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Published Reviews

God Particle
Reader's Favorite reviews
Toby Tate did a great job with God Particle and I finished it in just two sessions...
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Adé: A Love Story
Advance reviews reviews
“I want to say Adé reads like a memoir, but this heartbreaking, poetic tale of romance versus reality does more than that: it reads like truth. Lush...
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Kirkus reviews
VanHecke’s free-verse narrative is compelling, informative and emotive, telling the story by year from 1861 to 1863. Ladd uses acrylic and pastel paints with...
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Indie Reviews reviews
I’ve been a fan of ‘Nathan Burgoine’s short fiction since reading his first published story “Heart” in the critically acclaimed anthology Fool For Love: New Gay...
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The Covert Messiah
https://www.kirkusreviews.com/book-reviews/j-r-lankford/the-covert-messiah/ reviews
"extremely well-orchestrated plot...engaging, tense."
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Halfway to the Stars
Amazon.com reviews
the title of Daniel Curzon's new book might lead one to think it would be an innocuous collection of heartwarming tales that a tourist might choose for a vacation...
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Kaua'i Kids in Peace and War
Hawaii Book Blog reviews
In Bill Fernandez’s previous book, Rainbows Over Kapaʻa, the author touched on the expansive history of the small town he grew up in, “a place of opportunity...
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blurb, Tree Killer Ink reviews
“A Cute Tombstone” exists somewhere between poetry and prose. It satisfies me like a short story, creating a sense of urgency, while surprising me around every...
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Berkeley Poets Cooperative: A History of the Times
Cengage Learning, Gale Interactive reviews
Knowledgeably compliled and deftly edited by Charles Entrekin, "The Berkeley Poets Cooperative: A History of the Times" is a kind of literary/social/cultural/...
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Undercurrent - No. 9 in the DI Andy Horton Mystery Series
Library Journal reviews
Those seeking an outstanding British police procedural will devour the ninth entry in Rowson’s sea-oriented series (after Death Lies Beneath). Rowson’s plotting...
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My Postwar Life
San Jose Mercury News reviews
"My Postwar Life: New Writings From Japan and Okinawa" edited by Elizabeth Mc- Kenzie (Chicago Quarterly Review Books, $19.95, 328 pages). Santa Cruz editor...
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The Lost Daughter of Happiness
Contemporary Literature - Volume 47, Number 4, Winter 2006, pp. 570-600 reviews
Although the name Yan Geling may mean very little to U.S.-based academics, Yan is often commended by scholars in mainland China and Taiwan as one of the most...
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Kindle and Nook available now; print available September 17
Book Geeks (UK) reviews
Remember when you used to hang out at the local boozer hoping to bump into this guy or gal who you couldn’t get out of your head but who refused to do much except...
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Globe and Mail reviews
Women will do anything for love. That much is clear in Victoria Zackheim's revealing - and riveting - collection of female-authored essays in The Other Woman. The...
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The Anatomist paperback
New York Times Book Review reviews
Henry Gray, the man behind Gray’s Anatomy (he had the help of a fellow doctor who created the drawings), became Hayes’s obsession. He finds out as much as he can...
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Library Journal reviews
A more common name for the "crying tree" is the willow, and one grows near Steven (Shep) Stanley's grave in Blaine, OR. This 15-year-old was killed in his home,...
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The Seattle Times reviews
Seattle-based opera singer/novelist Louise Marley knits together two related plot lines — a contemporary story about a therapist in deadly peril from a patient,...
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Baba: A Return to China Upon My Father's Shoulders
Kirkus Reviews reviews
The tension between ancient rituals and modern reality elevates these tales from the merely beautiful into an astonishing personal vision, and a unique portrait ...
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Jesus Freaks
San Francisco Chronicle reviews
Jesus Freaks is an impressive feat of investigative history, bringing to light the warped worldview and abusive sexual and disciplinary practices of a deluded...
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The War of the Roses—The Children
bookideas.com reviews
Sequels can be tricky and dangerous. Just ask Laurence J. Peter, who, with Raymond Hull, wrote in 1969 a ground-breaking book, The Peter Principle, the...
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