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IndieReader reviews
An unpublished author becomes a hit when he deliberately writes a controversial but second-rate novel to get attention, and then must deal with the repercussions....
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Cool Mom Picks reviews
I love children’s books with messages that support our values, but a lot of those books seem to put the messages ahead of the storytelling. In other words, I’d...
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Clarion/Foreword Review reviews
   Create Account Log In Book Awards268 Days Left great books independent voices Home > Book Reviews > Fiction > Mystery > Photofinish...
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Volume 16, Edition 4, April 2014 issue of Stirring: A Literary Collection reviews
Review of This Time, While We're Awake by Heather Fowler New Orleans: Aqueous Books, 2013. 326 pgs. $14.00 It may seem incongruous to apply the word "pleasurable...
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Mending Horses
Booklist reviews
"Barker skillfully evokes the realities of class, racial, and gender oppression in the nineteenth century through a rich cast, lifelike setting, and complex,...
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School Library Journal reviews
"Barker's deft sketches even endow most peripheral characters with individuality... Barker fashions a well-researched roster of circus eccentrics to serve as a...
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Daily News reviews
Whyle... transforms written history into literature. Where the report gives sketchy outlines, he reimagines this as the war of people against nature, and of people...
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The New Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone
The Wall Street Journal reviews
I'm not a fan of recipes. I rarely use cookbooks, although I can't seem to stop writing them. But I prefer to concentrate on techniques rather than steps and...
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Publishers Weekly reviews
Jensen’s second novel, a twist on the Peter Pan story which reconceives of Captain Hook as a tragic hero, shows how she’s matured as a writer since her excellent...
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Ramblings of an Elfpire reviews
I really enjoyed this book! The writing style was what made this for me; the way that the author created the atmosphere and suspense was artistic and beautiful,...
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Birds of Paradise Lose
Chicosol.com reviews
  By Lindajoy Fenley © chicoSol  posted April 5 Andrew Lam's short story collection, "Birds of Paradise Lost," lured me into a labyrinth of past and...
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Winnipeg Free Press reviews
"Lavorato balances the present, visceral moment with deep subtext, and what results is great, even beautiful writing."
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The Satanic Versus
The New York Times reviews
Talent? Not in question. Big talent. Ambition? Boundless ambition. Salman Rushdie is a storyteller of prodigious powers, able to conjure up whole geographies,...
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White Snake and Other Stories
City Pages reviews
In Yan's stories it is the small kindness, the brief, tender moment, that surmounts the walls. At these times her characters, no matter how recalcitrant, breathe...
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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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The Banquet Bug
The Asian Review of Books reviews
Yan leads the readers into a labyrinth of "phoney" things: freelance journalists from phantom newsgroups, flashing cameras that produce no photograph,...
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Bookbrowse.com reviews
Rating: 5 of 5 of 5 by Julie (Peoria IL). A Quick Read, Quirky & HeartwarmingThis was a book unlike any I've ever read before. I was hooked within the first...
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A Place Far Away
Kirkus Reviews reviews
“Zanoyan illuminates the seedy world of sex trafficking in the newly independent states of the former USSR. …  The rarely discussed subject matter from a...
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The Organiser reviews
Indian Muslims are ghettoed in Pakistan Farzana Versey has brought out history through her travel fable that holds bare the social milieu enshrining the...
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