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Journal of Middle East Womens' Studies reviews
"A supremely feminine book. It can be dipped into at any point, but there is a rhythm and progression to the presentation of these episodes, so that reading...
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Perceptive Travel Online Magazine reviews
Tales from the Expat Harem is a lovingly produced book that probably gives a more rounded, fully fleshed-out view of Turkey than any book has managed before. It...
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Globe and Mail, Canada reviews
In this collection of essays, 29 foreign women share their tales of conflict and discovery in Turkey. Spanning four decades and most of the country's regions,...
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Daily Telegraph, UK reviews
'Tales from the Expat Harem: Foreign Women in Modern Turkey' Ed. Anastasia M Ashman and Jennifer Eaton GökmenSeal Women's Travel293 pages, paperback, £8.99 This is...
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The Ancient Rain
Kirkus Reviews reviews
*"This brilliantly imagined version of real events packs an emotional wallop genre fiction rarely delivers."   Kirkus Reviews *Starred Review*
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National Geographic Traveler Online reviews
Tales from the Expat Harem, edited by Anastasia Ashman and Jennifer Eaton Gokmen (Seal Press, 2006)Follow the journeys of 29 women as they discover Turkey and its...
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International Herald Tribune reviews
"Tales from the Expat Harem: Foreign Women in Modern Turkey" This compilation of real-life stories, edited by Istanbul residents Anastasia Ashman and...
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Broken Colors
Midwest Book Review reviews
FIVE STARS Broken ColorsMichele ZackheimEuropa Editions116 East 16th Street, 12th floor, New York, NY 100039781933372372, $14.95 www.europaeditions.com 1-800-283-...
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The Globe & Mail reviews
And so begins Ross's gripping story, filled with the stuff of spy thrillers. At various times, his remarkable tale has him racing down Germany's Autobahn with an...
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Creative Loafing reviews
Scott Owens has produced a more satisfying book in The Persistence of Faith.  There are some unforgettable imaginative feats in this thin tome.  Almost all occur...
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Goodreads reviews
Anya’s War is a tender coming-of-age tale of a Jewish girl whose family escaped to Shanghai from the impending Nazi takeover of their home in Russia. Fourteen year...
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Xtra! reviews
Burgoine has another take. "Here in Canada," he says, "I would say the queer male condition is one of change. In my life, I've seen such amazing strides — gay...
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Amazon reviews
The thing that will push contact with new worlds the quickest is the desire for profit. "Zaftan Entrepreneurs" is a science fiction story lampooning the first...
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Awaken the Highland Warrior
Front Cover Quote reviews
“An exciting, riveting read! Nothing’s sexier than a time-traveling Highland warrior except one with the mission to save the world and the contemporary, courageous...
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The Magic Word
Cafe Libri: Reviewing Books & More reviews
 The lovely pictures in Sherrill Cannon’s book The Magic Word really complement the text, making it easy for a child to follow the storyline. The book invites...
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Rebecca's Reads reviews
I was drawn in right away to the story in the opening pages and my interest was held throughout.
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Hystera
RAGMAG, An International Magazine of Culture and Art reviews
“Someone once said that literature is either weighty and wise or interesting and captivating. Skolkin-Smith puts this to rest in HYSTERA. Lilly is a student in...
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Amazon.com reviews
I won't go into the plot here, others have already done that. What I will say is I really enjoyed reading this. I was there with Keith trying to deal with his...
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Amazon.com reviews
"I have become a bit obsessive about how many Hull trawlers went down over the years. They say that it was more dangerous to be a trawlerman than a miner." So...
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Library Journal reviews
The expressive language of poetry is unmistakable in Steele’s lyrical debut novel . . . This is a spare but powerful novel from award-winning poet Steele....
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