“. . . we all miss the Wild West: Cruller Heaven, Chet’s best pal Iggy, and Bernie’s son Charlie. . . . Let’s go home.”
“In The Infinitesimals, Kasischke stares relentlessly at illness, oblivion, suffering, magical thinking, mercy, kindness . . . at life.
“While Evans and Reid explore such concepts as sustainable and participatory development in reference to the poor south, the book’s curatorial perspective is decidedly West
“David Rosenfelt is an award-winning writer who masterfully combines Grisham-like courtroom scenes with James Herriot’s love of dogs.”
“Zimler’s character development is electrifying, and his plot rolls along ever faster into the depths of fear.
“Mark SaFranko is a master storyteller who never shies away from the darkest themes of guilt and retribution.
“In The Orpheus Descent, Harper uses his novelist’s skills to plausibly recreate time and place—his settings in ancient Italy and Greece are strong—as are his characters, including
“That there is a fascinating story to tell is indisputable. That Ms. Mills does a good job putting across the information she’s been given is also completely clear.
“The tale is interesting, captivating, and suspenseful.
“The Heiresses by Sara Shepard is bad—bad, bad, bad, about as bad as any novel I’ve ever not read beyond the first two or three pages.”
“. . . a feat worth celebrating, and . . . a book worth reading—if only for the writer’s charm and way with words.”
“I had a life. Now I have a situation.”
“The book is a treasure; the photographs are a trove of fashion’s past and a chronicle of times gone by.”
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“This volume, like its predecessors, can be read for sheer joy of the prose.
“In Don’t Try to Find Me, Brown, a practicing family therapist, offers a nuanced portrayal of the complex dance of marriage and familial relations.”
“For some readers the science of Red Joan will resonate; for others, the politics will hold their interest; othe
“The City is many things: serious, light-hearted, nostalgic, courageous, scary, and mysterious.
“Harder will be loved by many, hated by a few, and talked about by everyone.”
“All in all, though, One Plus One is a breezy summer read in the vein of Little Miss Sunshine, light and entertaining as long as one is content with unrealistic situations
“An eyewitness to the discovery of Tutankhamun, but also to a secret hidden for decades: That Lord Carnarvon broke into the tomb before the official opening and removed articles for his per
“What a delight when a writer hits his target as deftly and with such beauty as Eric-Emmanuel Schmitt does in Invisible Love.”
“This book is not for everyone but for the reader who enjoys finding the mystery in the mystery, it might be enjoyed.”
“. . . no apologies made, no stones unturned. . . . A highly entertaining if somewhat barbed biography of the American Queen of Camelot.
“Swann Dive may have a contemporary setting whose snappy repartée is reminiscent of the comedy-mystery movies of the thirties . . .”
“. . . the pencil illustrations interspersed throughout the book are charming.