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Sexual Life of an Islamist in Paris Review

The Sexual Life of an Islamist in Paris By:  Leila Marouane Paige’s Rating: (3) of 5 Recommended for: Religious-Fiction Readers Book Description: A witty story about Mohamed, a 40-year-old Muslim in France, who is trying to leave his mother and … Continue reading

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The Slap Review

The Slap By: Christos Tsiolkas Paige’s Rating: (2) of 5 Recommended for: Fiction Readers  At a suburban barbecue, a man slaps a child who is not his own. This event has a shocking ricochet effect on a group of people, … Continue reading

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The Eloquence of the Hedgehog Review

The Eloquence of the Hedgehog By: Muriel Barbery Paige’s Rating: (3) of 5 Recommended for: Fiction Readers Paloma and Renée hide both their true talents and their finest qualities from a world they suspect cannot or will not appreciate them. … Continue reading

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Dancer from the Dance Review

Dancer from the Dance By: Andrew Holleran Paige’s Rating: (5) of 5 Recommended for: Fiction Readers It depicts the adventures of Malone, a beautiful young man searching for love amid New York’s emerging gay scene. From Manhattan’s Everard Baths and … Continue reading

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A review of Jorge Luis Borges – The Sonnets

Ye, whose aspirings court the Muse of lays “Severest of those orders which belong Distinct and separate to Delphic song” Why shun the sonnet’s undulating maze? Or why its name, boast of Petrarcan days, Assume, its rules disown’d?–whom from the … Continue reading

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Seven Houses Review

Seven Houses By: Alev Lytle Croutier Paige’s Rating: (4) of 5 Recommended for: Historic Fiction- Family Love Seven Houses chronicles the lives of four generations of remarkable women, sweeping readers from the last days of the Ottoman monarchy to Turkey’s … Continue reading

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The Best Awful Review

The Best Awful By: Carrie Fisher Paige’s Rating: (2) of 5 Stars Recommended for: “Fiction” Readers Suzanne Vale, the Hollywood actress has a problem: She’s had a child with someone who forgot to tell her he was gay. He forgot … Continue reading

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Three Junes Review

Three Junes By: Julia Glass Paige’s Rating: (2.5) of 5 Stars Recommended for: Fiction Readers An astonishing first novel that traces the lives of a Scottish family over a decade as they confront the joys and longings, fulfillments and betrayals … Continue reading

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The Black Prism Review

The Black Prism by Brent Weeks Jakob’s Goodreads Rating: (5) of 5 Stars – “It was Amazing” Recommended for: Fantasy Readers Book Description: Gavin Guile is the Prism, the most powerful man in the world. He is high priest and … Continue reading

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Empire From the Ashes – Book Review

This book review is actually of an Omibus.  Empire From the Ashes is actually a collection of 3 books.  Mutineer’s Moon, The Armageddon Inheritance, and Heirs of Empire. First let me say, I grew up reading Asimov, Heinlein, and many … Continue reading

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