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A Country Called Home
Library Journal reviews
“Barnes's second novel radiates compassion. . . . Covering 17 years, Barnes's spellbinding story details personal tragedy and failed Sixties idealism but ends with...
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A Country Called Home
Booklist reviews
“Fiction latticed with mystery, animated by myth, spiked with menace, and rooted in the raw poetry of the Idaho landscape. . . . Barnes ascends in this...
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A Country Called Home
Publishers Weekly reviews
**STARRED REVIEW** A newly married couple abandon the comfort of upper-class Connecticut and stake their claim in 1960s Fife, Idaho, in Pulitzer-finalist Barnes's...
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Months and Seasons & Other Stories
Books Are Pretty reviews
The cover of Christopher Meeks’s collection of short stories sparked some interest in my household. The kids are so accustomed to seeing me with my nose in a book...
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Hillel reviews
Descended from a long line of Ladino-speaking Jews, the chief Sephardic rabbi of Sarajevo and an Ashkenazi Holocaust survivor, Lisa Alcalay Klug is well-rooted in...
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The Chosen Blog reviews
Award-winning author Lisa Alcalay Klug's "Cool Jew: The Ultimate Guide for Every Member of the Tribe" was released to the eager masses this week and we thought,...
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The Forward reviews
California journalist and Forward contributor Lisa Alcalay Klug has authored the new book Cool Jew: The Ultimate Guide for Every Member of the Tribe (Andrews...
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A Gathering of Doorways
Enter the Octopus reviews
“A Gathering of Doorways” is about secrets. Not only does the land itself hold long-hidden secrets, but the people around it do too. As poisoned as the countryside...
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A Gathering of Doorways
The Agony Column reviews
Having found Michael Jasper first in Interzone, with a story he later expanded into the science fiction novel 'The Wannoshay Cycle', I pretty much expected him to...
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Salon reviews
"Searching and often searing . . . . humane and, at the same time, . . . unsentimental. . . .The Book of Calamities is a work of real moral intricacy . . . ....
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www.dignityrocks.com reviews
Dignity is often defined as the quality of being worthy of esteem or respect. Self-esteem, self-regard and self-respect are all values that every child and adult...
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CITY OF DRAGONS ...  next Valentine's Day, leave more than your heart in 1940 San Francisco.
RT Book Reviews, February 2010 Issue reviews
4 1/2 Stars - Top Pick! "In this terrific book, Stanley puts all the right elements together to make the first in her new series a winner ... Stanley sharpens...
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CITY OF DRAGONS ...  next Valentine's Day, leave more than your heart in 1940 San Francisco.
Bookreporter.com reviews
In Kelli Stanley’s extremely capable hands, the tale told in CITY OF DRAGONS is a picture- and pitch-perfect account of a complex and gripping tale set in a San...
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New Poems by Scott Owens
The Taylorsville Times reviews
Scott Owens’ previous book of poetry, A Fractured World, was written to sustain a regenerative force inward, a personal witness to a troubling generation. In his...
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The Journal of the Lincoln Heights Literary Society Miscellanea and Ephemeron reviews
"...This is an exciting story, full of human characters and people brought out of history books as living beings. I’m going to be doing more reading about Cornelis...
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The Midwife's Confession
Tatiana de Rosnay, NYT bestselling author of Sarah's Key and A Secret Kept reviews
"A beautiful novel about mothers and daughters, about secrets, friendship, love and loss, how we bring our children into this world and how we raise them. It will...
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Wichita Eagle reviews
Enright ably documents the Johnsons' travels as well as the immense amount of planning and preparation — and promotion — needed to make them happen. She balances...
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Cindy's Love of Books reviews
SPOILER ALERT! All I have to say is wow! I was pleasantly surprised by the book and how much I really enjoyed it. Its fast paced and it literally sucks you in...
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Creative Acts of Healing: after a baby dies
The New Times (Seattle) paper edition reviews
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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…” Read the...
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