where the writers are

Published Reviews

Penguin.com reviews
Meet the Ames Girls: eleven childhood friends who formed a special bond growing up in Ames, Iowa. As young women, they moved to eight different states, yet managed...
Read More »
FOX 9 Minnesota reviews
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (FOX 9) - Stars of the book, 'The Girls from Ames: A Story of Women and Friendship' on FOX 9 Morning News....
Read More »
KARE 11 TV reviews
Eleven childhood friends who formed a special bond growing up in Ames, Iowa, are now the focus of a very popular book out right now. The Girls From Ames follows...
Read More »
Pioneer Press reviews
Three women who star in one of this season's most-hyped books will talk about their 40-year friendship at Barnes & Noble in Edina this week. Marilyn McCormack...
Read More »
Huffington Post reviews
The Girls from Ames: A Story of Women & a Forty-Year Friendship by Wall Street Journal columnist Jeffrey Zaslow tells the remarkable story of the 40-year...
Read More »
BookPage reviews
In his follow-up to the best-selling The Last Lecture, co-written with Randy Pausch, Wall Street Journal columnist Jeffrey Zaslow explores the friendship of 11...
Read More »
Sun Chronicle reviews
While Jane Nash and her girlfriends from childhood have always cherished their enduring friendship, she says they never thought it was all that unique or...
Read More »
“The Girls from Ames” is a book about friendship, a theme to which we can all relate. What makes this story more relevant is that it began in our own community,...
Read More »
wowowow.com reviews
I envy women and their friendships. I envy the ease with which so many of them share their lives. I envy the vital ways they support each other emotionally. I...
Read More »
book cover
AP via the Huffington Post reviews
he distills the vast trove of material on SNCC and the movement with a sure, skillful hand . . . . His portrait of Bob Moses, the philosopher-activist in a white...
Read More »
Sacramento Book Review reviews
In this rather touching sojourn into the realm of motherly love, Johnny Tan, a Malaysian-born writer, adopted at birth, brings the warmth of love into print....
Read More »
The Jamais Vu Papers 2010
Publishers Weekly reviews
In this fresh, experimental novel, a psychotherapist, Hector Glasco, attempts to cure Hilary, a jaded movie queen, of her "perpetual sense of déja vu." … Cleverly...
Read More »
Wayworn Wooden Floors
Salty Ink reviews
Wayworn Wooden Floors showcases what Mark Lavorato’s writing style, which is simple and down to earth; he is telling stories but not fluffing them up beyond...
Read More »
To Serve a King
Medieval Bookworm reviews
“…Not only delivered that wonderful atmosphere, but an engaging story with a few twists, lively and sparkling characters, and very solid writing. ..highly...
Read More »
CM Magazine reviews
To her list of already impressive accomplishments, Kathy Stinson adds the distinction of taking on one of the most controversial social issues of our time—and...
Read More »
February Flowers
Straits Times Singapore reviews
by Fan Wu
"A winning debut…engrossing, beautifully written…sophisticated blend of lyricism, humour, sexual titillation and earnest exploration of being and becoming…...
Read More »
A Journey intto the Transcendentalists' New England
Ink19.com reviews
The Transcendentalist movement centered on the Boston area, and its members are a Who�s Who of American letters - Hawthorn, Alcott, Thoreau, and Emerson are the...
Read More »
Matters of Faith
BookPage reviews
Everyone believes in something. Whether our beliefs are rooted in religion, experience or just intuition, faith is one of life's strongest arguments. Many believe...
Read More »
Race With The Devil
Ron Weiser, Rollin' Rock Magazine and Rollin' Rock Records, and Vincent colleague reviews
The best thing I've ever read on Gene Vincent.
Read More »