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Richard Paul Evans

Autor(a) de The Christmas Box

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About the Author

Richard Paul Evans is an American author, born in Utah in 1962. He earned his B.A. at the University of Utah. He previously worked as an advertising executive. His first story was a Christmas story written for his children. He self-published it with the title, The Christmas Box. It became a New mostrar mais York Times bestseller, and was made into a television movie. He has written over 31 bestsellers. Timepiece, The Locket, and A Perfect Day were made into television movies. His awards include the American Mothers Book Award, two first place Storytelling World Awards, The Romantic Times Best Women's Novel of the Year Award, the German leserpreis Gold Award for Romance and three RCC Wilbur Awards. In December 2016, The Mistletoe Secret became a New York Times Bestseller. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos
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Séries

Obras de Richard Paul Evans

The Christmas Box (1993) 2,490 cópias
The Prisoner of Cell 25 (2011) 1,492 cópias
Timepiece (1996) 908 cópias
The Walk (2010) 873 cópias
The Locket: A Novel (1998) 839 cópias
Rise of the Elgen (2012) 806 cópias
The Last Promise (2002) 742 cópias
The Letter (1997) 721 cópias
Battle of the Ampere (2013) 668 cópias
The Looking Glass (1999) 646 cópias
The Sunflower (2005) 610 cópias
Finding Noel (2006) 610 cópias
A Perfect Day (2003) 599 cópias
The Carousel (2000) 578 cópias
The Christmas List (2009) 545 cópias
Hunt for Jade Dragon (2014) 540 cópias
Miles to Go (2011) 529 cópias
Grace (2008) 515 cópias
The Gift (2007) 498 cópias
The Christmas Candle (1998) 493 cópias
The Road to Grace (2012) 457 cópias
Storm of Lightning (2015) 431 cópias
The Final Spark (2017) 399 cópias
A Step of Faith (2013) 377 cópias
Promise Me (2010) 375 cópias
Fall of Hades (2016) 374 cópias
Lost December (2011) 363 cópias
Walking on Water (2014) 349 cópias
The Mistletoe Promise: A Novel (2014) 314 cópias
A Winter Dream (2012) 303 cópias
The Broken Road (2017) 276 cópias
The Mistletoe Inn: A Novel (2015) 265 cópias
The Spyglass (2000) 248 cópias
The Noel Diary (2017) 235 cópias
The Light of Christmas (2002) 212 cópias
The Forgotten Road (2018) 207 cópias
The Mistletoe Secret: A Novel (2016) 205 cópias
The Noel Stranger (2018) 195 cópias
The Dance (1833) 169 cópias
The Noel Letters (2020) 153 cópias
The First Gift of Christmas (1995) 140 cópias
Noel Street (2019) 134 cópias
The Tower: A Story of Humility (2001) 132 cópias
The Christmas Promise (2021) 93 cópias
A Christmas Memory (2022) 92 cópias
If Only (2015) 54 cópias
The Christmas Box [1995 TV Movie] (1995) — Writer — 22 cópias
His Gift (2001) 15 cópias
The Noel Collection (2020) — Autor — 4 cópias
Timepiece [1996 TV Movie] (1996) — Autor — 4 cópias
The Mistletoe Promise [2016 TV movie] (2016) — Autor — 3 cópias
The Mistletoe Inn [2017 TV movie] (2017) — Autor — 2 cópias
The Mistletoe Secret [2019 TV movie] (2019) — Autor — 1 exemplar(es)
Der vergessene Brief. (2000) 1 exemplar(es)
Th Locket 1 exemplar(es)
It's Winter's Dream 1 exemplar(es)
Caminho (Em Portugues do Brasil) (2012) 1 exemplar(es)
Doupě zla (Michael Vey, #2) (2019) 1 exemplar(es)

