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Published Reviews

Chelsea Station Magazine reviews
Light manages to balance a playful sense of humour, hot sex scenes, and provocative thinking about the meanings of individuality, acceptance, pride, and love....
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The Pact
Book Cover reviews
“Every once in awhile you read a book that takes you beyond the edge of the known and into the timeless realm of the soul. The Pact: Messages from the Other Side...
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Beirut in Shades of Grey
Amazon.com reviews
"Beirut in Shades of Grey" is written from the pathos of one who has had their "hands in the fire." It captures the political conflict of the Lebanese civil war...
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Richard Bunning Books and Reviews reviews
Leah is not just a book with many of the traditional elements of romance, it is a life art experience. This is a moving tapestry, every bit as perceptive as we...
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Humble Musings of a Literary Kind reviews
I am ruminating upon the theme of literary mood; that overarching fluidity of nebulous things, defined and captured not in the solidity of word or specificity of...
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The Newsroom Mafia
Mid Day reviews
With the arrest of a journalist in the J Dey murder case, the media is under the scanner. The recent launch of a novel, The Newsroom Mafia, probing the nexus...
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The New Indian Express reviews
Oswald Pereira’s second novel, The Revenge of the Naked Princess takes the reader to unfamiliar and sinister stories of forced conversions in 16th Century India...
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The Speaking Tree, a Times of India Publication reviews
t’s a heady cocktail of violence, rape, lust, betrayal, Christian conversion and history, writes ARUN GANAPATHY  There’s more too, but all the elements...
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Buddha Breaking Up
Various reviews
"I bought this book looking for answers to why I was still hanging onto the pain and disappointment of my divorce, which occurred six years ago. This has been...
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“Axioms like ‘One man’s trash is another man’s treasure’ and ‘Beauty is in the eye of the beholder’ come gracefully to life in Schindler’s tale about the value...
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Blood Passion: The Ludlow Massacre and Class War in the American West
Los Angeles Times Book Review reviews
IT’S never been certain who started shooting first in the southern Colorado mining town of Ludlow on April 20, 1914, but by the next morning 20 people were dead,...
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New Pages.com reviews
Brenda Webster's new novel, Vienna Triangle, employs the historical context of the early psychoanalysis movement to create a mystery that explores the dark side of...
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The Association for the Study of Play Review, Vol. 30, No. 3 reviews
In this era of high-stakes testing, play is viewed by a growing number of school officials as a misuse of instructional time. I regularly receive emails from...
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The Banquet Bug
TIME Magazine Europe reviews
Thus begins Dan's career in journalism — and Geling Yan's shark-fin-sharp satire on cuisine and corruption in contemporary China.
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Baba: A Return to China Upon My Father's Shoulders
Kirkus Reviews reviews
The tension between ancient rituals and modern reality elevates these tales from the merely beautiful into an astonishing personal vision, and a unique portrait ...
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The True Sources of the Nile
BookPage reviews
A ghastly scene in Sarah Stone's fascinating first novel, The True Sources of the Nile, starkly illustrates the saying that one death is a tragedy and a million...
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The News, Pakistan reviews
Being a Muslim in India is a tough job. Threatened and terrorised by a growing number of Hindu militant extremists, and constantly looked at with suspicion and...
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The Lost Daughter of Happiness
The Economist reviews
There is no single authentic voice of Chinese fiction.  And that may very well be a good thing.   ONE clear fact emerged from the controversy over Gao...
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Grammar Snobs Are Great Big Meanies: A Guide to Language for Fun and Spite
Adventures In Reading reviews
While reading 'Grammar Snobs,' I kept wondering if it was healthy to be laughing so much at a book on grammar. I read the book in one sitting (excluding a short...
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Renegade Poetics, by Evie Shockley
KCET.org reviews
"Award-winning poet and UCLA English Professor Harryette Mullen is the subject of a compelling chapter; she also provided the inspiration for Shockley's title '...
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