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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.

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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.

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The Shattered Tree is an enjoyable and quick read—well worth the time.”

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The 1920s is one of those decades everyone seems to look back at with fascination and nostalgia.

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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

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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

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The Nix is an engrossing and impressively researched novel. . . .  laudable . . .”

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“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?”

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“in his house at R’lyeh dead Cthulhu waits dreaming . . .“

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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

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“an obsessive page-turner, filled with gasp-inducing twists and thrills.”

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Moroccan writer Tahar Ben Jelloun is an award-winning internationally bestselling author who has been regularly shortlisted for the Nobel Prize, among others.

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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.

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clever and full of twists . . . a story well told.”

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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.

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Cousin Joseph is a nostalgic treatment of a bygone era and a good read for those comfortable with the guardrails of its genre.”

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“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.”

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“Campbell has defined his style as a ‘comedy of paranoia,’ which is also a most fitting description of The Kind Folk.”

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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.

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"If reading about smoking hashish were half as interesting as doing it, this novel would be brilliant."

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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.

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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

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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.

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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.

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Teenaged girls have enough problems in high school. Classes, college, boys . . . it’s almost a boring old formula.

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