Genre Fiction

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“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.”

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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?

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“Hers is a dark, unerring vision. We can expect more great work from this audaciously talented author.”

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Forest Dark, Nicole Krass’ fourth and most interior, introspective, cerebral, and autobiographical novel to date, is about two Jewish-American characters.

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“a lovely story . . . a tale for those who continue to look for magic in the world . . .”

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“a character study of the changes love in its various forms makes in individuals accustomed to lives of violence . . .”

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“A white-knuckle adventure from the start, . . . thoroughly entertaining historical mystery page-turner . . . filled with bountiful amounts of action and adventure.”

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With her bestselling debut Everything I Never Told You and now her second novel, Little Fires Everywhere, Celeste Ng has indisputably proved that she is a master at mining the rel

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“Ladee Hubbard has written a celebration of family, as well as of the individual.”

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“Something happened here that summer. Something Louise blamed my mom for.”

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Because someone has gone astray and made mistakes, do they deserve a second chance, even if their missteps have meant being incarcerated?

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The Burning Girl by Claire Messud relates the story of a close childhood friendship between Julia and Cassie that collapses by middle school as the girls grow apart and Cassie becomes trou

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Cole is a high school boy, which means Cole thinks about sex—a lot.

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“an exhilarating, haunting, and memorable read.”

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The War of the Worlds is a classic of early science fiction.

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“the best, most exciting novel published this year. Action, suspense, heroism, sacrifice for a cause greater than the individual . . .”

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After two novels in French Camille Bordas’ first novel in English is a bittersweet gem with wise, witty, and charming appeal.

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“The Bedlam Stacks is an adventure, perhaps a fable, but definitely an intriguing flight of historical fantasy.”

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". . . the nonlinear narrative style takes a long time to arrive at whodunit, howdunit, and why."

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“Rose has again masterfully mined a magic-infused art world of dramatic twists and turns, a luscious romp readers will thoroughly enjoy.”

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“a delightful, sometimes amusing, always exciting steampunk adventure. . . . For those who like their history heavily dipped in fantasy or their science fiction a bit historical . .

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". . . the perfect summer read."

Mrs. Fletcher enjoys getting off with the help of online porn. It’s a revelation—especially to her!

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“there ought to have been more to Less than the sum of its parts.”

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“an adventure with family, love, and destiny at its core, and an authentic and unique triumph of skill and imagination.”

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“a positive and highly successful attempt at helping readers grasp the enormity of the refugee problem . . . by pinpointing one individual’s struggles.”

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