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Published Reviews

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Publisher's Weekly, Booklist and Kirkus reviews
BOOKLIST. Gil is a bit of a schlub. Nearing 50, he lives rent-free as a handyman in an elderly couple’s Los Angeles vacation home. His girlfriend, Sara, works as...
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Kansas City Star reviews
Los Angeles never looked so rich or so poor as it does in This One Is Mine. This funny-tender send-up of the City of Angels is marked by whip-smart dialogue,...
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Seattle Post Intelligencer reviews
This One Is Mine By Maria Semple Little Brown, 303 pages, $24.99 Dec. 4 A veteran TV comedy writer, recently relocated to Seattle, concocts a sharp-witted look at...
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Dasha's Journal
NCMA reviews
I know a very small amount about autism and from this point of view it was very enlightening. It was an interesting perspective, reading as if a cat had written it...
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The Boston Globe reviews
Jennifer McLagan's cookbooks are joyously contrarian affairs. In 2005, she published the finger-licking and terrific "Bones." Now she has "Fat." This is no quick-...
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New York Times reviews
I’m so over being lectured by food writers to honor the seasons and stock up on sea salt and otherwise comport myself virtuously in the kitchen that it was a small...
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Whispers From God
San Francisco Chronicle reviews
Pat Montandon packs 'em in at Litquake event Surprisingly, on a rather cold Monday night, the queue outside the Swedish American Hall for Litquake's Porch Light...
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Wild Goose Poetry Review reviews
Spare, quiet, minimal in its approach, Suzanne Frischkorn’s new collection of poetry, Lit Windowpane, beautifully illustrates the power poetry has to say a great...
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TOROS & TORSOS
Wisconsin State Journal reviews
"The best new crime writer in the country is a guy named Craig McDonald..."
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Library Journal reviews
In her first book, Chater takes readers through her childhood in the 1970s with a dogmatic father who believes the reforms of Vatican II will cause an apocalypse...
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OVENMAN
The Believer reviews
"Ovenman’s considerable charm and clout lie in this combination of the specific absurdities of Thinfinger’s day-to-day and his often thwarted search for meaning."
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Library Journal reviews
VERDICT A fun if disturbing read for lovers of great nonfiction and the macabre. As promised, the tales will cure your blues.-Deborah Hicks.
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Night Owl Romance reviews
Alicia Greiston is a bounty hunter in Breckeridge, Colorado. She usually goes after female bail jumpers but now she is going after some big fish. She is after a...
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Strange Worlds of Hank Quense reviews
Welcome to the world of the wacky, the weird, and the morphing miscreants! Bring on the intergalactic battles for treasure, power, and status,...
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The Bootlegger's Nephew
The News Gazette (Champaign IL) reviews
"Local author Sarah Wisseman has written the first book of a new mystery series set in Champaign County in 1923, during Prohibition in the United States...Wisseman...
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Goodreads reviews
Some lovely pieces here. A mature woman's perspective on life and death and love. A generous intelligence. Concrete and satisfying poems. I was enthralled by this...
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Shadow: The Curious Morgan Horse
Midwest Book Review reviews
Shadow: The Curious Morgan Horse is a picturebook with warm color illustrations and a fair amount of text, especially suited for young horse lovers who are almost...
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Design For Interaction
C3 Magazine reviews
“Design For Interaction by Lisa Baggerman tackles the idea of user experience and interactivity as elements of good interfacedesign.” 
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Black Butterflies: A Flock on the Dark Side
http://www.darkecho.com/JohnShirley/bb_pw.html reviews
Best known as one of the founders of cyberpunk for his novel City Come A-Walkin' (1980) and as principal screenwriter of the cult classic film, The Crow, Shirley (...
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Ghosthunter
Amazon.Com reviews
A new sheriff in town!, September 16, 2008 by Sandra G. Gaskin Watch out people, there's a new writing sheriff in town, & his name is Michael Saunders. Being...
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