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Published Reviews

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Family Matters, Vision Magazine reviews
Despite the fact that definitions of the “average” family proliferate, the average family in fact does not exist. If it did it would spend roughly 1,400 USD (1,040...
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The Citizen, Auburn NY reviews
4.5 out of 5 stars It is a universal truth that every parent wants his or her child to be healthy and happy; every other desire for them becomes secondary. When...
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Texas Family (June/July 2008) reviews
Follow the honest, heartfelt journey of a father who discovers his daughter has a rare neurological disorder that leaves her unable to speak. By Plano father...
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Brain, Child (Summer 2008) reviews
When the instructor of the Lamaze class that Rummel-Hudson attended with his pregnant wife said, “So the first thing the nurse will do is hand the new baby to you...
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Amazon Reviews reviews
5 out of 5 stars This memoir is really two stories braided together. First, the writing. Many blogketeers today have a disregard for proper English. I approached...
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About.com: Special Needs Children reviews
"This memoir, full of fear and rage and disappointment and acceptance and advocacy and ferocious love, offers plenty of touchstones for parents who have dealt with...
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John Scalzi's "Whatever" reviews
"Since I know the people in the book, I can’t say that I’m at all objective about it, but folks, this is a good book. Rob writes well, with humor and anger and...
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Amazon Reviews reviews
5 out of 5 stars "With sly sarcasm and a healthy dose of self-deprecation, but most of all, love, Rummel-Hudson has written a memoir I wouldn’t say is sappy at all...
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People reviews
MEMOIR “Special needs parents are fools, every one of us,” writes Rummel-Hudson. “We tilt at windmills and charge into battle with the monster, rubber swords...
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Publishers Weekly reviews
The monster in this heartfelt memoir is polymicrogyria, an extremely rare brain malformation that, in the case of Rummel-Hudson’s daughter Schuyler, has completely...
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MADAPPLE
Kirkus Reviews Special Edition: Fresh Fiction: 35 Promising Debuts reviews
Kirkus Review spotlighted Madapple in its special edition, "Fresh Fiction: 35 Promising Debuts."
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Elle Magazine reviews
"When a self-proclaimed Long Island Princess, who never imagined that finding the perfect campground would be more important that finding the perfect pair of shoes...
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Months and Seasons & Other Stories
The Raabe Review reviews
In the hands of up-and-coming author Christopher Meeks, the ordinary becomes extraordinary. His short story collection, Months and Seasons, focuses on the...
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Hammers Paperback, a novel by Ron Dakron
Publishers Weekly reviews
"Dakron keeps the story moving along at a sprightly (not to say manic) clip . . . readers of his third novel (after infra and Newt) will discover a writer with a...
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RETRO CHIC: A Guide To Fabulous Vintage and Designer Resale Shopping in North America & Online
Daily Variety reviews
“Mixing vintage with contemporary clothes is the ultimate way to make a unique style statement. But unless you know where to shop, you can spend frustrating hours...
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You Don't Know Me: A Citizen's Guide to Republican Family Values
BlogCritics Magazine reviews
"McCormack’s book highlights the cracks in the paved chainmail, illuminating the repulsive truth of an exchange of political fluids for powerful gain with a series...
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Everlasting
OOSA Book Club reviews
EVERLASTING tells the story of the plight of these young lovers and allows readers to gaze through a window into another culture; a gang culture dominated by...
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Kirkus Reviews reviews
A deft and poignant exploration of reproductive choices. In spite of informative sex-education classes at her private school in New Jersey, 16-year-old Sydney...
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Miami Herald reviews
When you blog about relationships for Psychology Today, you aren't surprised when people you barely know start asking for advice. The questions come even faster...
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The Darkness of Bones
Irish Times reviews
  “The Darkness of Bones recreates the details of a child sex abuse scandal [Kincora] with shivery vividness.”  
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