“a very good book.”
The award-winning Irish novelist Bernard MacLaverty is a master at revealing a universe in just a few words.
“This children’s story based on the characters created by Chris Carter will make fans of a new generation.”
San Diego-based private investigator Roland Ford has a special talent for finding people, and in The Room of White Fire, T.
“an exhilarating, haunting, and memorable read.”
“a gripping thriller with a sympathetic and determined main character with whom readers can empathize . . .”
“not only a lovely Regency rendition of Beauty and the Beast but a delightful laugh-out-loud story as well . . .”
Like most of the nine other novels by Nobel laureate Orhan Pamuk, The Red-Haired Woman is a story that personalizes political, cultural, and philosophical conflicts, especially east vs.
When Cork O’Connor’s new wife Rainy Bisonette receives a garbled phone message from her son in which he seems to confess to murdering someone named Rodriguez, she and Cork rush down from Minnesota
“the best, most exciting novel published this year. Action, suspense, heroism, sacrifice for a cause greater than the individual . . .”
Orly Castel-Bloom is best known for her 1992 (2010 in English translation) dystopian darkly satirical post-modern science fiction novel Dolly City (also reviewed in NYJB), which has been i
“a well-written contemporary YA novel with likable characters and a few moral lessons that are obvious but not heavy-handed.”
“The War of the Worlds is a classic of early science fiction.
For a book mostly about dying, Reincarnation Blues is surprisingly light and uplifting.
“Given the recent happenings in Charlottesville, Virginia, it’s hard to imagine a more relevant release date for this lovely, important book. This is a book for our time.”
“Gravel Heart is a look at an era and a culture that’s not often showcased in the literary world.”
". . . prose is clever and taut and generously seasoned with nouns verbing their way into literary history."
“Fierce Kingdom is a novel that crackles with tension and danger. . . . Do yourself a favor and devour this book before the inevitable movie premiere.”
“perfect summer reading for all of us who desperately need a break from the stress and worry of today’s modern world and depend on the creative power of writers to deliver it to us.”
“This novel is one the reader will finish with a sigh, and then set his sights on the nearest bookshop in hopes of finding his own happily ever after.”
“Barzini mythologizes the Valley of the ’90s, as well as her own adolescence. With her unpretentious yet stylized language she turns the mundane into something sacred.”
Elaborate and detailed illustrations dominate this story of a grumpy girl named Ivy and the lonely little raincloud who befriends her.
After two novels in French Camille Bordas’ first novel in English is a bittersweet gem with wise, witty, and charming appeal.
“This fifth entry in the suspense series by the Johansen mother-and-son team is definitely one to encourage the reader to become a Kendra Michaels fan.”
“The Bedlam Stacks is an adventure, perhaps a fable, but definitely an intriguing flight of historical fantasy.”