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Published Reviews

Forged By Lightning: A Novel of Hannibal and Scipio
Amazon reviews
This novel is truly a pleasure to read, I read it cover to cover in an afternoon,I was never a true history fan, but gave it a chance. I must say, it read so much...
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Murder Is Binding
Internet reviews
The town of Stoneham, New Hampshire is considered the safest place in the sate because it hasn’t had a murder in sixty years. However, Stoneham is ironically also...
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Mike Snider’s Formal Blog at the Sonnetarium reviews
"Antonyms" is the most technically interesting of the death/breath poems. It's built like Herbert's "Easter Wings," starting with a pair of...
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Orange County Weekly reviews
Beneath the electric bill, discarded beer caps and spilled ashtray in the disaster I call my car, Impure-a collection of poetry by Whittier College prof and local...
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The Perils of Pleasure
Library Journal reviews
"A fiction fan doesn’t love all fiction, and an avid romance reader doesn’t love all romances. But Julie Anne Long is one author to recommend to anyone who...
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Road- to-Health.com reviews
The Joy of Not Working by Ernie Zelinski (Ten Speed Press). This book does not come up on Internet searches for retirement books. Why? Because "retirement...
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Alternative-Read reviews
[Magdalena Ball's] mind is a fountain of original ideas, expressed in conventional poetic format...That can only happen after years of struggle and hard work, when...
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Aaron Paul Lazar reviews
Magdalena Ball’s writing, insightful and deep, engages the reader from page one. Her characters linger long after the story resolves to its perfect conclusion....
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Book Pleasures reviews
The author’s control of the story is masterly; her insight combining with her exceptional narrative skills to write a story that...
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Shaggy Muses
Margaret Forster, author of Elizabeth Barrett Browning: The Life and Loves of a Poet reviews
I so enjoyed SHAGGY MUSES. It manages very successfully to bring into focus exactly why these dogs were important to these writers—an intriguing mixture of...
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NPR: ON POINT reviews
You’ve got to have friends, as Bette Midler sang back in the ‘70s. But not many people hold on to their friendships for four decades, and counting....
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Huffington Post reviews
The Girls from Ames: A Story of Women & a Forty-Year Friendship by Wall Street Journal columnist Jeffrey Zaslow tells the remarkable story of the 40-year...
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A Tale of Three Cities
The 1962 season will be remembered fondly by baseball fans. Five years after leaving New York, the Dodgers and Giants hooked up for a great division race. The two...
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Mirabella reviews
"A poetically plain-spoken and deeply felt account...With her sensitive writing...and even pitch, Saffian brings us close to her experience."
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Romance Reviews Today reviews
THE DOWRY BRIDE is Shobhan Bantwal's first novel, and it's an incredible beginning. Writing of her native land, Ms. Bantwal has given western readers a peek into a...
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The Possibility of Everything
Entertainment Weekly reviews
When this California mom (and author of the 1994 best-seller Motherless Daughters) finds her 3-year-old suddenly in the grip of a very hostile imaginary friend,...
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The Possibility of Everything
Oregonian Review reviews
Among children's counselors, there is a saying: As it goes for the mother, so it goes for the child. This is neither the exclusionary nor blame-based statement...
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Kirkus Review reviews
Ten-year-old Lulu and eight-year-old Merry are caught up in adult turmoil when their father murders their mother in July 1971. Over the subsequent three decades,...
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Martha's Bookshelf reviews
4.5!! I really liked the alpha characters of Cassie and Leidolf. The author does a good job building the tension as they dance around their attraction for each...
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Winter of Secrets
Publishers Weekly reviews
Starred Review. The discovery early one Christmas morning of the bodies of best friends Jason Wyatt-Yarmouth and Ewan Williams, two privileged young men from...
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