Search Results: "Hollis Seamon"


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SOMEBODY UP THERE HATES YOU by Hollis Seamon
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 3, 2013

"A fresh, inspiring story about death and determination. (Fiction. 14 & up)"
When you're surrounded by death, anything can look like a good opportunity. Read full book review >

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HONKY TONK LOGIC by Tom Hollis
Released: March 18, 1996

"An imaginative, skillfully rendered story, as wise and insightful as it is entertaining."
The first—and regrettably last—novel from an immensely talented, innovative writer who died at the end of October 1995. Read full book review >

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THE MEMORY PALACE by Edward Hollis
NON-FICTION
Released: March 18, 2014

"Eloquent and evocative evidence of the evanescence of all."
Hollis (Interior Design/Edinburgh Coll. of Art; The Secret Lives of Buildings, 2009) returns with a personal history of the ephemeral lives of interiors. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: June 1, 2008

"Enlightening."
Five men pick up the pieces and reconstruct London in the aftermath of the English Civil War, the plague and the Great Fire of 1666. Read full book review >

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CITIES ARE GOOD FOR YOU by Leo Hollis
NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 1, 2013

"A good read, popular without being condescending, for students of the modern city and the metropolises of the future."
We are city dwellers, to paraphrase the Whole Earth Catalog, and we might as well get used to it. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 24, 2012

"This diligently researched and masterfully written exposition will appeal to Anglophiles and fans of literary biography."
A perceptive biography that traces an author's trajectory from disillusioned prose scribe to acclaimed poet. Read full book review >

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WE WILL BE CRASHING SHORTLY by Hollis Gillespie
YOUNG ADULT
Released: June 15, 2015

"Despite turbulence, an amusing airline-industry thriller that informs as it entertains. (Thriller. 12-16)"
The sequel to Unaccompanied Minor (2014) delivers another round of in-the-air shenanigans for would-be airline heiress April Mae Manning.Read full book review >

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DEATH OF A LOBSTER LOVER by Lee Hollis
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 27, 2017

"The recipes scattered through the book include several cocktail suggestions readers may need to get through this muddled mystery."
Three women's vacation from their everyday lives is cursed from the start. Read full book review >

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FAT AND FURIOUS by Judi Hollis
NON-FICTION
Released: June 1, 1994

"Hollis offers the usual self-help lingo, realistically, if sometimes simplistically, examining issues of power and gender to offer a slightly different approach to eating disorders. (Author tour)"
Hollis (Fat is a Family Affair, not reviewed) maps the journey of self-examination that women must take to heal food obsessions She contends that we are seeing epidemic levels of compulsive eating, anorexia, and bulimia, and that these eating disorders stem from rage toward the ``mother-daughter wound'' as mothers, not knowing any better, pass on lies, pain, and disappointment to their daughters. Read full book review >

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UNACCOMPANIED MINOR by Hollis Gillespie
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Jan. 18, 2014

"A high-sky winner all the way from coast to coast. (Thriller. 12-16)"
A laugh-out-loud thriller about family court, money laundering and skyjacking. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 10, 2009

"A strong, satisfying exploration of the history, beauty and wonder of Western architecture."
An architect debuts with a look at 13 iconic structures, each of which has altered greatly as newer generations have honored different deities, despots and dreams. Read full book review >