Search Results: "Pamella Hays"


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CIRCLING by Pamella Hays
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 9, 2012

"A strong, intriguing debut that doesn't quite soar."
This compelling, multigenerational saga highlights the challenges of negotiating modern and tribal worlds. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: June 1, 1995

"The reader must care about the Hays family to be interested in this cross between a rite of passage and a sea passage, but the voyagers deserve accolades for this hazardous journey."
In an account combining elements of The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym and a sensitivity training group, a father and son courageously voyage around the tip of South America, challenging the elements, their sailing prowess, and their capacity to get along. Read full book review >

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THE CULTURAL CONTRADICTIONS OF MOTHERHOOD by Sharon Hays
NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 1996

"Hays is sensitive to the emotional issues involved—and equally astute in perceiving their sociopolitical context."
A lucid, probing examination of our culture's contradictory and troubled relationship to motherhood—and how it affects mothers. Read full book review >

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THE STOLEN BRIDE by Tony Hays
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 10, 2012

"A realistic portrait of post-Roman Britain as no Camelot but a down-and-dirty home to warring factions—complex, exciting and well worth your time."
King Arthur's counselor must wear many hats, including a deerstalker. Read full book review >

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TODAY I AM A BOY by David Hays
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 5, 2000

"To his credit, Hays doesn't oversentimentalize things; to his discredit, he never makes his journey the story it could have been. A disappointment."
A semiretired theater director, at age 66, finally becomes a man. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 15, 1999

TAKE TWO AND HIT TO RIGHTGolden Days on the Semi-Pro DiamondHays, Hobe Read full book review >

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WHAT I CAME TO TELL YOU by Tommy Hays
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 24, 2013

"Readers will be quickly and surely drawn in by quirky siblings Grover and Sudie, rooting for them to find a measure of peace and happiness in the wake of tragedy. (Fiction. 10-14)"
Two lovable, grief-stricken children try to find their footing after their mother's death in a senseless accident. Read full book review >

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BETA PROJECT AVATAR by A.M.D. Hays
Released: Feb. 1, 2013

"Lighthearted fun with a quick-witted heroine and her astounding smartphone app."
Debut novelist Hays delivers a dynamic cyberthriller featuring glamorous settings and a delightful female protagonist. Read full book review >

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THE KILLING WAY by Tony Hays
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 2009

"Earthy, densely plotted and likely to have readers eagerly awaiting the next installment."
Hays (The Trouble with Patriots, 2002, etc.) kicks off a new series with anti-hero Malgwyn ap Cuneglas. Read full book review >

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THE SIXTH by Avery Hays
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 31, 2013

"A colorful portrait of a colorful time, though the storyline isn't as captivating."
In Hays' historical novel, artists, partisans and Freemasons fight for a country's freedom in the face of a secretive, dangerous religious order. Read full book review >

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THE BELOVED DEAD by Tony Hays
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 2011

"Forget those romantic portraits of Camelot. Hays' third Arthurian tale paints a bleak picture of post-Roman Britain that pleases as a mystery and intrigues as history."
In fifth-century Britain, King Arthur makes a difficult choice, little knowing that it will move his kingdom to the brink of war. Read full book review >

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IN THE FAMILY WAY by Tommy Hays
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 1999

"Oprah will want to check out Tommy Hays."
The influences of Harper Lee and Anne Tyler are strongly present in this winning, if borderline-sentimental, second novel by the author of the wistful Sam's Crossing (1993). Read full book review >