Search Results: "Cat Patrick"


BOOK REVIEW

THE ORIGINALS by Cat Patrick
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 7, 2013

"Provocative. (Science fiction. 13 & up)"
Can you really own your life if you have to share it with two other people? Read full book review >

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REVIVED by Cat Patrick
Released: May 8, 2012

"Good entertainment with some unexpected depth. (Science fiction. 12 & up)"
A well-done exploration of a teen's growing understanding of death, even though she herself has died five times. Read full book review >

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JUST LIKE FATE by Cat Patrick
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Aug. 27, 2013

"An unusual and intriguing meditation on freedom of choice. (Fiction. 12-16)"
When her beloved grandmother suffers a massive stroke and ends up in the hospital, high school junior Caroline Cabot's world falls apart. Read full book review >

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FORGOTTEN by Cat Patrick
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: June 7, 2011

"Ultimately, it's a mess, but intense romance means some appeal. (Pseudo-paranormal romance/mystery. 12-16)"
Imagine forgetting yesterday but remembering tomorrow. Read full book review >

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CATTLE KIDS by Cat Urbigkit
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2007

"A serviceable complement to the many titles available on dairy farming. (Picture book/nonfiction. 7-9)"
This visit to several beef-cattle ranches depicts children hard at work running machinery, helping the grown-up cowhands and, in one memorable photo, even assisting at a bovine birth. Read full book review >

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BRAVE DOGS, GENTLE DOGS by Cat Urbigkit
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2005

"And it makes a great lead in to the likes of James Herriot's Only One Woof (1985), illus by Peter Barrett or, for older readers, Jon Katz's Dogs of Bedlam Farm (2004). (Picture book/nonfiction. 5-9)"
Along with a set of beguiling, intimate color photos of puppies and parent dogs, lambs and adult sheep lying down together, touching noses and comfortably mingling on a wintry prairie, Wyoming rancher/journalist Urbigkit describes in terse captions how guard dogs are "socialized" with their ovine charges from birth. Read full book review >

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IN THE SHADOW OF BLACKBIRDS by Cat Winters
YOUNG ADULT
Released: April 2, 2013

"Vintage photographs contribute to the authenticity of the atmospheric and nicely paced storytelling. (Historical fiction. 12 & up)"
A bright young woman is caught between science and spiritualism in her quest to make sense of a world overcome with war and disease in 1918 California. Read full book review >

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HARLEY, LIKE A PERSON by Cat Bauer
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: April 1, 2000

"An okay first novel, with a promise of better to come. (Fiction. YA)"
Living in a thoroughly dysfunctional family, with an alcoholic father and an enabling mother, Harley Columba feels and hopes that she is adopted. Read full book review >

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THE LOST AND THE FOUND by Cat Clarke
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 6, 2016

"An intriguing story from start to finish. (Mystery. 14-18)"
Faith's big sister, Laurel, was kidnapped when Laurel was 6 and Faith was 4, and now, 13 years later, she has been found. Read full book review >

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WHAT THE DOG KNOWS by Cat Warren
NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 2013

"Warren writes with verve and provides rare insight into our working partnership with canines."
How adopting a German shepherd puppy turned out to be life-changing for Warren (Science Journalism/North Carolina State Univ.). Read full book review >

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THE ISIS COLLAR by Cat Adams
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: March 13, 2012

"Bears all the hallmarks of a rush job—overcrowded, underpowered and noisy; still, series fans will keep reading."
Another outing for fearless, supernaturally powered professional bodyguard Celia Graves (Demon Song, 2011, etc.). Read full book review >

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RENEE PATRICK
by Gerald Bartell

Reach for the popcorn. The silver screen sleuths from Paramount Pictures, one-time would be actress Lillian Fox and costume designer Edith Head (based upon the real life Oscar winner) team up for their second case in Renee Patrick’s Dangerous to Know. With Marlene Dietrich, Errol Flynn, Jack Benny, and George Burns firing off great lines, the caper is as much ...


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