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Walking in Circles Before Lying Down: A Novel
Los Angeles Times reviews
There was a time when Merrill Markoe worried that Stupid Pet Tricks, the goofy segment she created for “Late Night With David Letterman,” would be the sum total of...
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Dream of the Blue Room
Kirkus Reviews reviews
A complex and nimbly fashioned first novel.
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Dream of the Blue Room
Florida Sun Sentinel reviews
A dreamy, haunting work with a deeply personal feel. Any time a work of fiction raises our sights to higher truts, as this one does, the writer has done her job.
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MIDNIGHT AT THE PALACE: My Life as a Fabulous Cockette
Publishers Weekly reviews
In 2002, David Weissman’s and Bill Weber’s documentary The Cockettes brought the eponymous 1970s San Francisco glitter-rock drag theatrical troupe back into the...
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The Painting
Rocky Mountain News reviews
Best Reason to Read: For Schuyler's stylistic versatility. The author's richly imagined Japanese sections resemble Japanese art with their delicate strokes and her...
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The Painting
The San Francisco Chronicle reviews
According to the tenets of Buddhism, life is suffering, and suffering arises inexorably from desire, from the act of wanting. In Nina Schuyler's meditative first...
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The Beheading Game
Poetry Flash reviews
When it comes to writing quality literature neither age nor gender should be a barrier. Brenda Webster... proves the point...the concept is refreshingly daring......
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The Anatomist
Associated Press reviews
"The Anatomist" (Ballantine Books, 304 pages, $24.95), by Bill Hayes: Before surgery videos, medical dramas, House and McDreamy laid bare the body's...
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The Anatomist
San Francisco Chronicle reviews
Bill Hayes has always been fascinated with the human body, but it wasn't until he audited anatomy classes at the University of California Medical Center that he...
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Bay Area Reporter reviews
Popular and controversial San Francisco performance artist Justin Chin's best set-pieces, presented nationally and abroad from 1993-2001, have been translated into...
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Amazon.com reviews
Wow! I normally don't read books of this kind, but it was so highly recommended by a few friends of mine while we were on the road, I gave it a shot and just a...
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Amazon reviews
I had never read any books about aliens before but I am so glad I read this one. I fell in love with this family. You can sense the love these characters have...
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Publishers Weekly reviews
In staccato verse, VanHecke (Raggin’ Jazzin’ Rockin’) illuminates an absorbing slice of Civil War history: runaway slaves’ establishment of a settlement in newly...
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The Thorough Check
www.facebook.com/kerala reviews
The website talks about the book as the one which extensively imbibes the natural beauty of the highly popular tourist destination-Kerala in India. The...
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Mother of Rain
http://www.eastoregonian.com/community/book-review-author-returns-to-appalachia-in-debut-novel/artic reviews
Set in the 1940s in the Appalachian hills of East Tennessee, the story follows Maizee, a 10-year-old girl who moves to the town of Christian Bend following the...
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Mother of Rain
Chapter16.org reviews
The fictional folks of Christian Bend are more authentic than the actual people in any social history. Zacharias convincingly portrays what they eat and wear, how...
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Amazon reviews
Sci-fi is one of my top genres that I love to read, but this was my first YA and urban set. This is also a very soft sci-fi which I always recommend to those not...
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Amazon reviews
Two Brothers : Origin is an engrossing YA Sci-Fi novel. We start out with teenage twins Argus & Tai who have been homeschooled all their lives by their "aunt...
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My Dear, Dear Stagger Grass
Jasper, The Word on Columbia Arts reviews
I am especially appreciative that reviewer Jonathan Butler gives such a perceptive interpretation of My Dear, Dear Stagger Grass. Here is his overview: "These...
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Epiphany
Amazon.com reviews
This story grabbed my attention and held me hostage from the first page. It is the story of prepubescent virgin girls around the world becoming pregnant at...
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