Search Results: "Chloe Hooper"


BOOK REVIEW

HOOPER by Geoff Herbach
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Feb. 20, 2018

"No one here is perfect, and their failures make readers cringe yet root for success. Hoops and so much more. (Fiction. 14-18)"
Adopted from Poland three and a half years ago, Adam decides that basketball may be his "passport to a good life." Read full book review >

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CHLOE by Peter McCarty
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2012

"Beautifully benign illustrations conjure powerful familial feelings. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Who wouldn't want to put on a monster show in a big, cardboard box or pop bubble wrap at rapid-fire speed? Read full book review >

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THE ENGAGEMENT by Chloe Hooper
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 26, 2013

"Unreliable narrators don't come any more bewildering or unappealing than the couple in this clever, claustrophobic and disturbing chiller."
Erotic games turn menacing and surreal when a woman who role-plays as a prostitute spends a weekend on an isolated Australian estate with her regular "client," and he tries to keep her there forever. Read full book review >

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A CHILD’S BOOK OF TRUE CRIME by Chloe Hooper
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 19, 2002

"Sometimes a bit heavy on the atmosphere but nonetheless an affecting thriller that mixes just the right gothic chills with erotically charged suspense."
An erotic and creepy debut about an Australian teacher who tempts fate by sleeping with the father of one of her students. Read full book review >

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TALL MAN by Chloe Hooper
NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 2009

"Alternately poignant, powerful and ponderous—a worthwhile glimpse into a battered culture."
Australian novelist Hooper (A Child's Book of True Crime, 2002) investigates the 2004 death of an Aboriginal man and the subsequent trial of the police sergeant charged with his killing. Read full book review >

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HARRY HOOPER by Paul J. Zingg
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 1993

"Just like its subject: steady, solid, and studied."
Zingg (Dean/St. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CRAFTY CHLOE by Kelly DiPucchio
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 20, 2013

"Share this lively tale of bighearted friendship and originality with young readers needing a little zest for life. A corresponding website provides crafting ideas and instructions. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Chloe finds herself once again with a cliffhanger of a problem (Crafty Chloe, 2012). And it involves her two best friends. Can her creative powers get her out of this pickle? Read full book review >

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CHLOE, INSTEAD by Micah Player
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2012

"While the story isn't new, this fresh-looking take on it will be appreciated in families welcoming a new addition to the household. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Adjusting to a new sibling is familiar territory in children's literature; the recognizable plot here is livened up with lively retro-style illustrations. Read full book review >

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CRAFTY CHLOE by Kelly DiPucchio
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 21, 2012

"Required reading for any child going to a birthday party. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Crafty Chloe is the creative cousin of Clementine. Ginger haired, with an adorable taste in free-to-be-me outfits and a heart of gold, this young heroine finds original and kind-hearted solutions to big problems. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BECOMING CHLOE by Catherine Ryan Hyde
ADVENTURE
Released: March 28, 2006

"Vibrant and heartbreaking. (Fiction. YA)"
Tender, amazingly hopeful and only occasionally sentimental, this tale of two lost children comes from the author of Pay It Forward. Read full book review >

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HANK & CHLOE by Jo-Ann Mapson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 31, 1993

"Gentle, earthy, down-home fiction from the New West. (First serial to Cosmopolitan)"
A warmly human first novel that lingers in the mind long after its heroes have seen the sunset—from poet and storywriter Mapson (Fault Line, 1989—not reviewed). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHLOE LEIBERMAN by Carrie Rosten
FICTION
Released: Sept. 13, 2005

"A glossary of Chinese, Yiddish and fashion terms is appended, and it's as funny as the rest of the bonbons in this verbal box of candy. (Fiction. YA)"
The granddaughter of Leo Rosten and the great-niece of William Steig makes a modest but amusing contribution to chick lit as trendy as soy chai lattes. Read full book review >