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Published Reviews

Gilded Lili
Library Journal reviews
Freelance journalist DiNardo provides a fun romp through the dancer’s colorful life—the clubs she played, the men she loved, the court cases she faced—yet also...
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Gilded Lili
Publishers Weekly reviews
Contemporary “stripper chic” and the “neo-burlesque movement” have spurred new interest in Lili St. Cyr, one of America's best-known postwar striptease artists,...
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Publisher's Weekly reviews
As light and sweet as cotton candy, this saga of a pig in love will win over kids and grownups alike. Van Lieshout’s loosely drawn pen and ink illustrations,...
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Little Night
Kirkus Reviews reviews
"Strong colors in reds, browns and dark blues with a sprinkling of starlight add to the mystical effect. Lovely"
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Little Night
Booklist reviews
"Pura Belpre Award winner Morales has created a sumptuous feast of metaphors in her text: a bathtub filled with falling stars, a dress crocheted from clouds...
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Across Time
http://www.j-kaye-book-blog.blogspot.com/ reviews
ACROSS TIME by Linda Kay Silva is the second book I’ve run across this week where I felt inadequate as a reviewer. What both books had in common were historical...
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Calico Reaction reviews
The reviews below will focus on each individual story, and in some cases, there will be spoilers. On the whole, I can say that Pelland has a clean, crisp style...
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The Fix reviews
Jennifer Pelland’s first collection, Unwelcome Bodies, is a compendium of dark tales that are truly speculative. Each one embraces a cosmic “what if”—many of the...
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WHEN THE COWS GOT LOOSE
KIRKUS REVIEWS reviews
Similar in premise to Tres Seymour's Hunting the White Cow (1993), but far from that tale's delicate serenity, this wild romp pits young Ida Mae against no fewer...
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Rewind, Replay, Repeat
Publishers Weekly reviews
FROM PUBLISHERS WEEKLY: "Bell's memoir is a revealing look at life with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) that goes to often hysterical lengths to convey...
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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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Melody
BlackMeninAmerica.com reviews
Melody is a novel with a two part rhythm of a story line with fast twists and captivating allure that blend harmoniously to a true melodic novella treat. This...
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OVENMAN
The Oregonian reviews
"Ovenman may leave some readers puzzling over how When can be such a dope in some ways and still such a fun narrator. Parker rides that thin line of narrative...
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The New York Times Book Review reviews
Most of us dread winding up in a subway car or an airplane seat beside characters like Lucia Nevai's. Off their medications, away from their A.A. sponsors or...
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Raging Bibliomania reviews
In The Brightest Moon of the Century, readers meet endearing and affable Edward, a young man who is locked in a struggle with the world and his place in it. After...
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AterEllen.com reviews
Linda Morganstein’s new novel My Life With Stella Kane is a funny, sharp look at what it was like to be gay in 1950’s Hollywood.
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EW, PW, The Independent reviews
“Based loosely on D.H. Lawrence's 1924 pilgrimage to Taos, N.M., where he hoped to create an artists' utopia, Amy Boaz's diamond-cut debut, A Richer Dust, follows...
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Novel: Sardinian Silver
Allbooks Reviews reviews
www.allbookreviews.com Genre: Literary Romance Title: Sardinian Silver Author: A. Colin Wright Ah, youth! A time when young men (and young women too) struggled to...
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A Tale of Three Cities
AMAZON reviews
Steven Travers captures the essence of the 1962 season in Major League baseball, while painting a vivid picture of the changes taking place in American society....
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