“moving and deeply beautiful art illustrating stories of risk, choices, loss and life.”
“All the right foundation stones are there on which to build a solid series.”
“Gritty and very realistic in places, this is a joyful, rewarding read.”
“a rich historical tapestry of words.”
“Grendel’s Game is a good first novel with a wonderful main character and vivid images of Southwestern Sweden.”
“The nicest people can have the darkest secrets.”
Tropes abound in this rather muddled novel about the murder of a teenaged girl in an English village.
“charming and vivid if erratic and sometimes offal.”
“Kudos to Mr. Watson. Second Life is an excellent novel that is highly recommended to fans of psychological suspense.”
White Water is not the first picture book to use segregated water fountains as a way to demonstrate the shame and confusion that characterized Jim Crow laws in the South, from the 1880s to
Hallie Hartley is finally able to start a life of her own. She has completed her training as a physical therapist and plans to pay off the debt on her family home and begin living.
“Understanding the full scope of The Familiar is akin to counting the raindrops.”
Author Gabriel Kuhn’s Playing As If The World Mattered: An Illustrated History of Activism in Sports is a thoughtful and easy to digest compilation of one-page commentaries with supporting
Florenz Ziegfeld Jr was one of the many complex individuals who shaped American theater.
The Festival of Insignificance, 86 year old Czech-French writer Milan Kundera’s new and possibly last work of fiction after a 13-year hiatus, presents many of the features—a thin plot and
“You won’t find better noir stories this year.”
Spencer Quinn’s new book is Woof, and Woof is a delightful contribution to children’s literature. Quinn has written a book that is bound to become a classic.
Reading Paradise Sky by Joe R.
A priceless Cezanne, the centerpiece of a special exhibition at a prestigious San Francisco art museum, is discovered to be a forgery.
“I was beaten with a baseball bat in front of my students. My dog committed suicide.
The Evil Within reads like that cult horror movie you’ve heard about—the one that combines A Nightmare on Elm Street with Cabin in the Woods—and took years to track down.
"Balm is a powerful tale of individual loves, longings, and losses . . ."
Small towns are known for their residents being privy to everyone's business, and this is especially true in this novel set in Nantucket.
Charlie Martz and Other Stories: The Unpublished Stories is a collection of 15 short fiction stories (11 of which have never been published), written by Elmore Leonard at the beginning of
“Meltzer’s political thriller finds where bodies are buried at the White House.”