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Gates of Eden IPPY Award
NotAnotherBookReview reviews
In my opinion Gates of Eden, by Charles Degelman (Harvard Square Editions) can well be compared to Gone with The Wind in describing huge cultural...
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The New York Times reviews
Tomorrow is the 14th anniversary of this review that I received in the New York Times, of my very first novel, The Last Kabbalist of Lisbon: Sixteenth-century...
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Tree Soldier
http://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/authors/pw-select/article/50010-pw-select-january-2012-t reviews
This vigorously researched historical novel set during the Great Depression tracks the life of the leader of a Civilian Conservation Corps group working in the...
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Me & Emma
Closer Magazine reviews
“Brilliantly written, [Me & Emma] is a must read.”  -- Closer  
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Random House reviews
“What Happened To My Sister is a gripping read that is at once heartbreaking and heartwarming. Flock masterfully combines a deeply affecting family drama with...
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Random House reviews
“Haunting, harrowing, and exquisitely told, Flock’s brilliant, bold novel is all about imagination, grief, and one stunning young narrator’s struggle to transcend...
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Random House reviews
"Elizabeth Flock has created a young heroine who will win your heart. Caroline Parker is fierce, bright, and endlessly lovable. Amid this well-plotted mystery,...
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Random House reviews
"From the opening sentence of Elizabeth Flock's exceptional new novel, I was at its tender mercies. I kept asking myself, How did she accomplish this storytelling...
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The New York Times reviews
“Dreamlike” is one word for Beth Kephart’s latest novel, Small Damages, in which an American teenager is exiled to Spain after she gets pregnant. Her percolating...
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The San Francisco Chronicle reviews
  REAL, magical     By Skip Horvack   In an essay titled "Good Readers and Good Writers," Vladimir Nabokov argued that, while major writers are...
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Bad-Ass Faeries
The Harrow: Original Works of Fantasy and Horror, Vol 10, No 7 (2007) reviews
 Standout stories include Elaine Corvidae's "Hollow Dreams," in which Pook runs with a group of homeless kids, empowered but haunted by his halfbreed...
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Compassion In Dying Magazine reviews
The thing about a good story is it grows on you and stays with you for days. The stories of the dying in Fran Moreland Johns' new book are like that. But this isn'...
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The Jews of Sing Sing
http://blog.eogn.com/eastmans_online_genealogy/2008/07/book-review-the.html reviews
Ron Arons has written a book that will interest not only some genealogists, but also historians, social scientists, criminal justice students and professionals,...
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MODERN CONSERVATIVE reviews
erpt from One Night, Two Teams: Alabama vs. USC and the Game That Changed a Nation By Steven Travers Bill, I've just handed the South to the Republicans for fifty...
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Booklist Magazine reviews
This would be a terrific social history of a fascinating historical period even if it didn’t star some of the most important influences on today’s culture. But...
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Kirkus Reviews reviews
A REASON TO TREMBLE (reviewed on May 1, 2012) After the small town of Hope, Ga., is rocked by the hit-and-run death of a 10-year-old girl, two brothers set...
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Child of the Flame
Sent via Email reviews
I received the following emailed review from Zimbabwean author Virginia Phiri, Highway Queen: "Never in my life have I been challenged by a book such as this...
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Los Angeles Times reviews
Although his is not a household name, Charles R. Knight (1874-1953) created paintings of dinosaurs, saber-toothed cats, woolly mammoths and other prehistoric fauna...
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EASY INNOCENCE
Kirkus Reviews reviews
Private eye Georgia Davis battles on behalf of a mentally challenged man charged with murder. After being suspended from the force and dumped by a fellow cop,...
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How They See Us: Meditations on America
San Francisco Chronicle reviews
You can call it the revenge of Edward Said. His 1978 book, "Orientalism," was about how the West sees (and defines) the East. Sept. 11, 2001, flipped the direction...
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