Search Results: "Amy Hatvany"


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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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HEART LIKE MINE by Amy Hatvany
Released: March 19, 2013

"An uplifting and heartwarming experience."
A work of fiction that reads like a collection of memoir pieces. Read full book review >

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THE LANGUAGE OF SISTERS by Amy Hatvany
Released: July 31, 2012

"Readers who prefer fiction that provides much simpler resolutions than life ever does will like Hatvany's once-over-lightly approach just fine."
When her severely disabled sister becomes pregnant, Nicole Hunter must confront the family issues she fled 10 years earlier. Read full book review >

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IT HAPPENS ALL THE TIME by Amy Hatvany
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 28, 2017

"With nuance and compassion for her characters, Hatvany reveals the fallout of the ultimate betrayal of trust."
A friendship is torn apart after the heartbreaking decisions of one tragic night. Read full book review >

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SAFE WITH ME by Amy Hatvany
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 4, 2014

"Readers might want to keep a box of tissues nearby."
A delicately crafted story by Hatvany (Heart Like Mine, 2013, etc.) about one mother who turns her loss into another mother's heartfelt gain, thanks to the miracle of organ transplantation. Read full book review >

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OUTSIDE THE LINES by Amy Hatvany
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 7, 2012

"Although plunged into devastating losses as well as great joy, Hatvany's characters suffer from a lack of emotional range and a predictable plot."
What if the best thing for an artist is to lose his creativity? What if the best thing for a father is to leave his family? What if the best thing for a little girl is to lose her father? Who decides what's best? Read full book review >

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BEST KEPT SECRET by Amy Hatvany
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 7, 2011

"With some unsettling descriptions of despair, Hatvany keeps this potentially harrowing story lighthearted and hopeful."
A divorced, alcoholic mother finds her way into a fairy tale in which the promise of her young son's love helps her defeat naysayers and overcome her demons, finally. 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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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 >