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Midwest Book Review reviews
Some secrets are best left covered.Twenty-Five Years Ago Today follows Kris Langley as she tries to advance her career by looking deeper into a long forgotten case...
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New York Times Book Review reviews
“Splendid first novel…Helen’s restlessness and grappling, her realization that “a woman sees war differently,” provide a new and fascinating perspective on Vietnam...
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Five Books reviews
... It is a wonderful story following two children: one colonial, one native African. It’s just out – very new. I thought: yes, this is a pretty rare book; whoever...
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Powerful Latinas reviews
A stunning debut in which pregnant Lily, confined to bed rest, is surrounded by loved ones who each tell a story to coax the baby out.
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Barnes and Noble online reviews
Full of the magic, mystery, and full-bodied characters readers have come to expect of the best South American fiction, The Disappearance of Irene Dos Santos is as...
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Flavorwire.com reviews
Curious Pages is a blog that scans and posts strange and wonderful children’s books that time forgot. Browsing through its archive, we were reminded of just how...
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internet/Linus's Blanket reviews
The descriptions of the family life and and their relationships with each other along with the explorations into the personal lives of the family and seemingly...
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Literary Magic reviews
Christopher Meeks is a brilliant short story writer, and I knew I wanted to read this novel the minute I read the title. I read this luring title on Kindle, so...
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Red Room reviews
Margaret Mascarenha's novel The Disappearance of Irene Dos Santos is a fascinating tale about two girls and thirty years of recent Venezuelan history. In the...
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The Cedar Street Times reviews
`` . . . beautifully written and brilliantly conceived . . . engaging, insightful, educational and most pleasurably entertaining. . . This is the way to teach...
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The Alternative reviews
Told through the eyes of five main characters in short, alternating but impactful chapters Terry DeHart’s debut novel, The Unit, is post-apocalyptic fiction at its...
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Kirkus Reviews reviews
"The couple’s delight and happiness in living the life they made for each other shines through."
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The Common Reader reviews
This is the first book I have read by Richard Zimler and I am very impressed. I have read many books about Germany in the 1930s, both fiction and non-fiction,...
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Dallas Morning News reviews
This book of poems, published by Calaca Press in 2005, was recently mailed to me by Riley himself, who is a friend and colleague based in the Bay Area. Mahcic is...
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JAWS magazine reviews
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Title: Miss McGhee Author: Bett Norris Publisher: Bywater Books ISBN:...
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ALAN Online reviews
"Daniel, or “Paddy,” a 15-year-old indentured servant, has been through a lot in his short life: immigration from Ireland to America, subsistence farming with his...
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Bookforum.com reviews
Jason Quinn Malott's debut, The Evolution of Shadows, is a devastating, often dizzying novel of returns and turnarounds. [...] a meditation on both the horrors of...
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Out In Print reviews
Irène is haunted by the unsolved mystery of her husband’s death almost thirty years before. Martin is seeking absolution from his memories of Peter. Diane is...
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Suite101.com reviews
Collin Kelley's debut novel is an irresistible read. Conquering Venus is a compelling mystery and love story told through well-crafted prose.
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Elevate Difference reviews
Rich in vivid images and musicality, this collection is an authentic portal into the very pulse of life. With the use of repetitive forms like sestina and canzone...
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