“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.
Franklin’s Flying Bookshop is an easygoing narrative about sharing the love of reading with friends.
“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.”
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.
“In an age of dwindling attention spans for serious reflection and stimulating journalism, True Stories & Other Essays provides intelligence and verve.”
“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.”
“Paris in the Present Tense deserves to be read and devoured. It is nearly a perfect contemporary novel.”
“It is touching to make the realization that, when all else fails, one will never be alone while there exists a moon.”
“Lines is subdued, yet powerful. Muted, yet vibrant. Classic, but fresh. In essence, a work of art.”
“a lovely installment, if a brief one, filled with amusing events, and a slowly mounting sense of dread . . .”
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
On December 9, 2016 Australian writer Georgia Blain died from a brain tumor. Her life contained more than its share of tragedies and disappointments.
“Genre and gender bending, erudite and steamy, Machado’s stories manage to defy expectation and be compulsively readable.”
Curtis Dawkins is a rising star in the literary world.
“an absolutely wonderful read . . .”
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?
“gripping and entertaining, and suitable for both its teenage target audience and adults.”
“This is one fun, lively, and attractive book.”
Innovative design combines with traditional story telling in the sweet and simple The Quiet Crocodile.
If you like happily-ever-after girl-and-horse stories, skip Dark Horses.
“for anyone with a true interest in Star Wars, Ian Doescher’s adaptation is a treat.”
“a suspenseful and detailed story with a plethora of suspects . . .”
“a literary tour-de-force of the supernatural genre, at the same time disturbing, frightening, and fascinating.”
“Affections is a marvel of spare storytelling, its voice richer for its restraint.”
“The Dark Lake is a thrilling psychological police procedural as well as a leap into the mind of a woman engulfed in guilt.”
“Despite the awards, despite the glowing testimonials from the usual lineup of similar authors, and despite the status as a USA Today bestselling author . . .”