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    The Bookman's Guide to Fiction (42 Reviews)
    Mother Mason, by Bess Streeter Aldrich
    1. Mother Mason by Bess Streeter Aldrich
    2. The Green Hat by Michael Arlen
    3. Peacock Feathers by Temple Bailey
    4. The Seven Sleepers by Francis Beeding
    5. Desert Brew by B.M. Bower
    6. A Gentleman of Courage by James Oliver Curwood
    7. The Unknown Quantity by Ethel M. Dell
    8. Wide Waters by Aylward Edward Dingle
    9. Following the Grass by Harry Sinclair Drago
    10. The Man Who Plundered the City by Sven Elvestad
    11. Nina by Susan Ertz
    12. So Big by Edna Ferber
    13. The Flower Beneath the Foot by Ronald Firbank
    14. A Passage to India by E.M. Forster
    15. The White Monkey by John Galsworthy
    16. Humpty Dumpty by Ben Hecht
    17. Balisand by Joseph Hergesheimer
    18. The Slave Ship by Mary Johnston
    19. The Enchanted Hill by Peter B. Kyne
    20. Rugged Water by Joseph C. Lincoln
    21. The Coming of Amos by William J. Locke
    22. On Board the "Morning Star" by Pierre MacOrlan
    23. The Plastic Age by Percy Marks
    24. The Valley of Voices by George Tracy Marsh
    25. Sard Harker by John Masefield
    26. East of the Setting Sun by George Barr McCutcheon
    27. The Quaint Companions by Leonard Merrick
    28. In a Shantung Garden by Louise Jordan Miln
    29. Rose of the World by Kathleen Norris
    30. The Inevitable Millionaires by E. Phillips Oppenheim
    31. The Passionate Quest by E. Phillips Oppenheim
    32. Liberation by Isabel Ostrander
    33. The Invisible Woman by Herbert Quick
    34. Red of the Redfields by Grace S. Richmond
    35. St. Martin's Summer by Rafael Sabatini
    36. The Little French Girl by Anne Douglas Sedgwick
    37. Isles fo the Blest by Wilbur Daniel Steele
    38. The Needle's Eye by Arthur Train
    39. Deep in the Hearts of Men by Mary E. Waller
    40. The Old Ladies by Hugh Walpole
    41. Innocent Desires by Elliot L. Grant Watson
    42. Professor! How Could You? by Harry Leon Wilson
    The Bookman, February 1925, pp. 763-764
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    The Bookman's Guide to Fiction (43 Reviews)
    The Green Hat, by Michael Arlen
    1. The Green Hat by Michael Arlen
    2. These Charming People by Michael Arlen
    3. Father Abraham by Irving Bacheller
    4. Peacock Feathers by Temple Bailey
    5. The Divine Lady by E. Barrington
    6. Matilda, Governess of the English by Sophia Cleugh
    7. The Golden Cocoon by Ruth Cross
    8. A Gentleman of Courage by James Oliver Curwood
    9. The Unknown Quantity by Ethel M. Dell
    10. Captain Desmond, V.C. by Maud Diver
    11. Nina by Susan Ertz
    12. So Big by Edna Ferber
    13. The Wolves and the Lamb by J.S. Fletcher
    14. A Passage to India by E.M. Forster
    15. The White Monkey by John Galsworthy
    16. The Reckless Lady by Philip Gibbs
    17. The Thundering Herd by Zane Grey
    18. Those Barren Leaves by Aldous Huxley
    19. Youth Rides West by Will Irwin
    20. The Slave Ship by Mary Johnston
    21. The Enchanted Hill by Peter B. Kyne
    22. Rugged Water by Joseph C. Lincoln
    23. The Coming of Amos by William J. Locke
    24. Orphan Island by Rose Macaulay
    25. The Plastic Age by Percy Marks
    26. East of the Setting Sun by George Barr McCutcheon
    27. In a Shantung Garden by Louise Jordan Miln
    28. The Soul of China by Louise Jordan Miln
