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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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 1, 1996

"Nicely and unobtrusively edited by Breece's grandniece and urban theorist Jacobs (Systems of Survival, 1992, etc.), this memoir of Breece's 14 years in Alaska is the revealing testimony of a woman who was typical of her times yet extraordinary in how she rose above them. (maps, b&w photos)"
The intriguing diary of a spunky middle-aged woman who represents both the best and the worst aspects of the Progressive movement. Read full book review >

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LITTLE SAINT by Hannah Green
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 10, 2000

"More learned than most travelogues, this fond remembrance of both a little girl who suffered for her faith and the people who work a stony land today is immensely appealing."
A rarity: a literal hagiography, but much more. Read full book review >

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THE CARRIER by Sophie Hannah
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 13, 2015

"Fans will love the endlessly knotty complications; those unable to commit their full attention to the problem at hand may well quit in exhaustion before the denouement."
The smothering of a supremely unlikable woman provokes a conspiracy, a false confession, a hysterical outburst and round upon round of sifting through the evidence by DC Simon Waterhouse and his wife, DS Charlie Zailer (Kind of Cruel, 2013, etc.).Read full book review >

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HIGH LONESOME by Barry Hannah
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 18, 1996

"Only fitfully, however, are such sparks struck here. (Author tour)"
Thirteen vivid, scabrous, and noisy stories from the Mississippi romantic whose earlier volumes (Airships, 1978; Bats Out of Hell, 1993) contained most of the essentials, and even some of the particulars, of the more recent pieces gathered here. Read full book review >