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Funny in Farsi: A Memoir of Growing Up Iranian in America
LA Weekly reviews
“…Funny in Farsi, is an enjoyably and believably simplistic reminder of how good — despite bigger and wealthier men’s attempts to muck it up — we have it here….”
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Funny in Farsi: A Memoir of Growing Up Iranian in America
Library Journal reviews
Today, as Middle Easterners in the United States are subject to racial profiling, stereotyping, and sometimes violence, this book provides a valuable glimpse into...
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The True Sources of the Nile
The New York Times reviews
Sarah Stone's fine first novel is about a love affair between Anne Copeland, a 37-year-old Californian doing human rights work in central Africa, and Jean-Pierre...
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The True Sources of the Nile
Publishers Weekly reviews
About that title: experts disagree, citing no fewer than five possible sites. Anne, a human rights activist working in Burundi, finds the avowed source there...
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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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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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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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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
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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The National Post reviews
While his characters drive the action, Lavorato’s unwavering eye is at its best when observing and describing the city itself, which continues to grapple with many...
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ORIGINAL BLOOD: Gailene's Vow (book one)
Amazon reviews
I knew I wanted to read this book from the start. Yet once I started I could not put it down. Wonderful story about finding love and family. I found it to be Very...
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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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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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Ghost Orchid
Amazon.com reviews
Revisiting haunted Green Mansions in the Everglades, March 21, 2014 By Peter H. Green (St. Louis, MO United States) - See all my reviews (REAL NAME)  ...
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Catalina Kiss
Book Club Mom reviews
I think the strongest part of the book is in the second half, where Gwen struggles to discover who she is. Also good are Gwen’s relationships with her father and...
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