Search Results: "Hillary Frank"


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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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I CAN’T TELL YOU by Hillary Frank
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Sept. 27, 2004

"Compelling. (Fiction. YA)"
A romance in e-mail messages, passed notes, essays, and notice-board conversations. Read full book review >

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MICHAEL FRANK
by Marjorie Baumgarten

Perhaps you recognize the names of Irving Ravetch and Harriet Frank Jr. A married couple, they were Hollywood screenwriters responsible for authoring such Oscar-nominated classics as Hud and Norma Rae. Active from the late Forties through the mid-Eighties, the collaborators built a reputation for quality scripts based on their eight films with maverick filmmaker Martin Ritt and their screen adaptations ...


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BOOK REVIEW

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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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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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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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 >

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BUT REMEMBER THEIR NAMES by Hillary Bell Locke
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 1, 2011

"Though she unleashes a few zingers, Locke's highbrow attitude puts a damper on a mystery that readers will solve long before her overeducated heroine."
Stuck-in-small-town lawyer makes the best of her time by investigating a murder. 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 >