    29. Rose of the World by Kathleen Norris
    30. The Passionate Quest by E. Phillips Oppenheim
    31. Pimpernel and Rosemary by Emmuska Baroness Orczy
    32. The Treasures of Typhon by Eden Phillpotts
    33. Ducdame by John Cowper Powys
    34. The Peasants: Winter by Ladislas Reymont
    35. Red of the Redfields by Grace S. Richmond
    36. St. Martin's Summer by Rafael Sabatini
    37. The Little French Girl by Anne Douglas Sedgwick
    38. The Grub Street Nights Entertainments by J.C. Squire
    39. The Matriarch by G.B. Stern
    40. The Needle's Eye by Arthur Train
    41. Deep in the Hearts of Men by Mary E. Waller
    42. The Old Ladies by Hugh Walpole
    43. Professor! How Could You? by Harry Leon Wilson
    The Bookman, March 1925, pp. 79-80
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    The Bookman's Guide to Fiction (59 Reviews)
    Five in Family, by E.H. Anstruther
    1. Five in Family by E.H. Anstruther
    2. The Green Hat by Michael Arlen
    3. Peacock Feathers by Temple Bailey
    4. The Divine Lady by E. Barrington
    5. Alias Ben Alibi by Irvin S. Cobb
    6. If Dreams Come True by Alice Ross Colver
    7. A Gentleman of Courage by James Oliver Curwood
    8. The Unknown Quantity by Ethel M. Dell
    9. This Mad Ideal by Floyd Dell
    10. The Great Amulet by Maud Diver
    11. Nina by Susan Ertz
    12. So Big by Edna Ferber
    13. Reamer Lou by Louis Forgione
    14. A Passage to India by E.M. Forster
    15. The White Monkey by John Galsworthy
    16. Soundings by A. Hamilton Gibbs
    17. The Thundering Herd by Zane Grey
    18. Blind Man's Buff by Louis Hemon
    19. Balisand by Joseph Hergesheimer
    20. The Slave Ship by Mary Johnston
    21. Miracle by Clarence Budington Kelland
    22. The Ninth of November by Bernhard Kellermann
    23. The Constant Nymph by Margaret Kennedy
    24. Mrs. William Horton Speaking by Fannie Kilbourne
    25. The Enchanted Hill by Peter B. Kyne
    26. With This Ring by Fanny Heaslip Lea
    27. Arrowsmith by Sinclair Lewis
    28. Rugged Water by Joseph C. Lincoln
    29. The Prince of Washington Square by Harry F. Liscomb
    30. Shaken Down by Alice MacGowan and Perry Newberry
    31. Challenged by Helen R. Martin
    32. Sard Harker by John Masefield
    33. This Sorry Scheme by Bruce Marshall
    34. East of the Setting Sun by George Barr McCutcheon
    35. Short Stories Written in Shanghai by Members of the Short Story Club
    36. God's Stepchildren by Sarah Gertrude Millin
    37. In a Shantung Garden by Louise Jordan Miln
    38. Val Sinestra by Martha Morton
    39. Jonah by Robert Nathan
    40. Rose of the World by Kathleen Norris
    41. The Best Short Stories of 1924 by Edward J. O'Brien
    42. The Inevitable Millionaires by E. Phillips Oppenheim
    43. The Virgin Flame by Ernest Pascal
    44. Tales of the Wilderness by Boris Pilniak
    45. The Clock by Aleksei Remizov
    46. The Peasants by Ladislas Stanisaw Reymont
    47. Red of the Redfields by Grace S. Richmond
    48. Annette and Sylvie by Romain Rolland
    49. Lucky in Love by Berta Ruck
    50. The Little French Girl by Anne Douglas Sedgwick
    51. Young Mischief and the Perfect Pair by Hugh de Selincourt
    52. Triple Fugue by Osbert Sitwell
    53. The Gates of Morning by H. De Vere Stacpoole
    54. Nora Pays by Lucille Van Slyke
    55. Najib by Albert Payson Terhune
    56. Deep in the Hearts of Men by Mary E. Waller
    57. The Old Ladies by Hugh Walpole
