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Published Reviews

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The New York Times reviews
"Anyone who has ever been exasperated by an out-of-towner who lacked the chops for New York life will empathize with Anastasia Ashman's story about a sofa-...
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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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Star Crossed Romance reviews
Terry Spear has written another great werewolf story. I know. I say that every time but when it's true, it's true. Ms Spear writes fantastic action/adventure/...
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Newsday reviews
Every man, woman, child - not to mention dog and plant - owes its life to Jack Durkin. Had he and nine generations of Durkins before him not been weeding a field...
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Bookreporter.com reviews
If you see Dave Zeltserman, tell him he owes me a night’s sleep. Zeltersman is arguably best known for his fine works in the crime fiction genre, novels and short...
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Highway of Heroes
CM Magazine reviews
Put yourself in the mind of a young boy, caught up in the heartbreak of losing his soldier dad, and now facing the formal repatriation ceremony that begins at...
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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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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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