Search Results: "Evangeline Walton"


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SHE WALKS IN DARKNESS by Evangeline Walton
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2013

"A slightly awkward but diverting thriller, rich in historical detail, with a peculiar flavor all its own."
A good old-fashioned gothic suspense story, heaving bosom included. Read full book review >

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NAPOLEON AND JOSEPHINE by Evangeline Bruce
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 1, 1995

"Bruce's parallel biography is an intricate and intimate profile that reveals a charismatic Napoleon obsessed with glory and the all-too-human Josephine desperate for love."
In her first book, historian Bruce reconstructs the lives, courtship and marriage of Napoleon and Josephine with a wealth of details. Read full book review >

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LIAM MCPHEE AND THE THIEF OF LAUGHTER by M. Evangeline
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 1, 2017

"A magic tale that offers fun for young readers, but skews toward adults in scope."
In this middle-grade fantasy debut, a group of children hopes to thwart the malicious schemes of Scotland's Dark Faeries. Read full book review >

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CARIBE by Evangeline Blanco
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 1998

"More a provocative concept than the finished tale of injustice and prejudice in an island nation that it means to be."
Puerto Ricanborn Blanco debuts with an ambitious but sketchy tale of her native island that ultimately seems more a collection of incidents than a narrative in full flow. Read full book review >

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THAT WE ALL MAY BE ONE by Evangeline Henderson
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 23, 2017

"A book about race, Scripture, and faith that works best when the writer speaks to her own experiences."
A debut author looks at her life and the Bible through the lens of racial tensions. Read full book review >

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RIDING IN CARS WITH GIRLS by Evangeline Jennings
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 16, 2015

"A smashing, original collection likely to be read again and again."
Disenchanted characters find violence—or dispatch it—behind the wheel in Jennings' (Generic Airport Thriller, 2014, etc.) collection of crime-noir tales. Read full book review >

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CRACKED by K.M. Walton
YOUNG ADULT
Released: March 6, 2012

"Well-meaning but ineffective melodrama. (Fiction. 12-15)"
In a debut novel utterly devoid of subtlety, a bully and his primary target end up as roommates in a hospital psych ward. Read full book review >

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STARLINGS by Jo Walton
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 30, 2018

"An intriguing peek inside a fertile mind."
Award-winning sci-fi novelist and essayist Walton shares her poetry, a play, and assorted short fiction, accompanied by lengthy insights about writing each work and complaints about not getting paid. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 14, 2013

"A good first step at clarifying decades of official lies and failures."
A fresh exploration of MI5's role in the prickly process of extricating Britain from its colonial grip. Read full book review >

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ULTIMATUM by K.M. Walton
YOUNG ADULT
Released: March 7, 2017

"A sweet look at an end-of-life moment that offers surprise even as the inevitable unfolds. (Fiction. 14-17)"
Two brothers watch over their father during his last days while looking toward an uncertain future. Read full book review >

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WORDS ON BATHROOM WALLS by Julia Walton
YOUNG ADULT
Released: July 4, 2017

"Readers will find a refreshingly measured look at schizophrenia, but they won't come away with medical facts. (Fiction. 13-17)"
It's 2012, and a 16-year-old boy with schizophrenia starts fresh, with a new drug trial and at a new high school. Read full book review >