Joe M. McDermott's The Fortress at the End of Time is inventive, thought-provoking, insightful, ambitious, and tedious.
“Deeply engaged in the connection with the physical body and the human soul . . .”
The Life and Times of Persimmon Wilson is a startling novel following the life of Persimmons Wilson, a former slave that fights in the Civil War, only to be imprisoned and hanged once he o
Jack the Ripper wreaked fear and havoc across the overcrowded slums of Whitechapel in the East End of London in 1888.
The world’s most famous Venus flytrap detective is back on the case in author Tom Angleberger’s latest picture book installment, Inspector Flytrap: The Goat Who Chewed Too Much.
“a remarkable accomplishment in literary suspense.”
“The River at Night is an engaging story . . .”
“Nonfiction wrapped up in fiction, academic arguments presented as stories. Sekaran has admirably shown us all sides without bias.”
Whose Poop Is That? This question is asked of readers many times. Can you guess correctly? From the basis of a clump of poop and a paw print, can you guess what animal left its scat?
“Last Look is a cold indictment of pretentious frauds yet an intimate exploration of fear, regret, and failure.”
Fantasy author and artist Brom has continued his trend of rewriting myths and legends with the recently released Lost Gods.
In April 2005 two men on opposite sides of the world are grieving for loved ones who died when the tsunami of December 2004 destroyed a Thai seaside resort.
“Ultimately the people who love Swanson’s work will remember . . .
The setting for this debut novel by Lindsey Lee Johnson is a high school in the over-privileged enclave of Mill Valley, California.
“The story itself is entertaining, a tense and taut mystery with a circuitous plot that intrigues as it mystifies.”
What the #@&% Is That?, edited by John Joseph Adams and Douglas Cohen, features fiction from established authors such as John Langan, Laird Barron, Christopher Golden, and Johnathan Ma
When an Elephant Falls in Love is an adorable story with a sneak peek into the heart of love’s first nibbles. It is sweet and simple, tender and relatable.
Everything You Want Me to Be starts in March 2008 with young runaway Hattie studying the departures board at the Minneapolis airport.
Why does a man who has been out of the game for 35 years suddenly become a red-hot target for a military intelligence section determined to remove him permanently from the playing field?
“a chilling reminder that occasionally things going bump in the night often can’t be explained.”
In 1938, while a guest at the home of John “Jack” Jessup, Portia Blake, a beautiful actress of limited talent, falls victim to a horrific murder.
“This novel is sharp, sexy, and funny, with a heart that doesn’t quit.”
Midway through Maxine Beneba Clarke’s collection of short stories Foreign Soil, a young family man, Jackson, succumbs to “the grime an the ghosts an the gloom of Mississippi” and as a resu
Many suffer in silence from mental illness. Since there are usually no outward appearances of the illness, most believe nothing is wrong.
“[a] charming series.”