Fiction

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How to Ruin a Queen and the Diamond Necklace Affair is a book that can be read again and again, each reading providing another layer of understanding.”

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Kamm calls on his vast experience with the L.A. County Fire Department . . . to insert the reader into the midst of all the action. . . .

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Ultimately, Chan shows that family, marriages, and friendships involve devotion, work, and the willingness to heal the past in order to save them.”

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The Miniaturist is a novel that could easily be read again and again, with awe and surprise stemming not just from the story, but from the author’s brilliant writing and her abili

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F cuts to the chase with impatience and too rapidly presents the solution to its own enigma. Haste makes waste, as the saying goes. True in life, true in literature.”

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“Ultimately, bravery, love and hope are celebrated in The Fifty-First State, a state that is imagined, a state in which a better life is possible.”

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“Greenstein weaves a story of past and present in a way that creates a sense of timelessness.”

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“Mr. Sandford expertly uses historical and archival material to make Kennedy's and Macmillan's Special Relationship come to life.”

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“. . . so jarringly poetic and heroic in their raw power you’ll want to read them more than once.”

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“Botticelli’s Bastard is a delightful story, a fantasy revealing the extremes of human nature as well as the depths of emotion possession of a work of art may evok

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“Engaging and true to life, Butternut Summer offers a story not limited just to a beach read.”

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Javier Cercas is a seasoned polisher of Spain’s recent past, taking a single event or memory and rubbing at it and peeling away the dust of myth that has

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The Scatter Here Is Too Great is a book about complicated topics presented via complicated narrative. . . .

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“Bausch rushes us to a conclusion that is neither convincing nor artistic. He lost his way.”

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“Written in the first person, sharing intimate details and emotions, Cancel the Wedding draws the reader into the sequence of events as though this is our own story.

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“Marc Krulewitch has done a marvelous job in introducing this trilogy.

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“. . . we all miss the Wild West: Cruller Heaven, Chet’s best pal Iggy, and Bernie’s son Charlie. . . . Let’s go home.”

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“As it is, Lay it on my Heart is an excellent work, and Angela Pneuman reveals herself to be among the best of her generation.”

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“Writers of memoirs and of poetry who refer to real people in their work, sometimes changing details to get at the deeper, emotional truths of a situation, have a narrow fence to walk. . .

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“. . . a thriller. . . on the lengths men will go to in order to possess something intangible: the creation of beauty . . .”

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“Set in the shadowy atmosphere of bayou country, where alligators prowl and cypress trees squat knee-deep in swamp water, Kimberley Griffiths Little’s exciting book gives us a spunky heroin

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The Major’s Daughter is a slice of wartime life, beautifully poised to be a favorite of readers who have nostalgia for the era and a feeling for the intricate dance between societ

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“Although Back Channel is about thwarting the Cuban Missile Crisis, it is also about Margo navigating U.S. racial dynamics of the 1960s.”

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The Angel of Losses is recommended to nerdy (in the best sense of the word) secular Jewish and philo-Semitic readers whose genre interests include the confluence of contemporary a

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