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Published Reviews

ORIGINAL BLOOD: Gailene's Vow (book one)
Amazon reviews
"Stuart Land's vampires borrow from both traditional stories and more modern vampire books in a way that is acceptable and pleasing. You still get the fangs and...
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ORIGINAL BLOOD: Gailene's Vow (book one)
Amazon reviews
And I have to admit, Original Blood not only held my attention, it gripped me. As in, I couldn't close the damned thing to go get some sleep. It's just simply a...
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Hibernate
Elise Blackwell reviews
“Using clean lines, Eslami cannily depicts the variety of human strangeness and longing. These stories are sage, vital, and addictive. More than that: they will...
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Hibernate
Marcy Dermansky reviews
“Oh, what a writer. Elizabeth Eslami continuously surprises and amazes. Hibernate is a collection of unique and astonishing stories.”
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Hibernate
Karen Palmer reviews
“Each of Eslami’s stories works on the reader like a solar eclipse. There is the same feeling of melancholy suspense, the expectation of something rare and...
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Quill & Quire reviews
Montreal writer Mark Lavorato delivers an engaging third novel that does a lovely job infusing history into fiction. Set mostly in 1920s Montreal, Serafim and...
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Witness reviews
"It is fascinating to read James Whyle's fictionalized account of the Grosvenor wreck... it contains within its less than 150 pages a great deal of food for...
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Amazon reviews
Twin brothers Argus & Tai Dachel raised by their aunt because their parents are dead in outskirts of Palmdale CA. Home-schooled because they are special....
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Epiphany
Amazon.com reviews
This story grabbed my attention and held me hostage from the first page. It is the story of prepubescent virgin girls around the world becoming pregnant at...
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The Proxy Assassin"
Kirkus Reviews reviews
Knoerle’s ace thriller, the third in the American Spy series, chronicles a noirish tough guy’s efforts to protect the world from the Red Menace, circa 1948....
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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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Sins of the Mothers
San Francisco Chronicle reviews
More than any novel of recent memory, Sins of the Mothers is reminiscent of Sue Kaufman's Diary of a Mad Housewife. Novels about women...
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The Big Splash
The New York Times Book Review reviews
Jack D. Ferraiolo is the kind of mystic who speaks only in metaphor. In the foreground, his first novel, “The Big Splash,” is a parody of Raymond Chandler or...
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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 Globe & Mail reviews
Hayter-Menzies blends this material nicely, writing with both authority and a light touch, giving an up-close-and-personal portrait not just of Burke, but also her...
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New West reviews
“As Margot Mifflin demonstrates in her absorbing book, The Blue Tattoo, the truth about Olive Oatman is more complicated than the many fictions about her.”
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Xochitl and the Flowers/ Xochitl, La nina de las Flores
ginasblogging.blogspot.com reviews
Xochitl and her family have come from El Salvador and are missing home very much. They live in San Francisco's Mission District and what they miss most of all are...
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Sugar Zone
Huff Post Books reviews
It is difficult to resist the temptation to compare, if not the style of poems, then simply the location of Mary Mackey's Sugar Zone to Elizabeth Bishop's series,...
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Finding Mr Right: The Real Woman's Guide to Landing That Man by Annie Harrison
The Sunday Times reviews
I’m 47, single since I was 34, and beyond sick of it. My longest relationship lasted for just over a year, on and off, and the others were what you might call “...
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Small Press Review reviews
As soon as you open WORD DANCING, Jeanne Powell's craftswomanship and power draw you in and keep you reading until the final syllable. Each word feels carefully...
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