Search Results: "Katie Heaney"


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PUBLIC RELATIONS by Katie Heaney
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 9, 2017

"Heaney (Dear Emma, 2016, etc.) and Rebolini have crafted a 'Cinderella' for the modern age."
An up-and-coming public relations associate gets in over her head when she tries to manage a celebrity faux romance. Read full book review >

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NEVER HAVE I EVER by Katie Heaney
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 14, 2014

"A drawn-out, sometimes-amusing examination of the author's search for a loving relationship with a man, any man."
One woman's confessions about not having a love life. Read full book review >

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DEAR EMMA by Katie Heaney
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 2016

"Somewhat superficial, funny, and short."
A college junior with an advice column discovers that following her own counsel is easier said than done. Read full book review >

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ELI, NO! by Katie Kirk
by Katie Kirk, illustrated by Katie Kirk
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2011

"Adult readers might want to suggest his family be in touch with the BadDog Trainers whose card appears on the opening spread; children will simply enjoy the havoc. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Geometric shapes, matte colors and few words tell the story of a beloved but not entirely trained pup. Read full book review >

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FINDERS KEEPERS by Seamus Heaney
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: May 1, 2001

"A must for poets and students of poetry and a good start for initiates seeking to understand the constituent parts of its erudite codes."
A wonderful collection of the great Irish poet and critic's learned yet down-to-earth prose. Read full book review >

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ELECTRIC LIGHT by Seamus Heaney
Released: April 1, 2001

"In this vein, Heaney has few equals; he burnishes memory to a fine tawny glow, not sentimentalizing but not shying away from feeling, the potential for bathos held in check by his great formal skills."
Nobel Laureate Heaney (Beowulf, 2000, etc.) has called words tools for digging, and his language usually has the tactility of a good toolkit. Read full book review >

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BEOWULF by Seamus Heaney
Released: Feb. 1, 2000

Written more than a thousand years ago in the Germanic tongue from which the preNorman core of modern English is formed, Beowulf is the epic poem of the warrior hero who survived a succession of fierce trials only to languish for centuries thereafter in the entombing clutches of university scholars. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 1995

"General readers beware: Despite Heaney's personal asides and deceptively casual tone, his complex line of thought is indeed that of the highfalutin Oxford lecturer."
Ten Oxford University lectures on poetry from Heaney, perhaps the best-known Irish poet in America. Read full book review >

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VIVIAN APPLE AT THE END OF THE WORLD by Katie Coyle
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 6, 2015

"For readers who like their realistic fiction with a whopping side of satire. (Fiction. 14 & up)"
It's the end of the world as she knows it, but Vivian Apple does not feel fine. Read full book review >

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AWAKEN by Katie Kacvinsky
FICTION
Released: May 23, 2011

"Among the pleasures of this high-tech fairy tale are Maddie's initiative, courage and independent spirit, stoutly risking rejection in pursuit of her heart's desire. (Science fiction/romance. 12 & up)"
Can love exist in a digital age? Read full book review >

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FROM BAD TO CURSED by Katie Alender
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: June 14, 2011

"Otherwise, a smooth and not-too-scary page-turner, with room in its conclusion for a third installment. (Supernatural thriller. 12 & up) "
A group of social-climbing high-school girls makes a deal with a demon in this sassy, easily digestible horror story. Read full book review >