Forest Dark, Nicole Krass’ fourth and most interior, introspective, cerebral, and autobiographical novel to date, is about two Jewish-American characters.
“a lovely story . . . a tale for those who continue to look for magic in the world . . .”
“a fascinating read.”
There are not many recent novels about life in Iran.
“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
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.
"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 . . ."
“a character study of the changes love in its various forms makes in individuals accustomed to lives of violence . . .”
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
“A white-knuckle adventure from the start, . . . thoroughly entertaining historical mystery page-turner . . . filled with bountiful amounts of action and adventure.”
“a murder mystery set on the Spanish Main . . . will entertain for its different view of pirate life.”
“The Twilight Pariah is the kind of story that makes the goosebumps rise.”
“historically accurate, warm, moving and easy to recommend.”
“great fun and a spectacular read. The story of the Carrion King story is so good that you’ll want it to be real. . . .
“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.”
“Ladee Hubbard has written a celebration of family, as well as of the individual.”
“a taut thriller, with two strong lead characters who’ll hold the reader’s interest.”
"an engaging idea that does not quite achieve its aim . . ."
“. . . a fascinating cross-section of those tales that become the forebears of the many science fiction/fantasy stories of our 20th and 21st centuries.”
"uneven as a work of literature, but its ideas are worth engaging."
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 . . .
“Something happened here that summer. Something Louise blamed my mom for.”
“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.”
"skillfully woven . . ."