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Published Reviews

Beautiful Lies by Rob Loughran
Amazon Review reviews
I definitely enjoyed this book. It's a great story, one that explores the dark side of "normal" people who might think about doing something "wrong" but never...
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Beautiful Lies by Rob Loughran
Smashwords.com reviews
"Beautiful Lies" a hard-boiled crime novel by Rob Loughran is a carefully written and ingenious glimpse into the mind of a thrill killer, what he is thinking,...
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"Beautiful Soon Enough"
Poetry International/ Issue 18-19/ 2012 reviews
Beautiful Soon Enough  "The stories in this prize-winning collection are all about sex. They’re tactile, explosive, hilarious, rueful, and knowing. They’re...
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aethlon reviews
  Although the term "fan fiction" might strike some as praise that is as faintly damning as "journeyman pitcher" or "utility infielder," the stories in Final...
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Christmas When Music Almost Killed the World by Aberjhani
Amazon Reviews reviews
From the strong, eye-catching cover showing two black angels, male and female, designed by Luther Vann, to the last page of "Christmas When Music Almost Killed...
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ELEMENTAL, The Power of Illuminated Love
Amazon Reviews reviews
Elemental is an excellent collaboration between poet and artist. Aberjhani constructs beautiful visions through the creative task of placing words in a most...
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The American Poet Who Went Home Again
Amazon Reviews reviews
The American Poet Who Went Home Again will make me do something I never do--I will re-read this soul-exploring book again and maybe again. Going home is never easy...
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The American Poet Who Went Home Again
Amazon Reviews reviews
  I love this marvelous book and recommend it, with pleasure, to one and all. Mr Aberjhani's voice should be heard around the world... 
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The River of Winged Dreams
Goodreads reviews
What I particularly noticed was the commentary on historical events, such as 9/11. There were also tributes to figures in American life past and present, figures...
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Classic First Edition of I Made My Boy Out of Poetry featuring art by Gustave Blache III.
Goodreads reviews
This little volume, Aberjhani's first, is brash, bold and daring. The structure is, for me, unusual as it offers a mixture of genres. There are several clusters of...
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The Lost Daughter of Happiness
The New York Times reviews
Yan's use of shifting perspectives -- including that of the narrator herself, who confesses her ''surprise'' at the unpredictable behavior of her imagined...
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A Nest in Springtime Jacket
Kirkus Reviews reviews
Chinese Lessons in Board Books by Julie Danielson on May 25, 2012 | Posted in Children's   I don’t write often enough about board books for...
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Utamaro Revealed
Amazon.com reviews
For those unfamiliar with Kitagawa Utamaro, he was Japanese artist in the late 1700s / early 1800s whose expertise in Ukiyo-e prints is unsurpassed. Ukiyo-e,...
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A Place Far Away
Kirkus Reviews reviews
“Zanoyan illuminates the seedy world of sex trafficking in the newly independent states of the former USSR. …  The rarely discussed subject matter from a...
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"Between Soul and Stone"
"Pleiades" / A Journal of New Writing/Autumn 2012 http://www.ucmo.edu/pleiades/ reviews
"Reader... important, beautiful contemporary collections that, in unique ways, deal with themes that should concern us all. Buy them, read them, re-read them,...
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The Anatomist
San Francisco Chronicle reviews
Bill Hayes has always been fascinated with the human body, but it wasn't until he audited anatomy classes at the University of California Medical Center that he...
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Wayworn Wooden Floors
Poetry Quebec reviews
  I was particularly moved by the poem “Swallow.” Some Christian paintings use swallows to symbolize saved souls. To sailors, a swallow represents...
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Snowfall at Willow Lake
BookPage reviews
Snowfall at Willow Lake is a charming addition to the popular Lakeshore Chronicles and readers will thoroughly enjoy revisiting the beloved residents and familiar...
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The Anatomist
The New York Times Book Review reviews
How do you write a book about someone about whom next to nothing is known? For most writers, the answer would be move on to the next subject. But Bill Hayes has an...
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The Guardian (UK) reviews
"There are moments, admittedly, when her ability to look suffering squarely in the eye and describe it in all its horror can be enough to make you take a...
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