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Birds of Paradise Lose
Shelf Awareness reviews
The 13 stories in Andrew Lam's Birds of Paradise Lost soar like birds in mid-flight, bridging the space between the dreamscape of Vietnam and the glass...
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Depth of Deception (A Titanic Murder Mystery)
IndieReader reviews
Galant masterfully weaves together a multi-layered plot that doles out clues to keep the reader hooked and guessing. Each chapter moves from the story of one...
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The Clean Slate Accord by Sofia Diana Gabel
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Thursday, February 21, 2013   Book Review: The Clean Slate Accord (Short Story) by Sofia Diana Gabel http://teamnerdreviews.blogspot.com/2013/02/book-review...
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Old Man River
Library Journal reviews
Schneider, Paul. Old Man River: The Mississippi River in North American History. Holt. Sept. 2013. 416p. ISBN 9780805091366. $35; ebk. ISBN...
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Renegade Poetics, by Evie Shockley
KCET.org reviews
"Award-winning poet and UCLA English Professor Harryette Mullen is the subject of a compelling chapter; she also provided the inspiration for Shockley's title '...
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KRYMSIN NOCTURNES
Library Journal reviews
In a noir version of the present, a group of immortals known as Olympians engage in an ongoing struggle against a secret cabal of vampires, quasihumans whose...
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KRYMSIN NOCTURNES
Publishers Weekly reviews
Armstead (Darkness Fears) combines elements from Vampire: The Masquerade, hard-boiled detective novels, and techno-thrillers to create a fast-paced, entertaining...
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For One Who Knows How to Own Land
North Carolina Literary Review reviews
Most of the poems in For One Who Knows How to Own Land convey the pain of people learning to endure the circumstances of their life. However, the collection is a...
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Birds of Paradise Lose
Huffington Post reviews
Andrew Lam's Birds of Paradise Lost captures the universal immigrant experience -- where versions of paradise are both lost and gained -- through the...
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The End of the Point
The Boston Globe reviews
"With her fourth and most emotionally textured novel, Graver proves herself a master chronicler of the ever-spiraling human comedy. The End of the Point is a work...
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http://www.midwestbookreview.com/ reviews
"Gimme-Jimmy" is a colorfully illustrated rhyming book about a greedy bully boy who never said "please" or "thank you" and consequently had no friends. Jimmy's...
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The Edge of Maybe
San Francisco Chronicle reviews
It was bound to happen: a novel that skewers all that we enlightened Bay Area folk hold dear, from organic food and green tea to yoga and husbands who cook...
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Walking in Circles Before Lying Down: A Novel
Los Angeles Times reviews
There was a time when Merrill Markoe worried that Stupid Pet Tricks, the goofy segment she created for “Late Night With David Letterman,” would be the sum total of...
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Lost Dog
Mystery Scene Magazine reviews
... Cameron's ability to make readers feel for both speaks volumes; his ability to keep readers in suspense as they come closer to a final meeting makes him...
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In the Sierra Madre
Booklist reviews
The Sierra Madre is familiar to readers because of B. Traven's The Treasure of the Sierra Madre and John Huston's film version of the novel, which starred Humphrey...
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Three Dollar Bill Reviews reviews
Brian walks dogs for a living. Although he once aspired to acting, he came to the conclusion that being a struggling actor wasn’t worth the struggle and now...
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Dying Unfinished
Soma Literary Review reviews
Maria Espinosa arrived in San Francisco in 1964, thinking to stay only a few months. Forty years later, she was living on Capp Street and teaching ESL at City...
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The New York Times reviews
“Dreamlike” is one word for Beth Kephart’s latest novel, Small Damages, in which an American teenager is exiled to Spain after she gets pregnant. Her percolating...
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West of Kabul, East of New York
The New York Times reviews
In the weeks after Sept. 11, when the television screens were filled with the certainties and chiseled uncertainties of the talking heads —...
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The Times Literary Supplement reviews
“The quality of the translator’s work, the agile and elegant expressions she puts forth, mean that this triad of recent Cixous texts, appearing for the first time...
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