Search Results: "Alyson Hagy"


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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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ECHO by Alyson Noël
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Nov. 13, 2012

"An intriguing story, but for confirmed romance fans only. (Paranormal romance. 14 & up)"
Far more romance than paranormal, this second installment of the Soul Seekers series finds its supernaturally endowed young couple struggling to gain enough strength to defeat their demonic foe. Read full book review >

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UNRIVALED by Alyson Noël
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 10, 2016

"Chick-lit gold. (Chick lit. 12-18)"
Three fame-hungry teens vie for a prize they can win by running nightclubs for an unprincipled mogul, while a young A-list star tries to avoid them. Read full book review >

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BRACED by Alyson Gerber
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 28, 2017

"Comparisons to Judy Blume's Deenie (1973) might be inevitable, but Rachel stands admirably on her own. (Fiction. 11-14)"
Both the literal and figurative senses of the word "spine" form the backbone of Gerber's debut. Read full book review >

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FIVE DAYS OF FAMOUS by Alyson Noël
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 13, 2016

"An amusing Christmas story for preteens. (Fantasy. 10-14)"
Almost 13-year-old Nick thinks that the only way he can get his dream girl is by becoming famous. Read full book review >

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THE MASK CARVER'S SON by Alyson Richman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2000

"Better luck next time to a first-time author who tends to write from the brain rather than from the heart."
An occasionally evocative if often amateurish tale of ninth-century Japan and a young painter's longing for art and love. Read full book review >

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HEART ATTACK WATCH by Alyson Foster
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 3, 2016

"A heavy-hitting emotional exploration of the ways lives can change in single moments."
Foster (God Is an Astronaut, 2014) explores people and relationships on the razor's edge in this collection of moving short stories. Read full book review >

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A NEW LEAF by Alyson Martin
NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 4, 2014

"Not as much fun as Cheech and Chong, but a piercing work of sociological reportage."
How, where and why the United States lost the "War on Drugs." Read full book review >