Search Results: "Evie Wyld"


BOOK REVIEW

ALL THE BIRDS, SINGING by Evie Wyld
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 15, 2014

"Wyld has ordained a permanently dark life for her protagonist, a stubborn fate that offsets the surprises and the reader's enjoyment."
The second novel from award-winning Australian author Wyld (After the Fire, A Still Small Voice, 2009) explores the checkered past of a self-reliant young woman, a sheep farmer. Read full book review >

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EVERYTHING IS TEETH by Evie Wyld
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 10, 2016

"A rite-of-passage memoir that has powerful poetry in its ellipses."
A graphic memoir that proceeds like a young girl's powerfully disturbing dream, which continues to resonate through her waking hours. Read full book review >

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FORTUNE'S BLIGHT by Evie Manieri
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Feb. 17, 2015

"Fans of the first volume should find it absorbing and rewarding enough.
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Second in the Shattered Kingdoms series, following Blood's Pride (2013).
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BLOOD'S PRIDE by Evie Manieri
Released: Feb. 19, 2013

"Flawed and overinvolved, but highly imaginative; an encouraging foundation on which to build future efforts."
Fantasy debut from New Yorker Manieri, previously published in the U.K. Read full book review >

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A DOG LIKE THAT! by Janene Cooper
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2016

"Simple and emphatic—both visually and linguistically—this story of a child's unconditional love for a dog is a nice twist on the more conventional dog's-unconditional-love-for its-owner storyline. (Picture book. 2-5)"
In this picture book, an unruly dog enjoys total love even though he doesn't behave the way others think a dog should. Read full book review >

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TWO GIRLS WANT A PUPPY by Ryan Cordell
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 30, 2015

"Lots of stories address getting a dog, but this tale recounts practical steps in successfully working toward a goal, with the kids solving their own problem. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Sisters Cadence and Emi use both logical and creative approaches to convince their dad they should be allowed to adopt a puppy. Read full book review >

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CHINYE by Obi Onyefulu
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 1994

"The tale gets richer treatment in San Souci's Talking Eggs (1989). (Folklore/Picture book. 6-8)"
A thin version of a relatively familiar tale. Read full book review >

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Everyday Mercies by Evie Yoder Miller
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2014

"A flawed but heartfelt novel of family love and resilience."
In Miller's (Eyes at the Window, 2003) second novel, the tumultuous inner lives of the members of the Lehman family unfold during a memorable Thanksgiving weekend. Read full book review >