Search Results: "Erin Hoffman"


BOOK REVIEW

ABBIE HOFFMAN by Marty Jezer
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 1, 1992

"Hoffman—and a whole doomed, inspired era—emerges vividly in this cleareyed, richly detailed work. (Photographs—24 pages b&w- -not seen.)"
A thoughtful, solidly researched biography of the wildly creative and iconoclastic yippie, portraying Hoffman as a fresh force in American political culture—and as a man ultimately sabotaged by bipolar disorder (manic-depression), which drove him to extremes and probably led to his suicide. Read full book review >

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LANCE OF EARTH AND SKY by Erin Hoffman
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: April 24, 2012

"Highly entertaining and baffling in equal measure."
Sequel to Sword of Fire and Sea (2011), video-game designer Hoffman's venture into text fantasy. Read full book review >

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BOLD SONS OF ERIN by Owen Parry
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 19, 2003

"Parry clearly loves writing about earlier generations on his native turf, and this time he gives us greater suspense than in Honor's Kingdom."
Fifth in the hauntingly rich Abel Jones Civil War series, following Honor's Kingdom and the more recent non-Jones Our Simple Gifts: Civil War Christmas Tales (2002). Read full book review >

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The Alienation of Courtney Hoffman by Brady G. Stefani
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 7, 2016

"Chock-full of sharp tonal contrasts, this tale should appeal to readers with a hunger for alien adventure and an understanding of how it feels to be considered crazy."
A debut novel fuses a serious issue—the stigma of mental illness—with sci-fi to chronicle a girl's unusual coming-of-age. Read full book review >

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I DO NOT LIKE AL'S HAT by Erin McGill
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 24, 2017

"Fans of quirky humor and hard-core rabbit lovers won't mind the arbitrariness of the ending, and the art is charming. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A magician's rabbit decides he's had his ears pulled one too many times. Read full book review >

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LOVE & FURY by Richard Hoffman
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 3, 2014

"Hoffman writes of his father that 'he was more comfortable with his many contradictions than I am with mine,' in a book in which readers are also likely to find more contradictions than comfort."
A professor's literary-minded meditations on fatherhood. Read full book review >

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HE SAID/SHE SAID by Erin Kelly
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 6, 2017

"Spellbinding."
A shocking crime and its aftermath—and the blurred line between guilt and innocence—propel Kelly's (The Burning Air, 2013, etc.) riveting new thriller. Read full book review >

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THE TRAITOR'S KISS  by Erin  Beaty
Released: May 9, 2017

"Both epic and intimate, a semi-old-fashioned alternative to the wave of inexplicably lethal superheroines and their smoldering love triangles. (Adventure. 14-adult)"
Marital and martial matters collide when brides and spies become ensnared in a treasonous plot. Read full book review >

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THE FRIENDSHIP EXPERIMENT by Erin Teagan
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2016

"Highly enjoyable for aspiring scientists, budding artists, and regular kids. (Fiction. 9-12)"
A middle schooler who wants more homework might sound unusual, but Maddie is not your average sixth-grader. Read full book review >

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THE SWAN RIDERS by Erin Bow
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Sept. 20, 2016

"Brilliant and compelling: don't miss this. (Science fiction. 13 & up)"
A girl, remade, might just remake the world. Read full book review >

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GRACE AND THE GUILTLESS by Erin Johnson
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Aug. 1, 2014

"Lots of action, blood and death argue eloquently against those telling Grace to forgive and move on. Only the sequel will reveal her choice. (Western. 14-18)"
After the Guiltless Gang murders her family and burns their cabin, Grace is determined to bring the evildoers to justice. Read full book review >