Packed with rim-shot snappy dialogue and sharply barbed observations, David Freed’s Hot Start is a tasty romp featuring irascible and the uber-jaded Cordell Logan.
Commanding a spectacular hilltop view of Washington, DC, since 1855, St. Elizabeths Hospital has been both a sanctuary for the mentally ill and a treatment center for the criminally insane.
“The Shattered Tree is an enjoyable and quick read—well worth the time.”
The 1920s is one of those decades everyone seems to look back at with fascination and nostalgia.
Imagine the largest structure in the world—a residential tower stretching two and a half miles into the sky, a high-tech luxurious tower that straddles more than one hundred square blocks of New Yo
Overly graphic sex scenes, frayed emotions, language in translation, meditations on man’s relationship with nature and the cities or town spaces most people live in, modern Spain, government corrup
“The Nix is an engrossing and impressively researched novel. . . . laudable . . .”
“A debut novel with an intriguing premise. . . . What is left when everything is gone? What does it mean to be alive in the universe and the grandeur of vast emptiness?”
“in his house at R’lyeh dead Cthulhu waits dreaming . . .“
Yuge!, Garry Trudeau’s new compilation of strips from the juggernaut that is Doonesbury, is ideal for those who feel that they have not, over the past few months, gotten their fil
“an obsessive page-turner, filled with gasp-inducing twists and thrills.”
Moroccan writer Tahar Ben Jelloun is an award-winning internationally bestselling author who has been regularly shortlisted for the Nobel Prize, among others.
French writer Clelie Avit, recipient of the Prix Nouveau Talent, shows promise in her first novel, yet she still has a way to go before realizing her full potential.
“clever and full of twists . . . a story well told.”
Jack Angel is a highly successful and charismatic attorney whose forte is dealing with domestic violence lawsuits. Grace Harrington is a buyer for Harrods who needs to travel frequently.
“Cousin Joseph is a nostalgic treatment of a bygone era and a good read for those comfortable with the guardrails of its genre.”
“the mix of romance, mystery, history, and the supernatural will appeal to readers looking for an easy read, a splash of nostalgia, and a moment of escape.”
“Campbell has defined his style as a ‘comedy of paranoia,’ which is also a most fitting description of The Kind Folk.”
Nadia Hashimi’s new novel about life in Afghanistan is another gem, although readers will find little to celebrate in such a dark reflection of Afghani culture.
"If reading about smoking hashish were half as interesting as doing it, this novel would be brilliant."
An eighteen-year-old Jewish Bostonian from a wealthy family gives birth out of wedlock in 1917 at her uncle’s house in Cape Ann.
In his deft, swift but deeply thoughtful short novel The Noise of Time, Julian Barnes has turned to one of the most poignant, painful encounters between artist and unbridled governmental c
Jay McInerney’s reach with the Brightness Falls series is ambitious. In a recent interview with NPR, McInerney says he began the trilogy with an idea of the perfect couple.
For Green Arrow: A Celebration of 75 Years, publisher DC Comics has dug through their massive vaults to find the perfect summation of the life of Oliver Queen.
Teenaged girls have enough problems in high school. Classes, college, boys . . . it’s almost a boring old formula.