“a terrifically entertaining ride with great atmosphere, zany and original characters.”
“We all need protecting, even if we don’t always know what from.”
“If you are looking for a Thomas Hardy-like adventure story with profanity, pornography, and passion, you will find it . . .”
This is not a harmless story.
Kate Atkinson is a brilliant novelist, an historian, a tease, a practical joker; she’s empathetic, adventuresome, erudite. By now she's also probably quite wealthy . . . and with good reason.
“a classic tale of murder with enough twists and turns of plot to please a casual mystery reader . . .”
“highly recommended for all readers, not just those interested in the Golden Age of British crime writing.”
“sweet, lighthearted fun with a nice multi-layered world to spend some time in.”
“Readers who like classic whodunits immersed in location, along with development of complex characters, will enjoy this story.”
As the dust of World War II appears in the rearview mirror of our memories, it takes a special book to explain the inner workings of the Washington, DC, establishment of the late 1930s/early 1940s
“It’s likely that Atkinson is looking at another award winner with A God in Ruins.”
“If you know you’re going to be around to see it, you look at the fate of the world differently.”
“Wormwood is an intergalactic, inter-dimensional, immortal, happy-go-lucky larval worm-thing with a liking for fine stout, strippers, and most of the other vices planet Earth has on offer.
Anyone who can figure love out is a genius.
Katie Cotugno’s 99 Days is about 83 days too long.
“Images are so clear it’s hard to believe you’re not in the story yourself, and people are so well drawn you’d swear you know them personally.”
"DeStefano’s page-turner of a book with its cliffhanger ending deserves its multiple starred reviews."
“a fully realized and mature work of fiction . . .”
“this book may be the trigger to inspire a child to learn more.”
“an essential entry into DC’s ongoing Celebration series of anthologies.”
“To read this novel is to feel the wonder of life anew and to become, however momentarily, a better person.”
David Meltzer is, in his late seventies, an institution as well as a poet.
“Toni Morrison’s gorgeously written, riveting, poignant novel is her finest work since Beloved. . . . a stunning work.”
“a satisfying read for the diehard fans out there that are well versed in the worlds of zombies and the end of the world as we know it.”
In Pleasantville, Locke offers another compelling look at the complex layers of life in a historically black community near Houston, Texas.
The End of The End of Everything is the latest collection of short stories written by fiction author Dale Bailey.