Search Results: "Elisabeth Hyde"


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CRAZY AS CHOCOLATE by Elisabeth Hyde
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 2002

"A gutsy feel-good story, flecked with pain and panache."
What to do when you're facing the same birthday that prompted your mother to kill herself is the grim premise for this surprisingly upbeat tale of a ruinously dysfunctional family, the third from Hyde (after Monoosook Valley, 1989). Read full book review >

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MONOOSOOK VALLEY by Elisabeth Hyde
Released: March 10, 1989

A youngish widow, working mother of two, finds love (maybe) and dope (kind of) in 1971 New England: a limp second novel from the author of Her Native Colors (1986). Read full book review >

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THE ABORTIONIST’S DAUGHTER by Elisabeth Hyde
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 23, 2006

"Sensational, like the book's title, but not quite on target."
Who killed the opinionated abortion provider? Read full book review >

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IN THE HEART OF THE CANYON by Elisabeth Hyde
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 20, 2009

"Well-intentioned but flawed ensemble drama."
A neophyte crew of amateur adventurers embarks on a perilous rafting trip through the Grand Canyon. Read full book review >

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WHERE ARE YOU HIDING, GOD? by Elisabeth  Zartl
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 14, 2017

"While the message that God is all around, especially in nature, is clear, other books have made that point much more clearly and beautifully; Kathy-jo Wargin's series of seasonal alphabet books comes to mind. (Picture book/religion. 2-6)"
A young girl learns to find God in the smallest of things. Read full book review >

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OF THIS NEW WORLD  by Allegra Hyde
Released: Oct. 1, 2016

"Hyde portrays forceful, painful collisions between reality and expectation."
Thirteen stories reveal utopia and what we must give up to get there. Read full book review >

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CHINA LAKE by Anthony Hyde
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 7, 1992

"Anyone reading to the end is presold on the genre and knows its shortfall."
A long-thought-out espionage tale, about a dense and tangled search into the past that means to reveal something about the dense and tangled nature of man himself. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 24, 2010

"An old way of thinking about the ownership of art and ideas smartly revived."
A MacArthur Fellow constructs an elegant argument opposing the modern drive to privatize our common cultural heritage. Read full book review >

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EXCESSIVE JOY INJURES THE HEART by Elisabeth Harvor
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 2001

"Foolishness: a Harlequin romance written by Andrew Weil."
A New Age first novel by Canadian Harbor, a poet and short-story writer (Let Me Be the One, 1997), about a young woman who becomes obsessed with her reflexologies. Read full book review >

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FOR THE LOVE OF A DOG by Rose Elisabeth
NON-FICTION
Released: July 1, 2001

"A heartfelt tribute to animals and their extraordinary ability to love, learn, and teach."
A memoir by novelist Rose (Body Sharer's, 1993) of the dogs she has known and loved—a celebration both of the animals themselves and of the lessons she learned from them. Read full book review >

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THE MARIGOLD MAFIA by Elisabeth Bastion
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 15, 2009

"Bastion (No Just Desserts, 2004) supplies strained similes and precious/annoying dialogue in lieu of adequate plotting."
Organic gardening is hazardous to a public-relations executive's health. Read full book review >