Fiction.

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Forest Dark, Nicole Krass’ fourth and most interior, introspective, cerebral, and autobiographical novel to date, is about two Jewish-American characters.

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“a lovely story . . . a tale for those who continue to look for magic in the world . . .”

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“a fascinating read.”

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There are not many recent novels about life in Iran.

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“a fast, funny, and rip-roaring adventure of a few days in the life of an orc who’d like to forget his former association with a certain elf, and the elf who’s fighting against awakening ol

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What should “A Reader” attempt to do? One looks for it to provide an overview of an author’s work. The reader is a book that should be suitable for the classroom and instruction.

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"Mustafah is an excellent writer, creating lush imagery and life-size characters. She uses her words to bring about an unfathomable emotion in her readers . . ."

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“a character study of the changes love in its various forms makes in individuals accustomed to lives of violence . . .”

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With her bestselling debut Everything I Never Told You and now her second novel, Little Fires Everywhere, Celeste Ng has indisputably proved that she is a master at mining the rel

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“A white-knuckle adventure from the start, . . . thoroughly entertaining historical mystery page-turner . . . filled with bountiful amounts of action and adventure.”

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“a murder mystery set on the Spanish Main . . . will entertain for its different view of pirate life.”

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The Twilight Pariah is the kind of story that makes the goosebumps rise.”

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“historically accurate, warm, moving and easy to recommend.”

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“great fun and a spectacular read. The story of the Carrion King story is so good that you’ll want it to be real. . . .

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“With its themes of terrorists’ threats, mob rule, and the plight of returning vets, Kill the Heroes weaves a suspenseful thriller with an up-to-date and cogent plot.”

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“Ladee Hubbard has written a celebration of family, as well as of the individual.”

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“a taut thriller, with two strong lead characters who’ll hold the reader’s interest.”

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"an engaging idea that does not quite achieve its aim . . ."

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“. . . a fascinating cross-section of those tales that become the forebears of the many science fiction/fantasy stories of our 20th and 21st centuries.”

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"uneven as a work of literature, but its ideas are worth engaging."

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Montana and noir are not a natural fit, as the editors of this short story collection readily acknowledge in their introduction: “No doubt the state’s beauty will . . .

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“Something happened here that summer. Something Louise blamed my mom for.”

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“an exciting police procedural combining the tense search for a missing child with the personal involvement of a police chief mistrusted by a good many of the people on the case.”

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"skillfully woven . . ."

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