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Seattle Times reviews
"...the brief odes to puddles, toys, baby pools, sippy cups and playdates are charming, pointed and funny, a perfect un-sentimental Mother's Day gift for new...
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Help Me Live: 20 Things People with Cancer Want You to Know
Bay Area BusinessWoman News reviews
I read Hope's book, Help Me Live, as though I had a loving sister on my shoulder, murmuring in my ear that what I have to offer is enough: Just slow down, listen...
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The Outlaw Bible of American Poetry
San Francisco Chronicle reviews
For Alan Kaufman, the late San Francisco vagabond wordsmith Jack Micheline represented the true spirit of poetry. ``He would beg destiny for a break,'' recalls...
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Baba: A Return to China Upon My Father's Shoulders
Kirkus Reviews reviews
The tension between ancient rituals and modern reality elevates these tales from the merely beautiful into an astonishing personal vision, and a unique portrait ...
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The Odyssey of a Manchurian
Library Journal reviews
Yang recounts the trek her father made down the length of China to escape civil war and hunger as Mao Zedong Communist battled Chiang Kai-shek's Nationalist for...
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Voya reviews
VOYA-Starred Review April 2007 Beaudoin, Sean. Going Nowhere Fast. Little,...
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Help Me Live: 20 Things People with Cancer Want You to Know
Breast Cancer Action News reviews
Hope [is] first and foremost is a great storyteller. If you invited her to a dinner party, you would actually encourage her to share her observations on cancer as...
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Help Me Live: 20 Things People with Cancer Want You to Know
CURE magazine reviews
Even though I am a 20-year survivor, I needed to be reminded about what people in the throes of cancer need, and Lori Hope’s book is...
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McSweeneys.net reviews
Readers of the quarterly know Ms. Ehrhardt's stories from Issues 14 and 16, and now there's a whole book of them together in one place, which is very convenient....
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Time Out Chicago reviews
Her characters, all living in or around New Orleans, are flawed and selfish, and yet it’s impossible to avert one’s gaze. Each story is like a perfectly wrapped...
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Rainbow Reviews reviews
Author Linda Morganstein delivers an enticing novel well-couched in Hollywood history with intriguing subplots such as Stella's deaf sister (who along with other...
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Midwest Review reviews
"To Tempt the Wolf is an extremely enjoyable and fascinating read. I am impressed with the way Spears has added her own unique twist, mixing it into the realm of...
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The Virtual Mummy
Victoria College Library reviews
"This slim (60 page) volume describes an interdisciplinary research project on an approximately 2,000 year old Egyptian mummy acquired by the Spurlock Museum on...
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An Apple Pie for Dinner
School Library Journal reviews
Told with folkloric flair, this scrumptious tale is perfect for reading aloud to a broad range of ages… Every library will want a copy.
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Bookpleasures.com reviews
What do Diana’s studying and painting of Greek and Roman mythology have to do with the surprise ending? You will have to read this well crafted, well-researched...
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Amy J Ramsey reviews
Terry Spear really knows how to ensnare her readers! Seduced by the Wolf has everything a paranormal romance reader wants; sensualness, adventure, excitement, are...
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The Poet's Quarterly reviews
Why a memoir? Why Daughters of Empire? I'm probably what you'd call an "accidental" memoirist. Although I've always loved reading memoir and have been drawn...
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Kirkus Reviews reviews
PLEASE IGNORE VERA DIETZ Author: King, A.S. A star is assigned to books of unusual merit, determined by the editors of Kirkus Reviews. A harrowing but ultimately...
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Publishers Weekly reviews
Please Ignore Vera Dietz A.S. King, Knopf, $16.99 (336p) ISBN 978-0-375-86586-2 Beginning with the funeral of Charlie Kahn, high school senior Vera's neighbor and...
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Tucson Citizen reviews
Her book chronicles the ending of her marriage, one that she claims should have lasted forever, or at least five years.
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