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Johnson, Allyson

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Works: 106 works in 361 publications in 1 language and 4,708 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Biography  Domestic fiction  Historical fiction  War stories  Science fiction  Biographies  Juvenile works  Romance fiction 
Roles: Narrator
Classifications: PS3573.O6418, 813.54
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Publications about Allyson Johnson
Publications by Allyson Johnson
Most widely held works by Allyson Johnson
Home to Seaview Key by Sherryl Woods( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 524 libraries worldwide
"Falling for a handsome stranger on the very morning they meet is hardly what recently divorced Abby Miller planned for her return to Seaview Key. Hoping to mend an old friendship and to give back to the community she loves, Abby's definitely not looking for love. For ex-soldier Seth Landry, Seaview Key seems like the perfect place to heal a broken heart-- eventually. And when he rescues a beautiful woman on the beach, his nightmares about the past are eclipsed by daydreams about the future. Neither Abby nor Seth is looking for forever, but powerful love has its own timetable. And taking a chance on the future will test their courage in ways neither of them could possibly have anticipated"--Publisher's web site
Aftermath : [a snapped novel] by Tracy Brown( file )
13 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 302 libraries worldwide
Misa has confessed to the murder of drug lord Steven Bingham, her sister's brother-in-law, and everything is turned upside down. Misa faces jail time and the loss of her son forever, Frankie is out for revenge, and Camille has just dropped another bomb on Frankie, telling her estranged husband (and his mistress) that she is pregnant with his child. Their friends, Dominique and Toya, gather around Camille and Misa in their time of need, but storm clouds have gathered over their own lives as well. Dominique's daughter has gone missing, and a dark figure from Toya's past has come back with a vengeance. Against the backdrop of a high-profile murder case, these four friends will band together like they never have before as they confront the demons of their pasts and an uncertain future. And in the end, they will be forever changed
The eternal engagement by Mary B Morrison( file )
14 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 294 libraries worldwide
Mona Lisa Cunningham never thought she'd find romance again. It took everything she had to escape a life of fear and abuse and remake herself as an independent, confident woman. She has a successful career, a new life in Seattle, and a devoted fiancé. But Mona's fresh start is plagued by an overwhelming deception. To keep William safe, Mona refuses to set a wedding date, using every excuse but the truth
$2.00 a day : living on almost nothing in America by Kathryn Edin( Sound Recording )
9 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 238 libraries worldwide
Edin and Shaefer tell the stories of eight families who live on what is almost unimaginable, an income that falls below the World Bank definition of poverty in the developing world
Seaview Inn by Sherryl Woods( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 191 libraries worldwide
Hannah Matthews prides herself on being able to handle any crisis. But with her grandmother balking at going into a retirement home, her daughter unexpectedly pregnant and an old flame suddenly underfoot, Hannah is facing a few crises of her own. And being back home on Seaview Key is most definitely adding to the stress. Luke Stevens understands crisis. While serving in Iraq, his wife dumped him for his best friend--with whom Luke shares his medical practice. Seaview Key seems like the perfect place to hide out for a while. The last thing he expects is to fall in love ... with his old hometown and with Hannah
Young Mandela : [the revolutionary years] by David James Smith( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 181 libraries worldwide
In the twilight of his life, Nelson Mandela is a national hero, a world leader, and a household name. While many people know the story of Mandela's imprisonment, release, and role in reuniting South Africa, few have studied his childhood and upbringing. Here, journalist David James Smith chronicles the childhood that shaped Nelson (born Rolihlahla) into a man and reveals several little-known facts about the great leader
White lines by Tracy Brown( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 167 libraries worldwide
Jada left home at the age of sixteen, running from her own demons and the horrors of physical abuse inflicted by her mother's boyfriend. She partied hard, and life seemed good when she was with Born, the neighborhood kingpin whose name was synonymous with money, power, and respect. But all his love couldn't save her from a crack addiction. Jada goes from crack addict and prostitute to survivor and back again before she finds the strength to live for herself and come out on top
The twelve-mile straight : a novel by Eleanor Henderson( Sound Recording )
7 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 158 libraries worldwide
In the aftermath of the lynching of a farmhand in 1930s Georgia, the farm's inhabitants must contend with their complicity in events that left a man dead and a family irrevocably fractured
May the road rise up to meet you : a novel by Peter Troy( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 143 libraries worldwide
An American drama told from four distinct perspectives, spanning the first major wave of Irish immigration to New York through the end of the Civil War. Ethan McOwen is an Irish immigrant whose endurance is tested in Brooklyn and the Five Points at the height of its urban destitution; he is among the first to join the famed Irish Brigade and becomes a celebrated war photographer. Marcella, a society girl from Spain, defies her father to become a passionate abolitionist. Mary and Micah are slaves of varying circumstances, who form an instant connection and embark on a tumultuous path to freedom
