Search Results: "Hannah Bonde"


BOOK REVIEW

DAMNED IF I DO, DEAD IF I DON'T by Hannah Bonde
Released: Oct. 3, 2011

"An engaging, if rough-hewn, memoir of escape from domestic abuse in Sweden."
The compelling memoir of a young Swedish woman's journey from a neglected childhood to an abusive marriage and eventually to freedom from violence in the United States. Read full book review >

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THE RED BOAT by Hannah Cumming
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2012

"A deftly delivered lesson on facing life's little challenges. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A "magic" boat offers a lonely girl a whole new world...of imagination. Read full book review >

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RED FOX by Hannah Giffard
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 1991

"This is her first book: a promising debut. (Picture book. 4-8)"
After his traditional prey eludes him one luckless night, Red Fox goes into town and finds some burgers and fries in a garbage can—just the thing to celebrate the cubs his mate has produced in his absence. Read full book review >

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S IS FOR SALMON by Hannah Viano
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 25, 2014

"Urchins and volcanoes and whales, oh my! This eye-catching alphabet book affectionately showcases the Northwest's bountiful beauty. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Anemone, blackberry, crab, Douglas fir, eagle…this elegant alphabet book mirrors the natural wonders of the Pacific Northwest. Read full book review >

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A HISTORY OF GLITTER AND BLOOD by Hannah Moskowitz
YOUNG ADULT
Released: July 28, 2015

"In spite of its narrative unevenness, this novel of friendship, love, and fighting for one's beliefs should find a place among fans of the modern fairy story. (Fantasy. 15-18)"
When war broke out a year ago in the fairy city of Ferrum, its inhabitants, except for four young rebellious fairies, fled in search of a safer home. Read full book review >

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REUNION by Hannah Pittard
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 7, 2014

"While well-written, with a clear narrative voice, the novel fails to produce much more than superficial revelations."
A man's unexpected death brings his children from five different marriages together for the first, and most likely last, time. Read full book review >

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THE DEAD WIFE'S HANDBOOK by Hannah Beckerman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 6, 2015

"Beckerman provides gentle instruction for her readers through what Rachel learns from death's journey. This is a touching, honest story of death—sad at times but not grim."
Beckerman's debut novel provides an intriguing tale of love after death and an insightful look at the bereavement process from both sides of the grave. Read full book review >

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BATS OUT OF HELL by Barry Hannah
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 11, 1993

"A compelling concatenation, even if sometimes overwrought or marred by seemingly superficial weirdness."
Mississippi's literary powerhouse returns with another group of stories (Airships, 1978; the novels Boomerang, Never Die, etc.) in which the surreal social vision and subsurface savagery that have become Hannah's hallmarks are present in abundance. Read full book review >

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ANIMAL CRACKERS by Hannah Tinti
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 2, 2004

"The clearly talented Tinti isn't afraid to take risks, but sometimes she pushes her artfulness a bit too self-consciously."
As the title suggests, animals are the connecting motif among the 11 stories here, though newcomer Tinti's real concern lies with damaged human beings. Read full book review >