Holly Kennedy

Helpful votes received on reviews: 100% (3 of 3)
In My Own Words:
Holly Kennedy is the author of three novels: The Tin Box, The Penny Tree, and The Silver Compass. She resides in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains with her family and their Newfoundland dog.


Top Reviewer Ranking: 490,851 - Total Helpful Votes: 3 of 3
Lottery by Patricia Wood
Lottery by Patricia Wood
Lottery is a tender, uplifting story that makes you want to stand up and applaud. There is a wonderful imagination at work here with touches of narrative magic that truly make this book `unputdownable'. I read my copy over lunch, in the bathtub, and when I should have been working on other things. And I finished the last page with regret.

The protagonist is Perry Crandall, a universally likeable character with an IQ of only 76. You can't help but root for him, especially when his grandmother dies and he's left an orphan at the age of thirty-one. Then he wins $12 million in the lottery and every imaginable sort of buzzard lands on his doorstep determined to screw him over… Read more
Look Me in the Eye: My Life with Asperger's by John Elder Robison
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
This book was a rare delight. John Robison has a warm and gentle giant persona that makes Look Me in the Eye completely enjoyable. From the first page, you will feel as though he's just invited you to pull up a chair next to him. His story and the individual struggles he's faced and overcome as an Aspergian are heart-rending and will surely speak to the masses. I've not only recommended it to others, I bought half a dozen copies for friends and family.