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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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Midwest Book Review reviews
Gene Simmons is more than just a tongue and a pretty face for the legendary rock group Kiss. He's also a gifted creator of a fiction/fantasy genre as evidenced by...
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I Can't Complain
Publishers Weekly reviews
In charming and often self-deprecating fashion, novelist Lipman (The View from Penthouse B) has penned an engaging and moving series of essays about her life—...
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Gravities of Center
MELUS (Multi Ethnic Literature in the US) Journal reviews
Barbara J. Pulmano Reyes's debut book of poetry, Gravities of Center, opens with an invocation echoing with the loss and longing of exile: "Found" asks...
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Bay Area Poets Seasonal Review (spring 2009 issue) reviews
WORD DANCING is a rich and opulent anthology of the poet's work. The collages are a welcome, sophisticated addition: diverse elements juxtaposed in a fresh and...
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East Eats West
Hyphen Magazine reviews
From Hyphen Magazine: "In One Passionate Essay, 'Letter to a Young Iraqi Refugee", journalist Andrew Lam, who was forced into exile from Vietnam as a boy, advises...
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Broken Frontiers reviews
Color me impressed: Dominatrix consistently surprises, shattering all expectations (or complete lack thereof) by putting forth entertaining issue after...
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Pirenes Fountain reviews
Yoga Heart: Lines on the Six Perfections By Leza Lowitz2011 Stone Bridge PressReviewed by Mari L’Esperance "All author proceeds from the sale of the book...
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Denver Post reviews
A good part of what makes "The Year of Fog" compulsively readable is the voice of its narrator. Abby's tone is quietly conversational, almost as though...
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Publishers Weekly reviews
“Richmond’s writing is perceptive and heartfelt, her subjects at once edgy and familiar. This is a winning debut.” Publishers Weekly
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Mike Snider’s Formal Blog at the Sonnetarium reviews
"Antonyms" is the most technically interesting of the death/breath poems. It's built like Herbert's "Easter Wings," starting with a pair of...
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