Search Results: "Bill Clinton"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 4, 2007

"An important message conveyed with a light touch."
The former president provides dozens of effective and communicable examples of giving. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 8, 2011

"Vintage Clinton, with provocative if generally evenhanded solutions to the economic crisis and political stalemate plaguing the country."
The former president and bestselling author comes out swinging on the economic front. Read full book review >

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IT'S YOUR WORLD by Chelsea Clinton
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 15, 2015

"Another voice in the chorus of calls to action—earnest and on target but more likely to be bought than read. (map, charts, infographics, index) (Nonfiction. 10-13)"
From an activist who sent a protest letter to President Ronald Reagan when she was 5, a tally of urgent worldwide concerns and issues, with pointed calls to get the lead out. Read full book review >

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THE EYES OF VAN GOGH by Cathryn Clinton
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: July 1, 2007

"Unlikely to be popular among teens. (Fiction. YA)"
Hypersensitive, melancholy Jude (as in, "Hey, Jude," her favorite song) is at her ninth new school in 13 years as a result of her mother's wanderlust and bad luck with boyfriends. Read full book review >

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SIMEON’S FIRE by Cathryn Clinton
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2005

"Still, overall, it's a story animal lovers will enjoy. (Fiction. 8-12)"
Clinton's latest, a slim volume aimed at a younger readership than her previous works, examines the question: What if you're afraid to tell the truth? Read full book review >

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THE EDGE OF JUSTICE by Clinton McKinzie
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 4, 2002

"Deep-dyed villains borrowed from 19th-century melodrama undercut what might have been a promising first effort."
More valleys than peaks in a debut thriller featuring a mountain-climbing cop. Read full book review >

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A STONE IN MY HAND by Cathryn Clinton
FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 2002

"The beautiful writing and timely subject warrant a wide audience for this must-read. (author's note, glossary) (Fiction. 11+)"
"Someday I may fly away for good, but for now I watch and wait." Read full book review >

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THE CALLING by Cathryn Clinton
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2001

"For a more cohesive and well-developed exploration of faith in the South, go back to Han Nolan's Send Me Down a Miracle (1996). (Fiction. 9-12)"
A Southern tale of faith and doubt. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 13, 2013

"Heylin's attempt to deromanticize an icon is admirable, but the finished product comes across as sullen and lackluster."
A new biography of The Boss and his incendiary band. Read full book review >

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RED PLATOON by Clinton Romesha
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 3, 2016

"Romesha ably captures the daily dangers faced by these courageous American soldiers in Afghanistan."
An account of the horrendous October 2009 attack on the American Combat Outpost Keating in Afghanistan, told in a frank, engaging vernacular by the staff sergeant and Medal of Honor winner. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: June 1, 1995

"As a business writer Heylin makes a good Bob Dylan fan."
A ramshackle history that defends the dissemination of unauthorized rock records. Read full book review >

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HISTORY
Released: Oct. 1, 1991

"Bibliography of sources; b&w photos and index not seen. (Nonfiction. 12+)"
A moving account of the formation and valiant record of the first black regiment (a story also told in the film Glory), from the firing on Fort Sumter to an 1887 reunion. Read full book review >