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The Globe & Mail reviews
Hayter-Menzies blends this material nicely, writing with both authority and a light touch, giving an up-close-and-personal portrait not just of Burke, but also her...
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Princess Der Ling
Asian Review of Books reviews
Imperial Masquerade provides a fascinating and often entertaining peek inside the court of the Empress Dowager and her ill-fated emperor nephew, and gracefully...
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rainbo electronic reviews reviews
The small fictitious California town of Fernville in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains was the beneficiary of the Defense Department's spending sprees...
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midwest book review reviews
“California’s Gold Rush began in the late 1840s. Through the 1950s, the lesser known defense industry rush went into full force. The Winged and Garlanded Nike...
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Rome's Angels & Demons: the Insider's Guide
Los Angeles Times reviews
Angela K. Nickerson, author of “A Journey Into Michelangelo’s Rome,” has written a free insider’s travel guide to the locations featured in “Angel & Demons.”...
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Ice Song
Fantasy Book Critic reviews
"A strange but wonderful novel and highly, highly recommended "Ice Song" is a book that establishes Ms. Kasai as an author to follow and get any new book asap. I...
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Salon.com reviews
Boonville is the story of John Gibson, a middle-class Floridian in his late 20s, on the verge of settling down (read: selling out), who uses the death of his...
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O (Oprah) Magazine reviews
Looking for a good time? Packed with trivia, deeply personal stories, and wacky accounts of scientific inquiry, these 10 books about sex are smart, engaging,...
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The Times Literary Supplement reviews
‘Beverley Bie Brahic’s translation is wholly in keeping with Ponge’s own premiss . . . that he should “never sacrifice the object of [his] study in order to...
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Ice Song
Booklist reviews
Kasai’s debut is a boldly adventurous tale depicting a richly detailed world. The aspect of Traders shifting gender brings Ursula K. LeGuin’s The Left Hand of...
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Daughters of the Revolution
New York Times Book Review reviews
In the opening chapter of Carolyn Cooke’s “Daughters of the Revolution,” two young men go kayaking off the coast south of Boston. It is 1963 and both men are...
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The Commercial Appeal reviews
"The new novel chronicles in stark, effective prose a boy's tragic discoveries about how friendship works."
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Death Notes
Booklist reviews
"An engaging mystery with an appealingly cheeky heroine, brash humor, and plenty of unexpected twists."
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BookReview.com reviews
"Emotionally, the novel connects fiercely with readers . . ."
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Publishers Weekly reviews
Washington Monthly writers Kounalakis (Beyond Spin: The Power of Strategic Corporate Journalism) and Laufer (Mission Rejected: U.S. Soldiers Who Say No to Iraq)...
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A Modern Myth
TCM Reviews reviews
This fascinating story intertwines the choices we, as human beings make every day, and illustrates the consequences each one has on our society. Lindstrom should...
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Profesor of Media and Public Affairs, GW University reviews
From Carl Stern, JD Professor of Media and Public Affairs, George Washington University, and former NBC News correspondent "A well-written, fascinating story about...
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A Garden of Aloes
Kirkus, The independent, The Tucson Weekly, Her Circle Ezine reviews
Reviews of A Garden of Aloes – tough on the outside so they can stay soft within." – Kirkus The dialogue in the book is just right: each voice, distinct;...
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River of Darkness
The Pacific Northwest INLANDER reviews
"Writers of historical nonfiction aren’t often stopped in airports and markets by curious fans. They don’t usually describe themselves as “gregarious extroverts.”...
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