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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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Globe and Mail reviews
Women will do anything for love. That much is clear in Victoria Zackheim's revealing - and riveting - collection of female-authored essays in The Other Woman. The...
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The Anatomist paperback
New York Times Book Review reviews
Henry Gray, the man behind Gray’s Anatomy (he had the help of a fellow doctor who created the drawings), became Hayes’s obsession. He finds out as much as he can...
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Library Journal reviews
A more common name for the "crying tree" is the willow, and one grows near Steven (Shep) Stanley's grave in Blaine, OR. This 15-year-old was killed in his home,...
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The Seattle Times reviews
Seattle-based opera singer/novelist Louise Marley knits together two related plot lines — a contemporary story about a therapist in deadly peril from a patient,...
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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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Jesus Freaks
San Francisco Chronicle reviews
Jesus Freaks is an impressive feat of investigative history, bringing to light the warped worldview and abusive sexual and disciplinary practices of a deluded...
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The War of the Roses—The Children
bookideas.com reviews
Sequels can be tricky and dangerous. Just ask Laurence J. Peter, who, with Raymond Hull, wrote in 1969 a ground-breaking book, The Peter Principle, the...
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The True Sources of the Nile
BookPage reviews
A ghastly scene in Sarah Stone's fascinating first novel, The True Sources of the Nile, starkly illustrates the saying that one death is a tragedy and a million...
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New York Journal of Books reviews
  Isaac is a witty, dazzlingly intellectual story, an exploration of morality in the contemporary world, a true Modern Fable which, as one might expect...
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The News, Pakistan reviews
Being a Muslim in India is a tough job. Threatened and terrorised by a growing number of Hindu militant extremists, and constantly looked at with suspicion and...
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