Search Results: "Clint Catalyst"


BOOK REVIEW

CATALYST by Lydia Kang
YOUNG ADULT
Released: March 24, 2015

"Kang wraps up her duology neatly and satisfyingly, but the intrigue lingers—which is also satisfying. (Dystopian suspense. 12-18)"
In a dystopian future, a breed of genetically altered humans struggles for freedom and survival. Read full book review >

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CATALYST by Kristin Smith
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Nov. 21, 2016

"Conceptually interesting but too heavily reliant on convenience to succeed. (Thriller. 13-17)"
Investigating her recently deceased father's secret identity leads 17-year-old white, redheaded Sienna into the criminal underworld, a network of rebels, and uncharted romantic territory. Read full book review >

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CATALYST by Laurie Halse Anderson
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Sept. 1, 2002

"It confronts moral issues, religious conundrums, and the dynamics of emotions in young adult lives as two girls driven by the past and present realize their impact on the future. (Fiction. YA)"
Newton's law proclaims to every action there's always an equal reaction. Read full book review >

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Released: March 5, 2014

"Thoughtfully counsels readers to find the complements to their strengths: to be direct and adaptable, passionate and compromising, and decisive and thorough."
Smith and Marcum submit a work in progress that seeks to define genuine confidence. Read full book review >

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CATALYST by S.J. Kincaid
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Oct. 28, 2014

"An unabashedly optimistic denouement is the perfect ending for this series that's unafraid to ask readers to grapple with big ideas—it's the joyful flip side of Feed. (Science fiction. 12 & up)"
Intrasolar cadet Tom Raines helps bring the Insignia trilogy to an appropriately explosive conclusion. Read full book review >

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CATALYST by Philip Cornford
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 15, 1991

"But Cornford's genuinely original attempt to fuse these two strains of the spy novel offers a tantalizing glimpse of where the genre is likely to go next."
Australian novelist Cornford's first US publication is an ambitious, unevenly successful mixture of George Smiley's cat-and- mousing with the James Bond formula of saving the world by capturing a global conspirator—in this case, a man called ``Control'' who's responsible for a rash of terrorist killings of well-known hawks in the US and USSR. Read full book review >

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FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2004

"If 300-plus pages of beautiful boys, speed freaks in the Castro, girlie-girl orgies, and Allen Ginsberg's dancing boyfriend sounds like your kind of ride, then get on—but expect some bumps."
"Sex, Drugs and Kink in the Bay Area": an alternate title for this largely unexceptional anthology. Read full book review >

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CLINT EASTWOOD by Douglas Thompson
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Dec. 15, 2005

"A fistful of goo."
A biography of actor-director Eastwood that's tantamount to a puffed-up press release. Read full book review >

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CLINT EASTWOOD by Douglas Thompson
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 1, 1993

"Interviews with various Eastwood cohorts keep the pages lively, but the more lasting taste is rather ashy—or trashy. (Thirty-four b&w photographs)"
Banal bio from Thompson (Madonna Revealed, 1991—not reviewed), stitched together from interviews the author has conducted with Eastwood over the years. Read full book review >

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CLINT EASTWOOD by Richard Schickel
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 29, 1996

"While Schickel's not on Clint's payroll, his book reads like the longest publicity release in history. (24 pages photos, not seen) (First printing of 100,000)"
A veritable hagiography of actor, auteur, and man's man Eastwood. Read full book review >