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Donna Chavez
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Donna Chavez, a member of the National Book Critics Circle, reviews books for BookBrowse, Publishers Weekly and the American Library Association's Booklist. She is also a freelance writer with numerous publishing credits, including the Chicago Tribune and the Chicago Sun Times, and is a writing coach.

Books reviewed by Donna Chavez

The Smiling Man (03/06/19)
Tiffany Blues (08/15/18)
Tango Lessons (08/01/18)
American by Day (05/02/18)
The Plea (03/21/18)
Dust Bowl Girls (04/05/17)
Little Deaths (02/15/17)
A List of Cages (01/18/17)
The Hermit (01/04/17)
The Boat Rocker (11/02/16)
Commonwealth (09/21/16)
My Name Is Leon (09/07/16)
A Meal in Winter (08/03/16)
I Let You Go (06/01/16)
The Drifter (03/02/16)
We Are the Ants (01/20/16)
Jack of Spades (07/08/15)
Doctor Death (03/18/15)
Rain Reign (11/19/14)
Nine Days (11/05/14)
A Colder War (09/17/14)
One Kick (09/03/14)
Euphoria (07/09/14)
Invisible City (06/04/14)
Gemini (04/09/14)
The Hit (03/19/14)
Detroit Shuffle (11/06/13)
The Prophet (09/12/12)
Lehrter Station (05/16/12)
Miracles, Inc. (02/03/11)
Take Me Home (11/03/10)
Great House (10/20/10)
The Debba (09/08/10)
Keeper (09/08/10)
The Ask (04/21/10)
Chronic City (10/21/09)
The Big Steal (08/12/09)
Huge (08/12/09)
Eclipse (02/19/09)
Beat the Reaper (02/05/09)
Land of Marvels (01/21/09)
Bamboo and Blood (01/07/09)
The Black Tower (10/01/08)
The Irregulars (09/18/08)
Tethered (08/13/08)
Finding Nouf (06/18/08)
Wolf Totem (04/17/08)

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