Search Results: "Hillary Fogelson"


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PALE GIRL SPEAKS by Hillary Fogelson
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 1, 2012

"Fogelson is not talented enough to turn her experiences into humor; instead, she comes off as irritating and even cruel."
A year in the life of an anxiety-ridden melanoma patient. Read full book review >

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QUEEN OF LIKES by Hillary Homzie
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 5, 2016

"Timely fun for phone-addicted middle schoolers. (Fiction. 9-13)"
How can a middle school girl survive without her phone? Read full book review >

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THE VIEW FROM THE TOP by Hillary Frank
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: May 1, 2010

Melancholy vignettes of the summer after high school in a dead-end, seaside town called Normal. Read full book review >

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SUPER VIXENS' DYMAXION LOUNGE by Hillary Johnson
NON-FICTION
Released: June 1, 1997

"Johnson is a universe shaper, with a powerful mind careening slightly to self-parody, and a lot of attitude."
A collection of dark and clever essays from Buzz magazine's Johnson (Physical Culture, 1989) pumps up L.A. eccentricities with metaphors of the profound. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: March 1, 1996

"A compelling, well-documented account, certain to be compared to Randy Shilts's And the Band Played On. (Author tour)"
A relentless, meticulous, and highly persuasive exposÇ by a journalist who spent nine years investigating the medical research establishment's failure to take seriously chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). Read full book review >

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HARD CHOICES by Hillary Clinton
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 10, 2014

"Unsurprising but perfectly competent and seamlessly of a piece with her Living History (2003). And will Hillary run? The guiding metaphor of the book is the relay race, and there's a sense that if the torch is handed to her, well…."
Former Secretary of State Clinton tells—well, if not all, at least what she and her "book team" think we ought to know. Read full book review >

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MUDBOUND by Hillary Jordan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 4, 2008

"The perils of country living are brought to light in a confidently executed novel."
Family bonds are twisted and broken in Jordan's meditation on the fallen South. Read full book review >

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WHEN SHE WOKE by Hillary Jordan
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 4, 2011

"Jordan manages to open up powerful feminist and political themes without becoming overly preachy—and the parallels with Hawthorne are fun to trace."
A retelling of classic Hawthorne in which the heroine becomes literally a Scarlet Woman. Read full book review >

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STARRING ARABELLE by Hillary Hall De Baun
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Aug. 30, 2012

"Effervescent and optimistic, Arabelle demonstrates that on stage or off, everyone should take a starring role in her life. (Fiction. 12-14)"
Arabelle's vision of a headlining freshman year of high school soon fades under the harsh glare of reality. Read full book review >