Search Results: "Alyson Waters"


BOOK REVIEW

HENRI DUCHEMIN AND HIS SHADOWS by Emmanuel Bove
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 11, 2015

"An elegant translation of dark, brooding, and disturbing little narratives."
Shadows and shadow selves do indeed pervade the six stories in this collection, brought together in English for the first time. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CODA by René Belletto
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 2011

"Fans of Paul Auster's brand of literary gamesmanship will recognize a kindred spirit here."
A very slim, very French novella about conspiracy, coincidence and mortality. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MY VALLEY by Claude Ponti
Kirkus Star
by Claude Ponti, illustrated by Claude Ponti, translated by Alyson Waters
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 7, 2017

"Like Poochie-Blue, visitors to the valley will be in no hurry to leave. (Picture book. 5-9)"
A mix of comical vignettes and broad vistas illustrates an account of the lives and misadventures of a clan of tiny Twims. Read full book review >

BLOG POST

LOOKING ELSEWHERE FOR IMPORTS
by Julie Danielson

If, as I am, you are interested in reading picture book imports, you know precisely which publishers will take chances here in the U.S. on stories from other countries.

Get out your pencil, and add a new entry to your list of import-seeking publishers – Elsewhere Editions. It’s a new children’s imprint from Archipelago Books. They caught my attention ...


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BOOK REVIEW

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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >

BOOK REVIEW

BLACKLIST by Alyson Noël
YOUNG ADULT
Released: April 4, 2017

"Chick lit to the max for those who want it. (Chick lit. 14-18)"
The Beautiful Idols saga continues as the competitive Hollywood teens deal with the consequences of Madison's murder. Read full book review >

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 >

BOOK REVIEW

GOD IS AN ASTRONAUT by Alyson Foster
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2014

"An intelligent new voice in fiction yet not an especially persuasive one."
Botany professor, mother, troubled wife, manic gardener—and now an astronaut? Foster's crammed debut tracks the hectic life of Jessica Frobisher, a woman encountering crises of conscience, loyalty and the heart. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BREAK MY HEART 1,000 TIMES by Daniel Waters
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 16, 2012

"Waters not only causes hearts to race, but brains to ponder the possibilities of ghosts. (Supernatural thriller. 12 & up)"
"Everybody's haunted by something." Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE LONG RIDE HOME by Tawni  Waters
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 5, 2017

"Readers will resonate with this gritty, expletive-laced, fast-paced narrative about a strong young woman trying to come to terms with great loss. (Fiction. 14-18)"
Eighteen-year-old Juliet, also known as Harley for her beloved motorcycle, has two distinct sides to her personality. Read full book review >