Search Results: "Cristina Page"


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NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 1, 2006

"Stirring, if a little predictable."
A provocative salvo in the abortion wars. Read full book review >

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DREAMS OF SIGNIFICANT GIRLS by Cristina García
FICTION
Released: July 12, 2011

"The epilogue ties things up nicely though, making the journey worth taking. (Fiction. 12 & up)"
Three girls with completely different styles, interests and upbringings initially clash during a ritzy summer boarding-school program in Switzerland before becoming the best of friends. Read full book review >

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LIVING IN SECRET by Cristina Salat
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 1993

"Even so, crafted with insight and skill. (Fiction. 11-14)"
After six years in her father's custody, Amelia, 12, escapes through a window at three a.m. to live with Mom and Janey, whose lesbian bond is in its ninth year. Read full book review >

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MESSAGE FROM ELENA by Ray Cristina
Released: April 29, 2009

"An intriguing premise that starts strong, only to be watered down by weak characters and a lack of intensity."
In this historical novel, a young man doesn't realize how intertwined his life is with his boss's until he makes a fateful promise to him. Read full book review >

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THE LADY MATADOR’S HOTEL by Cristina García
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2010

"Six brightly located characters in search of more than synchronicity."
Six characters in an unnamed tropical city consider matters of life and death, sex and politics, in a brief, intense, imperfectly resolved chronicle of overlapping destinies. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 1, 1998

"Her version of the facts is refreshing. (Author tour)"
Journalist Rathbone, who has written for the New York Daily News and the Miami Herald, spent a year observing life in a New York City public high school—and found herself in deeper than she'd expected. Read full book review >

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COME TOGETHER, FALL APART by Cristina Henríquez
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 6, 2006

"Stories redolent of innocent attachment tempered by obdurate experience—compassionate, tender and fresh."
Eight stories and a novella set in Panama introduce a dazzling new talent. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: May 13, 2003

"An illuminating and altogether worthy addition to an excellent series."
Nicely varied selections from 25 authors are organized by Havana-born novelist García (Monkey Hunting, p. 332, etc.) into sections titled after various indigenous dances (e.g., "Rumba," "Mambo," "Salsa"). Read full book review >

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THE WORLD IN HALF by Cristina Henríquez
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 16, 2009

"Thoughtful travelogue whose terrain includes the mother/daughter minefield."
A college student journeys to Panama to track down the father she never knew in this debut novel from Henríquez (Come Together, Fall Apart, 2006). Read full book review >

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KING OF CUBA by Cristina García
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 21, 2013

"A clever, well-conceived dual portrait that shows what connects and divides Cubans inside and outside of the island."
Fidel Castro contemplates his legacy at the end of his life while a disgruntled Cuban expat plots to hurry that end along. Read full book review >