Search Results: "Hillary Mann Leverett"


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NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 8, 2013

"A sharply different deconstruction of the prevailing orthodoxy, worthy of attention."
Leverett (International Affairs/Pennsylvania State Univ.; Inheriting Syria: Bashir's Trial by Fire, 2005) and his wife, Hillary, argue that, unless it changes, "the United States' Iran policy is locked in a trajectory…that will ultimately lead to war." 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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MARY by Hillary Monahan
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 2, 2014

"An urban legend too light on either gore or camp to be any fun. (Horror. 14-18)"
Four friends face the dire consequences of summoning the infamous Bloody Mary. 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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Released: July 17, 2001

"A carton of rum-soaked bonbons. Don't say you weren't warned."
Paste jewels of fairytale erotica. Read full book review >

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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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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 1, 1998

"The letters of the brothers Mann constitute a crucial document of 20th-century German culture and politics, and they are by any standard fine reading."
The brothers Mann, both articulate witnesses of this century's European upheaval, give lively testimony to their usually competing perceptions. 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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DEATH BEYOND THE NILE by Jessica Mann
Released: Feb. 21, 1989

Archaeologist-spy Tamara Hoylandon has another job for Department E, that supersecret intelligence agency (No Man's Island, etc.). Read full book review >