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“Ragnvald danced on the oars, leaping from one to the next as the crew rowed. Some kept their oars steady to make it easier for him; some tried to jostle Ragnvald off when he landed on them.

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Franklin’s Flying Bookshop is an easygoing narrative about sharing the love of reading with friends.

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“For Two Thousand Years by Mihail Sebastian is a hidden gem in European literature, shining a light on what happened in Romania between the wars.”

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A good translation can make or break a book. It’s entirely possible for an exquisite novel to be perceived as lacking, inaccesible, or plain not good enough when translated into another language.

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“In an age of dwindling attention spans for serious reflection and stimulating journalism, True Stories & Other Essays provides intelligence and verve.”

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“a tantalizing look into how Austen’s classic works were shaped by her close relationship with her brother, as well as the financial scandals and disasters of the Regency era.”

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“Paris in the Present Tense deserves to be read and devoured. It is nearly a perfect contemporary novel.”

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“It is touching to make the realization that, when all else fails, one will never be alone while there exists a moon.”

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“Lines is subdued, yet powerful. Muted, yet vibrant. Classic, but fresh. In essence, a work of art.”

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“a lovely installment, if a brief one, filled with amusing events, and a slowly mounting sense of dread . . .”

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Indie Publisher Catalyst Press launches this fall with a South African crime novel by Martin Steyn that is certain to please fans of hard-boiled detective fiction with unfamiliar settings and likea

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On December 9, 2016 Australian writer Georgia Blain died from a brain tumor. Her life contained more than its share of tragedies and disappointments.

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“Genre and gender bending, erudite and steamy, Machado’s stories manage to defy expectation and be compulsively readable.”

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Curtis Dawkins is a rising star in the literary world.

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“an absolutely wonderful read . . .”

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What happened to the amazing Jennifer Egan who wrote the genre-bending, Pulitzer Prize-winning A Visit from the Goon Squad and the intricately haunting bestseller The Keep?

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“gripping and entertaining, and suitable for both its teenage target audience and adults.”

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“This is one fun, lively, and attractive book.”

Innovative design combines with traditional story telling in the sweet and simple The Quiet Crocodile.

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If you like happily-ever-after girl-and-horse stories, skip Dark Horses.

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“for anyone with a true interest in Star Wars, Ian Doescher’s adaptation is a treat.”

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“a suspenseful and detailed story with a plethora of suspects . . .”

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“a literary tour-de-force of the supernatural genre, at the same time disturbing, frightening, and fascinating.”

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“Affections is a marvel of spare storytelling, its voice richer for its restraint.”

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The Dark Lake is a thrilling psychological police procedural as well as a leap into the mind of a woman engulfed in guilt.”

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“Despite the awards, despite the glowing testimonials from the usual lineup of similar authors, and despite the status as a USA Today bestselling author . . .”

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