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Remember to Forget Me by Kerry Neville

Review by Michelle Wilbert As the highly anticipated follow up to Kerry Neville’s well regarded debut, Necessary Lies, this new collection of short stories, Remember to Forget Me, is a deeply compassionate and humane portrayal of people living with…

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That Woman From Mississippi by Norma Watkins

Review by Marcela Fuentes   That Woman from Mississippi, sequel to the award-winning memoir The Last Resort, takes readers through one woman’s decade-long journey of self-discovery and personal growth. It’s 1966 and Norma Watkins, Mississippi native and married mother of…

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Book Review Requests

For Writers and Publishers Requesting Reviews of Books Thank you for your interest in having us review a new book. Mom Egg Review considers for review full-length books and chapbooks published in the previous year, of poetry, fiction, and creative non-fiction,…

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What Binds Us by Cheryl Wilder

Review by Carol Dorf The central theme of Cheryl Wilder’s book of poems What Binds Us is family and connection in the face of disconnection. There are poems of estrangement and divorce, and also those of connection. Some of…

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New Found Land by Carolyn Clark

Review by Mindy Kronenberg New Found Land is an inspired collection of moments and life events revealed by a contemporary voice that echoes and gives homage to mythic tradition. Each poetic narrative casts an…

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The Missing Girl by Jacqueline Doyle

Review by Lara Lillibridge Jacqueline Doyle’s work has earned her a Notable Essay in Best American Essays 2017 and has won the 2017 Flash Prose/Poetry Contest at Midway Journal. Doyle has had work published in Hotel Amerika, Quarter After…

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Gloved Against Blood by Cindy Veach

Review by Christine Stewart-Nuñez The title drew me to Gloved Against Blood. I admired its cacophony, how my mouth untangled the phrase; I admired its assonance, how the sounds “uh, uh” became onomatopoetic, suggesting pain. It prompted me to peel…

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Mom Egg Review publishes reviews of recent books (including chapbooks) of poetry, fiction and creative prose, by mother writers, and of books focused on motherhood or women’s experiences and issues.  If you are interested in having your book reviewed, please visit Book Review Request for more info. 

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