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Category Archives: Review
Amazon’s new policy on book reviews did not impact me thanks to the quality of my friends and family.
You may have heard that Amazon has a new policy when it comes to online book reviews. From a piece in The New York Times: Giving raves to family members is no longer acceptable. Neither is writers’ reviewing other writers. … Continue reading
The reviews of MEMOIRS OF AN IMAGINARY FRIEND have been pouring in, and while I will not share all of them with you, I thought that these three were worth a mention for their rather unique characteristics: The review in … Continue reading
The fact that I published MEMOIRS OF AN IMAGINARY FRIEND in the UK under the pseudonym Matthew Green and the narrator of the audio version of the book is Matthew Brown is odd. Or perhaps fitting. Either way, I am … Continue reading
A while back, Washington Post fiction critic extraordinaire Ron Charles tweeted: Does being stuck inside writing a review on this gorgeous day make me even more annoyed with this tedious novel? I was never able to determine which book Charles … Continue reading
A couple links you may be interested in related to UNEXPECTEDLY, MILO: The first two parts (Part 1) (Part 2) in a three-part series on the realities of a book tour. I’m writing these pieces for the Water Street Books … Continue reading
This has been a good day. UNEXPECTEDLY, MILO hit bookstore shelves yesterday, and today it was reviewed by Daily Candy and reviewed by The Wall Street Journal. Daily Candy, an enormously popular website that everyone seemed to know about prior … Continue reading
Eight months after its release and it’s still nice to read a good review of SOMETHING MISSING by someone who is encouraging fellow readers to give it a whirl.
Hartford Magazine reviewed SOMETHING MISSING for their January 2010 edition, which arrived at my home this week. Marion Dooling writes that “Matthew Dicks’s tale about OCD thief Martin Railsback and "’his clients’ is a fun, quirky book that kept me … Continue reading
A couple great reviews popped up online today, including, the NEWSDAY review from the Sunday paper and Bookslut’s review (a lit blog with an odd title but much respect in the publishing industry).