Search Results: "Jonathan Hill"


BOOK REVIEW

AMERICUS by M.K. Reed
by M.K. Reed, illustrated by Jonathan Hill
FICTION
Released: Aug. 30, 2011

"This will change no minds, but its heart is in the right place. (Graphic fiction. 12 & up)"
A well-intentioned study of book-banning in the heartland. Read full book review >

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URBAN ANIMALS by Isabel Hill
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2009

Photographer Hill takes readers on an engaging tour of New York City's architectural animals, from a handsome snake twining around some brickwork on the side of a building to an alligator beginning a climb up a small skyscraper. Read full book review >

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SHAMOO by Ros Hill
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2005

"Tongues will definitely mooooove into cheeks for this going-away-then-coming-back tale. (Picture book. 6-8)"
Holstein meets Humpback in this offbeat take on a familiar theme. Read full book review >

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MISS MOON by Janet Hill
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 12, 2016

"Enchanting for dog lovers. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Twenty succinct bits of advice for living are accompanied by whimsical oil paintings of an English governess and her canine charges. Read full book review >

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COUNTING COLORFUL SHAPES by Isabel Hill
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 2017

"While not a child's first counting book, it is a beautiful one and an inspiration to caregivers to help their children find shapes in their own neighborhoods. (Picture book. 2-6)"
Close-up photographs of architectural details give young readers a counting challenge. Read full book review >

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ON THE RUN by Gregg Hill
NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 2004

"Stephen King couldn't have made up this tale of a father's savagery and its god-awful toll."
A raw-boned, horror-strewn account of life with a drug-addicted mobster father, written in alternating voices by his two children. Read full book review >

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DEPARTMENT 19 by Will Hill
Released: April 1, 2011

"They'll be so happy these vampires don't sparkle they'll forgive the novel's excesses and keep flipping the pages to the next splatter-fest—and then they'll demand the sequel. (Horror. 14 & up)"
If the elevator pitch for this book wasn't "Dracula meets James Bond," it was pretty close. Read full book review >

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TAKE IT EASY by David Hill
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 1997

A wilderness hike turns catastrophic for six New Zealand teenagers in this gripping, straightforward survival adventure from Hill (See Ya, Simon, 1994). Read full book review >

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STONEPORT by Hill Anderson
Released: May 10, 2012

"A substantive, multilayered story of sexual tension and betrayal."
An eye-opening look at the world of psychology told through a complicated romance. Read full book review >

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THE TURNING OF THE TIDE by Reginald Hill
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 1, 1999

"The excitement of Emily Salter's attempts to escape the attention of her monomaniacal ex-husband Sterne Follett is still palpable; it just isn't new."
A truth-in-packaging commendation is due Hill's publisher for identifying this thriller as a reprint originally published in 1971 as The Castle of the Demon under Hill's pseudonym Patrick Ruell. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

The Heir by Deborah Hill
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 11, 2014

"This saga of a town, a house and a family comes to a satisfying conclusion."
This third and final historical novel in the Kingsland series from Hill (The House of Kingsley Merrick, 2013, etc.) tells the Merrick family's story from 1928 onward. Read full book review >