    58. Professor! How Could You? by Harry Leon Wilson
    59. Bill the Conqueror by P.G. Wodehouse
    The Bookman, April 1925, pp. 216-218
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    The Bookman's Guide to Fiction (68 Reviews)
    Aces: A Collection of Short Stories,
    1. Aces: A Collection of Short Stories
    2. The Green Hat by Michael Arlen
    3. The Lake by Margaret Ashmun
    4. Mariposa by Henry Baerlein
    5. Peacock Feathers by Temple Bailey
    6. Red Dawn by Pio Baroja
    7. The Divine Lady by E. Barrington
    8. Branded by Robert Ames Bennet
    9. Elsie and the Child, and Other Stories by Arnold Bennett
    10. Unity by John D. Beresford
    11. The Treble Clef by Edward C. Booth
    12. Three Pilgrims and a Tinker by Mary Borden
    13. The Sublime Jester by Ezra Brudno
    14. The Single Heart by J.E. Buckrose
    15. The Street of the Eye, and Nine Other Tales by Gerald W. Bullett
    16. The White Oxen, and Other Stories by Kenneth Burke
    17. The Home-Maker by Dorothy Canfield
    18. Fresh Waters, and Other Stories by Richard Washburn Child
    19. A Gentleman of Courage by James Oliver Curwood
    20. The Unknown Quantity by Ethel M. Dell
    21. Vultures of the Dark by Richard E. Enright
    22. Madame Claire by Susan Ertz
    23. Nina by Susan Ertz
    24. Sailor's Wives by Warner Fabian
    25. So Big by Edna Ferber
    26. Sudden Wealth by Henry James Forman
    27. A Passage to India by E.M. Forster
    28. The White Monkey by John Galsworthy
    29. Little Novels of Nowadays by Philip Gibbs
    30. Balisand by Joseph Hergesheimer
    31. Three Flights Up by Sidney Howard
    32. The Enchanted Hill by Peter B. Kyne
    33. A.O. Barnabooth: His Diary by Valery Larbaud and A.O. Barnabooth
    34. Rugged Water by Joseph C. Lincoln
    35. The Coming of Amos by William J. Locke
    36. The Plastic Age by Percy Marks
    37. The Valley of Voices by George Tracy Marsh
    38. Elaine at the Gates by W.B. Maxwell
    39. Widening Waters by Margaret Hill McCarter
    40. The Dominant Blood by Robert E. McClure
    41. East of the Setting Sun by George Barr McCutcheon
    42. Tomorrow and Tomorrow by Stephen McKenna
    43. Centerville, U.S.A. by Charles Merz
    44. In a Shantung Garden by Louise Jordan Miln
    45. My Daughter Helen by Allan Monkhouse
    46. Picaro by Charles Nordhoff
    47. Rose of the World by Kathleen Norris
    48. The Passionate Quest by E. Phillips Oppenheim
    49. The Land of the Fathers by Sergei I. Gussiev-Orenburgsky
    50. We Three by Olga Ott and Estrid Ott
    51. The Peasants: Autumn by Ladislas Reymont
    52. St. Martin's Summer by Rafael Sabatini
    53. The Little French Girl by Anne Douglas Sedgwick
    54. The Lord of the Sea by M.P. Shiel
    55. Arnold Waterlow: A Life by May Sinclair
    56. Fourscore by Sidney Herschel Small
    57. The Law of the Threshold by Flora Annie Steel
    58. In the Land of Youth by James Stephens
    59. Mr. and Mrs. Haddock Abroad by Donald Ogden Stewart
    60. The Needle's Eye by Arthur Train
    61. The Tattooed Countess by Carl Van Vechten
    62. Deep in the Hearts of Men by Mary E. Waller
    63. The Fabric of the Loom by Mary S. Watts
    64. Prillilgirl by Carolyn Wells
    65. The Glory Hole by Stewart Edward White
    66. Harvey Landrum by Ridley Wills
    67. The Show-Off by William Almon Wolff
    68. Lottery by W.E. Woodward
    The Bookman, January 1925, pp. 625-627