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Review of Lovely War audiobook

Lovely War by Julie Berry; read by Jayne Entwistle, Allan Corduner, and various artists High School    Listening Library    Rev. 3/19 11 CDs    12.95 hrs.    978-1-9848-3826-1    $70.00 In a frame story, the goddess Aphrodite recounts a tale of true romance, expertly voiced by Entwistle, humanizing the tragedy of WWI and conveying...
      

Review of Lovely War

Lovely Warby Julie BerryHigh School    Viking    471 pp.3/19    978-0-451-46993-9    $18.99When the Greek god of fire, Hephaestus, catches his wife Aphrodite, goddess of love, in 1942 Manhattan in a passionate affair with his brother Ares, god of war, Aphrodite defends her actions by showing the two gods what real love looks...
      

Review of The Emperor's Ostrich

The Emperor’s Ostrichby Julie BerryIntermediate, Middle School    Roaring Brook    276 pp.7/17    978-1-59643-958-0    $16.99e-book ed.  978-1-59643-959-7    $9.99A beloved farm animal, a perpetually messy young man, a missing boy emperor, and a sturdy heroine are at the center of Berry’s lively literary fairy tale, a loving homage to Lloyd Alexander and his...
      

Julie Berry on The Passion of Dolssa

Photo: Bruce LucierIn our March/April 2016 issue, Horn Book Magazine editor Martha V. Parravano talked with Julie Berry about how she researched and evoked thirteenth-century Provincia. Read the starred review of The Passion of Dolssa.Martha V. Parravano: An astounding amount of research went into this book — and surely you...
      

Review of The Passion of Dolssa

The Passion of Dolssaby Julie BerryMiddle School, High School    Viking    482 pp.4/16    978-0-451-46992-2    $18.99    gBerry (All the Truth That’s in Me, rev. 11/13) tells the story of (fictional) Catholic mystic Dolssa de Stigata after she escapes being burned as a heretic in 1241 Toulouse, France; mostly, however, it’s the story...
      

Five questions for Julie Berry

Photo: Bruce LucierJulie Berry’s 2013 book All the Truth That’s In Me (Viking, 14 years and up) is a dark, claustrophobic — and beautiful — novel set seemingly out of time and narrated (in her own head) by a young woman whose tongue was cut out by a captor she...
      

Review of The Scandalous Sisterhood of Prickwillow Place

The Scandalous Sisterhood of Prickwillow Placeby Julie BerryMiddle School    Roaring Brook    354 pp.9/14    978-1-59634-956-6    $15.99    gThis airy confection could not be more different from Berry’s most recent (and pitch-black) novel All the Truth That’s in Me (rev. 11/13). Part murder mystery, part girls’-school story, part dark drawing-room comedy (think Edwin...
      

Review of All the Truth That's in Me

All the Truth That’s in Me by Julie BerryHigh School     Viking     274 pp.9/13     978-0-670-78615-2     $17.99     gBerry’s (The Amaranth Enchantment, rev. 5/09) novel is set in fictional Roswell Station, a village that in its appearance and claustrophobic atmosphere seems to resemble an early American colonial settlement. Bit...

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