Search Results: "Zach Hunter"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: Sept. 1, 2011

"Accessible, if slightly insubstantial. (Inspirational nonfiction. 12-18)"
Hunter, the teen spokesperson for a student-led anti-slavery organization, inspires readers to become activists. Read full book review >

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HUNTER by Eric Walters
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2012

"As a companion piece, this may be of interest to readers who enjoyed Walters' previous book; as a plea for humane treatment of feral cats, it's a somewhat clumsy but obviously heartfelt statement; unfortunately, however, it's ultimately less than the sum of its parts. (author's note) (Fiction. 9-12)"
An interesting experiment in collaborative creation and complementary storytelling, this Canadian import falls short as a stand-alone work. Read full book review >

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ZACH APOLOGIZES by William  Mulcahy
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2012

"While not many kids are likely to ask for repeated readings, still this new series is a useful tool for teaching valuable skills. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Counselor and psychotherapist Mulcahy makes his children's-book debut with the Zach Rules series, designed to give kids some coping tools for working through everyday problems. Read full book review >

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HUNTER by James Byron Huggins
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 1999

"Villainous ultrababble."
Volcanic, hypergalactic supersequel to Huggins's Cain (1997), which was bought for film by Bruce Willis. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 23, 1993

"Let's hope it's less awestruck than the first two. (Eight pages of b&w photographs—not seen.)"
The author of Female Difficulties (1985) offers the second recent biographical love letter (see Paul Perry's Fear and Loathing, p. 1361) to America's notorious outlaw journalist. Read full book review >

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HUNTER by Mercedes Lackey
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Sept. 1, 2015

"Captivating, dynamic, well-paced, and thrilling. (Science fiction/fantasy. 12 & up)"
Joyeaux Charmand is a young Hunter, chosen from her village to join the Hunter corps of Apex, protecting its Cits from the Othersiders—fantastical, menacing creatures—and also protecting the secrets and people of her village back home. Read full book review >

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FROM ANNE TO ZACH by Mary Jane Martin
ABC BOOKS
Released: Sept. 1, 1996

"It makes for an appealing reworking of the familiar ABC genre. (Picture book. 3- 6)"
Martin's humorous rhymes, incorporating children's names (in alphabetical order of course), have the rhythm of jump rope chants: ``J my name is Justin. Read full book review >

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ZACH MAKES MISTAKES by William  Mulcahy
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2016

"Not simplistic but relentlessly utilitarian. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Zach's inattention to rules on a field trip results in a couple of embarrassing faux pas, but with help from a friend and a teacher he learns how to deal. Read full book review >

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ZACH HANGS IN THERE by William  Mulcahy
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2017

"Teachers and parents may find this purposeful book useful, but most children will not. (Picture book. 6-8)"
Zach wants to swing successfully on the trapeze rings. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SEA HUNTER by Paul Garrison
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 21, 2003

"Skip the high-tech antics and Tracy/Hepburn banter: when it comes to high-seas action, Garrison is at the crest of the wave."
Screwball romance and homage to Jules Verne as an unlikely couple tangle with a demented billionaire's secret weapon. Read full book review >

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NIGHT HUNTER by Michael Reaves
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 1, 1995

"An uneasy hybrid that does credit to neither genre."
Reaves has extended his franchise from San Francisco (Street Magic, 1991, etc.) to Hollywood, but it's the same mixture as before: high-concept fantasy among urban lowlifes. Read full book review >