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Syndicated review reviews
Since way last summer, you’ve been planning your dream vacation. It was always going to be a road trip, somewhat reminiscent of the ones your parents took you on...
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Rocky Mountain News reviews
"Orion has every good travel writer's ability to make readers feel they are there, to capture the telling details of places, and to present the account in a witty...
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Denver Magazine reviews
First of all, any book that opens each chapter with a cocktail recipe works for us. This is the story of a pair of married Boulder psychiatrists who decide to take...
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Medieval Bookworm reviews
In his first short story collection, Christopher Meeks uses effective prose to provide us with a variety of emotions and real life situations in compact form....
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writer and witches, and words ... reviews
The best pasrt of this book for me was the ending . . . . It leaves the reader with a sense of peace, if not satisfaction. I highly recommend it - this is...
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Vulpes Libris reviews
Hearts and Minds got me in the habit of bed-reading again - something I haven’t done for years. For thirty minutes each night I snuggled up and read the perfect...
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Rock & Roll Never Forgets
The Mystery Reader reviews
(She absolutely nails it: being a rock star is JP's job. That's precisely how he sees it. And since the story is narrated by JP, that's how the reader is supposed...
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The Telegraph reviews
At an all-women Cambridge college, a centuries-old tradition of female heads of house has been broken by the appointment of a man, James Rycarte. The sisters of...
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The Big Issue (north) reviews
With Europe ravaged in the closing stages of world war two, Russia's advancing Red Army causes the civilian population of Germany to flee in terror. Alix, the...
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Historical Novels Review reviews
Playing with the Moon Eliza Graham, Macmillan New Writing, 2007 Their small son having been killed in a road accident, Tom and Minna Byrne rent a house in an...
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Ice Song
Mentajack.com reviews
"For a first novel, I’m impressed with Ice Song. A rich world has been created. In the end, I was quite impressed by how it grew in my mind in the wake of Sorykah’...
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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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The Possibility of Everything
Perceptive Travel reviews
“What do you believe in?” Uzi asked me one night. “I’m a card-carrying member of the Church of the Senses,” I said. “I have to see to believe.” “No, I’...
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Serendipitous Readings reviews
Flush with the vivid reenactments of each character as each tells their own personal memories of what happened when they were in a certain place and time and how...
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Bone Worship, by Elizabeth Eslami
Meagan Brothers, Author of Debbie Harry Sings in French reviews
"In a voice at once acerbic and lyrical, Elizabeth Eslami deftly navigates the choppy waters of a cross-cultural father-daughter relationship bowing beneath the...
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Something Must Happen
Rattle: Poetry for the 21st Century reviews
Something Must Happen is notable for Balbo’s specificity of language, well-paced lines, grace, and patience for erecting tiny statues in honor of personal and...
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The Elf Queen
amazon.com reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Good read!!!, By mjshoop - This review is from: The Elf Queen (Clan Elves of the Bitterroot) (Kindle Edition) I thoroughly enjoyed this...
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CHINA: Portrait of a People
China.Org reviews
"CHINA: Portrait of a People is a snapshot of an entire country in a time of great change; a truthful and touching portrayal of the Chinese people in all their...
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Next Stop: A Memoir of Family
Minneapolis Star Tribune reviews
Glen Finland has written a memoir of wonderful insight and emotional honesty about her fearsome love for her autistic son, David, who seeks to move from...
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