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Elizabeth Flock's Reviews

Reviews of Elizabeth’s Work

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Aug.28.2012
Published by Dallas Morning News
"I honestly thought Me & Emma was about as perfect a book as I could ever want to read, with absolutely no need for a follow-up. But now that I’ve read What Happened to My...
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Aug.10.2012
Published by Bookreporter.com
[What Happened To My Sister, the] follow-up to Elizabeth Flock’s acclaimed 2005 novel, Me & Emma, is a storytelling triumph about the meaning of family --- ultimately a...
Me & Emma
Jul.16.2005
Published by Closer Magazine
“Brilliantly written, [Me & Emma] is a must read.”  -- Closer  
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Jun.01.2012
Published by Random House
“What Happened To My Sister is a gripping read that is at once heartbreaking and heartwarming. Flock masterfully combines a deeply affecting family drama with relentless...
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Jun.01.2012
Published by Random House
“Haunting, harrowing, and exquisitely told, Flock’s brilliant, bold novel is all about imagination, grief, and one stunning young narrator’s struggle to transcend an unimaginable...
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Jun.01.2012
Published by Random House
"Elizabeth Flock has created a young heroine who will win your heart. Caroline Parker is fierce, bright, and endlessly lovable. Amid this well-plotted mystery, there's a story of...
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Jun.01.2012
Published by Random House
"From the opening sentence of Elizabeth Flock's exceptional new novel, I was at its tender mercies. I kept asking myself, How did she accomplish this storytelling feat?  ...
Sleepwalking in Daylight
Mar.01.2009
Published by The Denver Post
“Sleepwalking in Daylight is a finely wrought heartbreaker of a novel.  Flock writes in compulsively readable prose…shoot[ing] a quiver of arrows straight to the heart.”...
Everything Must Go
Mar.01.2007
Published by Dallas Morning News
“In Ms. Flock’s talented hands, [Henry] becomes someone readers will keep rooting for long after it would seem the game is over.”  
But Inside I'm Screaming
Sep.01.2003
Published by PBS NewsHour
“From the first page, Elizabeth Flock takes you inside the mind and heart of a young woman of promise, about to be destroyed by her own past.  A riveting, fast-paced tale by...
Me & Emma
Mar.01.2005
Published by Bookreporter.com
“Flock’s deceptively simple prose belies not only a seriousness in subject matter but also clever subtleties in the plot…Suffice it to say, you won’t soon forget Carrie Parker...
Me & Emma
Mar.01.2005
Published by Harper's Bazaar
“Me & Emma…has drawn comparisons to Harper Lee’s To Kill A Mockingbird and Alice Sebold’s The Lovely Bones.  The story…promises a take-your-breath-away twist to rival...