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Published Reviews

Mending Horses
Booklist reviews
"Barker skillfully evokes the realities of class, racial, and gender oppression in the nineteenth century through a rich cast, lifelike setting, and complex,...
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Mending Horses
School Library Journal reviews
"Barker's deft sketches even endow most peripheral characters with individuality... Barker fashions a well-researched roster of circus eccentrics to serve as a...
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Daily News reviews
Whyle... transforms written history into literature. Where the report gives sketchy outlines, he reimagines this as the war of people against nature, and of people...
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The New Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone
The Wall Street Journal reviews
I'm not a fan of recipes. I rarely use cookbooks, although I can't seem to stop writing them. But I prefer to concentrate on techniques rather than steps and...
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Publishers Weekly reviews
Jensen’s second novel, a twist on the Peter Pan story which reconceives of Captain Hook as a tragic hero, shows how she’s matured as a writer since her excellent...
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Ramblings of an Elfpire reviews
I really enjoyed this book! The writing style was what made this for me; the way that the author created the atmosphere and suspense was artistic and beautiful,...
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Ghost Orchid
Amazon.com reviews
Revisiting haunted Green Mansions in the Everglades, March 21, 2014 By Peter H. Green (St. Louis, MO United States) - See all my reviews (REAL NAME)  ...
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Catalina Kiss
Book Club Mom reviews
I think the strongest part of the book is in the second half, where Gwen struggles to discover who she is. Also good are Gwen’s relationships with her father and...
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Mail & Guardian reviews
This interface of white people and the Xhosa seems to be Whyle’s current and enduring fascination, and he renders it pared down to the essentials, in measured and...
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The Pact
Book Front Cover reviews
The Pact: Messages from the Other Side is a beautifully written illumination of the thin veil between souls and incarnations. We truly do walk within, beside...
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Birds of Paradise Lose
Chicosol.com reviews
  By Lindajoy Fenley © chicoSol  posted April 5 Andrew Lam's short story collection, "Birds of Paradise Lost," lured me into a labyrinth of past and...
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The Sandcastle Girls
Publishers' Weekly reviews
"Powerful. . .Bohjalian’s storytelling makes this a beautiful, frightening, and unforgettable read."
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Months and Seasons & Other Stories
Blogging Authors, Amazon, and other places reviews
For those readers fortunate enough to have read Christopher Meeks’ first short story collection - THE MIDDLE-AGED MAN AND THE SEA - and discovered the...
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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 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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http://www2.timesdispatch.com/rtd/entertainment/books_literature/article/BWELLS23_20090819-172603/28 reviews
Crowning Glory of Calla Lily Ponder," is tugged by the moon. In fact, the moon is more or less a character in the book, shining upon its namesake town of La Luna...
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www.monitorbankrates.com reviews
Some of the best opportunities come when bubbles bust. That being said, if you’re a real estate investor, when and where should you start looking to make...
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Shaggy Muses
Margaret Forster, author of Elizabeth Barrett Browning: The Life and Loves of a Poet reviews
I so enjoyed SHAGGY MUSES. It manages very successfully to bring into focus exactly why these dogs were important to these writers—an intriguing mixture 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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The Suffocating Sea
Kirkus Reviews reviews
A nicely complex plot... Murder and arson strike too close to home for a detective investigating someone else’s case.DI Andy Horton is still smarting from the...
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