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  1. [+]
    The Bookman's Guide to Fiction (41 Reviews)
    West of the Water Tower, by Homer Croy
    1. West of the Water Tower by Homer Croy
    2. Black Oxen by Gertrude Atherton
    3. The Soul of Abe Lincoln by Bernie Babcock
    4. The Scudders by Irving Bacheller
    5. The Dim Lantern by Temple Bailey
    6. One of Ours by Willa Cather
    7. Eris by Robert W. Chambers
    8. Snake Doctor, and Other Stories by Irvin S. Cobb
    9. The Lonely Furrow by Maud Diver
    10. The Enchanted April by Elizabeth von Arnim
    11. Flaming Youth by Warner Fabian
    12. Faint Perfume by Zona Gale
    13. The Middle of the Road by Philip Gibbs
    14. Wanderer of the Wasteland by Zane Grey
    15. Within These Walls by Rupert Hughes
    16. Simon Called Peter by Robert Keable
    17. Beyond the Menace by Harriet Graham Lewis
    18. The Day's Journey by W.B. Maxwell
    19. Mr. and Mrs. Sen by Louise Jordan Miln
    20. Where the Blue Begins by Christopher Morley
    21. Trodden Gold by Howard Vincent O'Brien
    22. The Mystery Road by E. Phillips Oppenheim
    23. The Four Stragglers by Frank L. Packard
    24. Fathoms Deep by Elizabeth Stancy Payne
    25. The Wolf Trail by Roger S. Pocock
    26. Danger by Ernest Poole
    27. The Left Leg by T.F. Powys
    28. Stella Dallas by Olive Higgins Prouty
    29. The Hawkeye by Herbert Quick
    30. Ironheart by William MacLeod Raine
    31. Ponjola by Cynthia Stockley
    32. The Sea-Hawk by Rafael Sabatini
    33. The Fascinating Stranger, and Other Stories by Booth Tarkington
    34. The Pointed Tower by Vance Thompson
    35. Mr. Podd by Freeman Tilden
    36. His Children's Children by Arthur Train
    37. The Cathedral by Hugh Walpole
    38. Men Like Gods by H.G. Wells
    39. Thrifty Stock, and Other Stories by Ben Ames Williams
    40. In the Tenth Moon by Sidney Williams
    41. The Night of the Wedding by C.N. Williamson and A.M. Williamson
    The Bookman, September 1923, pp. 62-63
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    The Bookman's Guide to Fiction (61 Reviews)
    Prize Stories of 1922, by Blanche Colton Williams
    1. Prize Stories of 1922 by Blanche Colton Williams
    2. Minglestreams by Jane Abbott
    3. West of the Water Tower by Homer Croy
    4. Black Oxen by Gertrude Atherton
    5. The Soul of Abe Lincoln by Bernie Babcock
    6. The Scudders by Irving Bacheller
    7. The Dim Lantern by Temple Bailey
    8. The Box of Spikenard by Ethel Boileau
    9. The Village by Ivan Bunin
    10. One of Ours by Willa Cather
    11. The Diary of a Drug Fiend by Aleister Crowley
    12. The Riddle, and Other Stories by Walter de la Mare
    13. The Master Breed by Francis Dickie
    14. The Enchanted April by Elizabeth von Arnim
    15. Flaming Youth by Warner Fabian
    16. Exterior to the Evidence by J.S. Fletcher
    17. Ramshackle House by Hulbert Footner
    18. The Doom Dealer by David Fox
    19. The Woman of the Horizon by Gilbert Frankau
    20. Faint Perfume by Zona Gale
    21. The Middle of the Road by Philip Gibbs
    22. My Friend from Limousin by Jean Giraudoux
    23. Wanderer of the Wasteland by Zane Grey
    24. Unfinished Tales from a Russian Prison by Marguerite E. Baker Harrison
    25. The Missing Man by Mary R.P. Hatch
    26. Tomorrow About This Time by Grace Livingston Hill
    27. After All by George F. Hummel
    28. Simon Called Peter by Robert Keable
    29. White Lightning by Edwin Herbert Lewis
    30. Babbitt by Sinclair Lewis
    31. Under a Thousand Eyes by Florence Bingham Livingston
    32. Fifty-Fifty by A. Neil Lyons
