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The Northern Poetry Review reviews
Mark Lavorato is a well-traveled poet, a fact evidenced in this collection; his words reference his experiences in various countries, sometimes obliquely,...
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HEROES ARISE by Laurel Anne Hill
http://colonylibrarylady.com/2012/10/29/heroes-arise reviews
“Have you ever read a fantasy book that you really like? A lot?” I have. A few years ago, I read the novel Heroes Arise with my son. When we finished,...
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Kirkus Reviews reviews
The uncompromisingly frank account of a gifted woman's unlikely journey from teenage mother and juvenile delinquent to award-winning writer and scholar.
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EDGE OF BLACK (November 13, 2012) Sam Owens #2
Romantic Times reviews
Ellison delivers another outstanding crime thriller that plays on many of a reader's emotions: fear, love, hate and shock among them. It's obvious from the first...
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EDGE OF BLACK (November 13, 2012) Sam Owens #2
Publisher's Weekly reviews
Publishers WeeklyA biological attack on the Washington, D.C., subway system propels Ellison’s suspenseful second Samantha Owens novel (after A Deeper Darkness)....
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Lethbridge Living reviews
Born and raised in Lethbridge, now Montreal-based, author Mark Lavorato has created one of the most intriguing and challenging books I've ever had the pleasure of...
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The Memory of Scent
The Irish Examiner reviews
Looking to the past   Saturday, August 18, 2012   The Memory of Scent     Lisa BurkittThe History Press Ireland €13.50 Review: Afric...
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Publisher's Weekly reviews
Despite a slow beginning, Richards (Sunset Bridge) manages to bring readers a well-crafted tale of atonement before death. Utterly alone after years of mistakes ("...
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500 Words of Wisdom reviews
We are all looking for ways to improve our health and explanations as to why there are so many illnesses and diseases these days. In my quest to find answers and...
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Gates of Eden IPPY Award
Cannabis Now reviews
Of the titles to arrive since Julie Taymor's 2007 film, “Across the Universe”, Charles Degelman’s Gates of Eden, stands out as one of the best.  Degelman’s...
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Funny in Farsi: A Memoir of Growing Up Iranian in America
Los Angeles Times reviews
"What’s charming beyond the humor of this memoir is that it remains affectionate even in the weakest, most tenuous moments for the culture. It’s the...
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Library Journal reviews
This book-length study of "The Tale of Sir Thopas" is the second of a proposed three-volume explication of Chaucer's Canterbury Tales. Cullen's (Chaucer's Host)...
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Boiling Point
The Sierra Club reviews
"Boiling Point features an eccentric group of characters — including two microbiologists, a celebrity figure, and a Nobel-winning scientist intent on destroying...
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The True Sources of the Nile
Publishers Weekly reviews
About that title: experts disagree, citing no fewer than five possible sites. Anne, a human rights activist working in Burundi, finds the avowed source there...
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Love and Ghost Letters, Paperback
Sun Sentinel reviews
Love and Ghost Letters takes a hard look at how closely wedded love and money are, without turning away from the ugliness of social inequality. The magic of the...
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The Culture Trip (cultural website) reviews
As one of the prominent areas of genre fiction, the thriller simultaneously engages, educates and scares its readers. Those who write within the genre need to be...
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Suite101 reviews
With all these characters that you cannot help becoming attached to, it is bittersweet when Theft of the Master ends. Thankfully, Edwin Alexander plans to release...
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Yesterday's Dreams
The Smoking Poet reviews
There is much good to be found between the covers of Yesterday’s Dreams, from the rich Celtic myth to well-defined characters — a sympathetic protagonist and dark...
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DruidKirk.org reviews
In this book, Greer reaches out to the theologians and philosophers of today who have scarcely taken polytheism seriously or even given it much thought, answering...
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Curled Up With a Good Book reviews
Curled Up with a Good Book calls Mary Saracino's novel The Singing of Swans "an engrossing tale" and "a fascinating read. Rich in historical detail...
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