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The National Post reviews
While his characters drive the action, Lavorato’s unwavering eye is at its best when observing and describing the city itself, which continues to grapple with many...
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Views from the Countryside reviews
Christopher Meeks is an award winning playwright and obviously visual person.  Perhaps that explains his ability to create characters I'll remember for a long...
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BookPage reviews
  “Hearts drumming, / eyes darting, / knees trembling.” Susan VanHecke’s reverent free verse describes the trepidation felt by Frank, James and Shepard, three...
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Mending Horses
Kirkus Reviews reviews
“Fluid writing and a true sense of history—including fascinating insights into early circuses—raise this well above the usual. Barker’s characters are nuanced,...
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The Montreal Gazette reviews
Set mostly in Montreal in the 1920s and early ’30s, Serafim and Claire is an evocative, dramatic and poetic page-turner...
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What Does It Mean To Be Safe
Pragmatic Mom reviews
It’s easy to be paranoid as a parent since, if you keep up with the news, danger lurks everywhere. It used to freak me out even before I was a parent, hearing...
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Times Live reviews
In other hands these encounters between Europe and Africa would be lousy with meaning and allegory and retrospective wisdom, but there are no morals here....
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Goodreads.com reviews
Lucille Lang Day’s remarkable memoir, Married At Fourteen, is a breathtaking page-turner that will (Warning!) keep you reading far into the night. Part of the...
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Dark Knowledge
Reading the Paranormal reviews
I honestly didn't know how things were going to play out as the story progressed. The lengths the other players were willing to go to was disturbing. That Wesley...
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Birds of Paradise Lose
Southern Maryland College reviews
Tonight we hear another voice couched by that war. Andrew Lam is the author of Perfume Dreams: Reflections on the Vietnamese Diaspora, which won the...
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Classic First Edition of I Made My Boy Out of Poetry featuring art by Gustave Blache III.
Goodreads reviews
This little volume, Aberjhani's first, is brash, bold and daring. The structure is, for me, unusual as it offers a mixture of genres. There are several clusters of...
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Leland Poague, Screening The Past reviews
"The authority Taylor cites in adducing the Jacobean features of The white devil employs “the Baroque Tradition of pictorial representation” (p. 44) to model the...
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georgiasam reviews
There’s nothing like the whiff of a new book by Francis Pong (as a student of mine pronounced him once) to get the lexicographical juices flowing. CB Editions (...
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The Diabolist
A Book Blog from Ecuador reviews
Convinced that a charismatic New Age prophet is behind the murders, the investigators undergo a perilous journey into the world of the occult as they try to...
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7 Tattoos: A Memoir in the Flesh
SPIN reviews
"Rendered with wit, humility, passion, and a razor-sharp perspicacity that recalls Joan Didion in her prime. Seven Tattoos combines the accessibility of fiction...
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Tantric Zoo: A Bud Warhol Mystery
www.smashwords.com/profile/view/robloughranbooks reviews
Tantric Zoo begins in 1987 at Tantricity Hill with four very different couples in different stages of their lives. Altair and his wife Apple run Tantricity Hill...
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Shadows in the Garden
Micro-Film Magazine, No. 7 reviews
“The filmmakers … dare to tell this story in a non-traditional manner, providing exposition through dictionary definitions, newspaper clippings, talk radio voices...
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Come, Thief
The Christian Science Monitor reviews
  Subscribe and save 75 %   Come, Thief Jane Hirshfield's poetry gives eloquent voice to moments, creatures, and landscapes often overlooked....
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ELLE magazine reviews
This is a wonderful love story about two people from opposite sides of the tracks enduring the hardest of hardships to be together.
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Writing as a Sacred Path
Good Reads reviews
In this inspiring guide, writing teacher and anthropologist Jepson draws on her worldwide travels and studies of spiritual traditions to present a refreshing...
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