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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THE HOLLOW GIRL by Hillary Monahan
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 10, 2017

"A cathartic revenge fantasy of rape recovery, Quentin Tarantino-style, weakened by the stereotype-laden depiction of Romani people. (Fantasy/horror. 14-17)"
A Welsh Romani girl faces appalling violence and responds with magic. 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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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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WHAT HAPPENED by Hillary Rodham Clinton
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 12, 2017

"A touch too reserved and polite, given the circumstances, and in need of supplementing by hard-edged books like Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes' Shattered. Still, a useful book to read—and, for many, to mourn over."
Gracious, sometimes-wonkish post-mortem of the last presidential election by its surprise loser, who still can't quite believe…well, what happened. Read full book review >