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Published Reviews

Months and Seasons & Other Stories
Metapsychology Online Reviews (Australia) reviews
"Months and Seasons" revisits some Carver territory with stories about (mostly) blue collar workers, often hard pressed by circumstance, hoping that their luck's...
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Months and Seasons & Other Stories
Minds Alive on the Shelves reviews
I've been reading a lot of short story collections lately - not my usual fare. Short stories are a good way to get a sense of a writer, seeing how he or she...
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Into Thick Air
The Globe and Mail, Toronto reviews
Low rider and long tripper by Kisha Ferguson August 9, 2008 INTO THICK AIR Biking to the Bellybutton of Six Continents By Jim Malusa Sierra Club, 321 pages, $18.50...
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Into Thick Air
Green Globetrotter reviews
Some thrill-seekers yearn to walk upon the peaks of Earth’s highest points. Jim Malusa, however, is not like most thrill-seekers. Equipped with a bicycle, sleeping...
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Dasha's Journal
Pulse reviews
I think the concept of using a cat’s attitude to life as an analogy of the differences between ‘normal’ people and people with autism has great potential. As a...
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Tampa Tribune reviews
"In his first novel, Doug Dorst provides an excellent example of how a new group of writers with literary aspirations are adept at mixing high and low culture...
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San Francisco Chronicle reviews
"Cackling ghosts and mysteriously dead cops are not generally the stuff of literary fiction. Yet Dorst here pushes and blurs the boundaries of such formulaic...
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The Stranger reviews
When people consume fictions, they experience an urge, so strong that it feels almost reptilian in origin, to categorize the story into a genre, even something as...
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New York Times Book Review reviews
"A daring and big-hearted first novel."
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Praying at Coffee Shops
NEWPAGES.COM (Roy Wang - reviewer) reviews
One indication that a book is worth reading is the number of notes made in the margins, and I ended up with quite a few scribblings all over the clean, short poems...
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Towers of Gold: How One Jewish Immigrant Named Isaias Hellman Created California
Los Angeles Times reviews
"impressively researched and engagingly told."
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Blood Passion: The Ludlow Massacre and Class War in the American West
Rocky Mountain News reviews
When the Democratic National Committee announced that Denver had been selected to host the 2008 Democratic convention, it appeared for a while that those plans...
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Melody
APOOO Book Club reviews
There are many stories within a story to Melody. In their town, there is a serial rapist, attacking black women. Melody is indirectly involved in the case while...
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The Portland Mercury reviews
"It is as compelling a novel as I've read all year. Morris, like Martin Amis in the 1989 novel London Fields, uses darts as a metaphor for striving by an...
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Self-Publishing Review reviews
The Brightest Moon of the Century follows Edward from childhood, soon after his mother died, through high school and sullen adolescence, to college alienation and...
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The Citizen, Auburn NY reviews
4.5 out of 5 stars It is a universal truth that every parent wants his or her child to be healthy and happy; every other desire for them becomes secondary. When...
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Edward T. Luttenberger, National Vietnam War Museum reviews
An easy and entertaining read as well as a coming of age story about a young man who was able to live his dream in the middle of a war – and survive.
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Bitten by Books reviews
Although there are some references to past characters and one makes a cameo appearance, To Tempt the Wolf the third in Ms. Spear’s Wolf series, can be read as a...
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Gather reviews
To Tempt the Wolf, Terry Spear’s newest entry in her werewolves series, fulfils all expectations. Only Terry could create such a completely believable world, with...
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Anh's Anger
Skipping Stones reviews
Winner of Skipping Stones Honor Award - 2010
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