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    Foreword Reviews: The Fort

    The Fort: Imagination and a love of fantasy transform an old fort in the woods into a grand castle one day and a pirate ship the next. A young prince and feisty pirate lass are at odds until they put their differences aside and join forces, embarking on the…

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    Foreword Reviews: Coming Up for Air

    Coming Up for Air: From the turn of the twentieth century into the present, the defiant and vivacious characters of Sarah Leipciger’s “Coming Up for Air” refuse to be suffocated by others’ expectations. In Paris, the haunting death mask of an unknown girl,…

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    Foreword Reviews: The Unseen

    The Unseen: Chronicling one generation of a hardscrabble island family’s life, Roy Jacobsen’s novel “The Unseen” is a pearlescent tribute to the alchemy of the sea. Ingrid, a bright-eyed child whose laughter is her family’s solace, is born on Barrøy,…

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    Foreword Reviews: Adults and Other Children

    Adults and Other Children: Lies, misconceptions and self-deception are at the heart of Miriam Cohen’s funny, scathing, and touching collection “Adults and Other Children”. Following the fortunes of girls as they navigate the perilous road to adulthood, Cohen’s…

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    Foreword Reviews: The Rhythm of the Rain

    The Rhythm of the Rain: Emptying a jar of water into a mountain pool, Issac imagines the journey it might take as it flows into tranquil streams, winding rivers, city canals, and murky ocean depths, or as it mists into a cloudy sky and falls down to earth in drops of…

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    Foreword Reviews: Tanisha Rule Interviews Gigi Berardi

    Conflicting, confusing, and crazymaking—that’s how many people describe the diet and nutrition information put out by our government, the medical industry, and any number of expert authors. Is beef okay in moderation? How ‘bout soy? Does our…

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    Foreword Reviews: From What Is to What If

    From What Is to What If: “Get real. Never gonna happen. That’s pie-in-the-sky bullshit. It’s too late to make a difference.” Yes, that’s the language of the cynic—always quick to shoot down the ideas of optimists and visionaries. Even in this age of…

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    Foreword Reviews: Children of Grass

    Children of Grass: Eighty poets under the influence of Walt share a poem and a comical pose in this winning collection of portraiture and poetry. That the two complement each other so well in coffee-table format is the unexpected delight. On the Rocks I love my son…

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