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Kindle and Nook available now; print available September 17
Drey's Library reviews
Gunnar Gunderson is a geek (yes, he is) who gets hit with the revelation that he doesn't want to live out the rest of his life alone. So he decides it's time to...
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Do Chocolate Lovers Have Sweeter Babies?:  The Surprising Science of Pregnancy
Boston Globe reviews
Pregnancy is full of paradoxes. As Jena Pincott points out in this entertaining look at some of the big questions about babies and birth, our stomachs are...
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Daughters of the Revolution
The New Yorker reviews
It is 1969, and Carole Faust, one of this dexterous novel's several protagonists, becomes the first female student at a boys' boarding school in Massachusetts, "a...
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Daughters of the Revolution
New York Times Book Review reviews
In the opening chapter of Carolyn Cooke’s “Daughters of the Revolution,” two young men go kayaking off the coast south of Boston. It is 1963 and both men are...
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Daughters of the Revolution
San Francisco Chronicle reviews
The first thing I must say - forgive me, I can't help myself - is that "Daughters of the Revolution" is so good you have to read it. The paragraphs below will...
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Kindle and Nook available now; print available September 17
Book Club Classics reviews
When Christopher Meeks contacted me because his latest novel was soon to published, I was thrilled. I had read and reviewed two of his earlier works — The...
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Wichita Eagle reviews
Enright ably documents the Johnsons' travels as well as the immense amount of planning and preparation — and promotion — needed to make them happen. She balances...
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Remain In Light
Chicago Center for Literature & Photography reviews
Great as a standalone book, or even better as part two of a grander whole, this is the rare sequel that easily outperforms its predecessor in just about any way...
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Middle-East Mezze
Amazon.com reviews
I found these poems worth reading, more than once.  They are thinking poems, designed to make the reader also think.  I like their sparseness, the way...
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National Geographic Traveler reviews
A nice mention in a great publication.
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The Newark Star Ledger reviews
You have now entered a Chick-Lit-Free Zone,' warns this debut novel on Page 1. And it's true: There's nothing pink and frilly about this tale of three high-school...
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Perfume River
http://www.fertel.com/forums/Forum13/HTML/000009.html reviews
Perfume Dreams is, to me, a storybook. Lam’s words, even the title, give me the chills. There are ghosts at work in this book, figures and objects and charred...
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Hootcat Hill Paperback--coming March 2009
Bookwitch Blog reviews
The badger sent me’, says Linnet’s friend Petroc by way of explanation, when he turns up unexpectedly in the middle of Lucy Coats’s book Hootcat Hill. I just can’t...
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Cover the Butter
Kirkus, Booklist, Author Reviews reviews
A brilliant debut novel with a depth and warmth reminiscent of Maeve Binchy. -- Trisha Ashley, author of Singled Out and Every Woman for Herself It is poignant,...
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With the Wind, Kevin Dolan by Bryce Milligan
San Antonio Express-News reviews
Bryce Milligan cleverly telescopes time back to pre-revolutionary Texas to recount the adventures of some hardy Irish immigrants in...
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Shelf Abuse reviews
I’d recommend this pint-sized graphic novel to any reader who hasn’t already scoffed at the premise.
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Desicritics.org reviews
Like in the fairy tale genre, all quests in the novel cause great suffering, and are futile. A desire to be 'above average' defines it's own limits, and even those...
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Utamaro Revealed
Museum of East Asian Art, Bath reviews
Gina Collia-Suzuki gave a mesmerising talk at the Museum of East Asian Art regarding Utamaro's depictions of real-life Japanese men and women, focusing on his...
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