    33. According to Gibson by Denis Mackail
    34. Without Conditions by Agnes Mure Mackenzie
    35. The Debutante by Edna Walker Malcoskey
    36. Walter of Tiverton by Bernard Marshall
    37. The Day's Journey by W.B. Maxwell
    38. Mr. and Mrs. Sen by Louise Jordan Miln
    39. Where the Blue Begins by Christopher Morley
    40. Trodden Gold by Howard Vincent O'Brien
    41. Wet Clay by Seumas O'Kelly
    42. The Mystery Road by E. Phillips Oppenheim
    43. The Manuscript of Youth by Diana Patrick
    44. The Vision of Desire by Margaret Pedler
    45. The Singing Wells by Roland Pertwee
    46. Stella Dallas by Olive Higgins Prouty
    47. The City of Lilies by Anthony Pryde and R.K. Weekes
    48. The Return of Frank Clamart by Henry C. Rowland
    49. The Sea-Hawk by Rafael Sabatini
    50. Miss Minerva on the Old Plantation by Emma Speed Sampson
    51. Sinbad by C. Kay Scott
    52. Cordelia the Magnificent by Leroy Scott
    53. Ponjola by Cynthia Stockley
    54. The Fascinating Stranger, and Other Stories by Booth Tarkington
    55. His Children's Children by Arthur Train
    56. Baroque by Louis Joseph Vance
    57. The Cathedral by Hugh Walpole
    58. The Desert Horizon by E.L. Grant Watson
    59. The Affair at Flower Acres by Carolyn Wells
    60. Men Like Gods by H.G. Wells
    61. A Gentleman of Sorts by Everett Young
    The Bookman, August 1923, pp. 637-639
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    The Bookman's Guide to Fiction (79 Reviews)
    Grey Towers, by Anonymous
    1. Grey Towers by Anonymous
    2. West of the Water Tower by Homer Croy
    3. Black Oxen by Gertrude Atherton
    4. The Scudders by Irving Bacheller
    5. The Dim Lantern by Temple Bailey
    6. Jean Huguenot by Stephen Vincent Benet
    7. The Parowan Bonanza by B.M. Bower
    8. Midwinter by John Buchan
    9. Raw Material by Dorothy Canfield
    10. A Lost Lady by Willa Cather
    11. One of Ours by Willa Cather
    12. The Lunatic at Large Again by J. Storer Clouston
    13. Castle Conquer by Padraic Colum
    14. The Luck of the Kid by Ridgwell Cullum
    15. The Lonely Furrow by Maud Diver
    16. The Enchanted April by Elizabeth von Arnim
    17. Flaming Youth by Warner Fabian
    18. The Trail of the Elk by Mikkjel Fonhus
    19. The Enchanted Garden by Henry James Forman
    20. Holiday by Waldo Frank
    21. Faint Perfume by Zona Gale
    22. The Middle of the Road by Philip Gibbs
    23. Invisible Wings by Mary Geary Grant
    24. Wanderer of the Wasteland by Zane Grey
    25. Pirate Tales from the Law by Arthur M. Harris
    26. The Florentine Dagger by Ben Hecht
    27. Tomorrow About This Time by Grace Livingston Hill
    28. The Covered Wagon by Emerson Hough
    29. North of 36 by Emerson Hough
    30. Within These Walls by Rupert Hughes
    31. The Temptress by Vicente Blasco Ibanez
    32. Blindfold by Orrick Johns
    33. Simon Called Peter by Robert Keable
    34. Heart's Blood by Ethel M. Kelley
    35. Babbitt by Sinclair Lewis
    36. Under a Thousand Eyes by Florence Bingham Livingston
    37. The Sentry and Other Stories by Nicolai Lyeskov
    38. The Bachelor Girl by Victor Margueritte
    39. The Land of Forgotten Men by Edison Marshall
    40. The Winding Stair by A.E.W. Mason
    41. The Day's Journey by W.B. Maxwell
    42. Oliver October by George Barr McCutcheon
    43. Mr. and Mrs. Sen by Louise Jordan Miln
    44. The Seven Hills by Meade Minnigerode
    45. Deep Channel by Margaret Prescott Montague
    46. Where the Blue Begins by Christopher Morley
    47. Sweet Pepper by Geoffrey Moss
    48. Bread by Charles G. Norris
    49. The Mystery Road by E. Phillips Oppenheim
