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Hibernate
Karen Palmer reviews
“Each of Eslami’s stories works on the reader like a solar eclipse. There is the same feeling of melancholy suspense, the expectation of something rare and...
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Quill & Quire reviews
Montreal writer Mark Lavorato delivers an engaging third novel that does a lovely job infusing history into fiction. Set mostly in 1920s Montreal, Serafim and...
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Witness reviews
"It is fascinating to read James Whyle's fictionalized account of the Grosvenor wreck... it contains within its less than 150 pages a great deal of food for...
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Amazon reviews
Twin brothers Argus & Tai Dachel raised by their aunt because their parents are dead in outskirts of Palmdale CA. Home-schooled because they are special....
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Epiphany
Amazon.com reviews
This story grabbed my attention and held me hostage from the first page. It is the story of prepubescent virgin girls around the world becoming pregnant at...
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The Proxy Assassin"
Kirkus Reviews reviews
Knoerle’s ace thriller, the third in the American Spy series, chronicles a noirish tough guy’s efforts to protect the world from the Red Menace, circa 1948....
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We, Monsters
Guernica Magazine reviews
"Much like Lolita, it is slyly funny and richly characterized, allowing the reader to develop empathy for anti-heroes. Most importantly, the book is a work of...
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The Black Church
Goodreads reviews
The story takes off from the very first page, leaving you breathless as you learn more and more about the tapestry's history, and the lives entwined within it.
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Comfortably Numb
Library Journal reviews
Grabien, Deborah. Comfortably Numb. Plus One. (JP Kinkaid Chronicles, Bk. 8). Oct. 2013. 298p. ISBN 9780986008511. pap. $17.95. M Agreeing to perform a New Year's...
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Light
Impressions of a Reader reviews
Light is 'Nathan Burgoine's full-length debut novel. I've read most of Burgoine's short stories in different LGBT anthologies, so I'm quite familiar with his...
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The Sense of Touch by Ron Parsons
Flyway reviews
Writer Elizabeth Giorgi has crafted a lovely review of "The Sense of Touch" for Flyway, a literary magazine that first published one of the collection's stories, "...
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Mary's Cup of Tea reviews
I loved this book! It is such a work in progress, like most people are. Ian starts out being a guy who scares easily, gets excited easily and really has no sense...
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Hibernate
Karen Palmer reviews
“Each of Eslami’s stories works on the reader like a solar eclipse. There is the same feeling of melancholy suspense, the expectation of something rare and...
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Daily News reviews
Whyle... transforms written history into literature. Where the report gives sketchy outlines, he reimagines this as the war of people against nature, and of people...
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Dirty Words: A Literary Encyclopedia of Sex
NPR.org reviews
NPR.org, July 2, 2008 · There are books, and then there are "Books We Like." Each week in Books We Like, our critics review their top picks for new fiction and...
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East Eats West
Asian American Literary Review reviews
  The year 2010 marked a turning point for Vietnamese American literature.  Monique Truong’s Bitter in the Mouth, Andrew Lam’s East Eats...
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The New York Times reviews
Barack Obama, the junior senator from Illinois and the Democratic Party’s new rock star, is that rare politician who can actually write—and write movingly and...
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High Country News reviews
Even though The Crying Tree is her debut novel, Rakha entwines these twists into her plot with expert timing. Lucid scenes reveal the complex grief and enduring...
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BC Bookworld reviews
In life, one of Sarah’s goals was to understand China and its people, and she succeeds. In "The Empress and Mrs. Conger", Hayter-Menzies succeeds at understanding...
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Rock & Roll Never Forgets
Green Man Review/Sleeping Hedgehog reviews
I have been hooked on Deb Grabien’s novels since I had the great good fortune to read the first of her Haunted Ballads series. What pulled me in right...
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