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McSweeney's reviews
A dark and deeply involving novel with a haunting moment on just about every page. Suspenseful, gritty, great.
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The Portland Mercury reviews
"It is as compelling a novel as I've read all year. Morris, like Martin Amis in the 1989 novel London Fields, uses darts as a metaphor for striving by an...
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Willamette Week reviews
"South Carolina-based writer/English professor Keith lee Morris gets Americans—especially the small town variety. The fiction writer's latest book, a tight weave...
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Los Angeles Times Book Review reviews
“Braver is a terrific writer, an observer of the most acute details; throughout the book, he traces the subtle interactions of his characters as they collide and...
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RIchmond Times-Dispatch reviews
"This is fiction of course, but it has the ring of truth...And it is both painful and fascinating, like rubbernecking at an accident, to watch. With an audacity of...
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Publishers Weekly reviews
"With a captivating mix of fact and fiction, Braver chronicles the events surrounding JFK’s assassination to moving effect. The event is no stranger to the...
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Library Journal reviews
In this follow-up to her debut, Tunnels, Gagnon delivers another psychological crime thriller again featuring FBI special agent Kelly Jones, who closely resembles...
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Chicago Tribune reviews
The story dealing with the two clashing psychopaths is so utterly gripping...it is an addictively readable thriller that will undoubtedly draw comparisons to...
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Canadian Review of Materials reviews
"Murray's female characters are strong and talented young women who have chosen breakdancing, a typically male domain, as their musical pursuit. Whether young...
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Quill & Quire reviews
"From its original plot, centred on the world of breakdancing, to its determined, complex heroine, Break on Through is an engaging slice-of-life read for teens...
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"Compelling. Frank. Funny. Disturbing. Michael Anthony loses his innocence in a slow motion train wreck you can’t help but watch. Mass Casualties opens up a brand...
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Story Circle Book Reviews reviews
"I hope that you are able to look again at your good-enough man and realize that it isn't necessary or even desirable that he be a prince or that you find a...
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http://www.ahapoetry.com/ahalynx/252bookreviews.html reviews
“This really is a must-read collection. The haibun are potent and profoundly moving. My thanks and congratulations to the publishers! This is truly an important...
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Lost Kingdom, forthcoming from Atlantic Monthly Press in January, 2012
Christian Science Monitor print edition reviews
The Christian Science Monitor picks Lost Kingdom as an Editor’s Choice, calling it “a fascinating and authoritative tale of intrigue and imperialism…”
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Everything Must Go
Dallas Morning News reviews
“In Ms. Flock’s talented hands, [Henry] becomes someone readers will keep rooting for long after it would seem the game is over.”  
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School Library Journal reviews
Adult/High School–Arriving in Guatemala in 1992 in clothes color-coordinated with her blueberry backpack and sleeping bag, Ellen Urbani, 22, was never expected to...
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You're Not the Boss of Me
Publisher's Weekly - starred review reviews
Candid and largely unapologietic, Los Angeles writer and mother of two Schickel indulges herself first, her kids next and arbiters of proper motherhood never in...
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Back Burning
IP, Australia reviews
In a time when published short story collections are increasingly few and far between, and many of those that do appear seem to be story cycles trying to become...
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Publishers Weekly-- Religion Bookline reviews
"This book is 'a layman's response' to unimaginable anguish, a collection of powerful stories rather than a philosophical treatise. Writing movingly about victims...
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Dying Unfinished
KIRKUS REVIEWS reviews
KIRKUS ReviewsDecember 15, 2008 A lyrical novel that takes place over three generations and that reminds us of the arduousness, and even desolation, of love...
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