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Shaggy Muses
Temple Grandin , author of Animals in Translation reviews
An intimate look into the lives of famous women authors whose lives were more difficult than we would ever have imagined. Their dogs helped them to survive and...
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Shaggy Muses
Publishers Weekly reviews
Lovers of both dogs and classic writers will identify with this sweet, quirky book.
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Shaggy Muses
Booklist reviews
Written with lively, accessible prose, this absorbing, wholly unique book is a must-read for literature- and dog-lovers alike.
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Shaggy Muses
Bark Magazine reviews
With this book, Adams has created a niche that will thrill those who love literature, biography and dogs.
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Shaggy Muses
The Chicago Tribune reviews
Move over Marley. Make room for Carlo (Emily Dickinson's giant Newfoundland). Or Flush (Elizabeth Barrett Browning's golden cocker spaniel). Or, maybe, Keeper (...
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Shadows in the Garden
Micro-Film Magazine, No. 7 reviews
“The filmmakers … dare to tell this story in a non-traditional manner, providing exposition through dictionary definitions, newspaper clippings, talk radio voices...
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SF Bookswap reviews
Many short story collections, even single author collections, are arranged around a theme. I don’t think Pelland had to hunt around for hers much. All of the...
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Roses & Thorns reviews
Magdalena Ball demonstrates her mastery of the musicality of language and many scenes are imbued with striking imagery...As the drama...
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Moondance reviews
The writing is deep and memorable making the novel a true page-turner. The words are chosen masterly; the narrative and the imagery are excellent. The book sounds...
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Winter of Secrets
Publishers Weekly reviews
Starred Review. The discovery early one Christmas morning of the bodies of best friends Jason Wyatt-Yarmouth and Ewan Williams, two privileged young men from...
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New Poems by Scott Owens
Dead Mule School of Southern Literature reviews
No wonder poets write the same poem again and again. The drive to discover truth is mammoth. And isn’t the search for truth, which is a kind of salvation, what...
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Fredericksburg Free-Lance Star reviews
"if you, in your role as exemplary parent or guardian, are reading the book page in the vain hope of happening upon a hidden gem for your young adult reader, then...
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Booklist Review reviews
High-school senior Vera never expects her ex-best friend, Charlie, to haunt her after he dies, begging her to clear his name of a horrible accusation surrounding...
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USA Today reviews
British journalist Precious Williams upends every expectation about race, class, gender and ambition in her startlingly powerful memoir. Of note: Williams' subtle...
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Fresh Fiction reviews
Nurse Carol Woods is sick of being penned up. She hated it before she was turned into a werewolf, when the gray pack was trying to keep her safe from the destiny...
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Long and Short Reviews reviews
Wolf Fever by Terry Spear Publisher: Sourcebooks Genre: Contemporary, Paranormal Length: Full Length (399 pgs) Heat Level: spicy Rating: 5 Books Reviewed by...
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Librarything reviews
Really fun read! I love the twist on well known tales - my favorite being Romeo and Juliet. Oh, just thinking about it still makes me smile.  This is a...
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The Art of Devotion
NPR reviews
"[An] amazing debut....THE ART OF DEVOTION is a wonderful book."
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