On Basilisk Station by David Weber( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 137 libraries worldwide
Instead of remaining out of sight during her assignment to a forlorn outpost, spaceship commander Honor Harrington, along with her vessel, the Fearless, performs incredible flying maneuvers to stop a foreign takeover of a major space station
Citizen : an American lyric by Claudia Rankine( Sound Recording )
13 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 123 libraries worldwide
In essay, image, and poetry, this is a powerful testament to the individual and collective effects of racism in our contemporary, often named "post-race" society
Becoming Beyoncé : the untold story by J. Randy Taraborrelli( Sound Recording )
7 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 109 libraries worldwide
Beyonce' Knowles is a woman who began her career at the age of eight performing in pageant shows and talent contests, honing her craft through her teenage years until, at the age of 16, she had her first number one record with Destiny's Child. That hit-making trio launched Beyonce''s successful solo career, catapulting her, as of 2014, to #1 on Forbes annual list of most wealthy celebrities--the same year she made the cover of Time. BECOMING BEYONCA is not only the story of struggle, sacrifice, and what it takes to make it in the cut-throat record industry, it's the story of the great rewards of such success and the devastating toll it often takes on the human spirit
The storycatcher : a novel by Ann Hite( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 105 libraries worldwide
From the author of Ghost on Black Mountain comes a haunting gothic novel set in the Depression-era South about two young women who form an unlikely alliance when the spirit of a dead woman takes up residence in their home. Shelly Parker, a sixteen-year-old servant who works for the tyrannical Pastor Dobbins and his family, has had the gift of sight for as long as she can remember. She's grown accustomed to coexisting with the spirits of the dead who roam Black Mountain, telling Shelly their stories and warning her of the dangers that surround her. When the ghost of Arleen Brown, a poor woman who died on the mountain during childbirth five years earlier, begins to pursue Pastor's daughter Faith--hell-bent on revealing a terrible secret that she took to her grave--Shelly is the only person that can help her. The two young women soon find themselves tangled up in a web of secrets and lies that takes them from Black Mountain to the murky saltwater marshes of Georgia, uncovering long-hidden truths that put their own lives in danger
Mission of Honor by David Weber( file )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 94 libraries worldwide
The Star Kingdom of Manticore and the Republic of Haven have been enemies for Honor Harrington's entire life, but Honor has a plan that may finally bring an end to the Havenite Wars and give even the Solarian League pause. But there are forces in play that Honor knows nothing about ... and that could crush the very life out of the Star Kingdom
A rising thunder by David Weber( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 92 libraries worldwide
Peril and strife strike on a double front for Honor Harrington and company. After a brutal attack on the Manticoran home system, Honor Harrington and the Star Kingdom she serves battle back against a new, technologically powerful, and utterly nefarious enemy. And as if that weren't task enough, Honor must also face down a centuries-old nemesis in the crumbling, but still mighty, Solarian League
Taking flight : from war orphan to star ballerina by Michaela DePrince( file )
10 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 92 libraries worldwide
The memoir of Michaela DePrince, who lived the first few years of her live in war-torn Sierra Leone until being adopted by an American family. Now seventeen, she is one of the premiere ballerinas in the United States
White lines. a novel by Tracy Brown( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 89 libraries worldwide
On the surface, it appears that Sunny has got it all. But Sunny has a secret she hasn't even told her best friend. The truth is she is unhappy. She still misses her beloved Dorian and worries that no other man will ever captivate her the way he did. She's dated some very powerful and successful men since Dorian's death, but will she ever find love again?
Chariot on the mountain by Jack Ford( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 82 libraries worldwide
Based on little-known true events, this astonishing account from Emmy and Peabody Award-winning journalist Jack Ford vividly recreates a treacherous journey toward freedom, a time when the traditions of the Old South still thrived, and is a testament to determination, friendship, and courage
Queen of bebop : the musical lives of Sarah Vaughan by Elaine M Hayes( Sound Recording )
8 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 73 libraries worldwide
Elaine M. Hayes brilliantly chronicles the life of jazz singer Sarah Vaughan, one of the most influential and innovative musicians of the twentieth century, and a pioneer of women's and civil rights
White lines II : Sunny : a novel by Tracy Brown( file )
14 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 69 libraries worldwide
In her most stunning, riveting, unstoppable novel yet, bestselling and critically acclaimed author Tracy Brown delivers the unforgettable sequel to White Lines. On the surface, it appears that Sunny has got it all: looks, money, a beautiful home, a healthy daughter, and friends who love her. But Sunny has a secret-something she hasn't even told her best friend. The truth is Sunny is unhappy. She still misses her beloved Dorian and worries that no other man will ever captivate her the way he did. She's dated some very powerful and successful men since Dorian's death, but will she ever find love again? It's not long before Sunny is chasing those white lines, but when the truth finally explodes, will she be able to put her life back together again?
 
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