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Published Reviews

Light
Chelsea Station Magazine reviews
Light manages to balance a playful sense of humour, hot sex scenes, and provocative thinking about the meanings of individuality, acceptance, pride, and love....
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The Pact
Book Cover reviews
“Every once in awhile you read a book that takes you beyond the edge of the known and into the timeless realm of the soul. The Pact: Messages from the Other Side...
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Beirut in Shades of Grey
Amazon.com reviews
"Beirut in Shades of Grey" is written from the pathos of one who has had their "hands in the fire." It captures the political conflict of the Lebanese civil war...
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Leah
Richard Bunning Books and Reviews reviews
Leah is not just a book with many of the traditional elements of romance, it is a life art experience. This is a moving tapestry, every bit as perceptive as we...
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Leah
Humble Musings of a Literary Kind reviews
I am ruminating upon the theme of literary mood; that overarching fluidity of nebulous things, defined and captured not in the solidity of word or specificity of...
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The Newsroom Mafia
Mid Day reviews
With the arrest of a journalist in the J Dey murder case, the media is under the scanner. The recent launch of a novel, The Newsroom Mafia, probing the nexus...
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The New Indian Express reviews
Oswald Pereira’s second novel, The Revenge of the Naked Princess takes the reader to unfamiliar and sinister stories of forced conversions in 16th Century India...
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The Speaking Tree, a Times of India Publication reviews
t’s a heady cocktail of violence, rape, lust, betrayal, Christian conversion and history, writes ARUN GANAPATHY  There’s more too, but all the elements...
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Buddha Breaking Up
Various reviews
"I bought this book looking for answers to why I was still hanging onto the pain and disappointment of my divorce, which occurred six years ago. This has been...
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PUBLISHER'S WEEKLY reviews
“Axioms like ‘One man’s trash is another man’s treasure’ and ‘Beauty is in the eye of the beholder’ come gracefully to life in Schindler’s tale about the value...
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Portland Tribune reviews
Casagrande exhibits total comfort with her topic. Every chapter focuses on a seeming fallacy of grammar and then discloses whether it is, in fact, wrong. She is...
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Winnipeg Free Press reviews
"Lavorato balances the present, visceral moment with deep subtext, and what results is great, even beautiful writing."
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Talking Heads Fear of Music (33 1/3)
The Guardian reviews
"At the peak, in 1980 or 1981, my identification was so complete that I might have wished to wear the album Fear of Music in place of my head so as to be more...
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Mainstream Fiction reviews
In Venezuela, fifteen year old Irene Dos Santos is on vacation with her best friend Lily Martinez when she vanishes. Everyone assumes she probably drowned though...
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Minneapolis Star Tribune reviews
When the movie "10" came out, a group of high school girlfriends in Ames, Iowa, decided that Karen, the one with the longest hair, should be transformed into Bo...
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We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves
The New York Times reviews
To experience this novel exactly as the author intended, a reader should avoid the flap copy and everything else written about it. Including this review. 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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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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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 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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