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Edited for Death
Midwest Book Review reviews
Edited for DeathMichele DrierMainly Murder PressA journalist searches for the truth, and that job sometimes leaks into a very similar profession. "Edited for Death...
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Awaken Your Senses
Desert Spirit's Fire reviews
To help more of us experience more of the Divine, to be more present to everything in our surroundings and to ourselves throughout each entire day, Beth Booram...
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Awaken Your Senses
Spirituality and Practice reviews
J. Brent Bill is a writer, retreat leader, and Quaker minister. Beth Booram is a spiritual director, congregational consultant, writer, and retreat leader. In this...
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Awaken Your Senses
Read the Spirit reviews
This week, we are introducing two nationally known retreat leaders who are offering readers a bounty of fresh ideas for making 2012 an eye-opening, tastebud-...
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Lost Kingdom, forthcoming from Atlantic Monthly Press in January, 2012
Los Angeles Times reviews
The Los Angeles Times in its Sunday book review section praises Lost Kingdom as a "well-researched, nicely contextualized history of events leading to the U.S....
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Couponer101 reviews
I found this book to be a real page turner as it was fast paced and full of action. Loved it!
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Kindle and Nook available now; print available September 17
Book Geeks (UK) reviews
Remember when you used to hang out at the local boozer hoping to bump into this guy or gal who you couldn’t get out of your head but who refused to do much except...
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Good News, etc. reviews
The Samson Option was not hard to put down; it was almost impossible to put down. This story quickly takes the reader through more twists and turns than a thrill...
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Lost Kingdom, forthcoming from Atlantic Monthly Press in January, 2012
Library Journal reviews
Library Journal gives Lost Kingdom a starred review, calling it “…a sweeping tale of tragedy, greed, betrayal, and imperialism. The depth of her research shines...
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CHINA: Portrait of a People
China Daily reviews
"There is no single image that can adequately represent the diversity that is China. This is partly why Tom Carter's 638-page tome of photographs taken during his...
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Kristi's Book Nook reviews
Book Review: How the Moon Regained Her Shape, Posted by Kristi Bernard, Monday, May 14, 2012, website http://kristisbooknook.blogspot.com   Title: How the...
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New York Times reviews
"Hendrix’s career as a superstar has been well chronicled; the more interesting details of how he became one are told here."
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The Chicago Tribune reviews
The Bitch Posse is a riveting and emotionally charged read. No fluff here.
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The Cleveland Plain-Dealer reviews
O'Connor nails the intense, us-against-the-world, overcooked emotion that defines the friendship of teen girls and the druggy delirium of first, sexual love. She...
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A DI Andy Horton Marine Mystery Crime Novel
Booklist reviews
“The plot is multilayered, twisted, and complex, and while it takes concentration to keep all the characters and clues straight, readers who persevere will be...
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Disguised as Poetry
Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries reviews
“This collection of personal responses is a fine primer for those interested not only in prison life and the daily contrasts between ‘inside’ and ‘outside,’ but...
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Picture of Me
Good Morning America reviews
"Clever, Inexpensive Mother's Day Gifts for Under $20: Give Mom a Great Gift Without Breaking the Bank" with Tory Johnson May 5, 2009 In a segment highlighting...
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Los Angeles Times reviews
When a novel opens with the scene of an indoor pool filled with lobsters and enough ice to keep them alive, and the environmental attorney who rigged this stunt in...
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Chico News & Review reviews
"Written in a warm, lucid style and rich with quiet humor and affection, this novel about dying is a pleasure to read and, in the end, quite joyful."
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Tatler (UK) reviews
Don't disbelieve the hype. [The Bitch Posse] is good a debut as it's cracked up to be... It's edgy, smart and sexy, like its heroines... What could have been just...
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