“there is a good deal to get excited about in pondering the future work of Chanelle Benz.”
Allegedly by Tiffany D. Jackson is the story of Mary Addison who allegedly murdered a baby girl when she was only nine years old.
Georgia Hunter presumably loves her family and didn’t want to insult anyone when she set out to write a fictionalized account of how these well-to-do, assimilated Polish Jews survived the Holocaust
“Saunders sustains his great talent.”
Heartbreak Hotel, the 32nd novel in the Alex Delaware series by Jonathan Kellerman, begins with an enticing hook.
“The Third Hell is one hell of a good story.”
Emily Robbins has written a lyrical story about love in nearly all of its manifestations.
What a strange, bizarre, wandering, surreal, hard-to-explain but easy-to-feel book Shadowbahn is.
Superman: The Golden Age Omnibus, Volume 3 is the third installment in the Superman Omnibus series. It is comprised of Action Comics No. 48–65, Superman No.
Healing is a theme that pervades Aharon Appelfeld’s prolific fiction (Blooms of Darkness; Until the Dawn’s Light; and Suddenly, Love; all reviewed on NYJB) and challenges his Shoa
Imagine you’re a young mother whose two children have vanished. Imagine you’re divorced and sleeping around. Imagine you’re a waitress who likes provocative clothes and makeup.
“The novel’s mercurial prose may take some readers out of the reading experience, but then, this style is a bit of an acquired taste.”
"You're not safe out on your own right now," Bronko tells her. "None of us are."
“Black Feathers is a well-conceived and -executed anthology, and a showcase of some of the finest speculative and weird fiction of 2017.”
Michael Tolkin is a great writer, and his grasp of satire is excellent. He is known for The Player and his scathing send ups of Hollywood culture.
“a compelling story conveying a powerful social and cultural critique along with a marvelous portrait of the beauties and wonders of Kenya . . .”
“a fascinating thriller that is at the same time a dark fairy tale. . .”
“. . . . joyous and raunchy . . . Yoss creates a fascinating and beautiful universe built upon the ideals of cooperation and egalitarianism.”
How to Catch the Easter Bunny is a delightfully cute story about an Easter bunny named E. B. who is very hard to catch.
“I am a refugee who, like many others, has never ceased being a refugee in some corner of my mind.”
Enigma Variations, the new novel by Andre Aciman, who previously presented us with that peach of a tale, Call Me By Your Name, has been packaged strangely.
Neil Connelly's sixth book, In the Wake of Our Vows, is a collection of short stories that deals primarily—in often unique and humorous ways—with relationships.
The hero of this first-in-a-series novel by Rob McCarthy derives its title from a poem by T. S. Eliot.
In Melanie Wallace’s third novel, her first in hardback by a major publisher, Olive Kitteridge meets Dorothy Allison’s Bastard Out of Carolina, both interpreted by Alice Munro.
Who knew that a basic, everyday umbrella could be more than a simple shelter from the weather? The five imaginative, fun loving characters in The Green Umbrella certainly did.