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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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John Scalzi's "Whatever" reviews
"Since I know the people in the book, I can’t say that I’m at all objective about it, but folks, this is a good book. Rob writes well, with humor and anger and...
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The Daily Beast reviews
A comic turned novelist debuts a dark tale. If you’re familiar with Teri Coyne’s former life as a stand-up comedian, get ready for something very, very different....
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Moms for Books reviews
Legend of the White Wolf is not your typical romance novel, even though it starts out to be one. This is what is called an "Urban Fantasy" and it definitely...
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Ready Reader Reviews reviews
I loved Kiki Howell's sexy, erotic version of Beauty and the Beast, The Witch's Beast. Ms. Howell hooked me right away with the witch, Seraphina, flying into a...
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BlogCritics reviews
Kate Evans' novel engrossed me with its sharp wit and humor. I couldn’t help but get involved with her characters. They are similar to the highly artistic creative...
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New York Times reviews
In the quest for better health, many people turn to doctors, self-help books or herbal supplements. But they overlook a powerful weapon that could help them fight...
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New York Times (blog) reviews
In a new book, “The Girls From Ames: A Story of Women and a Forty-Year Friendship” (Gotham), author Jeffrey Zaslow explores the powerful friendships of 11 girls...
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Chicago Sun-Times reviews
Jeffrey Zaslow's name is familiar to lots of Sun-Times readers. From 1987 to 2001, he wrote a column that more or less replaced legendary advice giver Ann Landers...
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Des Moines Register reviews
The photographs reveal much about a lifelong relationship between 11 women. In the first, the tanned high school girls emit a joy for life in their playful group...
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Detroit Free Press reviews
Zaslow, who lives in West Bloomfield and writes a column for the Wall Street Journal, is the guy who made the world poignantly aware of Dr. Randy Pausch, the...
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