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Published Reviews

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Poetry Review / Volume 98:3 /Autumn 2008 reviews
"...It is this ability to perceive hope in despair, joy in grief - not in the abstract but in daily lives - which infuses these poems with a rare beauty. The...
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Sharp Words reviews
Chief among [the book's] appealing elements is the sense of time and place ...
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Publisher's Weekly reviews
"Doyon writes pungently, with a wry slant, and pulls no punches regarding gossip, jealousy, schadenfreude and the myriad human foibles that are the backbone of...
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The Portland Phoenix reviews
"Doyon's writing is colorful and confident, in the way of John Irving and Richard Russo, and she is able to balance both the tragic and the comical with deft...
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BookPage reviews
"In her striking debut novel, Stephanie Doyon, who has ghostwritten several novels for young adults, creates characters so rich that readers will automatically (...
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The Anniston Star reviews
"Certainly one of the deep pleasures avid readers can experience is discovering a writer who has always seemed to have been a part of their lives. There's a kind...
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The Boston Globe reviews
"...Doyon, who lives in Maine, has written several young-adult series. She bridges the gap from youth to maturity with intelligence and sensitivity. Robert could...
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The New York Times reviews
"...Ms. Doyon's book spans decades and takes some powerful, serious turns. Without overburdening her material, she develops an array of serious acts and...
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Vitesis.com reviews
Reading a book about depression and suicide has the potential for being depressing or overwhelming. This one is filled with hope.
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Critical Mass Reviews reviews
I’m a pushover for well written, near future thrillers, of which this first novel is a perfect example. Sometime not long from now, the global water shortage has...
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amazon.co.uk reviews
Absolutely amazing book, so insightful and very detailed. This isnt a subject I proclaim to know about so I found it fascinating how something like this could...
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Hystera
"The Large Hearted Boy Blog" reviews
  "Leora Skolkin-Smith's novel Hystera is an unforgettable story of mental illness. Set in the New York City of the 1970s, the book is told in precise...
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Lost Kingdom, forthcoming from Atlantic Monthly Press in January, 2012
Library Journal reviews
Library Journal gives Lost Kingdom a starred review, calling it “…a sweeping tale of tragedy, greed, betrayal, and imperialism. The depth of her research shines...
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Book Review Websites reviews
  “Crestmont is a fine and riveting read for historical fiction fans, highly recommended.”           ...
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Evergreen Review reviews
"In passage after passage, we see the truths of the heart are hard won; and this, the psychic searching that is behind every emotion rendered, accounts for the...
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American Book Review reviews
This anthology focuses on both male and female persepectives on myths surrounding the concept of beauty.
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The Sentinel reviews
"Now back to why I say I prefer this book and its characters to the Twilight characters — both now and presumingly at age 15. Simply put, Emer is more interesting...
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Three Steps To Heaven
Vintage Guitar reviews
An excellent work for music historians and budding rock guitarists.
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LA Times reviews
Like the best storytellers -- fictional or otherwise -- [Joseph] treats her people with compassion. She manages to be very funny. But she refuses to reduce her...
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Oxygen
USA Today reviews
Written by a practicing Seattle anesthesiologist, the novel goes inside the operating room to describe hospital hierarchies, the relentless pressure for profits...
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