Search Results: "Amy Fellner Dominy"


BOOK REVIEW

DIE FOR YOU by Amy Fellner Dominy
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Nov. 8, 2016

"A perceptive portrait of relationship abuse. (Fiction. 14-18)"
Teenage relationships are intense to begin with—but what happens when your boyfriend becomes too intense? Read full book review >

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A MATTER OF HEART by Amy Fellner Dominy
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 12, 2015

"An enjoyable read even for couch potatoes. (Fiction. 13-16)"
It all comes down to heart for one athlete. Read full book review >

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AUDITION & SUBTRACTION by Amy Fellner Dominy
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 18, 2012

"Tatum's maturing recognition of her own self-worth and realistic outcomes—sadly not everything works out the way she would wish—make this a satisfying and believable read. (Fiction. 10-14)"
Tatum is facing her stressful eighth-grade audition for a clarinet seat in the District Honor Band and must also cope with her best friend's first romance. Read full book review >

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OyMG by Amy Fellner Dominy
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2011

"There's nothing earth-shatteringly original here, but readers who like their frothy romance with a bracing dash of serious social issues will be clamoring for seconds. (Fiction. 11-14)"
Speech-and-debate summer camp provides a backdrop for romance and the fight against anti-Semitism. Read full book review >

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AMY by Mary Hooper
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2002

"But the near-universal obsession with chat will nevertheless make this an easy sell, and readers will enjoy this vicarious brush with danger. (Fiction. 11-15)"
A cautionary tale from Britain about love on the Internet demonstrates the influence of online chat on teenage girls on both sides of the Atlantic. Read full book review >

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AMY SNOW by Tracy Rees
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 7, 2016

"Far too predictable to be truly suspenseful."
The adventures of a foundling who embarks on a treasure hunt in Victorian England. Read full book review >

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AMY TAN by Barbara Kramer
BIOGRAPHY
Released: June 1, 1996

Kramer (Alice Walker, 1995) describes in a clear narrative Tan's complex personal history, her intricate Chinese-American family story, and above all, her tangled relationship with her mother as the wellsprings for her fiction. Read full book review >

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AMY FALLS DOWN by Jincy Willet
Released: July 9, 2013

"Willett's skill in crafting zany scenes and Amy's acerbic wit are not enough to keep this novel afloat."
Amy Gallup, 60, hasn't published a book in 20 years, and she's settled into a quiet life with her beloved basset hound, Alphonse. None too excited about a newspaper interview she's agreed to give, she trips, knocking herself out on the birdbath just hours before she's scheduled to play the role of has-been local writer. Read full book review >

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AMY ELIZABETH EXPLORES BLOOMINGDALE'S by E.L. Konigsburg
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 30, 1992

"Understated, witty, and right on target; creatively extended in the author's perceptive, warmly colorful illustrations. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Amy Elizabeth is visiting Grandma in New York; each day, Grandma plans to take her to "Bloomie's," but there's always something else they should do first: walk the dog, visit Chinatown to get green tea, go to a laundromat, or share lox and bagels and the Sunday Times. Read full book review >

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LOVING AMY by Janis Winehouse
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 12, 2016

"Although this book may help others going through the heartbreak of addiction, readers may wonder whether it is helpful to the legacy of Amy Winehouse herself."
Winehouse's candid memoir of life with her award-winning, bestselling, hugely talented, and desperately troubled daughter, Amy Winehouse (1983-2011). Read full book review >