Search Results: "Hannah Harrington"


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SPEECHLESS by Hannah Harrington
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Aug. 28, 2012

"Timely and affecting. (Fiction. 12 & up)"
An absorbing drama about what happens when one of the popular girls becomes the target of her former friends' bullying. Read full book review >

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SAVING JUNE by Hannah Harrington
ROMANCE
Released: Dec. 1, 2011

"Still, Harper's voice rings true, and readers looking for a mildly steamy romance (with more than a splash of alcohol, smoking and sex) won't be disappointed. (Fiction. 13 & up)"
It's clear from the start that high-school senior June, days away from graduation, is past saving, since 16-year-old Harper begins her account on the day of her sister's funeral. Read full book review >

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THIS LITTLE PIGGY by Tim Harrington
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 14, 2013

"The shoe is on the other foot when these talented piggies get their due, so consider this for storytimes or households that need an extra kick. (Picture book. 4-8)"
The lead singer of the indie rock band Les Savy Fav takes some time to consider the secret lives of toes. Read full book review >

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NOSE TO TOES, YOU ARE YUMMY! by Tim Harrington
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 19, 2015

"A nifty way to get preschoolers up and moving, made even more effective by the accompanying music (available for download from the publisher). (Picture book. 2-4)"
Indie rock musician and author/illustrator Harrington appropriately combines his musical and artistic skills in this creative take on such music and movement games as "Head and Shoulders, Knees and Toes." Read full book review >

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VIRUS by William Harrington
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Released: Jan. 28, 1990

From the author of Skin Deep (1983) and For the Defense (1988), the story of Colombian cocaine overlords who wage computer warfare on America's air-control system—all in order to smuggle in a really, really big load of their corporate product. Read full book review >

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ATTACK OF THE NOT-SO-VIRTUAL MONSTERS by Kim Harrington
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2017

"While there are both better monster and better tech books out there, the fast pace and action focus will appeal to game-addicted readers. (Science fiction. 8-12)"
Monsters from a "Pokémon Go"-type game escape into the real world. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 13, 1993

"Too long by far, but an engrossing, multilayered portrait—as well as a touching personal odyssey. (Sixteen pages of b&w photographs—not seen.)"
Magisterial investigation of black America by a white reporter for The Washington Post; portions have appeared in Life magazine and the Washington Post Sunday Magazine. Read full book review >

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Released: Dec. 29, 2006

"Uniquely compelling."
In this one-of-a-kind project, Harrington uses equal parts research and imagination to explore love, religion and empire in the earliest part of Christian history. Read full book review >

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A CATALOG OF BIRDS by Laura Harrington
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 11, 2017

"A sensitive rendering of shattered lives."
The Vietnam War traumatizes a soldier and his family. Read full book review >

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FORGET ME by K.A. Harrington
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Aug. 7, 2014

"The teen's likable, tenacious character and the story's Hollywood-like ending keep this debut on the lighter side, making it just right for late-summer beach reading. (Thriller. 13-18)"
Her boyfriend was supposed to be dead. Read full book review >

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COURAGE FOR BEGINNERS by Karen Harrington
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 12, 2014

"With gallows humor and believable small victories, this unusual novel is a window into making friends and facing fears. (Fiction. 9-13)"
Harrington (Sure Signs of Crazy, 2013) offers another perceptive story of a resilient preteen coping with a parent's mental illness. Read full book review >

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A BROTHER TO DRAGONS by Kent Harrington
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 27, 1993

"Okay, maybe the Sicilian-Irish connection is a stretch, but the tension is quite satisfactory, the romance is sexy, the scenery's gritty, and there are lots of appealing supporting roles, including a staunchly independent Jewish New York cop."
The FBI, the IRA, the Mafia, British Military Intelligence, NYPD, and the Royal Ulster Constabulary do considerable violence to each other on the streets of New York. Read full book review >