“A story of quiet rebellions, resilience and traditions, The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane is a remarkable tale stretching three generations and two different count
"If nothing else, The Fall of Lisa Bellow is a great character study of someone trying to survive growing up."
“Buchanan writes with a sharp and original artist’s eye of her own.”
“a highly engaging, charming read . . .”
Encircling, the brilliantly structured first novel of a trilogy by Norwegian author Carl Frode Tiller, seamlessly translated by Barbara J.
Everyone has skeletons in their closets and deals with problems at one time or another.
What a strange, bizarre, wandering, surreal, hard-to-explain but easy-to-feel book Shadowbahn is.
In Melanie Wallace’s third novel, her first in hardback by a major publisher, Olive Kitteridge meets Dorothy Allison’s Bastard Out of Carolina, both interpreted by Alice Munro.
If all of Garrison Keillor’s reports from Lake Wobegon were strung end to end, the result would be something remarkably similar to The Whole Town’s Talking, Fannie Flagg’s latest novel.
“A man who fights with confidence wins!” saith Uhtred to his grandchildren. So it is in this his latest adventure. If you have been reading this series, the latest tale will not disappoint.
“Winston Groom blends history with a strong sense of place to create a compelling story featuring both fictional and historic characters.”
What is the definition of the “perfect life”?
It is 1969 and 16-year-old Lucy Gold has never been a motivated student.
“No one knows when a ghost will appear or what it will do when it does.”
“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.”
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
Jay McInerney’s reach with the Brightness Falls series is ambitious. In a recent interview with NPR, McInerney says he began the trilogy with an idea of the perfect couple.
“The Bones of Paradise is everything a Western novel should be . . .”
The new novel The Unseen World starts out like the 2014 bestseller We Are Not Ourselves, as the haunting story of a brilliant scientist who develops early-onset Alzheimer’s diseas
From the margins of society arise a unique cast of characters who take turns narrating the tale in The Sunlight Pilgrims.
Being a first-generation American college student is hard enough, but when you throw an international immigration battle right in the middle of your neighborhood, life can get absolutely chaotic.
Cate Saunders is despondent, but more than that, she is angry. Her husband John, sent to Iraq after joining the National Guard, dies in action, and the government will not offer any details.
“Alison McLennan does a nice job of bringing the reader into her chosen era. With seasoning, she could become a force in historical fiction.”