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David Niall Wilson talks about
A long, long time ago I read a short story that stuck with me (no pun intended) titled SMOOTHPICKS. That story was published in Deathrealm Magazine, and the author was a lady named Elizabeth Massie...
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This is a title that I could not resist when choosing books for the Housewarming Party prize. It is a book meant to be read many times. During the first pass, so many of these six-word memoirs will...
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romuald dzemo ngong talks about
Dzemo Romuald, A New Poetic Voice From Africa: A Reading of His Words Lost in the Wind By Ngo Charles Nsoseka The struggle for African freedom has negotiated a crucial bend with the publication this...
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pauline ramdhanie talks about
Wow! Very intense. Gripping from start to finish. Looking forward to reading the rest of it.
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pauline ramdhanie talks about
You can always tell the difference between an amature and someone who is a master at what he does. 'Disipline' is mysteriously captivating, ominously terrifying and morbidly alluring and I got all...
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Amanda Rossetti talks about
My librarian knows someone from the publishing company so she got us a few copies before it came out so we could review it for them. It was one of the best books I have ever read! To think that this...
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Linda Suzane talks about
We readers have been following the adventures of Molly Murphy, an extraordinary Irish immigrant to New York City in the early 1900's. Forced to flee Ireland, she arrives penniless. Unwilling to...
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The unarticulated question running through Chick Lit: 40 Stories of Tattoos and the Women Who Wear Them: “Why’d a nice girl like you go and get a tattoo?” Thankfully, not one of the essayists replied...
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Susan Brown talks about
Almost a year ago, I started a very small part-time job (two Saturdays a month) with a program called "Time Off for Caregivers" at our local senior center. We care for cognitively impaired people,...
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Luqman Qadi talks about
As one of the minorities (A Blackman) in this country, I, and like all others, have or shall I say had been plunged into a culture that has and will always be in conflict with racism in the church....
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Susan Wiggs talks about
As she's both thrilled and terrified to be leading the annual town Christmas pageant, the last thing proper, by-the-book librarian Maureen Davenport needs is former child star/recovering alcoholic...
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I just completed "America, America" by Ethan Canin. Bump elbows with him here: It left me stunned and gasping for more. The story telling skills and flowing descriptions of a bygone era are both...
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Andrew Demcak talks about
Demcak weaves pop culture references into poems like Trinidad and Duhamel. He has a talent for writing lines that will be remembered long after you place A Single Hurt Color on your shelf. It is a...
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Donald Richards talks about
"The First Mother's Fire", Book One of the new fantasy series "The Soulstealer War" by W.L. Hoffman, is a novel that was difficult to put down and is now proving impossible to...
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Phoebe Jordan talks about
I have to say that it was pretty exciting to read about a myth such as the chupacapra because as you may not know my mother is Domicican and my father is Puerto Rican and I've heard many stories of...
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John Allen talks about
Fact As Better Than Fiction, December 22, 2004 Reviewer: Grady Harp (Los Angeles, CA United States) John Allen has taken a daring step in researching the diaries of a 19th century young woman,...
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Michael Anthony talks about
“Compelling. Frank. Funny. Disturbing. Michael Anthony loses his innocence in a slow motion train wreck you can’t help but watch. Mass Casualties opens up a brand new conversation on the War in Iraq...
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former member talks about
What I love about this book is that it is very detailed and explains the concepts in a very clear and concise way.
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Cynthia Polansky talks about
At last! Someone has written a chick lit novel that is NOT set in NYC, NOT about fast-lane career gals, and NOT ending with love conquering all. In Kelly McCoy, author Anne Harper has given us a...
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Mark Glamack talks about
Littluns Novel Review What could possibly happen? Every precaution is taken that nothing will happen on an annual outing of renewal. In the very secret Hollow Hills, civic duty calls upon four...
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