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In the Shadow of the Glacier, by Vicki Delany
Publishers Weekly reviews
Publishers Weekly: Delany's intriguing series opener introduces young constable Molly Smith, who almost literally stumbles across a rare murder victim in peaceful...
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In the Shadow of the Glacier, by Vicki Delany
Kirkus Reviews reviews
In the Shadow of the Glacier Kirkus Reviews: A plan to build both a memorial park for Vietnam draft dodgers and a fancy new resort tears a small Canadian town...
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Jew Boy
Front Page San Francisco Chronicle Book Review reviews
Alan Kaufman is a survivor. It took him nearly half a century to realize it. As a kid, he believed ``there was no difference between a victim and a survivor,'' he...
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Peace Corps Writers reviews
"...As with any memorable story about an "other" place, [Urbani] extends a generosity of attention that allows readers to create their own sense of...
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Seattle Weekly reviews
"...[Urbani's] account is a testament to the tenacity of the human spirit - her own and that of the unbreakable Guatemalans. Potential Peace Corps do-gooders...
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The Anatomist
Nature: The Int'l Weekly Journal of Science reviews
 [In addition to telling the stories of Henry Gray and H.V. Carter,] The Anatomist also concerns the progress of a third anatomist: Hayes himself. Early on in his...
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Rain Taxi Review of Books reviews
As the book-length debut by a veteran of the Chicano spoken-word collective Taco Shop Poets, Mahcic reflects the TSP's playful yet socially conscious sensibility,...
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Curve Magazine reviews
"The founder and editor of SoMa Literary Review, Kemble Scott channeled his fascination with San Francisco's South of Market district — an industrial dead...
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New Creative Community: The Art of Cultural Development
Culturelink reviews
Arlene Goldbard is one of those writers who not only writes about culture -- she lives culture. She manages both to persuade us about her research but also...
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The Stolen Child
The Washington Post reviews
"Utterly absorbing...The Stolen Child is an impressive double act, a fine example of what the French call the fantastique -- an intrusion into realism, a leak...
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Gertrude's Broken Wand (Marmalade Book 1)
Lynchburg Coupon Mama reviews
Marmalade is a book that today’s child is sure to love! Just from the back cover, I felt a flood of memories come back about books and movies including Alice in...
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NYtimes.com reviews
Marvels of economy, the stories in Lou Beach’s first collection, “420 Characters”(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $22), originated as Facebook status updates (and...
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Leaving the World Book Cover
The Telegraph reviews
Whatever else one may think of Douglas Kennedy as a novelist, there is no denying that he is generous to the point of profligacy with his plotting. His latest...
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Heart of the Wolf
Publishers Weekly reviews
Red werewolf Bella flees her adoptive pack of gray werewolves when the alpha male Volan tries forcibly to claim her as his mate. Her real love, beta male Devlyn,...
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Forgetting English
Mark Kramer, Founding Director and Writer-in-Residence, Nieman Program on Narrative Journalism, Harv reviews
“Midge Raymond turns her elegant, austere sentences precisely, forcing unmediated, intimate connection with readers of her exotic tales. It's nothing short of...
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Vietnam Magazine reviews
Rock 'n' Roll Soldier differs from most Vietnam entertainers' memoirs in that the troupe here did not come courtesy of Bob Hope and the USO. These troubadours in...
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Midwest Review reviews
"To Tempt the Wolf is an extremely enjoyable and fascinating read. I am impressed with the way Spears has added her own unique twist, mixing it into the realm of...
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An Apple Pie for Dinner
School Library Journal reviews
Told with folkloric flair, this scrumptious tale is perfect for reading aloud to a broad range of ages… Every library will want a copy.
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Night Owl Romance reviews
This is the fifth installment in Ms. Spear's werewolf stories. These stories keep getting better and better with each one. You will find yourself lusting after the...
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Kirkus Reviews reviews
PLEASE IGNORE VERA DIETZ Author: King, A.S. A star is assigned to books of unusual merit, determined by the editors of Kirkus Reviews. A harrowing but ultimately...
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