Search Results: "Kathy Hatfield"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: March 21, 2012

"An entertaining story with religious overtones and a vivid sense of good and evil."
First-time author Johnson's multicolored, rhyming, free-associating story for teens centers on a loyal girl gang's encounter with an evil schoolmate. Read full book review >

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Kathy, Wait For Me! by Morelle Forster
Released: Oct. 12, 2015

"A well-crafted coming-of-age novel that skillfully chronicles the trials of a lonely orphan who joins a street gang."
Forster tells the story of a girl's tumultuous life in London in this YA debut. Read full book review >

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A PLACE FOR KATHY by Henry Denker
Released: May 1, 1997

"Sad stuff in a thin telling."
In Denker's popular novels (To Marcy, With Love, 1996, etc.), where bad things happen to good-to-saintly people, there's often a dollop of medical matter; here, in the story of a widow and mother confronting AIDS, there's a good deal of powerful information concerning the disease. Read full book review >

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Released: April 17, 2013

"A dually narrated, uplifting tale on overcoming profound adversity."
In this heartwarming dual autobiography, actress Mannix and her daughter, Kathy Hatfield, recount the saga behind a separation of more than 40 years that began when Julie was forced to give up her newborn baby for adoption. Read full book review >

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THE EDUCATION OF HARRIET HATFIELD by May Sarton
Released: June 12, 1989

The latest novel from poet/essayist/fiction-writer Sarton deals with many of the themes in her 1984 journal, At Seventy: aging; death of a (woman) lover; the need to "build bridges" in society rather than create a segregated gay culture; the joys of friendship, gardens, and pets. Read full book review >

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THE BOOK OF STORMS by Ruth Hatfield
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 17, 2015

"A powerfully conceived and executed story that adds a wholly original element to the fantasy genre. (Fantasy. 10-13)"
Confident storytelling lays a solid foundation for Book 1 of this original middle-grade fantasy trilogy. Read full book review >

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THE GLASS BALL by Jean Hatfield
ROMANCE
Released: Nov. 11, 2014

"Overly neat and calling on too many tropes, this novel offers wish fulfillment without nuance or complexity."
In this debut romance novel, a woman with a traumatic childhood hopes to find healing on an Alaskan vacation, where she meets an intriguing widower. Read full book review >

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THE COLOR OF DARKNESS by Ruth Hatfield
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 7, 2016

"While the subject matter is dark and at times raw, the message of the strength of the human spirit is ultimately uplifting. (Fantasy. 11-14)"
Book 2 in the middle-grade Book of Storms trilogy. Read full book review >

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THE VALUE OF DISCRETION by T.K. Hatfield
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 25, 2014

"An easy-reading mystery with a focus on 'seniors with benefits.'"
A seaside mystery helps a grieving investigator get back in the game. Read full book review >

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GARDEN OF HER HEART by Shanna Hatfield
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 8, 2016

"A historical tale that will most appeal to romance fans for who enjoy a slow-burn approach."
In Hatfield's (Dally, 2017, etc.) World War II-set romance, an injured soldier and a Japanese-American woman headed for an internment camp conspire to save her family farm—and each other.Read full book review >

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DROWNING IN HONEY by Kate Hatfield
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 1, 1996

"Often too predictable, and burdened by one too many plot digressions, but, still, a generally compelling portrait of the psychology of love and violence."
A British work that begins as a riveting psychological novel on the subject of marriage and violence, then sadly sinks into melodrama. Read full book review >

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Tumbling In The Downdrift by T. K. Hatfield
Released: March 1, 2013

"A simple but engaging coastal mystery."
A retired Coast Guard intelligence and security specialist is drawn into a murder mystery in Hatfield's debut. Read full book review >