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THE BELIEF IN Angels by J. Dylan Yates,
was presented with the
2015 THEODOR S. GEISEL AWARD.
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Winner of the 2015 Theodor S. Geisel Award
Winner of the 2015 San Diego Book Award for General Fiction
Winner of the 2014 USA BEST BOOK AWARD for Cross-Genre Fiction
2015 INDIE EXCELLENCE AWARD Finalist for Literary Fiction
Winner of the 2015 IPPY AWARD
2015 USA BEST BOOK AWARD Finalist
2015 KINDLE BOOK AWARDS Semi-Finalist
2015 LEAPFROG PRESS AWARD Honorable Mention
. . . a gripping, heart-rending family saga that explores the darkest side of human nature— and the incontrovertible, uplifting power of hope, spans more than fifty years, from the Ukranian pogroms in the 1920's to a chaotic Hippie Household in the late 1970's. Vividly drawn and breathtakingly insightful, this story is a beautiful, heartbreaking exploration of human nature at its worst and its best.
. . . "Yates shows much skill in description, characterization, and dialogue, and she’s insightful about the mental state of abused children, as when Jules learns to compartmentalize: “I began to see my life in parts. When something bad, or weird, or crazy happened, like my father having a gun and threatening my mother, I’d say to myself: This is the part where my father points a gun at my mother’s head. Yates vividly evokes time and place, whether it’s Samuel’s childhood among the apple orchards in Ukraine, the bleakness of a Cape Cod tourist town in winter or Wendy’s psychedelic decorating style. Well-written." -Kirkus Reviews