Search Results: "Alison Green"


BOOK REVIEW

ALISON, WHO WENT AWAY by Vivian Vande Velde
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: March 1, 2001

"The denouement, which comes in a seriocomic run to a funeral parlor the night of the eighth-grade dance, feels a little forced, but the unfolding of Susan's family's anguish is done at just the right pace, with each shard of emotion placed precisely. (Fiction. 12-14)"
Susan—who now wants people to call her Sibyl—is 14 and fiercely angry. Read full book review >

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THE ALISON RULES by Catherine Clark
FICTION
Released: Aug. 1, 2004

"Several cuts above the standard teen-weepie. (Fiction. YA)"
The Alison Rules are never specifically codified as such, but they are all based on one organizing premise: to keep Alison from moving beyond her mother's death from cancer the previous summer. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GREEN by Benjamin Zucker
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2002

"Multiple readings could perhaps yield more insight—not an onerous task since this is one of the more beautiful books in recent memory—but it's difficult to regard Green as anything more than a curio."
The brilliant minds of today and yesteryear crowd into the exquisitely designed pages of this odd folly of an art novel. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GREEN by Jay Lake
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: June 1, 2009

"An action-packed tale."
A stylish and intimate fantasy from Lake (Escapement, 2008, etc.). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GREEN by Tom Baker
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 15, 2017

"A sharp and intriguing tale about a gay draftee in the '60s."
A novel tells the story of a gay Army recruit in the Vietnam era. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GREEN by Laura Peyton Roberts
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 12, 2010

"Give this light fare to those graduating out of Magic Tree House and not yet ready for Percy Jackson or Molly Moon. (Fantasy. 9-12)"
Lilybet Green gets something extraordinary for her 13th birthday: the chance to become a leprechaun keeper. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE DROWNING OF ALISON ALYWARD by Genevieve Lyons
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 1, 2001

"Veteran Lyons (Green Years, 1989, etc.) turns in a performance as low-key, neatly written, and steadily entertaining as ever."
Mark Dangerfield, antique-book dealer and sometime detective in Maggie Thatcher's London, is asked by socialite Wendy Cadbury, a friend of his mother's, to investigate the drowning death of her young friend Alison Alyward, officially a suicide. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GREEN by Keith C. Clark
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 18, 2014

"A quick, enjoyable read that doesn't spend too much time in the rough."
Clark offers a novel about golf, race and friendship in roughly equal parts. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GREEN by Laura Vaccaro Seeger
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 27, 2012

"In all, lovely, inventive, engrossing and interactive. (Picture book. 2-6)"
In lush paintings outfitted with cleverly positioned die cuts, Seeger's latest explores the color green. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GREEN by Frances Sherwood
Released: Aug. 1, 1995

"Despite the rich mix of culture, history, politics, and relentlessly offbeat characters: not much more than standard insights into family and finding oneself."
Disappointing second run from Sherwood (the highly touted Vindication, 1993), whose unmemorable protagonistafter scarcely credible encounters with trendy icons and rebels of the 1950sfinally discovers who she really is. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE FOX IN THE DARK by Alison Green
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2010

"Just right for a bedtime story. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Fear of the fox makes strange bedfellows. Read full book review >