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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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Mending Horses
School Library Journal reviews
"Barker's deft sketches even endow most peripheral characters with individuality... Barker fashions a well-researched roster of circus eccentrics to serve as a...
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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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The New Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone
The Wall Street Journal reviews
I'm not a fan of recipes. I rarely use cookbooks, although I can't seem to stop writing them. But I prefer to concentrate on techniques rather than steps and...
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Publishers Weekly reviews
Jensen’s second novel, a twist on the Peter Pan story which reconceives of Captain Hook as a tragic hero, shows how she’s matured as a writer since her excellent...
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Ramblings of an Elfpire reviews
I really enjoyed this book! The writing style was what made this for me; the way that the author created the atmosphere and suspense was artistic and beautiful,...
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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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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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The Pact
Book Front Cover reviews
The Pact: Messages from the Other Side is a beautifully written illumination of the thin veil between souls and incarnations. We truly do walk within, beside...
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Birds of Paradise Lose
Chicosol.com reviews
  By Lindajoy Fenley © chicoSol  posted April 5 Andrew Lam's short story collection, "Birds of Paradise Lost," lured me into a labyrinth of past and...
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Einstein's Daughter: The Search for Lieserl
Time Magazine reviews
The result is a colorful glimpse of rural Serbian culture, with its patrimonial society, strong family loyalties, female subservience, slow, leisurely discourse....
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mySanAntionio.com reviews
As in her previous three novels, Brenda Webster brings to the fore the complicated and compelling entanglements of the study of Freudian psychology in "Vienna...
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White Snake and Other Stories
City Pages reviews
In Yan's stories it is the small kindness, the brief, tender moment, that surmounts the walls. At these times her characters, no matter how recalcitrant, breathe...
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PoLAR: Political and Legal Anthropology Review May, 2010 reviews
PoLAR: Political and Legal Anthropology Review May, 2010 Book Review *152 PLUNDER: WHEN THE RULE OF LAW IS ILLEGAL UGO MATTEI AND LAURA NADER (WI-LEY-BLACKWELL...
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Shattered by the Wars
Autumn House reviews
I'm writing to let you know that your manuscript, in addition to thirteen others, has been selected as a finalist in the Autumn House Non-Fiction Contest by Mike...
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Let My Colors Out
www.babble.com reviews
No one wants to read this article. I recommend you skip it if you don’t have any female friends. Except you do. And cancer happens. Even to people like you and me...
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The Lost Daughter of Happiness
CCSE English Language and Literature Studies reviews
Abstract It is Yan Geling’s invariable literary thoughts and feelings that express the real deep affections and experiences of women. As a Chinese American...
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The Star Telegram reviews
What it is: Like Peter and the Wolf, this is a children’s story that also serves as an introduction to the orchestra. Snicket, you may recall, is the author of the...
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USA TODAY reviews
What a wonderful title: The Joy of Not Working. Ernie Zelinski's basic message, no matter your career stage: get a well-balanced life and quit relying on your job...
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