Search Results: "Cathy W. Barks"


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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 1, 2001

"A boon for general readers as well as literary scholars."
Carefully annotated trove of correspondence between Jazz Age icons. Read full book review >

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I WANT A PET! by Cathy Morrison
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2012

"Good fun for very young animal lovers. (Picture book. 2-4)"
How do you find the perfect pet? Read full book review >

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INDIGO BLUE by Cathy Cassidy
ADVENTURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2005

"Real characters, intelligent dialogue and an energetic plot come together in this engaging story. (Fiction. 10-14)"
Indigo, age 11, hides under the covers and turns the music up, but she can still hear the sounds of her sister Misti crying, her father Max shouting and her mother pleading. Read full book review >

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BONNIE BLAIR by Cathy Breitenbucher
BIOGRAPHY
Released: Oct. 27, 1994

"A rewarding read for kids interested in sports. (Nonfiction. 9-14)"
Breitenbucher, for ten years a sportswriter for the Milwaukee Sentinel, records the amazing career of speed skater Bonnie Blair, who trained in Milwaukee. Read full book review >

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You Can Talk To The Other Side by Cathy Tigges
Released: May 15, 2014

"No-nonsense charts and checklists for navigating the great beyond."
A step-by-step debut guide to contacting dead loved ones using spiritual tools. Read full book review >

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WHAT SHE WANTS by Cathy Kelly
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2003

"Overlong but generally amiable second from Irish author Kelly (Someone Like You, 2001)."
Five heroines for the price of one. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 3, 2016

"An impassioned plea to restore God to an alcoholic's recovery program."
A debut meditation guide focuses on one of the founding principles of Alcoholics Anonymous. Read full book review >

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THE CORPSE WITH THE PLATINUM HAIR by Cathy Ace
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 14, 2014

"Although Cait is a center of sanity and reason in her fourth outing, this contrived tale is trite in concept, slow in exposition and incomplete in resolution—unless Ace (The Corpse With the Emerald Thumb, 2014, etc.) is reserving a key piece of the mystery for the next installment."
A Welsh/Canadian psychologist gets to practice her craft at a Vegas birthday party gone bad. Read full book review >

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WATCH OVER THY CHILD by Cathy Worthington
Released: Jan. 1, 2006

"A well-written novel with a relatable main character, Worthington's story overcomes flat supporting characters to be an engrossing page-turner."
A young girl witnesses a crime at her small-town church in the 1950s, and the fallout swells to envelop the entire town. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 1, 1999

"A bucket of cool water on whiners of both sexes, along with a convincing appeal to look 'fairly and compassionately at both sides of these conflicts.'"
A call for men and women to stand down from the gender wars, culminating with a 12-step program that is intended to lay common ground in "trying to make life better for all of us—women, men, and our children." Read full book review >

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AMAZON WARRIOR LOVE SONGS by Cathy White
Released: Feb. 10, 2009

"A bit too derivative and personal, but blessed with some deserving gems."
A collection of short, lyrical free verse that celebrates the timeless mysteries of love. Read full book review >

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HUSH MY MOUTH by Cathy Pickens
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 19, 2008

"Pickens continues to roost a rung below Joan Hess's small-town eccentrics and Margaret Maron's Southern charm and tight-knit mysteries. But she may get you through a boring train trip or help when you're stuck between flights."
Southerners versus the rest of us. Read full book review >