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Last Train to Paris
The New York Times Sunday Book Section reviews
  YOU MUST REMEMBER THIS  Last Train to Paris by Michele Zackheim Michele Zackheim’s books, like treasure hunts, send their narrators scuttling after...
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Vic's Media Room reviews
Christopher Meeks in his new book, Blood Drama, published by White Whisker Books brings us into the life of Ian Nash. Innocent routine activities.  ...
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THE SEVENTH GATE, by Richard Zimler
Blog of Firdevs Robinson reviews
"The Seventh Gate had a profound effect on me with its portrayal of how the Nazi ideology permeated German society and politics. Of course, there was an enormous...
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The Countries We Live In
Goodreads.com reviews
As always, Radavich gives us marvelous lines.  It's the kind of collection to turn to if you feel the slightest bit blue.  He has a way of looking at the...
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Winnipeg Free Press reviews
"Lavorato balances the present, visceral moment with deep subtext, and what results is great, even beautiful writing."
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Flyover Lives
NPR reviews
The second best quality Diane Johnson has as a writer is that she's so smart. Her first best quality — and one that's far more rare — is that she credits her...
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The National Post reviews
While his characters drive the action, Lavorato’s unwavering eye is at its best when observing and describing the city itself, which continues to grapple with many...
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Views from the Countryside reviews
Christopher Meeks is an award winning playwright and obviously visual person.  Perhaps that explains his ability to create characters I'll remember for a long...
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BookPage reviews
  “Hearts drumming, / eyes darting, / knees trembling.” Susan VanHecke’s reverent free verse describes the trepidation felt by Frank, James and Shepard, three...
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Mending Horses
Kirkus Reviews reviews
“Fluid writing and a true sense of history—including fascinating insights into early circuses—raise this well above the usual. Barker’s characters are nuanced,...
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Snowfall at Willow Lake
BookPage reviews
Snowfall at Willow Lake is a charming addition to the popular Lakeshore Chronicles and readers will thoroughly enjoy revisiting the beloved residents and familiar...
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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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Night of Many Dreams
San Francisco Chronicle reviews
Tsukiyama tells a quietly powerful and understated story of women finding their way in the world, and the strength they derive from family ties.
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"O" Magazine reviews
If your secret desire is to live in a world where bad men are punished and your girlfriends rule and the best cure for a broken heart is to throw back your head...
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New Creative Community: The Art of Cultural Development
Public Art Review reviews
Arlene Goldbard's most recent book, New Creative Community: The Art of Cultural Development, is a comprehensive, well-written, and passionate chronicle of this...
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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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PoLAR: Political and Legal Anthropology Review May, 2010 reviews
PoLAR: Political and Legal Anthropology Review May, 2010 Book Review *152 PLUNDER: WHEN THE RULE OF LAW IS ILLEGAL UGO MATTEI AND LAURA NADER (WI-LEY-BLACKWELL...
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The Anatomist
Associated Press reviews
"The Anatomist" (Ballantine Books, 304 pages, $24.95), by Bill Hayes: Before surgery videos, medical dramas, House and McDreamy laid bare the body's...
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http://www.shewrites.com/profiles/blogs/gimme-jimmy-gmta-review reviews
Delightful, adorable and hilarious. When little Jimmy Alexander is warned by his father that his unwillingness to share and his inability to politely ask for...
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