“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.”
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?
“Hers is a dark, unerring vision. We can expect more great work from this audaciously talented author.”
Forest Dark, Nicole Krass’ fourth and most interior, introspective, cerebral, and autobiographical novel to date, is about two Jewish-American characters.
“a lovely story . . . a tale for those who continue to look for magic in the world . . .”
“a character study of the changes love in its various forms makes in individuals accustomed to lives of violence . . .”
“A white-knuckle adventure from the start, . . . thoroughly entertaining historical mystery page-turner . . . filled with bountiful amounts of action and adventure.”
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
“Ladee Hubbard has written a celebration of family, as well as of the individual.”
“Something happened here that summer. Something Louise blamed my mom for.”
Because someone has gone astray and made mistakes, do they deserve a second chance, even if their missteps have meant being incarcerated?
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
Cole is a high school boy, which means Cole thinks about sex—a lot.
“an exhilarating, haunting, and memorable read.”
“The War of the Worlds is a classic of early science fiction.
“the best, most exciting novel published this year. Action, suspense, heroism, sacrifice for a cause greater than the individual . . .”
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.”