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LOLA,CALIFORNIA, the new novel by Edie Meidav (comes out July 5, 2011)
The Faster Times reviews
Meidav succeeds brilliantly in creating an authentic friendship between Lana and Rose, one that is messy, captivating, and durable. The Lolas are their most...
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Booklist Magazine reviews
★ Fifteen-year-old Lucky Linderman doesn’t feel lucky. After creating an ill-conceived school survey on suicide, he is besieged by well-meaning but...
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Where All The Dead Lie
Publishers Weekly reviews
Ellison's seventh Taylor Jackson thriller (after So Close the Hand of Death) reduces the body count from previous installments but maintains the tension as the...
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THE BRAHMS DECEPTION
Tor.com reviews
The Brahms Deception is the follow-up to Louise Marley’s Mozart’s Blood. (I wrote about this novel here, and the new book has a few glancing references to its...
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THE BRAHMS DECEPTION
Publishers Weekly reviews
“Marley’s second excursion into musical history (after 2010′s Mozart’s Blood) plays what-if with the relationship between Clara Schumann and Johannes Brahms, 14...
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BC Bookworld reviews
In life, one of Sarah’s goals was to understand China and its people, and she succeeds. In "The Empress and Mrs. Conger", Hayter-Menzies succeeds at understanding...
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THE TEACHER
NewBookReviews reviews
Robert Banfelder's newest psychological thriller,THE TEACHER, involves a diabolical and cunning serial killer. Clarence Emery is described as the most prolific...
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Men of the Mean Streets
Out in Print reviews
Take the powerhouse trio that opens this collection as an example: ‘Nathan Burgoine’s “Keeping the Faith” is an incredibly successful foray into hard-boiled...
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An Inspector Horton Marine Mystery Crime Novel
Kirkus Reviews reviews
Horton presses on to clear up a skein of crime as tangled as one of the harbor’s ancient fishing nets. Rowson’s latest should please both Andy Horton fans and...
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LOLA,CALIFORNIA, the new novel by Edie Meidav (comes out July 5, 2011)
AV Club - The Onion reviews
A decades-old murder in New Age-inflected Berkeley forces a reunion between two high-school best friends in Edie Meidav’s textured, disquieting third novel. Lola,...
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Seattle Post Intelligencer reviews
This One Is Mine By Maria Semple Little Brown, 303 pages, $24.99 Dec. 4 A veteran TV comedy writer, recently relocated to Seattle, concocts a sharp-witted look at...
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http://www.columbiaspectator.com/2009/09/07/eric-barnes-novel-shimmer-science-fiction-meets-ponzi-sc reviews
. “[The] characters are the novel’s primary concern …. Shimmer is pervaded by a sense of solitude. … The descriptions of computers, networks, and information are...
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The Enoch Factor: The Sacred Art of Knowing God
Lexington reviews
With the very first sentence Steve McSwain captured my own thoughts and spirit. From there I journeyed page by page with him through his own spiritual experience...
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Cartel: The Coming Invasion of Mexico's Drug Wars
Small Wars Journal reviews
Book Review: Cartel: The Coming Invasion of Mexico’s Drug Wars by Dennis J. Castellanos Journal Article | December 1, 2011 - 7:08am Cartel: The Coming Invasion of...
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Shadows and Ghosts
amazon.com reviews
This novel, winner of the First Book Contest sponsored by Fairleigh Dickinson University (and Serving House Books), delves into the "shadows" and "ghosts" of many...
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Dirty Words: A Literary Encyclopedia of Sex
Oprah's O Magazine reviews
A Handful of Lust ORGY IS A WORD that fills your mouth like a wild oyster that's just a little too big to (comfortably) swallow." That's one of many juicy-or...
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Broken Frontiers reviews
Nevertheless, four issues have come and gone and…I’m…my god, but I think I’m hooked on a comic called “Dominatrix”.
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The Guardian reviews
Halfway through this novel, with three murders on his mind and the stench of an 1868 St Petersburg summer ripe in his nostrils, investigating magistrate Porfiry...
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Library Journal reviews
Famous British rocker/blues guitarist JP Kinkaid has one of those golden life moments when young music journalist Ches Kobel introduces him to Bulldog Moody. Ches...
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The Proxy Assassin"
ForeWord Magazine reviews
The Proxy Assassin Book Three of the American Spy Trilogy ForeWord Review “Dumb cowards live longer than smart heroes,” quips reluctant spy Hal Schroeder as his...
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