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The Art and Practice of Geomancy
Spiral Nature reviews
Greer has a way of leading the reader along, through technical aspects, to practical experiences in a very enjoyable flow. Personally this feels like one of the...
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An Elephant's Tail
Living & Loving reviews
“Author Elle Matthews has managed to capture the essence of a truly African tale in a brilliant book based in a game reserve !”
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An Elephant's Tail
Website reviews
“Beautifully presented and wonder fully written.”
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Pearl Jacket and Other Stories: Flash Fiction from Contemporary China
The Japan Times Online reviews
Some of the accounts, like Wang Renshu's "Blowfish," a failed attempt to relieve his family's suffering and hunger by feeding them the deadly fish, are heart-...
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No One You Know
The Daily Mail (UK) reviews
This story about two sisters - one of whom is randomly murdered - is a terrific literary mystery. But it's also a story about story-telling, the way stories shape...
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Ice Song
Philadelphia Gay News reviews
“Ice Song” is definitely a compelling read, largely due to the fact that Sorykah is such a well-developed character. She has an equally intense and complex sense...
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Author of The Year of Fog and No One You Know reviews
“A wise and quietly compelling novel, so completely intimate that it feels more like memoir than fiction. It is the story of one summer in the life of a child...
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School Library Journal June 2009 reviews
School Library Journal June 2009 Adult/High School The narrator of this novel, seemingly set in the early 1970s, is five-year-old Pigeon. She observes her...
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Eposic.org reviews
POW!erful Tales is not about the art—it's about the stories, and the stories are very good indeed. Buy it for the stories. I always wanted to be a superhero, and...
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The Rose in the Snow: Tales of Mischief and Mayhem
No Name Cafe reviews
In this delightful collection of short stories by Kris Neri she shares with the reader not only more tales from her wonderful Tracy Eaton series, but various types...
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Front page of book reviews
"SPC Anthony's authentic journal opens our eyes to the corrosive effect of the military mindset on human sensibilities. This is the unadulterated grit of history,...
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The Stubborn Season
The Toronto Star reviews
"A gleaming debut … a terrific first novel … compelling social history … This is a wonderful novel … every character is sincerely drawn; these sentences just...
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Amazon reviews
Just because we've mastered space flight, doesn't mean we're particularly bright. "Zaftan Miscreants" is the second entry into the Zaftan trilogy as he continues...
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The Bastard Year back cover reviews
"The Bastard Year is a splendid novel full of wisdom...Written in a spare, lovely, resonant prose, this book lingers in the mind and heart long after it has ended...
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Publishers Weekly reviews
Deft humor, hints of romance, and well-constructed suspense leaven the occasional sturdy earnestness, while the rejection of toned hotties as the embodiment of...
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Amazon reviews
**** Another Hit for Brian Kavanagh, June 19, 2013 By Marvin Allan Williams (Fayetteville, North Carolina) Amazon Verified Purchase This review is from: The...
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A Journey into Michelangelo's Rome
The Lutheran reviews
It was March 2001 when the young graduate from St. Olaf College, Northfield, Minn., walked into the Sistine Chapel in Rome. “I was completely overwhelmed by the...
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The Bay at Midnight
Booklist reviews
"Chamberlain's latest is both an enticing mystery and a rewarding love story."
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Things Kept, Things Left Behind
New York Times reviews
Like the landscape, Mr. Tomlinson’s characters in these 11 stories have harder edges. Their emotions are soaked in beer and obscured by the smoky haze of...
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Reap the Whirlwind
Literary Pride reviews
There is great romance here, and the religious elements, to me at least, made the book extremely readable—to the point that I could not stop reading once I began....
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