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The Banquet Bug
The Asian Review of Books reviews
Yan leads the readers into a labyrinth of "phoney" things: freelance journalists from phantom newsgroups, flashing cameras that produce no photograph,...
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Snowfall at Willow Lake
BookPage reviews
Snowfall at Willow Lake is a charming addition to the popular Lakeshore Chronicles and readers will thoroughly enjoy revisiting the beloved residents and familiar...
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Appalachian Paradise
Asheville Citizen-Times reviews
Maggie Bishop's novel "Appalachian Paradise" is a romance that gets off to a good start and maintains an exciting tension that manages to carry to the...
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Emeralds in the Snow
Smoky Mountain News reviews
  Smoky Mountain News Enterprise Mountaineer. Review by JC Walkup Obsession begins and drives this tale of gems and greed set in these Western North...
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Murder at Blue Falls
Midwest Book Review reviews
I Jemma Chase works as a trail leader on her parents' ranch, the Blue Falls, where she is also an accomplished photographer, carpenter and fixer-upper. Jemma has...
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The Perils of Pleasure
All About Romance reviews
A rare A- and Desert Isle Keeper review from All About Romance:  "This is the best romance I have read in a long time. To start with, the novel’s prologue and...
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Singled Out (paperback)
www.feministing.com reviews
Social psychologist Bella DePaulo’s book Singled Out: How Singles Are Stereotyped, Stigmatized, and Ignored, and Still Live Happily Ever After gave me one of those...
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Broken Colors
MostlyFiction.com reviews
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The holothurian ossicles are from a photo by Dr. Mike Reich, one a many fine biologists who cooperated w/ this cross-genre book
Modern Haiku, Issue 35.1., the prestigious haiku journal, at the time edited by Lee Gurga reviews
THE ORIGINAL IS FIVE PAGES AND EASILY FOUND ONLINE Those who think of haiku as simple little poems should certainly get out and read “Rise, Ye Sea Slugs!,” with...
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StoryCircleBookReviews.org reviews
For Keeps is not an easy book to read. It is not about pretty women with perfect bodies who find easy acceptance in a beauty-obsessed culture. No. It is an...
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New Poems by Scott Owens
Dead Mule School of Southern Literature reviews
No wonder poets write the same poem again and again. The drive to discover truth is mammoth. And isn’t the search for truth, which is a kind of salvation, what...
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Fredericksburg Free-Lance Star reviews
"if you, in your role as exemplary parent or guardian, are reading the book page in the vain hope of happening upon a hidden gem for your young adult reader, then...
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Booklist Review reviews
High-school senior Vera never expects her ex-best friend, Charlie, to haunt her after he dies, begging her to clear his name of a horrible accusation surrounding...
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USA Today reviews
British journalist Precious Williams upends every expectation about race, class, gender and ambition in her startlingly powerful memoir. Of note: Williams' subtle...
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Fresh Fiction reviews
Nurse Carol Woods is sick of being penned up. She hated it before she was turned into a werewolf, when the gray pack was trying to keep her safe from the destiny...
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Long and Short Reviews reviews
Wolf Fever by Terry Spear Publisher: Sourcebooks Genre: Contemporary, Paranormal Length: Full Length (399 pgs) Heat Level: spicy Rating: 5 Books Reviewed by...
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Librarything reviews
Really fun read! I love the twist on well known tales - my favorite being Romeo and Juliet. Oh, just thinking about it still makes me smile.  This is a...
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The Art of Devotion
NPR reviews
"[An] amazing debut....THE ART OF DEVOTION is a wonderful book."
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Whispered Thoughts Review reviews
My Review: I couldn't put this book down. Something made Ian so hot as you read through this book. And generally, I can't wrap my brain around thinking someone...
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