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The holothurian ossicles are from a photo by Dr. Mike Reich, one a many fine biologists who cooperated w/ this cross-genre book
Modern Haiku, vol.35.1 a prestigious haiku quarterly, then edited by Lee Gurga. reviews
PLEASE NOTE THAT THE ORIGINAL IS FIVE PAGES AND EASILY FOUND ONLINE Those who think of haiku as simple little poems should certainly get out and read “Rise, Ye Sea...
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Myth of the Simple Mchines
LunaL a journal of poetry and translation reviews
"The Myth of the Simple Machines is from that wonderful world where poetry intersects with storytelling. And as Laurel Snyder shows, it’s a world of endless...
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Myth of the Simple Mchines
The L Magazine reviews
The beauty of a simple machine is its ability to accomplish something extraordinary simply: a pen, say, some paper, and the capacity to leap headfirst into the...
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Parenting, Inc.
LIbrary Journal reviews
Like Judith Warner's Perfect Madness, this sine qua non for new parents is highly recommended.
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Curled Up With a Good Book reviews
Curled Up with a Good Book calls Mary Saracino's novel The Singing of Swans "an engrossing tale" and "a fascinating read. Rich in historical detail...
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MatriFocus reviews
In the Samhain 2006 issue of MatriFocus: Cross-Quarterly for the Goddess Woman, Dahti Blanchard calls The Singing of Swans by Mary Saracino "one of those...
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The Feminist Review reviews
Jeanne Winslow at the Feminist Review says of Mary Saracino's novel The Singing of Swans: Saracino's mythology gives a voice to women while also providing social...
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The Beltane Papers reviews
Reviewer Denise Bell writes: Throughout the book the author has woven stories of women who each worshiped the Black Madonna, the Dark Mother, or the Divine She....
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Sage Woman Magazine reviews
Reviewer Barbara Ardinger calls the novel "a complex, sometimes disturbing, sometimes enchanting fairy tale about a long line of Sicilian* women who worship...
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Big Bridge Magazine reviews
Very early in the book, it was so very tempting to accuse the author of merely name dropping about his Herculean druggy glory days; touting others' achievements...
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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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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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Bookslut.com reviews
  Lou Beach writes short stories in 420 characters, and they are bizarre and awesome. Beach's site includes audio of his stories being read by...
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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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Authonomy reviews
The first two chapters are the funniest start to a book I have ever encountered (well, I may exaggerate, but it felt like it). It keeps it up too. When our hero...
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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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Greasewood Creek
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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Shadows and Ghosts
Ivory Owl Reviews reviews
Let me say first off that this book is the perfect example of why you should not judge a book by its cover! The cover would lead a reader to believe the story is a...
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