Search Results: "Alyson Hagy"


BOOK REVIEW

GHOSTS OF WYOMING by Alyson Hagy
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2010

"Hagy's images of Wyoming are a bit too muted to be fully engaging, but her writing is consistently provocative and informed."
An assortment of carefully tuned stories marked by hauntings, curious incidents and hard Western landscapes. Read full book review >

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BOLETO by Alyson Hagy
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 8, 2012

"Plot lags behind character, but Hagy reads horses and people so well you won't mind…so much."
He's come of age, but the appealing young cowboy still has life lessons to learn in this beautifully observed third novel from Hagy (Snow, Ashes, 2007, etc.). Read full book review >

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GRAVEYARD OF THE ATLANTIC by Alyson Hagy
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2000

"Occasionally a little studied in tone and attitude, but this is honest work from a thoughtful craftswoman."
Strong, polished stories, many previously published in literary quarterlies, by an accomplished veteran in this genre (Hardware River, 1991, etc.). Read full book review >

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EVERMORE by Alyson Noël
FANTASY
Released: Feb. 1, 2009

Shallow stock characters barely mar the breathless allure of this formulaic supernatural romance, the first in the Immortals series, though feeble explanations wreck the ending. Read full book review >

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FLY ME TO THE MOON by Alyson Noël
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 2007

"As predictable as an onboard safety video."
A flight attendant's love life is prone to turbulence. Read full book review >

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THE BONE THIEF by Alyson Noël
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 17, 2017

"There's no magic in them bones. (Fantasy. 9-12)"
Can Grimsly save his hometown from a vengeance-seeking madman? Read full book review >

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HIGHLAND PROMISE by Alyson McLayne
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 3, 2017

"An entertaining yet frustrating introduction to an extended family of lovelorn Highlanders."
When a Scottish laird rescues a woman from a rival clan in 1452, the pair's connection is immediate. But the secrets she carries could lead to war sooner than anyone expected. Read full book review >

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THE RHYTHM OF MEMORY by Alyson Richman
Released: Oct. 2, 2012

"Wonderful in places, but sometimes more of a downer than many readers may bargain for; Richman's latest could have withstood some judicious pruning without losing its rhythm."
Richman explores the story of two couples whose lives touch in unexpected ways. Read full book review >

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SHIMMER by Alyson Noël
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 15, 2011

"The backdrop of the story, a slave revolt in the West Indies, adds some historical weight, but the situation remains abstract and the characters only marginally interesting, leaving readers ultimately unengaged. (Ghost story. 9-12)"
More serious in tone than Radiance (2010), this supernatural adventure story finds perpetually 12-year-old Riley and her 14-year-old guide, Bodhi, first battling then helping Rebecca, an angry ghost child who initially seems to be evil personified. Read full book review >