Search Results: "Mandy Hager"


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RESURRECTION by Mandy Hager
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Aug. 12, 2014

"In this conclusion, coarseness is used as a substitute for realism, despair as a substitute for character growth: skip. (Post-apocalyptic romance. 15-17)"
The Blood of the Lamb trilogy concludes. Read full book review >

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INTO THE WILDERNESS by Mandy Hager
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Jan. 7, 2014

"Though the focus too often shifts from Maryam's quest to differentiating good white people from bad, ultimately this dystopia will please fans of the genre and leave them awaiting Maryam's trilogy-ending heroics. (Post-apocalyptic romance. 13-16)"
Volume 2 of any post-apocalyptic series is the epic journey from frying pan to fire, and Maryam's harrowing adventure delivers. Read full book review >

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THE CROSSING by Mandy Hager
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Jan. 8, 2013

"This trilogy opener will be just the thing for those readers still hungry for dystopias. (Dystopian romance. 13-16)"
Post-apocalyptic religious exploitation in Micronesia forms the theme of this dystopia. Read full book review >

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EVERYTHING BUT THE TRUTH by Mandy Hubbard
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Nov. 17, 2015

"Harmless wish-fulfillment for romance fans. (Romance. 12-18)"
A Cinderella story set near modern-day Seattle brings a poor girl together with a handsome, uber-rich, famous guy. Read full book review >

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FLEA CIRCUS by Mandy Keifetz
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 2012

"A tour de force."
Tim Acree, Brooklyn barkeep's boy, merchant sailor, entomologist, aka Professor Aloysius, flea-circus ringmaster, lies dead, a suicide, at the bottom of a tenement air shaft. And Isabelle Oystershifl mourns. Read full book review >

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LETTICE THE FLOWER GIRL by Mandy Stanley
ANIMALS
Released: Feb. 1, 2006

"Prospective flower girls (and those who would like to join their ranks) will enjoy Lettice's wedding adventure, the 'most perfect day' of her young life. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Aptly-named Lettice is a charmingly sweet bunny who is asked to be the flower girl at the wedding of her dance teacher, a woman named Giselle. Read full book review >

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WHAT DO YOU DO? by Mandy Stanley
ANIMALS
Released: June 1, 2005

"EWSLUGp2003 comes across with perfect pitch to its intended audience. (Picture book. 4-6)"
A cheery look at jobs that takes a skip past the routine at the end. Read full book review >

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MASKED DANCERS by Jean Hager
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 12, 1998

"Hager fans will love it."
Police Chief Mitch Bushyhead of Buckskin, Oklahoma (The Fire-Carrier, etc.), faces a challenging puzzle in his sleepy bailiwick when, during a rainstorm, his daughter Emily and two friends seek shelter in a cave and discover the body of Wildlife warden Arnett Walsh, shot to death. Read full book review >

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DIARY OF A DEAD GUY by Ty Hager
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 17, 2013

"An imaginative ensemble comedy for readers with twisted senses of humor."
Poltergeists and country music converge in Hager's surreal debut novel. Read full book review >

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THE SPIRIT CALLER by Jean Hager
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 8, 1997

"Tidily plotted and mildly entertaining, with special appeal to aficionados of Native American lore. (Regional author tour)"
A fourth adventure for Molly Bearpaw (Seven Black Stones, 1995, etc.), recently appointed Major Crimes Investigator for the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma, who's soon faced with a puzzle worthy of the hefty title. Read full book review >

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GHOSTLAND by Jean Hager
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 7, 1992

"Hager's most engrossing effort to date."
Oklahoma's Mitch Bushyhead, chief of police in Buckskin (Night Walker, etc.), is determined to find the killer of little Tamarah Birch, a third-grader at the area's tribal boarding school, whose body was found—strangled but not molested—in woods edging the school grounds. Read full book review >