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Shadows and Ghosts
Ebook Review Gal reviews
"Would you question your own sanity if a deceased relative suddenly made their presence known to you?  Ida Mae Glick surely did. "Shadows and Ghosts is an...
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Havana Lost
Booklist reviews
The Cuban Revolution is the rich backdrop for this riveting historical thriller. In the days just prior to the revolution, life in Cuba is difficult. Spies are...
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Deadly Times
Publishers Weekly reviews
History buffs and scholars of the modern Age of Terror will devour this detailed account. 
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Deadly Times
Amazon Books reviews
Lew Irwin has come along and set the record straight with an historical work that will leave its footprints on the sands of time.
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Deadly Times
Amazon Books reviews
Lew Irwin has come along and set the record straight with an historical work that will leave its footprints on the sands of time.
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Deadly Times
L.A. Weekly reviews
One can only imagine how an ideologically bent, academic writer would have treated such a subject. Fortunately Irwin, a veteran L.A. television journalist, is an...
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Reality Boy
Bulletin for the Center for Children’s Books at the University of Chicago reviews
Anger has long been the driving force in Gerald’s life, a fact that first came to prominence on national television, when he was five and his family starred in the...
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Reality Boy
School Library Journal reviews
✭"King’s trademarks–attuned first-person narrative, convincing dialogue, realistic language, and fitting quirkiness–connect effectively in this disturbing, yet...
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Reality Boy
Kirkus Reviews reviews
★ "Heart-pounding and heartbreaking...This is no fairy-tale romance, but a compulsively readable portrait of two imperfect teens learning to trust each other...
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Reality Boy
Publishers Weekly reviews
★ "This is a story about healing, and although Gerald stumbles as he takes his first steps, his candor invites sympathy from the first page." --PW
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Library Journal, starred review reviews
Richmond (Dream of the Blue Room) has written a mesmerizing novel of loss and grief, hope and redemption, and the endurance of love.
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The Deseret News reviews
Patricia V. Davis, author of “The Diva Doctrine: 16 Universal Principles Every Woman Needs to Know,” has some advice for women on becoming a true diva. This is not...
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Kindle and Nook available now; print available September 17
This Miss Loves to Read reviews
Love at Absolute Zero is a gem of a book, and as I rarely begin a review with such a direct declaration, you can be sure that I truly enjoyed reading this story,...
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Bone Worship, by Elizabeth Eslami
The Inkslinger reviews
"Elizabeth Eslami’s debut novel is a culture clash from the get-go, but it’s a beautifully written clash filled with the most familiar kinds of yearning, both...
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Sisters of Misery
Amazon.com reviews
SISTERS OF MISERY Megan Kelley Hall Kensington, Aug 2008, $9.95 9780758226792 Hawthorne is right next door to Salem; and at the times of the witch hunts three...
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Creative Loafing reviews
Scott Owens has produced a more satisfying book in The Persistence of Faith.  There are some unforgettable imaginative feats in this thin tome.  Almost all occur...
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Chico Enterprise Record/ Buzz Arts Supplement reviews
Chico writer/photographer's delicious new children's book features old Beijing Time was when Chico's Doug Keister loped around the country photographing...
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The Hollins Critic reviews
Coming to Rest By Kathryn Stripling Byer. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2006. $16.95 (pa.) In her latest collection, Coming to Rest, North...
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EASY INNOCENCE
Kirkus Reviews reviews
Private eye Georgia Davis battles on behalf of a mentally challenged man charged with murder. After being suspended from the force and dumped by a fellow cop,...
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New York Times reviews
Adrienne Mayor's third and latest book, "Fossil Legends of the First Americans" a combination of history, archaeology, folklore and old-fashioned...
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