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Samina Ali talks about
"As the first Indian Muslim woman fiction writer to be published in America, Samina Ali has unveiled a distinct voice that reflects the conflict faced by immigrants belonging to dual cultures ... A...
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jitu rajgor talks about
 I have gone through  'The Complete Guide to Nature Photography' by Sean Arbabi. I have taken enough time to read and understand the minute details given in the book and now can say with...
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Sharon A Geyer talks about
Matt Rees is one of my favorite writers because he has the courage and grace and talent to write novels from the Arab point of view. If the Palestinians were prone to reading Western style novels,...
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On Twitter yesterday they announced that Bastard Out of Carolina is celebrating its 20th anniversary today. Twenty years! It’s a book that still stands out today. This is an essay I wrote about...
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Chris Rodell talks about
Josh Lansky is the Jack Bauer of Mr. Moms In one 24-hour period he throws down with surly police officers, feckless baby sitters, potty training nightmares, wall varmints that require professional...
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Catherine Nagle talks about
Jennifer Kathleen Gibbons, I Woke Up In Love This Morning, brings the emotional drama to light that comes during a girl’s young teens years. She captures every detail from the first period, cramps...
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Jenn Lopez talks about
Shedding tears with Amy Ferris about her father who let her find herself through her own mistakes and finding her way to the perfect man, to laughter with Pam Houston's Greatest Hits list made for a...
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Suzanne Morris talks about
 “If your child or grandchild has ever wondered when Santa fits in the traditional Christmas story, now you can read them Santa’s Birthday Gift.Finally, a book that ties two holiday traditions...
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John Jung talks about
Flavor and Fortune, the Chinese foodie's magazine, published this review of Sweet and Sour by Editor Jacqueline M. Newman.   Interested in American-Chinese and Canadian-Chinese restaurants? In...
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'Nathan Burgoine talks about
I bumped into Jeffrey Ricker for the first time when I read his short story "At the End of the Leash." It was a charming story, a gentle piece with a sweet romance potentially botched by the...
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Charles A. Ray talks about
I finished your book and I LOVED IT! I really enjoyed how you wrote it and the way you chose and used your examples throughout the text. It is an easy read,...your personal examples were so vivid...
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Loren Rhoads talks about
This is a sweet little book with a story reminiscent of A Very Brave Witch, except this time it's a witch *and* a vampire who discover that children are nothing to be afraid of.  The text is...
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I found The Marriage of True Minds (and Stephen Evans, himself) through RedRoom.com. I'd enjoyed his blog posts, both here and off-site, and when I saw his post from earlier in the week about the...
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Alex Telander talks about
Sir Salman Rushdie really needs no introduction, as one of the most renowned authors of the last thirty years after the success of Midnight’s Children and the infamous Satanic Verses, he has...
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Gary G Gach talks about
I dont which I prefer: Ishmael Reed the musician, dramatist, poet, novelist, or essayist but here he's in top form, going the distance, and taking us across some turf we might not have expected to...
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'Nathan Burgoine talks about
I bumped into Jeffrey Ricker for the first time when I read his short story "At the End of the Leash." It was a charming story, a gentle piece with a sweet romance potentially botched by the...
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Dick Bolles talks about
"The genius of life involves learning how to deal with interruptions to our expectations, our dreams, and our plans. For everyone searching for tools to deal with interruptions after fifty, this book...
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Srisuda Hongthai talks about
Being born a Thai Buddhist originally from the town of Phitsanulok, I am always interested to learn about other Buddhist monks and scholars from other traditions. Thich Nhat Hanh's books always seem...
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Jenn Lopez talks about
Shedding tears with Amy Ferris about her father who let her find herself through her own mistakes and finding her way to the perfect man, to laughter with Pam Houston's Greatest Hits list made for a...
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lynn liccardo talks about
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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