    50. The Vision of Desire by Margaret Pedler
    51. The Late Mattia Pascal by Luigi Pirandello
    52. The White Flag by Gene Stratton-Porter
    53. The Corrector of Destinies by Melville Davisson Post
    54. Stella Dallas by Olive Higgins Prouty
    55. Ironheart by William MacLeod Raine
    56. The Madonna of the Slate, and Other Short Stories by Laban Lacy Rice
    57. The Ungrown-Ups by "Rita"
    58. Fortune's Fool by Rafael Sabatini
    59. The Sea-Hawk by Rafael Sabatini
    60. Grey Wethers by V. Sackville-West
    61. Race by A.L. Samms
    62. Whatever Gods by Maurice Samuel
    63. Escapade by Evelyn Scott
    64. Brass Commandments by Charles Alden Seltzer
    65. Children of the Wind by M.P. Shiel
    66. The Back Seat by G.B. Stern
    67. Ponjola by Cynthia Stockley
    68. Mr. Podd by Freeman Tilden
    69. His Children's Children by Arthur Train
    70. Adventuring by Tristram Tupper
    71. Feet of Clay by Margaretta Tuttle
    72. Efficiency in Hades by Robert B. Vale
    73. The Blind Bow-Boy by Carl Van Vechten
    74. The Cathedral by Hugh Walpole
    75. Men Like Gods by H.G. Wells
    76. A Son at the Front by Edith Wharton
    77. The Exile of the Lariat by Honore Willsie
    78. The Mine with the Iron Door by Harold Bell Wright
    79. A Mediterranean Mystery by Fred E. Wynne
    The Bookman, October 1923, pp. 194-196
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    The Bookman's Guide to Fiction (129 Reviews)
    The Fang in the Forest, by Charles Alexander
    1. The Fang in the Forest by Charles Alexander
    2. The Man from Painted Post by Joseph B. Ames
    3. Ambition by Leonie Aminoff
    4. Sinners in Heaven by Clive Arden
    5. The Red-Blood by Harold Hunter Armstrong
    6. Black Oxen by Gertrude Atherton
    7. Harvest of Javelins by Bertram Atkey
    8. The Dim Lantern by Temple Bailey
    9. Colin by E.F. Benson
    10. Love's Pilgrim by J.D. Beresford
    11. Jane - Our Stranger by Mary Borden
    12. Stinging Nettles by Marjorie Bowen
    13. The Big Heart by John G. Brandon
    14. Monte Felis by Mary Salkend-Robinson Jayne
    15. Voices by George J. Brenn
    16. Pellucidar by Edgar Rice Burroughs
    17. The Girl from Hollywood by Edgar Rice Burroughs
    18. His Mortgaged Wife by Bonnie Busch
    19. One of Ours by Willa Cather
    20. The Trail of the Golden Horn by H.A. Cody
    21. Dark Days and Black Knights by Octavus Roy Cohen
    22. Quest by Miles Lanier Colean
    23. Zarah the Cruel by Joan Conquest
    24. Piccadilly by Kathleen Coyle
    25. West of the Water Tower by Homer Croy
    26. Van Tassel and Big Bill by Henry H. Curran
    27. The Alaskan by James Oliver Curwood
    28. Tetherstones by Ethel M. Dell
    29. The Lonely Furrow by Maud Diver
    30. Tantalus by Dorothy Easton
    31. The Enchanted April by Elizabeth von Arnim
    32. The River Trail by Laurie York Erskine
    33. Flaming Youth by Warner Fabian
    34. The Soul of Kol Nikon by Eleanor Farjeon
    35. The Markenmore Mystery by J.S. Fletcher
    36. Rippling Ruby by J.S. Fletcher
    37. The Singing Bone by R. Austin Freeman
    38. Thrilling Escapes by Joseph Lewis French
    39. Cat o' Mountain by Arthur O. Friel
    40. Faint Perfume by Zona Gale
    41. Captures by John Galsworthy
    42. Friday to Monday by William Garrett
    43. The Middle of the Road by Philip Gibbs
    44. The Great Moment by Elinor Glyn
    45. The Girl in the Fog by Joseph Gollomb
    46. Timber Wolf by Jackson Gregory
    47. Northern Neighbors by Wilfred T. Grenfell
    48. Another Scandal by Cosmo Hamilton
    49. The Valley of Arcana by Arthur Preston Hankins
