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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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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WHERE YOU FIND IT by Janice Galloway
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 14, 2002

"Accomplished, yet emotionally arid writing: cold comfort for those who believe love conquers all."
Twenty stories, some mere fragments, describe with clinical detachment the gnawing disappointments and blighted realities of most loves. Read full book review >

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THE TRICK IS TO KEEP BREATHING by Janice Galloway
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 15, 1994

"A woman with more problems than you, dreadfully well done."
A superbly rendered first-person narrative about a depressed woman who may or may not be getting better, this novel was first published in Scotland and shortlisted for the Whitbread First Novel Award. 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 >

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BLOOD by Janice Galloway
Released: Nov. 1, 1991

"An interesting but uneven debut."
A story collection from Scottish writer Galloway—reflecting a typically bleak late-20th-century British landscape and informing ethos—makes its American debut. Read full book review >

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MEAN LITTLE DEAF QUEER by Terry Galloway
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 1, 2009

"A frank, bitingly humorous memoir."
A performance artist recounts the painful metamorphosis that warped her youth. Read full book review >