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Things Kept, Things Left Behind
Kirkus Reviews reviews
Winner of the Iowa Short Fiction Award, this well-worked debut collection of 11 stories delineates life's wrenching milestones: divorce, moving, the...
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Things Kept, Things Left Behind
El Paso Times reviews
Sometimes in a Tomlinson tale, it's difficult to tell the winners from the losers, the resilient from the fragile. But his magic lies in the shadows of people's...
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Things Kept, Things Left Behind
New York Times reviews
Like the landscape, Mr. Tomlinson’s characters in these 11 stories have harder edges. Their emotions are soaked in beer and obscured by the smoky haze of...
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The Price of Passion
Lambda Rising Book Report, Bay Area Reporter, The Wishing Well reviews
“Wells’ language is a rich and varied drug… Unlike so many other highly charged novels, The Price of Passion is a fully integrated story with a compelling conflict...
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AfterShocks
The Washington Blade, Chicago Outlines, Girlfriends Magazine, Recommended Reading/True Review reviews
"AfterShocks is an achievement.  There are lines that are so filled with beauty and truth that they are sheer pleasure to read.  Jess Wells is obviously...
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Books of the Times reviews
The Palm Latitudes of Kate Braverman's passionate new novel are those hot, steamy places to the south where the sun is insolent and cactuses and banyan trees and...
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New York Times reviews
For some American fiction writers, Los Angeles has for a long time now been thought of as providing a definitive opportunity to describe uprooted characters...
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The Mandrake Broom
Historical Novels Review reviews
            ...Wells’ detailed bibliography confirms her extensive research.  Historical events such as the invention of the printing press and contributions of...
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To Ride Hell's Chasm
The Best Reviews reviews
This is a stand-alone epic fantasy that is full of action and adventure TO RIDE HELL'S CHASM is a complex sword and sorcery novel whose protagonist is a man of...
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Finn: A Novel
Entertainment Weekly reviews
Clinch brings us a radical new take on Twain's classic, and a stand-alone marvel of a novel.
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Men and Feminism
Association of American Colleges and Universities reviews
With this concise overview of men’s role in feminism, Shira Tarrant makes a substantial contribution to the project of ally-building across gender lines. Tarrant...
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About.com: Special Needs Children reviews
"This memoir, full of fear and rage and disappointment and acceptance and advocacy and ferocious love, offers plenty of touchstones for parents who have dealt with...
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Publishers Weekly reviews
“A fascinating follow-up to the 2006 Art in the Blood dialogue with leading crime writers, this collection by journalist and fiction writer McDonald (Head Games)...
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The Commander's Desire
WRDF Reviews reviews
The Commander’s Desire is a historical novel that reaches you deep down to your soul....Simply stated, I loved this book. No matter what genre you read or what...
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The Commander's Desire
Coffee Time Romance & More reviews
An exciting and interesting historical, this book kept my attention and is one that I enjoyed reading. The murder and mayhem are very well written and are...
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DarqueReviews.com reviews
To Tempt the Wolf is the third installment in the werewolf series by Terry Spear. Each release has been even more exciting than the last, and they can also be...
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Romance Readers Connection reviews
TO TEMPT THE WOLF is a wonderful love story with lots of adventure and twists and turns. I thoroughly enjoyed the story and look forward to more from Terry Spear.
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EW, PW, The Independent reviews
“Based loosely on D.H. Lawrence's 1924 pilgrimage to Taos, N.M., where he hoped to create an artists' utopia, Amy Boaz's diamond-cut debut, A Richer Dust, follows...
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Sia McKye's Thoughts...OVER COFFEE reviews
Anyone who knows me, knows I love animals. God knows, I have enough of them, including the privilege of having had Micah, a grey wolf, from pup to death (12 years...
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ReadersFavorite.com reviews
Pepe and Po live on the streets after a fire destroys their apartment building. They find shelter in an abandoned building along with other street kids. Jose is a...
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