Foreword Reviews

Delia Stanley, Book Reviewer

Book Review

Sweet Dreams

by Delia Stanley

Dylan Jones’s "Sweet Dreams" is a vast and fascinating collection of interviews that showcase a decade of British music and culture—the New Romantic period, from 1975-1985. Mid-seventies England was full of chaos and creativity as... Read More

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A Pontiac in the Woods

by Delia Stanley

"A Pontiac in the Woods" is a provocative coming-of-age novel about the material and emotional issues associated with childhood homelessness. In Fred Misurella’s heartfelt novel "A Pontiac in the Woods", an unconventional young woman... Read More

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Dragonflies at Night

by Delia Stanley

"Dragonflies at Night" is a novel about love so strong that it lasts, even after death. In Anne Marie Bennett’s romance novel "Dragonflies at Night", a lovestruck couple works through their emotional blocks and career challenges to... Read More

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Fire and Vengeance

by Delia Stanley

In Robert McCaw’s winding thriller, a conflicted cop wrangles a conspiracy and a family emergency. When a volcanic vent explodes under an elementary school, it leaves ten children dead. There is evidence that people knew about the... Read More

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She Lies Close

by Delia Stanley

In Sharon Doering’s thriller "She Lies Close", a neurotic mother experiences increasing paranoia and psychosis related to the kidnapping of a young girl. Grace is capable but exhausted on the heels of her difficult divorce from her... Read More

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Saving Tuna Street

by Delia Stanley

Nancy Nau Sullivan’s "Saving Tuna Street" is a small-town mystery whose spunky heroine wants to preserve her beloved neighborhood. Blanche doesn’t just live in Santa Maria: she’s part of the island, like its mangrove trees and wild... Read More

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Dead Air

by Delia Stanley

In Michael Bradley’s captivating thriller "Dead Air", a radio DJ’s spotty past catches up to her in cruel and violent ways. Kaitlyn thought her life was on track. She has a successful career and a loving fiancé, though she keeps her... Read More

Book Review

Naked Truth

by Delia Stanley

The Naked Truth retells American women’s history in a sensitive, intimate way. Carrie Hayes’s charming historical novel "Naked Truth" dramatizes the lives of two American suffragettes, Tennessee Claflin and Victoria Woodhull, as they... Read More

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