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USA Today reviews
In the same way Buffy the Vampire Slayer mixed high school and bloodsuckers, Doug Dorst combines cops and ghosts in his Alive in Necropolis. The result is a...
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TEXTILE DESIGNS (Book Cover)
ART & AUCTION Magazine reviews
Textile expert Meller is a tireless collector of these "superfluous necessities," which she presents in five main groupings: floral, geometric, conversational,...
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TEXTILE DESIGNS (Book Cover)
Art in America Magazine reviews
In addition to the book's visual splendor, its text is refreshingly intelligent, informed and witty: "In modernist art, abstraction, at first controversial to the...
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RUSSIAN TEXTILES: Printed Cloth for the Bazaars of Central Asia (Book Jacket)
SELVEDGE Magazine (September 2008) reviews
"The stunning dustcover, binding and endpapers of this book immediately lure one into a world of pattern, fantasy and intrigue dominated by the color red."
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RUSSIAN TEXTILES: Printed Cloth for the Bazaars of Central Asia (Book Jacket)
HALI Magazine: Carpet, Textile and Islamic Art (Spring 2008) reviews
Seldom does a new textile book invite one to view its subject matter in an entirely new light, from an entirely new perspective. Russian Textiles does just this...
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Ruby
Publisher's Weekly reviews
"...When Ruby DiCamillo dies unexpectedly from asthma, her eight-year-old daughter Lucy blames herself for not reaching her mother’s inhaler in time. As she grows...
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RUSSIAN TEXTILES: Printed Cloth for the Bazaars of Central Asia (Book Jacket)
AMERICAN CRAFT Magazine (Oct/Nov 2008) reviews
The intriguing title, with its mingling of the commonplace and the exotic, neatly sums up the collecting field that fascinates Meller and sets her apart from the...
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Ruby
BlogCritics Magazine reviews
Ruby Among Us is a novel about love, forgiveness, and understanding involving a grandmother and granddaughter. The granddaughter, Lucy is eight years old when she...
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Ruby
Armchair Interviews reviews
Peel back the layers of any person,” Kitty DiCamillo tells her granddaughter Lucy in Tina Ann Forkner’s Ruby Among Us, “and you’ll find pain and suffering well-...
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Ruby
Romantic Times Book Reviews reviews
4 1/2 Stars “In this memorable debut novel, the characters are well written and interesting…Readers will not want this story to end."
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You're Not the Boss of Me
Publisher's Weekly - starred review reviews
Candid and largely unapologietic, Los Angeles writer and mother of two Schickel indulges herself first, her kids next and arbiters of proper motherhood never in...
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Send Yourself Roses: Thoughts on My Life, Love, and Leading Roles
Women & Hollywood Blog reviews
"Send Yourself Roses is an easy and interesting read, there are some great tidbits from her film career, but more importantly, Turner takes issue with the culture...
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Tulsa World reviews
"Orion's husband had an idea — leave behind their lives as psychiatrists and travel around the country in a converted bus. 'Why can't you be like a normal husband...
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Publishers Weekly-- Religion Bookline reviews
"This book is 'a layman's response' to unimaginable anguish, a collection of powerful stories rather than a philosophical treatise. Writing movingly about victims...
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Dying Unfinished
KIRKUS REVIEWS reviews
KIRKUS ReviewsDecember 15, 2008 A lyrical novel that takes place over three generations and that reminds us of the arduousness, and even desolation, of love...
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Kill-Grief by Caroline Rance
Vulpes Libris reviews
From the very first sentence, this book wraps you round in a coat of darkness, tension, low-life street horror and kick-ass descriptive poetry strong enough to...
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Novel: Sardinian Silver
Foreword Clarion Reviews reviews
After an absence of forty-two years, languages professor A. Colin Wright returned for a visit to Sardinia. His nostalgic novel, Sardinian Silver, he says in its...
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Children Of The Mist - a sequel to Starquest
You Gotta Read Reviews reviews
This is a lovely and flowing read! It has wonderful characters, a unique futuristic planet, lots of action and a touching romance. Tamarith is lovely and strong...
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The Daily Beast reviews
It seems like there is a new memoir about an eccentric family coming out every other week, but newcomer Mishna Wolff distinguishes herself by bringing a fresh...
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