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Book Reviews

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. 

If you are interested in reviewing books for us, please check out our page of Books for Review and Guidelines, and then email us at [email protected]

Book Reviews
Focal Point by Jenny Qi

Review by Ruth Hoberman Reading Jenny Qi’s Focal Point, I thought of Orpheus, whose songs so charmed the god of the Underworld, he was permitted to lead his dead wife back to life.  True, Orpheus looked back when he…

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Hysterical Water by Hannah Baker Saltmarsh

Review by DeMisty D. Bellinger Hysterical Water is beautifully dense. Hannah Baker Saltmarsh’s writing, whether wholly her own words or found texts, demands her readers to slow down and devote time to these poems. Both intimate and expansive, these…

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Liar by Jessica Cuello

Review by Sunni Brown Wilkinson If one virtue of poetry is to give voice to the too-often voiceless, then Jessica Cuello’s collection Liar sings: for the forgotten child, hungry child at the back of the classroom, girl in a…

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MER Book Review Guidelines

Mom Egg Review Book Review Guidelines Mom Egg Review publishes reviews of literary fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry books or chapbooks that are about motherhood or that focus on women’s lives or issues. Our primary interest is in books released…

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Night Swim by Joan Kwon Glass

Review by Ruth Hoberman What do we do with our grief? How do we make sense of the rest of our lives in the face of unbearable loss? Surely everyone, after losing a loved one, has wondered that. For…

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Books for Review

MER Books for Review – Spring 2022 Our book reviews are approximately 750 words, and are published online at momeggreview.com. Please refer to our Book Review Guidelines for more information. If you’re interested in reviewing one of the books below,…

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