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“A timeless classic from the pages of period long gone, . . . pure, classic art with a touch of vaudeville and slapstick.”

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“For the reader not troubled by cliché, Nowhere But Home is a nice, warm snack.”

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“David Michael Slater . . . throws all kinds of crazy against the wall—and not only does it stick, it works brilliantly.”

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“. . . funny to readers who like raunchy blue humor . . .”

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“. . . beautifully written and astoundingly on target . . .”

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“Manu Joseph perfectly captures his characters in his precise, sharp prose.”

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“Wyatt Burp Rides Again (The Adventures of Jo Schmo) definitely qualifies as a ‘best’ children’s book.”

“. . . you’ll get a kick out of this one.”

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“. . . both charming and touching . . . [a] fresh take on an old and venerable institution . . .”

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“Girl Walks into a Bar is a meditation on how life is defined in the aftermath of fame.”

“‘Hey, I know you!’ said the stranger.

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“Jeff Tapia challenges short story norms and dares the reader to walk away. . . .

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“Lynn Messina’s writing style and storytelling prowess is not just skillful, but also incredibly enjoyable and entertaining.

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“The plot of The Spoiler rattles along with slow-burning subplots that manage to keep the reader engaged. If the reveals are a little disappointing in their substance, Ms.

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“In the end the real question is: What would happen if we were to throw away caution and good sense and choose instead to enjoy a moment—albeit a delectable one—in time?

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“So if you possess a penis, are a bathroom bibliophile with the attention span of a gnat, and happen to be looking for a read that is as timely as, say, feather hair extensions, then perhap

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“This highly recommended book in the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series will delight readers ages 8–12.”

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“Decide to Play Great Poker: A Strategy Guide for No-Limit Texas Hold ’em is highly recommended for the neophyte or even for someone disinterested in poker, for transferring knowle

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“Fraught with doubts, broken dreams, deep desires, and heartbreaking realizations, rather than poke fun at the human condition, I’ll Be Dead unwittingly epitomizes the strength and

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“To read these comic poems in blank verse again is to live childhood again, when the surly, often irate insect was first discovered.

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“So sit back, pour yourself a glass of fine wine—that requires time, grapes, yeast, feet, and “an enormous amount of pharmaceutical-grade pseudoephedrine and various beakers and Bunsen burn

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“At its core this is the story of an adult looking back at her parents’ choices and trying to make sense of ‘how people with their kind of talent, charm, intelligence and privileged backgro

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“The anarchic breakdown of law and order captivated anyone with a television set, perhaps becuase watching lawless chaos provides us with an unusual, vicarious thrill.

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Colson Whitehead is one of a few writers who understand New York.

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“It has huge strengths: a fascinating and original book concept, great wit, and an author writing with a sense of purpose. . . . the originality and audacity of Mr.

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If a typical plot structure is and then, and then, and then, Jennifer Close’s plot in Girls in White Dresses might be described as and again, and again, and again, and again.

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