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Mending Horses
Booklist reviews
"Barker skillfully evokes the realities of class, racial, and gender oppression in the nineteenth century through a rich cast, lifelike setting, and complex,...
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Mending Horses
School Library Journal reviews
"Barker's deft sketches even endow most peripheral characters with individuality... Barker fashions a well-researched roster of circus eccentrics to serve as a...
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Daily News reviews
Whyle... transforms written history into literature. Where the report gives sketchy outlines, he reimagines this as the war of people against nature, and of people...
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The New Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone
The Wall Street Journal reviews
I'm not a fan of recipes. I rarely use cookbooks, although I can't seem to stop writing them. But I prefer to concentrate on techniques rather than steps and...
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Publishers Weekly reviews
Jensen’s second novel, a twist on the Peter Pan story which reconceives of Captain Hook as a tragic hero, shows how she’s matured as a writer since her excellent...
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Ramblings of an Elfpire reviews
I really enjoyed this book! The writing style was what made this for me; the way that the author created the atmosphere and suspense was artistic and beautiful,...
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Ghost Orchid
Amazon.com reviews
Revisiting haunted Green Mansions in the Everglades, March 21, 2014 By Peter H. Green (St. Louis, MO United States) - See all my reviews (REAL NAME)  ...
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Catalina Kiss
Book Club Mom reviews
I think the strongest part of the book is in the second half, where Gwen struggles to discover who she is. Also good are Gwen’s relationships with her father and...
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Mail & Guardian reviews
This interface of white people and the Xhosa seems to be Whyle’s current and enduring fascination, and he renders it pared down to the essentials, in measured and...
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The Pact
Book Front Cover reviews
The Pact: Messages from the Other Side is a beautifully written illumination of the thin veil between souls and incarnations. We truly do walk within, beside...
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Birds of Paradise Lose
Chicosol.com reviews
  By Lindajoy Fenley © chicoSol  posted April 5 Andrew Lam's short story collection, "Birds of Paradise Lost," lured me into a labyrinth of past and...
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Whispers of Wickedness reviews
A fantasy tale of the highest calibre, at times I thought I was reading the last chapter of a great novel and it has certainly made me want to hear more from this...
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Mending Horses
School Library Journal reviews
"Barker's deft sketches even endow most peripheral characters with individuality... Barker fashions a well-researched roster of circus eccentrics to serve as a...
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Mending Horses
Booklist reviews
"Barker skillfully evokes the realities of class, racial, and gender oppression in the nineteenth century through a rich cast, lifelike setting, and complex,...
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Severed Threads by Kaylin McFarren
Portland Tribune reviews
“Kaylin McFarren's latest novel is a fast-paced mixture of romance, mystery and adventure, with more than a dash of the paranormal tossed in for good measure. It's...
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TimeOut (New York) reviews
By the time Eleanor Roosevelt rips into Tom Cruise and tells him to just shut up, it’s clear that Koolaids: The Art of War is not exactly a linear novel.  In...
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Philadelphia Bulletin reviews
Here’s a book you can fall in love with just by reading the table of contents. It’s entitled 101 Really Important Things You Already Know, But Keep Forgetting by...
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A clincher!
Publisher's Weekly reviews
Being with Him Jessica Inclán Zebra, $13 paper (320p) ISBN 978-1-4201-0112-6 In Inclán’s sweet but sometimes silly trilogy opener, finding a soul mate is child’s...
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The Banquet Bug
TIME Asia Edition reviews
Geling Yan serves up a tasty tale of desire and corruption in China...
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Library Journal reviews
McFadden, Bernice L. Gathering of Waters. Akashic. Jan. 2012. c.250p.  ISBN 9781617750328. $24.95; pap.   ISBN 9781617750311. $15.95....
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