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Published Reviews

We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves
The New York Times reviews
To experience this novel exactly as the author intended, a reader should avoid the flap copy and everything else written about it. Including this review. The...
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GoodReads reviews
Karen rated a book 5 of 5 stars A Wicked Design.  A Wicked Design (a Belinda Lawrence Mystery) by Brian Kavanagh (Goodreads Author) read in November, 2013 '...
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The Sense of Touch by Ron Parsons
Flyway reviews
Writer Elizabeth Giorgi has crafted a lovely review of "The Sense of Touch" for Flyway, a literary magazine that first published one of the collection's stories, "...
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Mama Likes This reviews
We’ve all had bad days – those days when nothing seems to go right and problems seem to pile on top of each other. This is the kind of day that the lead character...
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Ranting, Raving, and Reading reviews
I thoroughly enjoyed this book. It was not what I expected. I had come across Blood Drama, saw “suspense/thriller,” and got it for my husband’s Kindle. Then I read...
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My Dear, Dear Stagger Grass
Jasper, The Word on Columbia Arts reviews
I am especially appreciative that reviewer Jonathan Butler gives such a perceptive interpretation of My Dear, Dear Stagger Grass. Here is his overview: "These...
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FU Only Knew reviews
Freshly let go from his job and his girlfriend, Ian Nash thinks it can’t get any worse. He’s wrong.  Filling out an application for a job he’s over qualified...
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Joystory reviews
This is a thriller, a page-turner with a noir edge and elements of a romance woven in--but it is much more.  The use of metaphor and the emphasis of aspects...
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ArtsATL reviews
It is no accident that the author himself appears on the cover, as a blurred face behind an old-fashioned camera, his thumb poised above the shutter button,...
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Out in Print reviews
Each piece in Render is a perfectly composed photograph, highlighted not only by the cover, but by the pieces which bookend the marvels between...
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Amazon.com reviews
Witnessing, April 23, 2008 By Akilah Oliver (New York, NY) As I read these gorgeously written poems, I am observing these tough wildernesses or I am in ritual...
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What Feeds Us
The Bees' Knees reviews
ND: Your book What Feeds Us made me incredibly hungry for lush and savory food. Is there a dish or a recipe you would suggest that would ease my cravings after...
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Checkpoint by Lisa Saffron
Midwest Book Review - Cowper's Bookshelf MBR Bookwatch Volume 7, Number 6 reviews
The Israeli/Palestinian Conflict is not simply a battle between two opposing countries – it's a conflict between two groups of people who are close enough- and are...
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Dread Central reviews
"There are names in the field of horror literature that everyone knows. Names like Barker, King, Lovecraft, and Straub are firmly implanted in the collective...
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Erotica Exotica
Circlet Press reviews
The first story, “Possession” by ‘Nathan Burgoine, is one of the strongest in the entire book.  Engaging from the first page, logical in the plot’s...
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Come, Thief
ORION MAGAZINE reviews
Come, Thief Poems by Jane Hirshfield reviewed by Afaa M. Weaver Alfred A. Knopf, 2011. $25, 108 pages. Review published in the November/December 2011 issue...
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Brilliance
Damn Arbor reviews
One thought kept surfacing as I plunged through Brilliance, Flint native Marcus Sakey's fast-paced new thriller, which will be released tomorrow: this would...
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Richmond Times-Dispatch reviews
Some authors dazzle with a debut novel, only to find themselves never able to replicate their first effort. Others start out with a fairly good effort and improve...
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Tree Soldier
http://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/authors/pw-select/article/50010-pw-select-january-2012-t reviews
This vigorously researched historical novel set during the Great Depression tracks the life of the leader of a Civilian Conservation Corps group working in the...
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Myth of the Simple Mchines
The L Magazine reviews
The beauty of a simple machine is its ability to accomplish something extraordinary simply: a pen, say, some paper, and the capacity to leap headfirst into the...
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