Search Results: "Clinton Galloway"


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Released: Aug. 15, 2012

"A stinging indictment of urban politics-as-usual."
Cronyism and corruption stifle the cable TV industry in this hard-hitting memoir. Read full book review >

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CLUMSY CRAB by Ruth Galloway
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2005

"Cute, but not the best of the genre. (Picture book. 3-7)"
A seaworthy twist on loving yourself for the gifts you have. 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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THE COURTESAN’S DAUGHTER by Priscilla Galloway
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Oct. 8, 2002

"Richly rewarding. (Historical fiction. YA)"
This complicated and absorbing narrative, set in ancient Athens about 350 b.c.e., is told in the first person by 14-year-old Phano. Read full book review >

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THE CONFABULIST by Steven Galloway
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 6, 2014

"An entertaining fictional reflection on the 20th century's most famous magician that probably shouldn't be the first book one reads on the subject."
In this darkly fanciful take on the Houdini legend by the acclaimed author of The Cellist of Sarajevo (2008), the magician's life is recounted through the damaged memory of the fan who killed him with a punch to the stomach in 1926. Read full book review >

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CLARA by Janice Galloway
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2003

"Still, the sound of Great Personalities clashing makes a rollicking good read."
Scottish novelist and storywriter Galloway (Where You Find It, 2002, etc.) brings us the life and work of Clara Schumann in an impassioned fictional biography. Read full book review >

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THE FORTY FATHOM BANK by Les Galloway
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 6, 1994

"A pithy one-hour read for literary fishing enthusiasts."
A shark fisherman's greed and paranoia foul his get-rich-quick scheme in this tidy novella (self-published in 1984). Read full book review >

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AS SIMPLE AS SNOW by Gregory Galloway
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 17, 2005

"A pointless exercise that might work for the 'I challenge you with my shocking style' YA crowd."
Engagingly written debut about a mysterious teenage girl's disappearance, and more's the pity: if Galloway were less sure and fluent, readers would be less likely to jump through his hoops before realizing he didn't know why they were doing it, either. Read full book review >

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ASCENSION by Steven Galloway
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2003

"Galloway's high-altitude romance, for all its intensity, is not enough to sustain a full-length novel."
The life story of a high-wire artist, in a US debut from Canadian second-novelist Galloway. Read full book review >