Search Results: "Margaret Hawkins"


BOOK REVIEW

LYDIA'S PARTY by Margaret Hawkins
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 27, 2014

"It is this kind of book: the kind one buys extra copies of to pass out to friends."
Hawkins' third novel is a beautiful evocation of a death at midlife—at once elegant, melancholy and wise. Read full book review >

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HOW TO SURVIVE A NATURAL DISASTER by Margaret Hawkins
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2010

"An exasperating, caustic read that is difficult to swallow, despite its brevity."
The story of a dysfunctional suburban family, seen through the eyes of its most troubled members. Read full book review >

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THE YEAR MONEY GREW ON TREES by Aaron Hawkins
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2010

"Surprising and absorbing. (Historical fiction. 9-12)"
Horticulture pays off for an enterprising teen. Read full book review >

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MISS MAYHEM by Rachel Hawkins
YOUNG ADULT
Released: April 7, 2015

"It all seems quite ordinary supernatural stuff until it isn't. (Paranormal romance. 12-18)"
In this sequel to Rebel Belle (2014), the new romance between Harper and David is threatened by their supernatural abilities.Read full book review >

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DEMONGLASS by Rachel Hawkins
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: March 1, 2011

"Brisk pacing, sparkling romantic chemistry and genuine heartache will satisfy fans and attract new readers to the series. (Fantasy. YA)"
Sophie Mercer is back, brandishing self-deprecating sarcastic wit while suffering from both a broken heart and a sizable chip on her shoulder after discovering that she is not a witch but an extremely powerful demon. Read full book review >

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Dance for A Dead Princess by Deborah Hawkins
Released: March 30, 2013

"British history and contemporary conspiracy collide in this satisfying novel."
A debut romantic mystery that spans centuries, with a modern love story at its center. Read full book review >

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THE LIBRARY AT MOUNT CHAR by Scott Hawkins
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 16, 2015

"A wholly original, engrossing, disturbing, and beautiful book. You've never read anything quite like this, and you won't soon forget it."
A spellbinding story of world-altering power and revenge from debut novelist Hawkins. Read full book review >

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REBEL BELLE by Rachel Hawkins
YOUNG ADULT
Released: April 8, 2014

"Plenty of merriment, even for Yankees. (Paranormal comedy. 12-16)"
This paranormal chick-lit comedy finds a queen-bee high school girl from Alabama gaining superpowers that require her to protect the boy she's disliked all her life. Read full book review >

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PAT THE CAT by Jacqui Hawkins
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 22, 2011

"This irresistible app gets everything right, proving that simplicity is sometimes best. (iPad storybook app. 2-7)"
Based on the picture book of the same name, this charming app is a flawless combination of music, sound effects, narration and interactive elements. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ADVENTURE
Released: Jan. 1, 2007

"Still, Jack's jaunt will delight all Miss Muffets and Boy Blues. (Picture book. 7-9)"
Plotted out on a removable map tucked into a front pocket, young Jack Hubbard's search for treasure takes him past some familiar figures in this new outing from the creators of Fairytale News (2004). Read full book review >