where the writers are

Published Reviews

The Radiant City - Paperback
The New Brunswick Reader reviews
"Beautifully wrought style of prose. . . an intensity of images and ideas not easily left behind with the closing of the back cover . . . a story of modern times...
Read More »
The Stubborn Season
The Globe & Mail reviews
"Lauren B. Davis’s The Stubborn Season ranges through a wide landscape of history and intimacy, thwarted private dreams and public oppression … a skilful weaving...
Read More »
The Stubborn Season
The Montreal Gazette reviews
The Stubborn Season is precise, polished … bind[s] the attention through the excellence of its sharp, precise prose, generously laced with authentic history....
Read More »
The Stubborn Season
Quill & Quire reviews
"Lauren Davis’s debut novel, The Stubborn Season, is as close as you'd want to get to the Depression without being there ... meticulous research informs...
Read More »
The Stubborn Season
The Toronto Star reviews
"A gleaming debut … a terrific first novel … compelling social history … This is a wonderful novel … every character is sincerely drawn; these sentences just...
Read More »
Our Daily Bread
Quill & Quire (Starred Review) reviews
With her new novel, Montreal-born writer Lauren B. Davis, who currently lives in Princeton, New Jersey, has created a powerful, harrowing and deeply unsettling...
Read More »
FOOL FOR LOVE
GLBT Bookshelf reviews
If you asked me which of these short stories was my favorite, I don’t believe that I would be able to give you an answer. Each touched me in a different way: ‘...
Read More »
Keeponbookcover.jpg
Library Journal reviews
Sullivan (The White Stripes: Sweethearts of the Blues) combines impressive research and wide-ranging interviews in a multilayered narrative about the power of...
Read More »
Keeponbookcover.jpg
Kirkus Reviews reviews
A pleasing survey of soul music, from Lead Belly to Johnny Otis to Michael Franti to Louis Farrakhan.
Read More »
Keeponbookcover.jpg
Pop Matters reviews
Tellingly, Sullivan paints with condensed strokes, documenting in succinct sections how the music segued with powerful protest movements to smash disfranchisement...
Read More »
STG book cover.jpg
NPR's All Things Considered reviews
Elizabeth McKenzie offers a selection of hauntingly true-to-life short stories.
Read More »
blood drama cover--eBook.jpg
DWED Reviews reviews
I loved this book from page 1. As the story begins we meet Ian a man who is on edge as he finds himself losing everything he has worked so hard to obtain. As he...
Read More »
Brigid's Cloak by Bryce Milligan
Publishers Weekly (Starred Review) reviews
Told with the gripping delivery of a well-seasoned storyteller, this tale of a fifth-century Irish saint has the broad appeal of folklore while retaining the power...
Read More »
Boneyard cover
Library Journal reviews
In this follow-up to her debut, Tunnels, Gagnon delivers another psychological crime thriller again featuring FBI special agent Kelly Jones, who closely resembles...
Read More »
prisonersdilemma new cover.jpg
Red Room reviews
Despite the chattering masses insistence that we have left behind the shackles of monochromatic forms, most lovers of literature remain lodged within the confines...
Read More »
little hut.jpg
TimeOut Hong Kong reviews
Chiew-Siah Tei is a master storyteller, and a rare talent. The Malaysian writer has that magical ability of being able to weave a spell over her readers, with...
Read More »
Book Cover, Photo by the Author
Leland Poague, Screening The Past reviews
"The authority Taylor cites in adducing the Jacobean features of The white devil employs “the Baroque Tradition of pictorial representation” (p. 44) to model the...
Read More »
BTSYATEENS-GOLD.jpg
A Book and a Dish reviews
Be the Star You Are! For Teens – Review by Martha A. Cheves, Author of Stir, Laugh, Repeat ‘The three tools for being a star and living your dream: 1. Smile – When...
Read More »
COLDROOMCroppedsmall.jpg
Notes from the Handbasket, a blog by Laura Benedict reviews
One of my favorite J.T. Ellison quotes is, "Just how many serial killers can Nashville have?" J.T. is the bestselling author of the Taylor Jackson thriller novel...
Read More »
The Fear Within: Spies, Commies, and American Democracy on Trial
Los Angeles Times reviews
In his cogent, nuanced account of the 1949 prosecution of American communists under the Smith Act, former Los Angeles Times staff writer Scott Martelle sees this...
Read More »