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So Many Precious Books, So Little Time reviews
In this bright and intelligent book, we follow Edward Meopian from the age of 14 to 45 years old (1968-1999). His mother died when he was young and his father does...
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Gather reviews
Terry Spear’s wolves are neither wild not tame. They live in small towns, keeping their identity secret from their human friends, running hospitals, schools,...
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San Francisco Chronicle reviews
Pinning down the subculture known as "alternative," "underground" or "do-it-yourself" is a tricky thing: By any of these names, it's something that resists simple...
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Ice Song
Mentajack.com reviews
"For a first novel, I’m impressed with Ice Song. A rich world has been created. In the end, I was quite impressed by how it grew in my mind in the wake of Sorykah’...
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Sent by email reviews
Things I Learned From My Grandmother About Leadership and Life is a small book that makes a great impact. Charles Ray, the author blends his fond memories of his...
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Winnipeg Free Press reviews
Wall Street Journal columnist Jeffrey Zaslow became a household name with the publication of The Last Lecture, the non-fiction book he co-wrote with terminally ill...
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Northfield News reviews
NORTHFIELD — For much of her life, Northfield resident Kelly Zwagerman has shared a 40-year friendship with 10 other women from her high school. They’ve been there...
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Threepercent reviews
A master of metafictional writing reminiscent of the French nouveau roman writers of the ’50s and in particular Marguerite Duras, Greece’s Amanda Michalopoulou...
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The Quarterly Conversation reviews
Wonderfully polymorphous—is it novel, fictional biography, short story collection, or other?—and incredibly promiscuous in its tones and registers—vacillating with...
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Publishers Weekly reviews
After Tracy Deloche's ex-husband lands in federal prison, she takes control of his Happiness Key development, which consists mostly of a handful of ramshackle...
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The Calligrapher’s Daughter
Publishers Weekly reviews
This debut novel, inspired by the life of the author’s Korean mother, is a beautiful, deliberate and satisfying story spanning 30 years of Korean history. The...
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Cold Black Hearts
Tucson Weekly reviews
You will keep reading, though. This is Mariotte's great talent: His writing hooks you, and you just have to see how things end. And Annie, much in the vein of the...
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Cleveland Plain Dealer reviews
"Thanks to Vera's searing voice, "Please Ignore Vera Dietz" is one of my top choices for 2010. I was hooked by the opening scene at Charlie's funeral where Vera...
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Let My Colors Out
About.com: Breast Cancer reviews
Have you ever had a purple day? Felt orange, yellow, or red? Children can match colors with emotions and use those colors to express emotions when words won't...
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Publishers Weekly reviews
★ “It’s a smart, funny, and passionate novel that embodies the idea that “It Gets Better”—when you take action.”
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The Wedding Shroud
Historical Novel Review Litblog reviews
Elisabeth Storrs resurrects the lost world of the Etruscans in her masterful novel The Wedding Shroud set in 407 B.C. Long overshadowed by the Romans, the...
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Dallas Morning News reviews
"I honestly thought Me & Emma was about as perfect a book as I could ever want to read, with absolutely no need for a follow-up. But now that I’ve read What...
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For One Who Knows How to Own Land
Pirene's Fountain reviews
I wrote my undergraduate honors thesis on “reverse regionalism” (a concept I coined with the confidence and confusion of a young intellectual) in the poetry of...
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Wistfulskimmie's Book Reviews reviews
I could quite easily see this being made into a blockbuster film - the characters were solid and believable and the story well rounded and the ending was...
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The Fractured World
Charlotte Observer reviews
The poet in “The Fractured World” builds a palpable world of stadiums, cellars, bathrooms, closets, stairwells, guns, hand grenades, corpses, KFC, Winn-Dixie, “...
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