Search Results: "Amy Hill Hearth"


BOOK REVIEW

FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 2, 2012

"Fun to read."
Hearth (Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters' First 100 Years, 1994, etc.) goes hog wild with lighthearted humor as she tackles some heavyweight issues in her debut novel. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 19, 1993

"An uplifting and delightful introduction to two splendid women of remarkable good sense and grace—and a fascinating chapter of history as well. (Thirty b&w photographs—not seen) (First printing of 35,000; first serial to American Heritage)"
In a memoir that's as much a historical record as a testimony to two extraordinary women, the Delany sisters recall their remarkable lives, spanning more than a century of the African- American experience. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 18, 2008

"Pertinent life lessons that go down easily."
The centenarian Delany sisters' amanuensis (Having Our Say, 1997, etc.) acts as interlocutor for another tenacious woman of color. Read full book review >

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MISS DREAMSVILLE AND THE LOST HEIRESS OF COLLIER COUNTY by Amy Hill  Hearth
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 8, 2015

"Although the book falls short of fulfilling its potential, Hearth delivers a mildly amusing story featuring a wealth of eccentric characters."
Hearth's cast of quirky small-town Southern misfits returns to tackle new challenges in this sequel to her debut novel (Miss Dreamsville and the Collier County Women's Literary Society, 2012). Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 29, 1997

"A bracing reminder from an exemplary teacher that life, a rare gift, must be savored in the living. (illustrations, not seen) ($150,000 ad/promo; TV satellite tour)"
From Sadie, the surviving Delany sister, an inspiriting testimony to love and faith as she recalls life with Bessie and the challenge of learning to live on without her. Read full book review >

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THE RISING by Will Hill
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Aug. 16, 2012

"Fans will devour the pages and thirst for the next volume. (Horror. 14 & up)"
There's gore aplenty in the second volume of Hill's Department 19 series. Read full book review >

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THE YEAR OF MISS AGNES by Kirkpatrick Hill
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2000

"A quiet, yet satisfying account. (Fiction. 9-11)"
In 1948 the unorthodox Miss Agnes arrives to teach the children of an Athabascan Indian Village in remote Alaska. Read full book review >

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HUNGARY by Raymond Hill
NONFICTION
Released: Feb. 1, 1997

The dramatic and bloody story of Hungary, from its ancient origins to its contemporary attempts at democracy, is recounted in this conscientious but tepid history. Read full book review >

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WINTER CAMP by Kirkpatrick Hill
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 29, 1993

"The outcome is never really in doubt here, but the portrayal of these competent, courageous children battling the intense cold is compelling. (Fiction. 8-12)"
Again, two young Athabascan Indians, Toughboy and Sister (1990), survive the rigors of the Alaskan wilderness. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 15, 2002

"A well-researched, informative nail-biter."
Riveting account of the 1920 sinking of US submarine S-Five and the improbable escape of her crew. Read full book review >