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Deborah Noyes
Deb Noyes writes adult historical fiction, young adult novels and nonfiction, and children's books, and is an editor and photographer. Born in California, she has lived most of her adult life in Massachusetts, working all manner of day jobs to support the writing habit -- from bartender and book... show more

Deb Noyes writes adult historical fiction, young adult novels and nonfiction, and children's books, and is an editor and photographer. Born in California, she has lived most of her adult life in Massachusetts, working all manner of day jobs to support the writing habit -- from bartender and book reviewer to children's book editor and zookeeper. She's the only person she knows who's been bitten by a dwarf lemur.
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The True Book Addict
The True Book Addict rated it 9 years ago
review to come...will add star rating later.
Allusion is not Illusion
Allusion is not Illusion rated it 9 years ago
Tulipomania is perhaps not the easiest (or most important) concept to put across for young children. But even if your tot doesn't grasp the historical context, he or she can still relate to the very human concerns in this story. Noyes really understands the importance of routines and little gestures...
misfitandmom
misfitandmom rated it 10 years ago
“Nothing here is as it seems.”Captivity begins in Rochester New York in 1848 and tells the story of sisters Leah, Maggie and Kate Fox, who helped give rise to the Spiritualist movement. Younger sisters Maggie and Kate seem to have a gift of communicating with the spirit world via "rapping" (don't as...
That's What She Read
That's What She Read rated it 10 years ago
Captivity is an intriguing mystery, social commentary and psychological drama that explores the lives of two very different, and yet similar, women. On the surface, Maggie and Clara have nothing in common, and their burgeoning friendship helps propel the story forward while drawing the reader furt...
Readin' and Dreamin'
Readin' and Dreamin' rated it 10 years ago
Set in 1840 and 50s New York, Captivity is an engaging story revolving around the infamous Fox sisters, who single-handedly started the spiritualist movement in America. The sisters Maggie and Kate used 'tapping' to communicate with the dead while their sister Leah led from the background.Intertwine...
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