Search Results: "Georgia Hunter"


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Yubi and the Blue-tailed Rat by Georgia Hunter
Released: Sept. 23, 2011

"An occasionally confusing but engaging, adventure-filled fantasy."
Hunter's (Lucky Horseshoes, 2012) colorful YA folk tale about a poor boy named Yubi who goes on a quest with a copper vessel, a sea urchin shell and a talking rat to save a princess. Read full book review >

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WE WERE THE LUCKY ONES by Georgia Hunter
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 14, 2017

"Too beholden to sentimentality and cliché, this novel fails to establish a uniquely realized perspective."
Hunter's debut novel tracks the experiences of her family members during the Holocaust. Read full book review >

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LUKA'S QUILT by Georgia Guback
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 1994

"Attractively realized setting; disarming model of conflict resolution; unusually appealing story. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Delighted that ``Tutu'' (``that's Hawaiian for grandmother'') is making her a quilt, Luka imagines the splendid colors of the flowers Tutu describes. Read full book review >

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LAMIA by Georgia Taylor
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: June 13, 1994

"A fairy tale for adults, and delectably escapist entertainment. (Literary Guild selection)"
Witchcraft, adventure, and romance intertwine in a rich tapestry of 16th-century France, by the author of The Infidel (1979). Read full book review >

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THE ESTUARY by Georgia Savage
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 1993

"Overall, with its gritty translucence, a penetrating study of loss."
In a dark but briskly readable novel by an Australian writer (The House Tibet—not reviewed), a young widow examines her loves, friendships, and relationship with her child. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Dec. 13, 2011

"Entertaining for a specific audience."
A bubbly combination hunting memoir and how-to guide, with some stellar recipes. Read full book review >

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FALLING DOWN THE PAGE by Georgia Heard
POETRY
Released: March 1, 2009

"Smart and fitfully chilling, but puerile St. Ebury school sometimes seems less like a setting than a wallow."
Part mystery, part exploration of adolescent psychology, McAdam's second novel (Some Great Thing, 2004) revolves around the disappearance of a teenaged girl from an elite Canadian boarding school. Read full book review >

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CUB’S JOURNEY HOME by Georgia Graham
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2015

"An informative book for young nature enthusiasts. (Picture book. 4-9)"
Follow a mother black bear and her newborn cub into the wild. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2003

"Clumsy, but amusing. (Fiction. 8-11)"
A how-to manual rescues Molly Moon from her orphanage and its vile inhabitants in an odd mixture of grotesque silliness and moral inspiration. Read full book review >

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THE KID by Georgia Lowe
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 29, 2014

"A searing portrayal of war and the long-term effects it has on those who fight it."
A young cowboy suffers from nightmares and alcoholism after fighting in World War I. Read full book review >

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THE BONUS by Georgia Lowe
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 10, 2011

"An engrossing debut that would benefit from a more nuanced approach."
First-time author Lowe draws on the experiences of her parents and a well-honed sense of craft for her novel set in the midst of the Great Depression. Read full book review >