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Jana McBurney-Lin talks about
It's been months (a long time for me) since I found a book that grabbed me, one that I looked forward to reading for more than sedative purposes. Pictures of You kept me up half the night...
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The main character of Sussman's book discovers she has cancer and is going to die very soon. She is a mother of a teenager, and has no other family around. As I read I kept thinking, "How can this...
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M.T. Kingsley talks about
 "When the California town of Playa Bonita is named in a federal pollution suit things look bad for Julie Woodruff, the Director of the town’s public works. To add to the stew, things get worse...
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Reviews from Book Journalers at Bookcrossing.com: TEN STARS!!! "I loved this book. I thought it was brilliant. I loved the fact that the chapters were short, which I feel, keeps you reading....
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Leighton D Gage talks about
Yup! That's what the New York Times said. In their review of "Every Bitter Thing" they called my Chief Inspector Mario Silva "irresisible".
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Leighton D Gage talks about
Yup! That's what the New York Times said. In their review of "Every Bitter Thing" they called my Chief Inspector Mario Silva "irresisible".
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Leighton D Gage talks about
Yup! That's what the New York Times said. In their review of "Every Bitter Thing" they called my Chief Inspector Mario Silva "irresisible".
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Tim Chambers talks about
I looked at the first chapter of this on Kindle. It seemed there were two or three uses of "and" in every sentence, even sentences beginning with and, so I counted them. He uses it 241 times in one...
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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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Keiko Amano talks about
It took three weeks to receive this book, but it was worth it. I was very excited to read and finished the book. I truly enjoyed it. Through the scenes and narrative, I felt closer to the...
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Maria Espinosa talks about
Edith Bruck. Letter to my Mother I(Lettera alla Madre) Translated by Brenda Webster with Gabrielle Romani. New York: The Modern Language Association of America, 2006 Edith Bruck, well-known in...
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Lisa Saffron talks about
Review by Mirian Walton and Alan Goter, Shrewsbury, England 24 April 2008 This excellent first novel authentically explores the motives and feelings behind the conflict in Israel and Palestine as...
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Charles A. Ray talks about
Wonderful book! I ordered 3 copies (which arrived quickly) and will re-order for gifts. I think if our current President Bush had had YOUR grandmother, we wouldn't be in the pathetic mess we're in...
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Phil Naessens talks about
I’ve been a huge Tom Seaver fan for most of my life so when I discovered that there was a new book out about his career I immediately snatched it up….yes, that’s correct my friends. Phil Naessens...
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Michael Anthony talks about
“Though riddled with dark, very dark, humor, Mass Casualties is “MASH” absent the light-heartedness. Michael Anthony’s account of his months as a medic in Iraq chillingly describes how the casualties...
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Cheryl L Snell talks about
a fascinating excursion into a fusion of cultures -- definitely a fun ride! Cheryl's work is original and fresh. Big recommendation from me! --Rachel Dacus, Alsop Review
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by Amy Tan
I was fascinated and appalled by this book, which wove a strange tale about very strange Burma. It was absorbing and so well-written. A cliffhanger.
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Frank Sanello talks about
from HubPagesA Brilliant New Look at the Private Life and Perversions of Adolf Hitlerby Christopher Antony Meade United Kingdom Hub AuthorFinally a great novel of the twenty first century and about...
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Larry R. Smith talks about
by Amy Tan
I've been reading Amy Tan and teaching her in my college classes for about 8 years now, and she's always voted the "favorite reading" among my students who relate to her many characters and her art...
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by Amy Tan
I fell in love with Amy (anyone remember the song, "Once in Love with Amy"?) after reading THE JOY LUCK CLUB, and my affection deepened after meeting her at Oakley and Barbara Hall's incomparable...
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