Short story collections often give readers a taste of a writer’s style, preoccupations, and a sense of whether the reader will enjoy an author’s longer works of fiction.
At first glance, the author and the subject of this book seem mismatched. Singer, songwriter, bard, and Nobel Prize winner, Bob Dylan, is the subject.
They say you can never go home again, and after being away for a long period of time, it can be frightening to go back. This is what Teddi Lerner is facing.
“a beautifully crafted book that gives readers a fresh look at a classic, beloved story.”
“Havana Libre works well as a sociological commentary, but as a mystery novel or a thriller, it’s a dud.”
“a delightful little tale, appropriate for telling when the lights are low and a flickering fire casts shadows over the Christmas tree.”
“William’s Winter Nap is perfect for toddlers and preschoolers learning to share.”
With images of war haunting him daily, U.S. Army veteran River Roulet cannot seem to break free of the past.
“Rack your seat back as far as it’ll go, folks, buckle up, and get ready for another bone-jarring, teeth-rattling truck ride with Jack Reacher.”
Reacher is back.
“All three stories and the illustrations are remarkably creative and fun.”
October–November 2017 marks the 100th anniversary of the Bolshevik coup d’etat that brought communism to power in Russia.
“a fabulously complex and mysterious tale that is full of atmosphere and suspense.”
Spellbinding is an appropriate word to describe S. A. Chakraborty’s debut novel, The City of Brass. Mesmerizing is another.
Destined to become a blockbuster movie.
David Baldacci is one of the heavyweights of the bestseller business, with over 30 novels published in more than 45 languages in more than 80 countries, with over 110 million copies in print.
Matthew Weiner is best known as the producer and writer for two of television’s most successful series, The Sopranos and Mad Men.
“educates and moves, deftly juggling fact and fiction.”
“Heaven’s Crooked Finger is an outstanding work of literary suspense, a tale as devastatingly beautiful as it is powerfully intelligent.”
Halloween might seem like the spookiest time of the year but Charles Dickens, M. R. James, Edith Wharton, and other literary greats felt otherwise.
“A stunning debut novel. The Resurrection of Joan Ashby by Cherise Wolas encompasses a wealth of superb writing, mature insights, and breathtaking risks . . .”
In an entertaining blend of history and fiction, H. B.
“A thoroughly captivating suspense-filled read that will not disappoint any devoted thriller enthusiast.”
“blend[s] sleuthing, the paranormal, and a touch of romance to produce a spectacular whodunit.”
In book four of the Under Suspicion series, Mary Higgins Clark and Alafair Burke take the reader on another gripping journey with Laurie Moran, star of the reality TV show Under Suspicion.
Seventy-four years ago, nine years before the publication of The Second Sex and 20 years before The Feminine Mystique, a male Turkish communist novelist created a fictional femini