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Book Reviews by Title - O (44)

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  • Book Type Poetry
  • by Jeremy Pataky
  • Date Published March 2015
  • ISBN-13 978-1602232532
  • Format Paperback
  • Pages 80pp
  • Price $14.95
  • Review by Dana Johnson
Overwinter, Jeremy Pataky’s debut poetry collection, examines the speaker’s isolation and solace in the vast, untamed nature of the Alaskan wilderness. Throughout the collection, the speaker spends his time between a developed city, with its electricity and human companionship, and the natural Alaskan landscape filled with its braided streams, unpredictable wildlife, and endless illusions of light and depth.
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  • Book Type Fiction
  • by Doug Ramspeck
  • Date Published April 2018
  • ISBN-13 978-1-943491-13-1
  • Format Paperback
  • Pages 184pp
  • Price $15.95
  • Review by Evgeniya Monico

When I think of fiction, I imagine literature that takes me far away from my own reality into other worlds. Anticipating Doug Ramspeck’s first fiction book The Owl That Carries Us Away, I almost envisioned a giant owl taking me to a brand-new world. To my surprise, however, I found myself, or rather lost myself, in worlds similar to my own. The familiar places and situations opened possibilities for me to relate to the characters and sympathize with them, while the carefully crafted language became the link offering connections to the author’s worlds.

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