Hogarth
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 10, 2014

"A thought-provoking but tortuous take on the origin of life."
A famous philosopher bent on disproving the existence of God searches for an ancient relic in Hogarth's scientific thriller. Read full book review >

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A DOG CAME, TOO by Ainslie Manson
ANIMALS
Released: April 30, 1993

"Likable, unsentimentalized, and of broad appeal. (Nonfiction/Picture book. 4-10)"
Known only as ``Our Dog,'' this faithful animal followed Alexander Mackenzie, plus the voyageurs and ``native'' guides who accompanied him, across Canada to the Pacific when he reached it in 1793—``the first European to cross North America by land.'' Based on Mackenzie's journals, the straightforward narrative tells how the big brown dog made his way on foot since there was no room for him in the canoes, and how he kept watch at night, warned of wolves or bears, and retrieved a swan shot for food or a dropped paddle from a swift river. Read full book review >

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Released: April 1, 2013

"A hard-nosed, cleareyed analysis of a legacy of institutionalized corruption and its dire consequences for human lives."
One of the clearest accounts yet of the causes for the violence in Ciudad Juárez and the convoluted politics behind Mexico's attempts to keep it from dragging the whole nation down. Read full book review >

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THE TOILERS OF THE SEA by Victor Hugo
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 17, 2002

"Those of us who first 'read' this novel in the Classic Comics version of half a century ago will be grateful to discover that Hugo's impossibly grandiose and overblown yarn remains as perversely irresistible as ever."
Here to help celebrate the great Romantic writer's bicentennial year is a lively new translation of the least known of his massive, unruly masterpieces. Read full book review >

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Released: Jan. 1, 1992

"No fun at all."
It's 1948, and Fredericka Wing, a librarian from New York, takes a summer job in South Sutton, Mass., running a bookstore and lending library for vacationing Lucy Hartwell. Read full book review >