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Secrets She Left Behind
Reader to Reader reviews
Diane Chamberlain is superb at creating characters we become involved with, spinning out the story of the havoc caused by a teenager’s mistake and weaving in the...
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]Open Interval[
On the Seawall reviews
...the book’s overarching theme – the insistent sense that we live on the brink of taking new shapes with every experience. ...The speaker of these poems is...
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A Robe of Feathers and Other Stories
Publishers Weekly reviews
Thersa Matsuura. Counterpoint (PGW, dist.), $14.95 paper (192p) ISBN 9781582434896 "Inspired by Japanese folklore, Matsuura’s debut story collection is as clever...
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Book Fetish reviews
Rating: 4 stars (Spotlight Review) There aren’t enough words to praise The Dust Of 100 Dogs. The intertwining of past and present was seamless. The use of...
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The Peace Arch News reviews
White Rock author Hannah Holborn has hit the jackpot most fiction writers dream about.
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WOMEN UP ON BLOCKS, Stories by Mary Akers
Winston-Salem Journal reviews
Women up on Blocks is a welcome change of pace from much of today's women's fiction. No syrupy sweetness or over-the-top sexy adventure here; just realistic women...
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Publishers Weekly reviews
The Last Bridge Teri Coyne. Ballantine, $22 (288p) ISBN 978-0-345-50731-0 Coyne's compelling debut shines an unnerving light on the fallout from a childhood rooted...
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Book Chase reviews
Nine of the thirteen stories in this first Christopher Meeks short story collection were first published in journals and literary magazines around the country, and...
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BookGeeks (U.K.) reviews
In The Brightest Moon of the Century, Christopher Meeks captures the embarrassments, flashes of joy, and moments of panic that make up everyday life. His central...
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Cartwheels in a Sari
Kirkus Reviews reviews
Personal account of growing up in the cult founded by Indian guru Sri Chinmoy. Tamm (English/Ocean County Coll.) recounts the story of her childhood in a family...
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Live to Read Blog reviews
This story has many twists and surprises; the reader will not be bored. The plot is interesting enough and the events are fairly fast-paced; this book will not...
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Daughters of the Revolution
San Francisco Chronicle reviews
The first thing I must say - forgive me, I can't help myself - is that "Daughters of the Revolution" is so good you have to read it. The paragraphs below will...
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Booklist reviews
From Booklist in the Feb 15 issue College professor Tom Nelson has it bad in the wake of a devastating tragedy: the death of his son at thehands of his own wife,...
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The Empowered Patient: Hundreds of life-saving facts, action steps and strategies you need to know
Health Beat by Maggie Mahar reviews
Julia Hallisy Recently sent me her book, The Empowered Patient. It is at once one of the most pragmatic and one of the most moving healthcare books that I have...
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What Feeds Us
Rattle reviews
In this, her second collection of poems, Lockward considers the things that feed her in both the physical and metaphoric sense. Readers will find a sensuous feast...
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RETRO CHIC: A Guide To Fabulous Vintage and Designer Resale Shopping in North America & Online
"Hits Daily Double" Online/"Weekend Popcult Top 10" reviews
“That’s what you call a really self-explanatory title. Suffice to say that this lovingly researched, intuitively organized handbook—the product of a collaboration...
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Race for a New Game Machine
BusinessWeek.com reviews
The Good: The inside story of how the chip for Sony's Playstation3 video game system got created. The Bad: To advance the narrative, the authors must traverse some...
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Night's Kiss: Lesbian Erotica
Rainbow Reviews reviews
"Night's Kiss" gets 4.5 stars and reviewer Frost's Fancy says "Accomplished author and editor Catherine Lundoff delivers sixteen stories of lesbian erotic...
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A Brief History of Time
Powells.com Blog reviews
Speaking of these three genres, as the summer reading season begins, I'd like to plug three fantastic Oregon books in each of the categories. In April I attended a...
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An Eye for Color
School Library Journal reviews
Spare, engaging text paired with striking gouache illustrations make this book a perfect choice for aspiring young artists. Born in Germany in the late 19th...
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