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Published Reviews

Broken Colors
Library Journal reviews
This is a beautiful novel, sometimes comic and always wise.  Visual artist Zackheim imbues the novel with her deep knowledge of the art world.
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Edited by Lee Child
The Plain Dealer reviews
I applaud the idea behind the creation of Killer Year, and cheer even more because it's such a success. This anthology of short crime stories (St. Martin's...
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Best Evidence
Amazon.Com Editor's Picks reviews
  In Best Evidence, Michael Schmicker assembles scientific documentation for experiences that many readers intuitively believe are real, despite mainstream...
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Mediterranean Summer hardcover
Gourmet Retailer reviews
When I first met Chef David Shalleck, he had just returned from a summer (or two) sailing around the Mediterranean and cooking on board a yacht owned by a wealthy...
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Mediterranean Summer hardcover
Chow.com reviews
The personal chef journal is everywhere these days (thank you, Anthony Bourdain). Haven’t got your fill? Here’s a new twist: a chef on a boat. Mediterranean Summer...
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Mediterranean Summer hardcover
Kirkus reviews
San Francisco foodie Shalleck pleasantly recreates his sweat-and-glamour season toiling as chef on a yacht cruising the Côte d’Azur.  At the time, he was an...
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Mediterranean Summer hardcover
The New York Times reviews
Summer reading has more to do with charmed lives, blue skies and location, location, location. Just put a chef on a yacht on the Riviera and you have a 327-page...
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WAKE
Kirkus Reviews reviews
  Dealing with an alcoholic single mother and endless hours of working at Heather Nursing Home to raise money for college, high-school senior Janie Hannagan...
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In the Shadow of the Glacier, by Vicki Delany
Publishers Weekly reviews
Publishers Weekly: Delany's intriguing series opener introduces young constable Molly Smith, who almost literally stumbles across a rare murder victim in peaceful...
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In the Shadow of the Glacier, by Vicki Delany
Kirkus Reviews reviews
In the Shadow of the Glacier Kirkus Reviews: A plan to build both a memorial park for Vietnam draft dodgers and a fancy new resort tears a small Canadian town...
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Cindy's Love of Books reviews
I didn't realize that this was the third in the book right away and that really didn't make a difference in the book for me. It can be read as a stand alone. I do...
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An Apple Pie for Dinner
Kirkus reviews
The good-hearted text... scans well and will be a welcome addition to a storytime or family read-aloud.
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Livejournal book reviews reviews
Painting from Life is a story of obsession, like it should be when you are talking of art, since only a work born from an artist who suffered to create it is...
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Unique Logophilos website reviews
This is a story about love in its purest form ...
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AOL Canada reviews
The girls from Ames – Karla, Kelly, Marilyn, Jane, Jenny, Karen, Cathy, Angela, Sally, Diana and Sheila – developed a close friendship growing up in Iowa in the...
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Assocated Content reviews
The Girls from Ames is a new book written by Wall Street Journal Writer Jeffrey Zaslow. The story of the girls came from one of Zaslow's columns about friendship....
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Conquering Venus
Ten Fingers Typing reviews
You will be grateful for the fact that this is part of a trilogy, but at the same time, you'll find yourself a little foot-stampy and impatient to know what...
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The Feminist Review reviews
The poet and essayist Jane Satterfield writes a hauntingly discontinuous prose-poem about a sort of exile. To those of us with dual citizenship—or, perhaps, to...
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WIRED online reviews
But I’m always glad to find an independent project that I enjoy. The perception for independent comics, I think, is that they’re the literary fiction version of...
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BC Blogcritics reviews
The idealist in me wasn’t entirely certain that our society needed even a tongue-in-cheek primer on how to end a marriage. Yet, if one looks objectively at the...
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