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Published Reviews

Incognito: Journey of a Secret Jew
San Antonio Express-News reviews
“. . . A richly textured story in which Alfonso and his family struggle to retain their values and traditions in the face of relentless and bloody persecution...
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MADAPPLE
Vanity Fair reviews
Vanity Fair featured MADAPPLE in Elissa Schappell's "Hot Type," saying, "In debut novelist Christina Meldrum's mesmerizing literary mystery MADAPPLE (Knopf), the...
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The Soulstealer War
Midwest Book Review reviews
Kenneth McNary just wanted a hike on an Appalachian Trail. Nice, peaceful hike, maybe find some inspiration as he did so. "The Soulstealer War: The First Mother's...
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7 Tattoos: A Memoir in the Flesh
New Orleans Times-Picayune reviews
"Mr. Trachtenberg is a splendid, if curious, raconteur--world-class at literate whining . . . and close to that in assuming the comical stance of aesthete/thug (...
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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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7 Tattoos: A Memoir in the Flesh
Washington Post Book World reviews
The artistry and humor of his wriitng, the pain of his mercilessly self-punishing insights, the relentlessness of ihs guilty misanthropy and the stream of sadness...
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A Journey into Michelangelo's Rome
The Art Blog by Bob reviews
The Renaissance "arose within a maelstrom of enormously potent political, economic, and social change," writes Angela K. Nickerson in A Journey into Michelangelo's...
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Writing Begins with the Breath
Story Circle Book Reviews reviews
Laraine Herring's book is about the "being" aspect of writing, not just the brain-centered "doing." The practice she describes is "deep writing," and Herring...
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Writing Begins with the Breath
LA Yoga reviews
Book Review Writing Begins with the Breath, Embodying Your Authentic Voice By Laraine Herring Shambala, 2007 Destiny dropped this book in my lap just in the nick...
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Bergers Book Reviews Blog reviews
"Rarely do I find a book so enjoyable that I savor it in small nibbles, like fine chocolate. Accidental Cowgirl is such a book. Mary Lynn Archibald brings this...
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The Historical Novels Review reviews
In January 2006 Alix is tracked down by her birth son, Michael. He asks the question she has long dreaded: ‘who is my father?’ The answer is simple and yet so...
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SPLASH!
School Library Journal reviews
VAN LIESHOUT, Maria. Splash!: A Little Book About Bouncing Back. illus. by author. unpaged. Feiwel & Friends. 2008. Tr $12.95. ISBN 978-0-312-36914-9. LC...
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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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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 Vampire...In My Dreams
Ghost Writer Literary Reviews reviews
This story is masterfully told, giving each character (Marissa and Dominic) their own chapters told from their POV (point of view)…a most clever and unique way to...
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Winning the Highlander's Heart
Coffee Time Romance reviews
This novel was stunning in its suspenseful complexity and a brilliant romance was crafted by a deft imagination. Treachery stalks them at every turn as jealous...
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Deidre's Secret
WDRF reviews
Title: Deidre's Secret Author: Terry Lee Wilde Publisher: The Wild Rose Press YA Climbing Rosebud Rating: Sweet ISBN: 1-60154-414-6 I enjoyed the book very much...
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The Big Splash
Publishers Weekly reviews
The seventh-grader version of a Raymond Chandler PI, Matt Stevens coolly navigates the mean streets (okay, the mean hallways) of Franklin Middle School in a first...
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Everlasting
RAWSISTAZ Reviewers reviews
EVERLASTING is a stressful novel of terror, fear and street life that keeps the pages turning. Stacy-Deanne's characters are well developed and it is easy to see...
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Melody
UrbanhottnessBooks/Urbanfirebooks reviews
This is the first novel that I had read from this stupendous author; it took me awhile to actually pick up this novel, and I wish it didn’t take so long. If I...
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