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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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The Wolf and The Lamb by Rosy Cole
Kirkus Reviews/Discoveries reviews
Jane Austen meets Bleak House in an engaging historical novel about the demands of marriage in late 18th-century England. The first installment in a proposed...
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The Organiser reviews
Indian Muslims are ghettoed in Pakistan Farzana Versey has brought out history through her travel fable that holds bare the social milieu enshrining the...
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Front page of book reviews
"Michael Anthony's candid narrative of his service in Iraq is far removed from the glamorized picture of military life that has become a staple of our mass media....
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Yellowcake
Orion Magazine reviews
Kinds of damage and forms of compensation propel this engaging debut novel by Ann Cummins. She avoids cheap rhetoric and easy judgments about a local environmental...
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The Star Telegram reviews
What it is: Like Peter and the Wolf, this is a children’s story that also serves as an introduction to the orchestra. Snicket, you may recall, is the author of the...
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The Sunday Observer reviews
  Powerfully encased in honours to the Orishas, womanist poet and scholar Opal Palmer Adisa has offered a big book about three strains of blackness in the...
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The Lost Daughter of Happiness
American Studies International, Vol XXXVIII, no. 1, pp. 61-71 reviews
Scholarly article by Prof. Pin-chia Feng, Chair of Department of Foreign Languages and Literature at National Chiao-Tung University, Taiwan.  Prof. Feng suggests a...
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The Wonderful Demise of Benjamin Arnold Guppy
Allbooks Review reviews
Do you like your neighbours? Are they good, wholesome people who like to get on with you? If they are, then you are lucky. Your neighbours could be Ben and Pat...
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Military.com reviews
The journalist who ended Gen. Stanley McChrystal’s tenure as commander of the Afghanistan war is back with "The Operators," a book about Washington, D.C., power...
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Mobile Mansions
January Magazine reviews
It wasn't long after our love affair with the car developed that we managed to combine it with another passion: travel. That seems an obvious statement since cars...
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