“the best, most exciting novel published this year. Action, suspense, heroism, sacrifice for a cause greater than the individual . . .”
“The War of the Worlds is a classic of early science fiction.
After two novels in French Camille Bordas’ first novel in English is a bittersweet gem with wise, witty, and charming appeal.
“The Bedlam Stacks is an adventure, perhaps a fable, but definitely an intriguing flight of historical fantasy.”
". . . the nonlinear narrative style takes a long time to arrive at whodunit, howdunit, and why."
“Rose has again masterfully mined a magic-infused art world of dramatic twists and turns, a luscious romp readers will thoroughly enjoy.”
“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 . .
". . . the perfect summer read."
Mrs. Fletcher enjoys getting off with the help of online porn. It’s a revelation—especially to her!
“there ought to have been more to Less than the sum of its parts.”
“an adventure with family, love, and destiny at its core, and an authentic and unique triumph of skill and imagination.”
“a positive and highly successful attempt at helping readers grasp the enormity of the refugee problem . . . by pinpointing one individual’s struggles.”
“Border Child is a satisfying book on an important topic . . .”
“The Essex Serpent is a masterpiece of a novel . . . Sarah Perry has written a multifaceted novel with universal appeal.”
Nothing is quite like the bond of true friendship, and no one realizes this more than Anna as she fights another battle with dreaded cancer which has returned yet again.
Every family member shares some of the same personality traits, as is with the four generations of Whitakers.
Gabe Habash’s debut is a masterful exploration of the human condition and survival through a fragile, flawed character.
“an enjoyable feast of nostalgia coupled with the poignant joi de vivre of the teenaged male.”
Fans of Japanese literature may notice some similarities between the work of Hiromi Kawakami and that of Banana Yoshimoto, the latter of whom rose to worldwide fame in the early 1990s with the tran
War is hell. War is also peace. Hate is hate, but hate is also love.
“enthralling . . . a seductive and mesmerizing thriller.”
The desperate lives of Christians in many Muslim majority countries is no secret.
New World: An Anthology of Sci-Fi and Fantasy is a refreshing grouping of 24 science fiction and fantasy stories by some of the best indie and established comic book creators in the busine
“We are only charged with loving people. The rest is not our responsibility.
Just from the title of this latest little work by Alexander McCall Smith, you know it is going to be a light-hearted tale about Italy . . . and a bulldozer.
It must be said up front that Jessica Shattuck is a genius at character development and narrative description.