Associated Works

Why I Believe (2001) — Contribuinte — 52 cópias
RDSELP v188 Beach House Memories | Lost December (2014) — Contribuinte — 12 cópias
RDSELP v182 The Underside of Joy | Promise Me (2013) — Contribuinte — 11 cópias
RDSELP v224 The Mistletoe Secret | Triple Crown (2021) — Contribuinte — 6 cópias
RDSELP v229 The Noel Stranger | The Light Over London (2022) — Contribuinte — 6 cópias
RDSELP v130 The Guardian | A Perfect Day (2004) — Autor — 5 cópias
RDSELP V219 Eight Hundred Grapes | The Noel Diary (2020) — Contribuinte — 5 cópias
Reader's Digest Select Editions 2019 v05 #367 (2019) — Autor — 4 cópias
Reader's Digest Select Editions 2018 v05 #359 (2018) — Autor — 3 cópias
Reader's Digest 2004, Selected Books (4-in-1) (2004) — Contribuinte — 2 cópias
Reader's Digest Select Editions 2020 v06 #374 (2020) — Autor — 2 cópias
Reader's Digest Select Editions 2017 v05 #353 (2017) — Contribuinte — 1 exemplar(es)

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Promise Me by Richard Paul Evans is very different than many Mr. Evans' books. It's still an excellent book, but it is not his "usual" fare.

I've been a fan of Mr. Evans since shortly after The Christmas Box came out and an even bigger fan after I met him at a book signing for Finding Noel and was impressed by how awesome he is with his fans. :)

Mr. Evans did warn his newsletter subscribers that there was going to be a twist to this book that may throw off some readers. I was not as thrown with the plot twist as my mom and some other fans because I actually enjoy books with that sort of plot twist and I'm used to reading about them.

That being said, Promise Me is still filled with the well-rounded, fleshed-out characters that we've come to expect from Mr. Evans. They're still facing the life-changing events and learning to trust, love, and live again like many of his stories. There are still important reminders within the story such as how the seemingly small changes in our lives can have the biggest impact.

I would've preferred that the story to go a bit beyond where it ended. It would've given readers a chance to see how the characters handled things once everything was back to normal, it was still a beautiful Christmas story.

I've recommended it highly to many of my friends, though I do make sure to tell them that it is a bit different from his previous works. You just have to stretch your mind and open it up to new possibilities. So, are you willing to suspend your disbelief? If you are, buy it, read it, love it! :)
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Valerie.Michigan | outras 21 resenhas | May 1, 2024 |
Michael Vey: The Prisoner of Cell 25 is the first in a new teen/YA series by acclaimed author, Richard Paul Evans. The book is not typical of what you find in teen literature today. It is not full of horror and darkness. There are villains certainly and villains that you would love to hate, but it has an underlying feeling of hope and inspiration.

There are many reasons to love this book. Number one, the underlying feeling of hope. The main characters are conflicted to be sure, but the book helps show that one can make the right choices in the face of adversity without being "preachy" about it.

Number two, the protagonist, Michael Vey, has Tourette's Syndrome. It's rare to find a book where the protagonist is dealing with some sort of syndrome and dealing with it successfully. I think that can be inspirational to those teens who are dealing with things themselves. It's not hidden away in a dark corner. It's shown as something that Michael has to deal with and yet it's not the sole focus of the story.

Number three, the book is full of mystery and intrigue and adventure. It grabs your attention and doesn't let go until the end. I read the majority of it while I was standing in line at the Henry Ford Museum waiting to see the original Emancipation Proclamation (it was a 4 1/2 hour wait - totally worth it). There were plenty of conversations going on around me between strangers and friends alike, but this book held my attention so well that I never really noticed them! It was that good.

The official release date isn't for another two weeks, but the book can be pre-ordered now from Amazon and Barnes&Noble. If there's a teen in your life who enjoys science-fiction and adventure, this book is for them! Terrific book and I highly recommend it!
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Valerie.Michigan | outras 66 resenhas | May 1, 2024 |
Where is the climax of the book? It just ends.
 
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libraryofemma | 1 outra resenha | Apr 18, 2024 |
Middle School
Michael discovers that he has superpowers and uses them to uncover his past!
Amazing and fun read for middle school students! Great way to show that reading can also just be for fun!
 
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Cbonham21 | outras 66 resenhas | Apr 8, 2024 |

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