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The Montreal Gazette reviews
Set mostly in Montreal in the 1920s and early ’30s, Serafim and Claire is an evocative, dramatic and poetic page-turner...
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What Does It Mean To Be Safe
Pragmatic Mom reviews
It’s easy to be paranoid as a parent since, if you keep up with the news, danger lurks everywhere. It used to freak me out even before I was a parent, hearing...
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Times Live reviews
In other hands these encounters between Europe and Africa would be lousy with meaning and allegory and retrospective wisdom, but there are no morals here....
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Goodreads.com reviews
Lucille Lang Day’s remarkable memoir, Married At Fourteen, is a breathtaking page-turner that will (Warning!) keep you reading far into the night. Part of the...
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Dark Knowledge
Reading the Paranormal reviews
I honestly didn't know how things were going to play out as the story progressed. The lengths the other players were willing to go to was disturbing. That Wesley...
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Birds of Paradise Lose
Southern Maryland College reviews
Tonight we hear another voice couched by that war. Andrew Lam is the author of Perfume Dreams: Reflections on the Vietnamese Diaspora, which won the...
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Halfway to the Stars
Clarion/Foreword Reviews reviews
Halfway to the Stars will thrill an audience seeking entertainment untouched by editorial censors. This is stand-up comedy at its literary best, with...
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Cooking with an Asian Accent
Publishers Weekly reviews
...Compestine (Revolution is Not a Dinner Party) infuses Eastern philosophy into Western cuisine. The author of 20 books on Chinese culture and cooking creates...
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Perfume River
All Women's Talk reviews
Written by Andrew Lam, Perfume Dreams provides insight into the impact of the Vietnam War on the Vietnamese. Lam is a famous NPR commentator and journalist, and in...
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The Saturday Star reviews
This is a slim little book, but the terse economy of the prose propels you into its relentless rhythm from the start. James Whyle has the gift of conveying...
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Amazon reviews
This review is from: Capable of Murder (A Belinda Lawrence Mystery) (Kindle Edition) Belinda Lawrence receives an envelope from her Great Aunt, whom she has met...
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Booklist reviews
…readers will cheer for the two charming, perseverant protagonists as they force a corrupt grown-up to face the music.
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Mending Horses
Booklist reviews
"Barker skillfully evokes the realities of class, racial, and gender oppression in the nineteenth century through a rich cast, lifelike setting, and complex,...
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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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The Association for the Study of Play Review, Vol. 30, No. 3 reviews
In this era of high-stakes testing, play is viewed by a growing number of school officials as a misuse of instructional time. I regularly receive emails from...
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The Banquet Bug
TIME Magazine Europe reviews
Thus begins Dan's career in journalism — and Geling Yan's shark-fin-sharp satire on cuisine and corruption in contemporary China.
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Shamokal, a Bangladeshi daily ,10th October 2008 issue. reviews
Sarojini Sahoo is a remarkable writer of Oriya language. She is known as one of the first ranking feminist writers of India. Known mainly as a fiction writer, she...
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Lambda Literary reviews
The first line of Urvashi Vaid’s new book Irresistible Revolution: Confronting Race, Class and the Assumptions of LGBT Politics (Magnus Books) is enough to...
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