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Muriel's War: An American Heiress in the Nazi Resistance
Jerusalem Post reviews
"With Muriel’s War, Sheila Isenberg has performed an act of historic justice, at long last giving Muriel Gardiner the credit she deserves...
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Muriel's War: An American Heiress in the Nazi Resistance
Chicago Jewish Star reviews
“A new biography Muriel’s War … is a story of courage and heroism. Chicago-born Muriel Gardiner was the daughter of a Protestant mother and a Jewish father, and...
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Muriel's War: An American Heiress in the Nazi Resistance
San Diego Jewish World reviews
“The life of Muriel Gardiner … is truly heartwarming – the number of lives she saved, or at least had a hand in saving, was incredibly great. And the saga of her...
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Muriel's War: An American Heiress in the Nazi Resistance
  “Terrible times can elicit extraordinary deeds even from ordinary people, and Muriel Gardner was anything but ordinary … If some portion of Gardiner’s...
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Charlotte Observer reviews
Scott Owens' new poetry collection, "Something Knows the Moment," wastes no time submerging readers in his theme, a candid investigation, sometimes raw and...
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The Darkness of Bones
Irish Times reviews
  “The Darkness of Bones recreates the details of a child sex abuse scandal [Kincora] with shivery vividness.”  
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The Dark Place
RTE 1 Arena reviews
    “Millar is possibly unique among crime writers, that I know of, and the real world that he experiences. He was in the Maze prison, on The Blanket,...
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Booklist reviews
  “Irish crime writer, Sam Millar (The Redemption Factory) is back with a brand new anti-hero, Karl Kane… Thirty years ago Robert Mitchum and Michael Winner...
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The Redemption Factory
Warner Brothers reviews
   “While most writers sit in their study and make it up, Sam Millar has lived it and every sentence in his new novel, The Redemption Factory, evokes a...
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On The Brinks
Esquire Magazine reviews
 “Naked…for years on end in a freezing cell…beatings…whatever…Millar went through it all.”
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Meanwhile, thousands of miles away on an Indian pueblo in New Mexico, a young female agent with the Bureau of Land Management puts some muscle into a homicide case...
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Cover art for Heavenly Sex, Black Moss Press, 2002
THE FIDDLEHEAD, issue #231, SPRING 2007, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton NB, Canada reviews
THE FIDDLEHEAD, issue #231, SPRING 2007 (University of New Brunswick, Fredericton NB, Canada) Review by: Robert Priest GOD IS IN THE CRACKS, A NARRATIVE IN VOICES...
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Be the Star You Are!
www.SuccessCommonSense.com reviews
Review of Be the Star You Are! 99 gifts for Living, Loving, Laughing, and Learning to Make a Difference by Cynthia Brian REVIEWED by Bud Bilanch, The Common Sense...
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The River of Winged Dreams
Goodreads reviews
What I particularly noticed was the commentary on historical events, such as 9/11. There were also tributes to figures in American life past and present, figures...
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Perfect Red
The Compulsive Reader reviews
Through Lucy Lawrence, the 21 year old heroine of Perfect Red, author Jennie Nash shows present-day readers what it was like to be an intelligent young...
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Myth of the Simple Mchines
The L Magazine reviews
The beauty of a simple machine is its ability to accomplish something extraordinary simply: a pen, say, some paper, and the capacity to leap headfirst into the...
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Philadelphia Stories, Fiction, Art, Poetry of the Delaware Valley reviews
"In his newest book, Primitive Mood, David Moolten picks at humanity’s darkest tendencies and deepest capacities for suffering. Like a patchwork quilt of the...
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Mark's Writers Bloc reviews
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Wayworn Wooden Floors
The Montreal Review of Books reviews
  Mark Lavorato is a seasoned traveller, and his first poetry collection, Wayworn Wooden Floors, feels a bit like a suitcase stuffed with souvenirs...
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BOYS OF SUMMER, Edited by Steve Berman
Impressions of a Reader reviews
Last year I read and loved Steve Berman's young adult anthology Speaking Out: LGBTQ Youth Stand Up. This year I knew that as soon as the Boys...
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