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Published Reviews

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BusinessWeek reviews
"A fascinating chronicle" and "a twisted tale filled with big egos, beautiful backdrops, and charismatic-yet-flawed characters who pull off towering feats and then...
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The New York Times reviews
Asimov finds The House of Mondavi "clear," "detailed," and "compelling." He writes: "Call it Greek tragedy or Shakespearean drama, Biblical strife, Freudian...
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Vinography - www.vinography.com reviews
"With stellar reporting and clear, enjoyable writing Julia Flynn Siler... describes the long rise and sharp descent of California's most iconic vintner," writes W...
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The Last Queen
Publishers Weekly reviews
The 1492 conquest of Granada makes for high adventure and royal intrigue in this second sparkling historical from Gortner (The Secret Lion). Spanish Princess Juana...
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BC Magazine reviews
"Seabird, the debut novel by Sherry Thompson, is reminiscent of Lewis's classic series in terms of the rich fantasy world the author has crafted . . . . . . "The...
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River
CK2S Kwips and Kritiques reviews
No one would ever guess that RIVER is a debut novel unless you told them! Skyla Dawn Cameron has perfectly captured the angst of the teenage years in a format...
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River
ParanormalRomance Reviews reviews
This is a terrific book, filled with unique and well-drawn characters, realistic dialogue, and a great deal of humor, as River has to deal with a sudden and...
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Booklist, Starred Review reviews
"Schrand’s deeply textured memoir of life in a small Idaho town boasts a rich palette of glittering iridescent hues, somber earth tones, and delicate, evocative...
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Virgins And Martyrs: An Aria Quynn Novel
The Mystery Gazette; Harriet Klausner Reviews reviews
Virgins and Martyrs-E. L. Merkel Virgins and Martyrs E. L. Merkel Five Star, Apr 2008, $25.95 ISBN: 9781594146350 In Spanish Bay, Florida, a powerful bomb...
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Wall Street Journal reviews
The DNA Dilemma Grappling With Bad News From Genetic Testing By LAURA LANDRO April 5, 2008; Page W8 Pretty Is What Changes By Jessica Queller Spiegel & Grau,...
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Northfield News reviews
NORTHFIELD — For much of her life, Northfield resident Kelly Zwagerman has shared a 40-year friendship with 10 other women from her high school. They’ve been there...
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A Tale of Three Cities
AT THE HOME PLATE reviews
On the occasion of the release of Steven Travers' new book, “A Tale of Three Cities: The 1962 Baseball Season in New York, Los Angeles, and San Francisco,” At Home...
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The Possibility of Everything
LA Times reviews
Motherless Daughters," "Motherless Mothers," "Mother of My Mother," "Letters From Motherless Daughters": These four books have earned Hope Edelman the title of...
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Publishers Weekly reviews
Forman’s enormously affecting memoir—winner of the Bread Loaf Writer’s Conference Bakeless Prize—about the drastic disabilities of her extremely premature child...
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Louisville Magazine reviews
“I have strong ties to Louisville because I’ve lived here for 13 years, but I never really felt tied to Kentucky itself as a place the way so many Kentucky writers...
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Five Books reviews
... It is a wonderful story following two children: one colonial, one native African. It’s just out – very new. I thought: yes, this is a pretty rare book; whoever...
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Long and Short Reviews reviews
Playing make-believe is only fun when you’re a kid… and your life’s not at stake. Forced to take the place of her deceased cousin, Eilis is faced with a moral...
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The Road Out Of Hell
Ann Rule's author website reviews
I am honored that Ann Rule has included "The Road Out Of Hell" in her "Recommended Reading" on her website, calling it a book of "a superlative true book on...
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CITY OF DRAGONS ...  next Valentine's Day, leave more than your heart in 1940 San Francisco.
San Francisco Chronicle reviews
Stanley, winner (for a previous book set in ancient Rome) of the Bruce Alexander Award for best historical mystery, knows how to bring the past to life: not only...
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Boston Globe reviews
Either Ari Juels is living an amazing double life or he really does have the imagination to make it as a novelist... in his first work of fiction, “Tetraktys,’’...
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