    50. Vagaries of Tod and Peter by L. Allen Harker
    51. Patuffa by Beatrice Harraden
    52. Ah-Ling of Peking by Miriam Harriman
    53. The House of Helen by Corra Harris
    54. The Black Parrot by Harry Hervey
    55. The Silken Scarf by L.C. Hobart
    56. The Covered Wagon by Emerson Hough
    57. North of 36 by Emerson Hough
    58. The Desert Healer by E.M. Hull
    59. Janse Douw's Descendants by Ida F. Humphreys
    60. Lummox by Fannie Hurst
    61. The Eighth Wonder and Other Stories by A.S.M. Hutchinson
    62. The Temptress by Vicente Blasco Ibanez
    63. Lew Tyler's Wives by Wallace Irwin
    64. The Waddington Cipher by William Johnston
    65. Laugh and Grow Rich by Jack Kahane
    66. The End of the House of Alard by Sheila Kaye-Smith
    67. Weeds by Edith Summers Kelley
    68. The Sacrificial Goat by Ernita Lascelles
    69. Lem Allen by William Pinkney Lawson
    70. Doctor Nye of North Ostable by Joseph C. Lincoln
    71. The Lengthened Shadow by William J. Locke
    72. Mr. Arnold by Francis Lynde
    73. The Three Imposters by Arthur Machen
    74. The Dove's Nest and Other Stories by Katherine Mansfield
    75. Not in Our Stars by Michael Maurice
    76. Nine of Hearts by Ethel Colburn Mayne
    77. The Black Gang by H.C. McNeile
    78. I Ride in My Coach by Hughes Mearns
    79. Roden's Corner by Henry Seton Merriman
    80. The Conquered by Naomi Mitchison
    81. The Love Child by Bertha Pearl Moore
    82. Gladys by J. Morgan-de-Groot
    83. Where the Blue Begins by Christopher Morley
    84. Bread by Charles G. Norris
    85. Butterfly by Kathleen Norris
    86. The Baron of Diamond Tail by G.W. Ogden
    87. The Mystery Road by E. Phillips Oppenheim
    88. Robert Gregory: The History of a Little Soul by John Owen
    89. Come Home by Stella G.S. Perry
    90. Money, Love and Kate by Eleanor H. Porter
    91. The White Flag by Gene Stratton-Porter
    92. Stella Dallas by Olive Higgins Prouty
    93. The Hawkeye by Herbert Quick
    94. Island of Destiny by Arthur J. Rees
    95. New Bodies for Old by Maurice Renard
    96. Rufus by Grace S. Richmond
    97. Nameless River by Vingie E. Roe
    98. Of Clear Intent by Henry C. Rowland
    99. Tar and Feathers by Victor Rubin
    100. The Sea-Hawk by Rafael Sabatini
    101. The Viking Heart by Laura Goodman Salverson
    102. The Woman Tamer by Stanley Shaw
    103. The Treasure of the Bucoleon by Arthur D. Howden Smith
    104. The Little Tigress by Wallace Smith
    105. Araminta by J.C. Snaith
    106. The Yellow Seven by Edmund Snell
    107. The Gay Year by Dorothy Speare
    108. Spirit-of-Iron by Harwood Steele
    109. The Marathon Mystery by Burton E. Stevenson
    110. Modern Swedish Masterpieces by Charles Wharton Stork
    111. Marching On by Ray Strachey
    112. Cross-Sections by Julian Street
    113. Fombombo by T.S. Stribling
    114. Cupid and Mr. Pepys by Netta Syrett
    115. Mr. Podd by Freeman Tilden
    116. His Children's Children by Arthur Train
    117. Yard by Horace Annesley Vachell
    118. Octavia by Seymour Van Santvoord
    119. The Blind Bow-Boy by Carl Van Vechten
    120. The Cathedral by Hugh Walpole
    121. Jeremy and Hamlet by Hugh Walpole
    122. The House of Youth by Maude Radford Warren
    123. Uncle James' Shoes by Doris Webster and Samuel Webster
    124. Spooky Hollow by Carolyn Wells
    125. Wheels Within Wheels by Carolyn Wells
    126. Men Like Gods by H.G. Wells
    127. Jeeves by P.G. Wodehouse
    128. Bunk by William E. Woodward
    129. The Mine with the Iron Door by Harold Bell Wright
    The Bookman, November 1923, pp. 312-316