Search Results: "Erica Pomerans"


BOOK REVIEW

HOFFMAN’S HUNGER by Leon de Winter
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 2007

"Hopefully the first of many works in English from this talented novelist."
Food is a symbol for emotional hunger in Dutch writer de Winter's first novel to be translated into English. Read full book review >

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NIGHTFATHER by Carl Friedman
FICTION
Released: Oct. 27, 1994

"Friedman's child narrator is a double-edged sword: at once a victim's victim and a faithful observer of a survivor's difficult reentry into civilization. (Fiction. All ages)"
Dutch author Friedman's first novel, and first to be translated into English, is a gut-wrenching fictionalized memoir of the daughter of a Holocaust survivor. Read full book review >

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BRAVE LITTLE RACCOON by Erica Wolf
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2005

"Tries to be an obedience tale but functions better as a well-painted homage to childhood bravery in the big natural world. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Wolf's pretty acrylics light Little Raccoon's accidental night in the woods alone. Read full book review >

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FOUND DOGS by Erica Sirotich
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 18, 2017

"An unusual counting book that goes beyond the basics, providing opportunities to reread and recount in different ways. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Friendly dogs from an animal shelter are the smiling stars of this counting book, progressing from one dog to 10 and then counting back down from 10 to one. Read full book review >

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IN DREAMS by Erica Orloff
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Jan. 9, 2014

"Solid. (Paranormal thriller. 12 & up)"
Orloff mixes suspense, romance and Greek mythology to tell the tale of a 16-year-old girl who learns that her dreams might kill her. Read full book review >

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BOUND by Erica  O'Rourke
YOUNG ADULT
Released: July 1, 2012

"Jam-packed with meaty storylines, spot-on pacing, an active heroine and the strongest romance yet, this ending will thrill fans of the series. (discussion questions) (Paranormal romance. 13 & up)"
Mo must play all sides, magical and mob, in this complex trilogy conclusion. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ANIMALS
Released: June 24, 2008

"While tiresome and plodding, with little characterization and clunky dialogue, anyone who got through the first part of the story will probably want to know what happens next (although they can probably guess). (Fantasy. 9-12)"
Elissa's (endless) quest, which just kind of...stopped at the end of Book One, continues at a stately pace in Book Two. Read full book review >

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ILLUMINATED by Erica Orloff
ROMANCE
Released: Dec. 1, 2011

"A beach read that might inspire an interest in history. (Romance. 12-17)"
The hunt for the origins of a medieval tome sets the backdrop for revelations and romance in a Boston teen's savvy first-person tale. Read full book review >

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THE WET NURSE’S TALE by Erica Eisdorfer
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 2009

"An engaging romp propelled by Susan's infectious voice and determined resilience."
Illegitimate pregnancies lead to a career in lactation in Chapel Hill bookseller Eisdorfer's inventive first novel. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 2001

"Wagner—knowledgeable, perceptive, and wise—guides us gracefully through Hughes's poems so that we see with a new clarity his responses to his life with Plath, and to her lamentable death. (8 pages b&w photos, not seen)"
The literary editor of the Times (of London) revisits the oft-told lives of Hughes and Plath, focusing on Hughes's Birthday Letters (1998), the volume he addressed to Plath shortly before his death. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: April 23, 2013

"Due to the fact that Texas is thriving while much of America struggles, it might be wise to consider what Texas is doing right."
"I wanted to write a book that would help people come to terms with the existence of Texas," writes Texas Monthly senior editor Grieder of her debut. Read full book review >