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The Golden Dice
ANZ Litlovers Litblog reviews
I’ve been reading some rather grim books lately, so The Golden Dice was a welcome change!  Elisabeth Storrs writes historical fiction set in the days of...
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The Golden Dice
Confessions of an Avid Reader Litblog reviews
The Golden Dice, the latest novel in Elisabeth Storrs' Tales of Ancient Rome series, takes readers back to the 4th century BC, to a time when ancient Etruria was...
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The Golden Dice
Newtown Review of Books reviews
The second book of Tales of Ancient Rome intertwines the stories of three women to again create a fascinating novel of love and war, richly steeped in history...
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Sown in Tears
American Association of Jewish Libraries reviews
This gripping book opens with the scene of a raid on a Jewish village in Czarist Russia as local peasants unleash a torrent of violence against its occupants....
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Sown in Tears
ChicLit.com reviews
Sown in Tears will have you gripped from the first sentence.  This exciting, fast-paced novel takes all the elements of romance, family love, friendship and...
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Old Man River
Iowa Gazette reviews
What takes Schneider’s text beyond historical analysis, however, is his inclusion of his own personal journeys along the Mississippi and its tributaries,...
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Old Man River
New York Post reviews
Historian and writer Schneider (“Bonnie and Clyde,” “The Adirondacks”) didn’t just stick his head in books and maps and hang out in libraries for this all-...
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Havana Lost
Deadly Pleasures Magazine reviews
"Hellmann’s writing has matured considerably since her early novels.  Her plotting has become more solid and assured, her characters more realistic, her...
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Havana Lost
Chicago Tribune reviews
Libby Fischer Hellmann paints vivid portrait of a long-lost Cuba “Ambitious, sprawling… Hellmann keeps a relatively complicated plot moving swiftly, even...
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Front Street Reviews reviews
Speaker of the Shakk is about a man named Theophilus Merlan, a geologist who is a part of a research team sent to explore and gather information on a planet called...
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Still Life With Devils
Publishers Weekly reviews
Still Life with Devils Deborah Grabien. Drollerie (Ingram, dist.), $15.95 paper (218p) ISBN 978-0-9798-0810- 4 Grabien (New-Slain Knight) turns to supernatural...
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ELEMENTAL, The Power of Illuminated Love
Zinta Reviews Blogarama and The Smoking Poet reviews
“And then this gift arrives, this grand and pleasingly heavy book. Unwrapping, I knew this would not be the kind of read that one zips through on a spare weekend...
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The Last Good Freudian
San Francisco Chronicle reviews
``I was born and brought up to be in psychoanalysis and, as a result, much of my adult life was spent on the couch.'' Thus begins Brenda Webster's new memoir,...
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Months and Seasons & Other Stories
Rebecca's Reads reviews
In high school, I discovered Charles Bukowski, John Fante, and Raymond Carver.  I subsequently realized I was a lover of short story fiction.  As a...
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FanBoyWonder reviews
...we wish to spotlight what we see as a promising new five-issue mini-series from DC Comics that’s hitting stores Wednesday—The Huntress: Year One. Here’s the...
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East Eats West
Diacritics reviews
Christina Vo revisits Andrew Lam’s two previous memoir essay collections, Perfume Dreams and East Eats West, and previews his forthcoming...
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Merry Go Round Reviews reviews
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14 In the 1980s in Nashville, the Snow White Killer murdered ten women who looked similar with their dark hair and the red lipstick painted haphazardly all over...
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Facing North reviews
John Michael Greer offers material that more resembles “second wave” druidry from the 18th and 19th century, with a blend of Celtic-flavored nature religion, and...
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The Banquet Bug
TIME Asia Edition reviews
Geling Yan serves up a tasty tale of desire and corruption in China...
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"The Reality Machine" by Cliff Burns
Strange Adventures (U.K.) reviews
"At last Canada has found a literary equivalent to David Cronenberg."
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