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.
When Pete Townsend coined the phrase “teenage wasteland” to describe suburban adolescent life he was probably not referring to such wastelands in an actual geographic desert, but that is what the s
“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 . . .”
Everyone has skeletons in their closets and deals with problems at one time or another.
Encircling, the brilliantly structured first novel of a trilogy by Norwegian author Carl Frode Tiller, seamlessly translated by Barbara J.
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 . . .”