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Published Reviews

Reality Boy
Bulletin for the Center for Children’s Books at the University of Chicago reviews
Anger has long been the driving force in Gerald’s life, a fact that first came to prominence on national television, when he was five and his family starred in the...
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Reality Boy
School Library Journal reviews
✭"King’s trademarks–attuned first-person narrative, convincing dialogue, realistic language, and fitting quirkiness–connect effectively in this disturbing, yet...
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Reality Boy
Kirkus Reviews reviews
★ "Heart-pounding and heartbreaking...This is no fairy-tale romance, but a compulsively readable portrait of two imperfect teens learning to trust each other...
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Reality Boy
Publishers Weekly reviews
★ "This is a story about healing, and although Gerald stumbles as he takes his first steps, his candor invites sympathy from the first page." --PW
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Amazon reviews
Brian Kavanagh has done it again. Another great mystery "A WICKED DESIGN" starring Belinda Lawrence and Hazel Whitby. After learning of the death of a very dear...
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This is How You Die
Beguiling Books and Art reviews
But one of my favourite stories is Ryan North’s “Cancer”, which imagines a way the machine could help treat cancer. But more importantly, it’s a very affecting,...
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Revenant Road
Chaotic Compendiums reviews
Revenant Road is very entertaining.  It's funny, gross, macabre, imaginative, brutal, silly, and all those other adjectives that describe a good read.  ...
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Bounce Forward
IndieReader.com reviews
IndieReader Approved - 4 out of 5 stars Bounce Forward is a well-rounded, empowering and unpretentious guide to success in life by accepting "weaknesses",...
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Lavender Menace
Out in Print reviews
The telepath in ‘Nathan Burgoine’s brilliant “Lesser Evil,” tips his way into a love affair with Aleph, implanting a suggestion that Aleph loves him. Burgoine’s...
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Amazon reviews
I absolutely loved reading this sequel to Webs of Power, but one doesn't have to read or even remember the details of the characters of the first book to...
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New York Times Book Review reviews
WHATEVER troubles me about the nine stories in Adam Haslett's first collection, or about the sensibility of their youngish author (he's in his early 30's), has...
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A Highland Werewolf Wedding
Deb's Book Bag reviews
A Highland Werewolf Wedding is the eleventh book in the Heart of the Wolf series by Terry Spear. This highly acclaimed series is well known for Spear's great...
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BookTrib reviews
The two Christopher Meeks books that I have read to date are Love at Absolute Zero, which remains a personal favorite (in my top five of 2011), and his recent...
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The Fractured World
Wild Goose Poetry Review reviews
The Fractured World by Scott Owens (Main Street Rag, 2008, http://www.mainstreetrag.com/store/) Review by Tim Peeler The Fractured World by Scott Owens is a three...
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Amazon.com reviews
These are bardic poems, but not at all presumptuous or abstract. Berdeshevsky's earned them by her life fully lived, her compassion, and the music that makes them...
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Michael Dennis Blogspot reviews
White Sheets is Brahic's second book of poems (her first book of poetry was published outside of Canada)  and is jammed full of poetic gems.  Brahic...
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Sacramento Press reviews
"...this is one of the best books I’ve read in a very long time, memoir or otherwise."
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"Beautiful Soon Enough"
"Pleiades" 30.2 A Journal of New Writing reviews
"...'Beautiful Soon Enough' is one of those books you'd do well to read twice...the first time, just sit back and let the language and images (these stories are...
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THE BARFIGHTER
Publishers Weekly reviews
Goldman (Where the Money Is) brings to life the sleazy underbelly of professional boxing in the 1980s, where double crosses, thievery and cheating were commonplace...
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Hickory Wind: The Life and Times of Gram Parsons
New York Times reviews
Re: Gram Parsons: All this is quite a résumé for someone who didn't even live as long as Kurt Cobain, Jimi Hendrix or Jim Morrison. Parsons died from taking too...
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