Search Results: "Edward Hogan"


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THE MESSENGERS by Edward Hogan
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 12, 2015

"Quietly thrilling. (Fantasy. 12-17)"
Frances is taking a break from her troubled family life and spending some time with cousins in a coastal English village. Read full book review >

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DAYLIGHT SAVING by Edward Hogan
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 11, 2012

"An intriguing ghost story. (Ghost story. 12 & up)"
A teen spends a harrowing week at an English holiday sports complex, where he befriends the ghost of a young woman doomed to repeat the last brutal hours of her life. Read full book review >

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ROAR! SHH! by Martina Hogan
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 2, 2016

"A mixed bag. (Board book. 1-3)"
Standard concepts, tabs to turn, and perennially smiling animal characters are the salient features of this book and its companions. Read full book review >

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Released: Nov. 1, 1996

From Three Worlds: $21.00, paper $12.95; Nov. 1996; 288 pp.; 0- 939010-53-4, paper 0-939010-52-6): A vigorous collection of prose and poetry showcasing the work of 15 of the former Russian republic's best contemporary writers. Read full book review >

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SOLAR STORMS by Linda Hogan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 1995

"Tediously obvious and overwritten; Hogan's characters are so excruciatingly limited to the representation of their cultures that they become little more than allegories, reducing the tale to agitprop."
A meandering and didactic family saga by Chickasaw poet, novelist, and essayist Hogan (Dwellings, p. 835; Mean Spirit, 1990), a tale that attemptsÖ la Little Big Manto rewrite the history of the American West from a Native American perspective. Read full book review >

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BURIAL OF THE DEAD by Michael Hogan
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 1, 2008

"Hogan (Man Out of Time, 2003, etc.) tantalizes readers with a kaleidoscopic plot, but his ambitious novel succeeds through the complexity of his characters, who keep the reader guessing."
Layers of deception obscure the truth about the death of a beloved heiress. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 1, 2012

"A bold argument based mostly on experiences and observations rather than statistical support."
In her debut memoir, filmmaker and activist Hogan examines the problems with international aid efforts in Africa. Read full book review >

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PRINCE OF THIEVES by Chuck Hogan
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 1, 2004

"Hogan (The Blood Artists, 1998, etc.) writes with cool precision and a great eye for detail, progressively building suspense. Still, too much Doug and Claire and too little of the other thieves unbalances the story and gives it a disappointingly soft center."
The romance between a bank robber and one of his former hostages threatens both the unity and the safety of his criminal crew. Read full book review >

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PEOPLE OF THE WHALE by Linda Hogan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 2008

"Portentous and didactic."
The latest from Pulitzer Prize finalist Hogan (English/Univ. of Colorado; Power, 1998, etc.) revolves around two Native Americans of the Pacific Northwest as they struggle to reconcile the tribe's time-honored ways with those of the corrupt wider world. Read full book review >

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POWER by Linda Hogan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 26, 1998

Before her time, a 16-year-old Native American girl is thrust into adult turmoil as the only witness to the shooting by her best friend of an endangered Florida panther, in Hogan's (Solar Storm, 1995, etc.) latest complex exploration of Native ways and the environment at risk. Read full book review >

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THE KEEPER OF LOST THINGS by Ruth Hogan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 21, 2017

"Readers looking for some undemanding, old-fashioned storytelling with a sprinkling of magic will find it here."
Hogan's whimsical first novel weaves together the stories of two British assistants, one of whom works for a publisher in the 1970s and the other who, in the present day, works for an unusual elderly gentleman who has dedicated himself to assembling a room full of "a sad salmagundi" of 40 years' worth of detritus lost or abandoned by its owners. Read full book review >

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TWO SISTERS by Mary Hogan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 4, 2014

"Hogan's characters may be too broadly drawn (one sister so callous, the other so naïve), but she creates a gripping narrative of a fractured family."
In Hogan's first adult fiction (she has sevenYA titles to her credit), the poisonous relationship between two sisters, and the family dysfunction that grew it, is examined with style and sensitivity. Read full book review >