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AMAZON reviews
Steven Travers has produced a certifiable masterpiece with this portrayal of those Amazin' '69 Mets; the team that inspired the imagination of fans everywhere by...
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A Tale of Three Cities
AMAZON reviews
Steven Travers captures the essence of the 1962 season in Major League baseball, while painting a vivid picture of the changes taking place in American society....
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SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE reviews
IT SOUNDED like a terrific opportunity, chronicling Giants superstar Barry Bonds in what would become perhaps the best single-season performance in baseball...
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A Tale of Three Cities
WATERSTONE'S reviews
Nineteen sixty-two - it's been called 'the end of innocence', as America witnessed the Cuban Missile Crisis and the following year saw the Kennedy assassination...
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MARIN I.J. reviews
FOR SEVERAL YEARS in the mid-to-late 1990s, San Anselmo native Steven Travers pursued the Hollywood dream, living in Hermosa Beach and attempting to pen a...
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GOOGLE reviews
In the 1977 movie Oh, God!, George Burns, playing the deity, is asked to prove his divinity by performing a miracle. Burns replies, “The last miracle I did was the...
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A Tale of Three Cities
AT THE HOME PLATE reviews
On the occasion of the release of Steven Travers' new book, “A Tale of Three Cities: The 1962 Baseball Season in New York, Los Angeles, and San Francisco,” At Home...
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Marin I.J. reviews
Redwood High Baseball Team of 1977 to be Remembered Keep your eyes peeled for the IJ next week, because we''ll have a piece in the sports section on Redwood High's...
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THE DOWRY BRIDE
Book Ideas reviews
Shobhan Bantwal delivers a great story line with vivid characters and a non-stop sense of thrill and intrigue from cover to cover. It’s a beautifully written book...
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THE DOWRY BRIDE
Romantic Times reviews
Bantwal tells an engaging story about Indian culture. The mother-in-law character is particularly well drawn.
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Blogcritics.com reviews
Graynier, Massachusetts doesn’t make much of a first impression. There’s “no design or reason for anything to be where it is.” Wandering down its “anarchic streets...
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Pacific Sun reviews
"Jane Ganahl unleashed" is the best description of this funny, charming, moving and discreetly gossipy book by the former San Francisco Chronicle columnist. Taking...
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The Goddess of Happiness
Publisher's Weekly reviews
".... a perfect gift for girlfriends on the go."
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Matters of Faith
Romantic Times reviews
4.5 Stars Told from the viewpoint of Marshall and his mother, this tale’s central focus is on a crisis and how the different ways of responding to it can cause...
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THE BARFIGHTER
Kirkus Reviews reviews
A witty, fast-paced, well-plotted addition to boxing literature from The Ring magazine columnist Goldman (Where the Money Is, 1995). The novel opens in Los Angeles...
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The Pitch -- Kansas City reviews
If you were depressed before you got your morning cup of coffee, then feel free to add a shot of kahlua before you keep reading. This will be a shock, but...
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Though the Looking Glass Children's Book Reviews reviews
This extremely powerful and sometimes disturbing book will very likely cause readers to experience a spooky shiver more than once as they read. The author...
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CSI Librarian Review Blog reviews
...the writing, uniqueness, and creativity were solid throughout. I was always engaged and pleasantly surprised by the way the tales developed. I never felt that...
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God Particle
Goodreads reviews
...this was an incredibly fast-paced book, filled with enough scientific data to give the story credibility, and a "villain" unlike any you've encountered before!
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EASY INNOCENCE
January Magazine reviews
...Hellmann builds a complex web of deceit and treachery. It’s not uncommon for writers, particularly crime writers, to paint an almost Stepford Wives picture of...
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