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The True Sources of the Nile
BookPage reviews
A ghastly scene in Sarah Stone's fascinating first novel, The True Sources of the Nile, starkly illustrates the saying that one death is a tragedy and a million...
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The True Sources of the Nile
Library Journal reviews
This stunning first novel, set in contemporary Africa, begs to be compared to Barbara Kingsolver's The Poisonwood Bible and Ronan Bennett's The Catastrophist yet...
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Alms for  Oblivion by Bryce Milligan
Tertulia Magazine reviews
In general, good poetry contains stark images and simple word use. It is written to be read aloud, rewards bibliophiles but does not punish...
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Alms for  Oblivion by Bryce Milligan
Bloomsbury Review reviews
Embarking on an ambitious, solemn, and passionate quest into a maze of his own making, the muse-poet in Bryce Milligan's latest collection of...
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Yellowcake
Orion Magazine reviews
Kinds of damage and forms of compensation propel this engaging debut novel by Ann Cummins. She avoids cheap rhetoric and easy judgments about a local environmental...
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Edge and Fold:  Two Poems
The Feminist Review reviews
Paul Hoover, author of Edge and Fold, amazes his readers with postmodern poetry.  His newest work is a compilation separated into two poems:  "Edge and Fold...
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Edge and Fold:  Two Poems
The Great American Pinup. reviews
The title of Paul Hoover’s Edge and Fold suggests that the lines of poetry that run through the book approach the limit of the page (the edge) or are cut off in...
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Poems in Spanish
Stride Magazine reviews
Poems in Spanish is haunted by a ghostly presence throughout, whether it be of the poet's dead father or a kind of landscape of the mind, which is also, one feels...
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Poems in Spanish
Pleiades 27.2 (2007): 211-215 reviews
The title of Paul Hoover's ninth collection of poetry is misleading.  Poems in Spanish is not, in fact, written in Spanish.  Instead, Hoover presents a variety of...
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Paradise Farm
Publishers Weekly reviews
Using a spare prose style resonant with clues to the catastrophic times ahead, Webster deftly conveys a period of social history when women began voicing their...
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ORIGINAL BLOOD: Gailene's Vow (book one)
Amazon reviews
"Stuart Land's vampires borrow from both traditional stories and more modern vampire books in a way that is acceptable and pleasing. You still get the fangs and...
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ORIGINAL BLOOD: Gailene's Vow (book one)
Amazon reviews
The novel deftly weaves together the best elements of historical fiction, romance, and modern vampire lore. Delivered in a variety of historical as well as modern...
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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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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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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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Hibernate
Marcy Dermansky reviews
“Oh, what a writer. Elizabeth Eslami continuously surprises and amazes. Hibernate is a collection of unique and astonishing stories.”
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ORIGINAL BLOOD: Gailene's Vow (book one)
Amazon reviews
And I have to admit, Original Blood not only held my attention, it gripped me. As in, I couldn't close the damned thing to go get some sleep. It's just simply a...
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Mail & Guardian reviews
This interface of white people and the Xhosa seems to be Whyle’s current and enduring fascination, and he renders it pared down to the essentials, in measured 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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ORIGINAL BLOOD: Gailene's Vow (book one)
Amazon reviews
This is a vampire story that is not the usual run of the mill. It is a story that you take your time reading since it is much deeper than most vampire books. It is...
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