Search Results: "Nicole Hardy"


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CONFESSIONS OF A LATTER-DAY VIRGIN by Nicole Hardy
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 20, 2013

"A searching, sensual celebration of one woman's struggle for identity and autonomy."
A poet and essayist's candid account of how she came to painful terms with her sexuality and her Mormon faith. Read full book review >

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BLUE FIRE by Janice Hardy
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Oct. 1, 2010

"Relentless, gripping adventure. (Fantasy. 10 & up)"
Continuing where The Shifter (2009) ended, book two of The Healing Wars series finds 15-year-old Nya, her sister Tali and other Takers hiding in Geveg from the invading Duke of Baseer, who plans to use them in his mysterious pain experiments. Read full book review >

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ARGOS by Ralph Hardy
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 31, 2016

"An unfortunate choice of narration robs this epic tale of its power. (Fantasy. 8-12)"
The epic tale of The Odyssey is told from the point of view of Odysseus' faithful dog, Argos.Read full book review >

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BETTY IN SPACE by Emma Hardy
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 29, 2013

"Amateurish, but blessedly brief and undeniably heartfelt, Betty's trip to space is a small step back for app-kind. (iPad storybook app. 3-6)"
A child flies solo into space and makes a friend in an unremarkable story marred by sloppy text and a dearth of features. Read full book review >

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RUSSIAN THINKERS by Henry Hardy
Released: April 1, 1978

"An absorbing, arresting group of studies, and as important a book as will be published this year."
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DARKFALL by Janice Hardy
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 4, 2011

"Though lacking some of the punch and rapid-fire excitement of the first two volumes, the finale offers suspense, resolution of prior wrongs, the sweetness of first love and a battle-tested heroine who fights with her head and heart. (Fantasy. 10-16)"
In this final installment of The Healing Wars series, warrior Nya desperately searches for her missing sister while fighting to preserve her heritage even as the Duke of Baseer prepares to invade Geveg. Read full book review >

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GEYSER LIFE by Edward Hardy
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 1996

"Overall, a slick, pleasant, promising, but rather shallow performance."
From storywriter Hardy, a first novel about two brothers, their sister, and their father, each estranged from the others. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 9, 2009

"In reflective prose, Hardy fully fleshes out the denizens of this remote and troubled corner of the world."
Novelist and Financial Times writer Hardy (The Wonder House, 2006, etc.) gently probes changes within family and village life in the Kashmir Valley two decades after insurgency strife. Read full book review >

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SCOOP-WALLAH by Justine Hardy
NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 15, 2000

"India, warts and all, from a clear-eyed visitor who stayed long enough to learn—and still love. (B&w photos, not seen)"
Vivid impressions of the different India a young British journalist (Ochre Border, not reviewed) discovered while working as a writer for an Indian newspaper. Read full book review >

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Released: Sept. 24, 2012

"An entertaining but uneven historical tale."
In Hardy's debut historical novel set in the Civil War era, a woman in a border state is torn between her moral beliefs and the brother-in-law she secretly loves. Read full book review >