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POST NO ILLS Magazine reviews
a voice that is fascinated by the flexibility of language, and the ability to move freely, mutate even, into versions of self
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American Book Review reviews
Van Clief-Stefanon orchestrates each poem as if it were one movement of a jazz suite.
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BOXCAR Poetry Review reviews
With studied equanimity, with swan-like grace, she simultaneously foregrounds and deconstructs gender and race
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Historical Novels Review reviews
Arcturus is a unique protagonist; a private eye in a toga, wisecracking monologues to boot. This era, with its smells, sounds and the language, comes alive in the...
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Mystery News reviews
Phillip Marlowe and John Rebus have a new cousin ... who speaks Latin.
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Love Romances & More reviews
What sets this book a step above many others is that it keeps the reader guessing and is fast paced enough to never incite boredom. Ms Stanley must have done a...
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BookIdeas.Com reviews
Equally satisfying are the glimpses that the author provides into Roman life. Many scenes are set in Arcturus's household, for instance "a good opportunity for us...
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BlogCritics Magazine reviews
This mystery novel is full of well developed characters and has an intriguing plot. The setting of Roman Britain is so masterfully crafted that it is obvious the...
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BookLoons reviews
How do you say wondrous in Latin? I wish I knew so I could pay the proper homage to Kelli Stanley's first in what I hope will be a long series. From the partridge...
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MiPOesias reviews
Andrew Demcak is a polished professional. Though his poems have appeared in many very fine journals, this appears to be his first published collection where the...
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Big City, Bad Blood
Associated Press reviews
[Chercover's] varied life experiences no doubt contribute to the gritty romanticism with which he portrays both his characters and the Chicago streets they inhabit...
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February Flowers
Financial Times Book Review(UK) reviews
by Fan Wu
"a novel that turns its eye away from imagined audiences and keeps it trained on the story at hand...the ease with which it (the novel) shakes off the...
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Simon Ortiz reviews
"She is a brand new star in the galaxy of our spirit-shining for all of our people."
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TOROS & TORSOS
MYSTERY SCENE MAGAZINE reviews
“McDonald's sophomore effort is a lot of fun, as the author effortlessly and credibly incorporates his characters and storyline into such real life happenings as...
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School Library Journal reviews
"How Ethan and Daniel bolster each other and escape Mr. Lyman's tyranny makes for a memorable tale of friendship and a fascinating glimpse into mid-19th-century...
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Reader Views reviews
This latest edition in the "Explorations in Metapsychology Series" discusses the major outcome of several TIR research studies. These projects ranged from the...
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Cartwheels in a Sari
Booklist Reivew reviews
In this frank, clear-eyed memoir, Tamm recounts her youth as the chosen disciple of Sri Chinmoy, the wildly charismatic leader of a New York–based spiritual sect...
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The Master Planets
Ted Chapin reviews
"Donald Gallinger has written a remarkable book… a brilliant novel of humor, suspense, music, history—and family… a whirlwind ride in which we see extraordinary...
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Oxygen
The Denver Post reviews
Anesthesiologist Carol Cassella is obviously at home in the medical world that houses her vibrant debut, "Oxygen." And it isn't until the last quarter of the book...
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The Commander's Desire
Romance Reader at Heart reviews
Ms. Green’s portrayal of the Commander was refreshing. He was kind and caring without being wimpy, and it takes a talented author to bring that out in a character...
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