“. . . a passionate, psychologically astute romance with a hero and heroine who are both charmingly flawed. The pages practically turn themselves.”
“Mannequin Girl is a welcome addition to the coming of age genre that will appeal both to adult readers and to precocious teenagers.”
“The Rich and the Dead is a fine-tuned, fast-paced thriller by a new name in the game. . . . Totally absorbing.”
“A crawl through the wreckage of modern society and life, Serial Artist fascinates, repels, and moves the reader with each panel.”
“Mazzeo is a fascinating storyteller who stays true to her nonfiction pact with the reader.
“Rickman’s writing style reflects his subject matter: spooky and indirect, elegantly crafted but always a sense of shadow behind you, that you’ve missed something you should have seen.
“Ndibe’s writing is sharp. The pacing is excellent. His characters are well-developed. The novel is culturally and politically significant. . . .
“As always, Italian Wines 2014 is an indispensable guide, but no substitute for actually tasting the wines yourself.”
“It is cute and funny, unique and whimsical, and has a good moral, too.”
“Curran has taken the horror master ’s sense of inherited dread and given it a second and tighter twist . . .
“To call Bitter Eden excellent is to sell it short. This is an extraordinary book, the sort that comes along all too seldom.
“Living into the growth of leaders who are allowed and encouraged to share their vulnerabilities, Pastrix mixes the anticipation of a mystery, a comedy, a book of prayer, and a con
“The extent of Dr. John Henry Fleming’s literary range is unmistakable in this slight little book.
“Despite its sometimes underwhelmingly brief prose, Beauty is one of the better fiction offerings for readers who want an easy read that also offers some insight into the way busin
“The Enchanted is indeed both a beautiful and a painful read, one that explores the complexities of many crucial issues . . .”
“. . . a haunting and intimate portrait of the lives of women in war-torn Somalia . . . captures the bleakness of war and the triumph of the human spirit . . .”
“The twists and turns, the divine language and ‘Woosterisms’ make this a most engaging book.
“Morley’s writing is magnetic, instantly attaching the reader to the story. We see, we feel, and we cringe at the victim’s circumstances.”
“Generations are more different from each other now than at any time in living memory.
“Ken Jennings has created a new Junior Genius Guides series for children 8–10 years of age. Children will become experts as they learn clever map and geography facts.”
“The Humanities and Public Life is a poignant plea for discriminate reading; that is, reading with intelligent and discerning comprehension—the kind found in reading literature, po
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“The Resistance Man is a charming tale of French provincial life seen through the eyes of a likable and very human policeman.”
“Though it starts strong, Sugar Jamison’s Thrown for a Curve falters early on.
“A romance between a 59-year-old prissy heroine and a 62-year-old grouchy hero should not be sexy.
Wrong. Dead wrong.”