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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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Towers of Gold: How One Jewish Immigrant Named Isaias Hellman Created California
J magazine reviews
Isaias Hellman might not have the Jewish name recognition of a Levi Strauss or an Adolph Sutro in California history, but he almost single-handedly launched the...
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Flap copy reviews
“A man accused by the Inquisition holds up engagement with the world as the antidote to a religion of death. Apply these lessons where and when you will; they’re...
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The Times Literary Supplement reviews
An important and engrossing book, which reveals as much about the appetites and formulas of emerging mass culture as it does about tribal cultures in nineteenth-...
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"Beautiful Soon Enough"
The Rumpus: Books: http://therumpus.net/2010/01/stirring-coffee-with-a-feather/ reviews
"Margo Berdeshevsky’s work straddles the line between fiction and poetry. Her characters grieve, dream, punish themselves, and try to find harmony between who they...
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WomenWriters.net reviews
... the collection serves well as encouragement and inspiration for any poet who reads it. 
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No Cry For Help
http://www.milorambles.com/2010/11/15/no-cry-for-help-by-grant-mckenzie-book-review/ reviews
"One of the most frenetic, atmospheric and imaginative books I’ve read this year. “No Cry For Help” by Grant McKenzie is one of the quickest page turners I have...
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Boiling Point
Publishers Weekly reviews
Fans of the late Michael Crichton will enjoy Dionne's exciting second ecothriller (after Freezing Point). Philippe Dumas, a Nobel Prize–winning French scientist...
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Greasewood Creek
Contrary Magazine reviews
In her debut novel, Greasewood Creek, Pamela Steele draws heavily from the elements of poetry even as she weaves an emotionally complex story. The short...
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Beautiful Lies by Rob Loughran
Amazon Review reviews
I definitely enjoyed this book. It's a great story, one that explores the dark side of "normal" people who might think about doing something "wrong" but never...
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