“No one knows when a ghost will appear or what it will do when it does.”
“May Alan Bradley live to be a hundred and write a new book every year, and may Flavia never grow up.”
“Kudos to Amy Stewart and Constance Kopp. May there be many more sequels to follow.”
“Dinah Jefferies uses the secrets held by a husband and wife to expose the prejudice and unfairness of the British colonial era. . . . an enjoyable read.”
“one comes away with a sense of futility and a loss of sleep from reading on to the bitter end.”
“Nisi Shawl’s debut is an ambitious, fresh take on the steampunk genre . . .”
“For collectors, this book is a keeper.”
In 2004, Søren Hammer arrived at the house in Frederiksvaerk, Denmark, where his younger sister Lotte lived with her husband and children.
“an homage to political cartoonists and their ability to define a moment or mood in a few pen strokes.”
"A very profound and intense tale, Marrow offers enlightening with food for thought for everyone."
Thriller readers who yearn for intrigue, swift pacing, and surreal happenings will enjoy every word of Steve Mosby’s The Reckoning on Cane Hill.
One could compare the artistic career of Clarence Major to that of musical genius Miles Davis. Major has always been miles ahead of other African American writers.
“an absorbing read on many levels . . .”
This is a coffee table book. It's that simple. An oversized hardcover that sports a garish and sickly yellow-green dust jacket with a landscape scene of the undead walking through a field.
During the winter of 1996, the author was living in Alaska when he was inspired one night to write this story. Discouraged by some he hesitated to do so.
Is a proclivity to violence and vengeance a gender and/or regional trait? Are the minds of men more than women and/or rural folk more than city dwellers predisposed to violent acts of revenge?
Back in March 2010, when Teddy Wayne took the podium at McNally Jackson bookstore to read from his debut novel Kapitoil, someone in the crowd leaned over and whispered, “He’s so smart—he w
This thought-provoking novel is set in the years just after the Civil War.
“Cold-Forged Flame is an exciting and engaging start to a new series.”
“Guilty Minds crosses the finish line a winner—suspenseful, swift, surefooted, and entertaining to the end.”
The Secrets of Wishtide by Kate Saunders is a the first of a new cozy mystery series introducing private investigator Laetitia Rodd, 52 years old and the poor widow of an archdeacon, livin
“Spanning a variety of styles and subjects, Bell’s tales are all told in a distinctly confident and haunting voice . . .”
Many years ago, author and illustrator Ashley Bryan came into possession of an “Appraisement of the Estate” document involving 11 slaves, some cattle, and some cotton that were about to be put up f
With this enticing debut novel Imbolo Mbue demonstrates that she knows her stuff as a storyteller, a native Cameroonian, and a New Yorker.
“an excellent choice for those who prefer a more complex cozy mystery than the usual offering. Highly recommended.”