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Published Reviews

Who Lives?: A Play
ReviewPlays.com reviews
This play takes you back to the early 1960’s. To be more specific, 1963, about a year or so after a revolutionary kidney machine was pioneered by Belding Scribner...
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The Star Telegram reviews
What it is: Like Peter and the Wolf, this is a children’s story that also serves as an introduction to the orchestra. Snicket, you may recall, is the author of the...
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Publisher's Weekly reviews
Jack Wakes Up Seth Harwood. Three Rivers, $13.95 paper (304p) ISBN 978-0-307-45435-5 Readers who like their hard-boiled crime fiction violent and gritty will cheer...
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Hootcat Hill Paperback--coming March 2009
Bookwitch Blog reviews
The badger sent me’, says Linnet’s friend Petroc by way of explanation, when he turns up unexpectedly in the middle of Lucy Coats’s book Hootcat Hill. I just can’t...
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H-Net Reviews reviews
Boomhower's account of Grissom's life in Gus Grissom: The Lost Astronaut crafts just such as image of Grissom--a heroic Hoosier everyman. The nation's astronauts...
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Deadly Liaisons
Literary Nymphs reviews
Title: Deadly Liaisons Author: Terry Spear Publisher: Samhain Publishing Publisher URL: http://samhainpublishing.com/ ISBN: 9781605042404 Genre: Paranormal...
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Winning the Highlander's Heart
Viewpoint Reviews reviews
18 2009 Here is why I loved this book: The author (Terry Spear) has a gift of making it easy to imagine yourself in another place and time while you get to know...
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Forgetting English
Mark Kramer, Founding Director and Writer-in-Residence, Nieman Program on Narrative Journalism, Harv reviews
“Midge Raymond turns her elegant, austere sentences precisely, forcing unmediated, intimate connection with readers of her exotic tales. It's nothing short of...
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Forgetting English
John Keeble, author of Nocturnal America reviews
“Midge Raymond’s exquisitely written stories turn on relationships, and not just of one kind — between lovers, yes, but also within families, between sisters,...
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Forgetting English
Melanie Rae Thon, author of First, Body and Sweet Hearts reviews
“When you forget English, you might learn to speak the forbidden language of your sister’s Tongan lover — you might find you understand the sweet murmur of the...
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The Trouble with Demons
Romantic Times BOOKreviews magazine reviews
The Trouble with Demons received 4.5 stars (their highest ranking), and has been selected as a TOP PICK! (their highest honor) in their May 2009 issue. Demons,...
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BookGeeks (U.K.) reviews
In The Brightest Moon of the Century, Christopher Meeks captures the embarrassments, flashes of joy, and moments of panic that make up everyday life. His central...
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A Robe of Feathers and Other Stories
Fantasy and Science Fiction reviews
"It's all fascinating material—very fresh to Western ears in both subject material and characterization—and comes to us wrapped in some of the most gorgeous prose...
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Forgetting English
DC Metroreader reviews
“Forgetting English is an exquisite thematic collection of short stories...Raymond’s masterful prose transports the reader to various locales including Antarctica...
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Booklist reviews
How to Buy a Love of Reading. Gibson, Tanya Egan (Author) May 2009. 352 p. Dutton, hardcover, $25.95. (9780525951148). Carley Wells is a high-school junior at a...
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Voices of Youth Advocates Magazine reviews
Vera Dietz likes flying under the radar. She is a straight-A student, works full-time as a pizza delivery technician, and, as a high school senior, doesn't have...
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Kindle and Nook available now; print available September 17
Small Press Reviews reviews
"Love at Absolute Zero" represents an experiment for Christopher Meeks in more ways than one. First off, it’s only available as an e-book, as Meeks, whose previous...
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Kindle and Nook available now; print available September 17
Amazon.com reviews
FIVE STARS The idea of using scientific method to find romance seems a challenging premise for a novel. Christopher Meeks accomplishes that, and then some. We...
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Curledup.com reviews
This memoir offers a balance of humor and poignant moments. Anyone who is or has been single during middle age will identify with Ganahl’s quest for happily ever...
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Joseph Bennett of Evans and the Growing of New York's Niagara Frontier
Midwest Book Review reviews
Amazing saga of New York's evolution as seen through the eyes of an extraordinary and versatile man.  A most enjoyable armchair tour through New York's pioneer...
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