Search Results: "Cathy Cash Spellman"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: Jan. 23, 1996

"What entertainment value this an empty-headed, would-be thriller might have had is dissipated by its crudeness. (First printing of 100,000)"
The ever-prolific Cash-Spellman's latest (after Bless the Child, 1993, etc.) features all the now-familiar, requisite thrills, chills, and randy romps. Read full book review >

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BLESS THE CHILD by Cathy Cash Spellman
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 21, 1993

"Occult twaddle with a surface scholarly sheen: it's all breathless and urgent—and will probably Materialize on the bestseller lists. (Literary Guild Dual Selection for May)"
Spellman's corpulent, noisy, sagas with their pretzel plots (Paint the Wind, 1990, etc.) have dealt with earthly mayhem; but now we get a mammoth occult bash, much of the action taking place several mystical leagues off the ground and back all the way to ancient Egypt—with demons booming, gorge-rising sanguinary rites, and a cosmic battle of Satan's fan club vs. a grandmother. Read full book review >

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TIME DANCERS by Steve Cash
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: May 30, 2006

"Not for readers who prefer the fast and furious, but charming in its way."
Sequel to The Meq (2004), a historical fantasy about a lost race that retains the appearance of children but lives for centuries. Read full book review >

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MY HEART MAY BE BROKEN, BUT MY HAIR STILL LOOKS GREAT by Dixie Cash
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 2005

"Droll romantic comedy with a splash of mystery and lots of Texan sass."
The good ol' girls from Saltlick, Texas, get involved in more hair-curling adventures. Read full book review >

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THIS DARK ROAD TO MERCY by Wiley Cash
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 28, 2014

"A story of family, blood loyalty and making choices that can seem right but end up wrong."
Cash (A Land More Kind Than Home, 2012) follows his evocative debut with another striking take on Southern literature. Read full book review >

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SCARLETT DEDD by Cathy Brett
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Aug. 14, 2012

"Readers willing to stay with this slow-moving story won't find much new here other than good pictures. (Horror. 14 & up)"
Quirky illustrations and mildly dark humor isn't enough to overcome the pedestrian nature of this British horror novel. Read full book review >

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THE GRIZZLY SISTERS by Cathy Bellows
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 30, 1991

"Her misty landscapes and humorously depicted animals are less effective; still, the bumptious bears' changing expressions are amusing. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Two mischievous little bears do precisely what their mother has warned against: feeling wonderfully bold and strong, they frighten the beavers and tease the wolf cubs. Read full book review >

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I SAW THE SEA AND THE SEA SAW ME by Megan Montague Cash
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2001

"However, the sparkling artwork and initially effervescent tone is somewhat dimmed by the capricious twists of the tale. (Picture book. 2-6)"
A jaunt to the seashore has an unexpected ending for a young explorer who investigates the sea using her five senses. Read full book review >

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ONE HOT SECOND by Cathy Young
FICTION
Released: June 11, 2002

"Young readers will find subject matter they crave, and more. (Fiction. YA)"
Twelve incandescent short stories work as guaranteed attention-getters for older adolescents. Read full book review >