"If nothing else, The Fall of Lisa Bellow is a great character study of someone trying to survive growing up."
“the best example of the hardboiled crime noir novel . . .”
“Celine is the portrait of a remarkable woman: a plausible super-granny with endearing panache who helps heal broken hearts and wounded souls.”
“The visceral impact of Julianne Pachico’s prose . . . is enough to convince a reader that disorder is only a rock, a knock, or a gunshot away.”
“Ellen Klages is an author with a true talent for storytelling and an eye for the beautiful detail.”
The Darkness of Evil is the seventh book in the Karen Vail series. Vail is an FBI profiler who’s investigated some of the world’s most vicious serial killers.
“I don’t need to jump off cliffs into oceans to die, because every day there is a little death waiting for me. All I have to do is wake up and walk out the front door.”
Nnedi Okorafor follows up her Hugo and Nebula award winning book Binti with a sequel, Binti: Home.
This book is a warm tale about sibling rivalry and the importance of family.
“a remarkable piece of writing in its building of suspense and horror . . .”
“a very readable and enjoyable picture book.”
"Faye’s prose seduces readers . . ."
Writer Michael Sims, on a recent New York Times Book Review podcast, called Sherlock Holmes the “first modern super hero.”
“[Lewinter’s] unique literary voice . . . is that of an obsessive, a philosopher, and a miniaturist.”
“Exit West is a smart, sympathetic, and deeply human story . . .”
“Coover’s Huck Out West stands alongside Twain’s original as a worthy companion to that of the master storyteller of the 19th century.”
Like Batman, Spider-Man, Sherlock Holmes, and Wonder Woman, Flash Gordon has lived through several reincarnations. But his essence is always the same.
“a charming and very satisfying read.”
“Agents of Dreamland is an exquisitely haunting read, full of mesmerizing prose, unsettling images, and profoundly disturbing implications.”
“In Farleigh Field delivers the same entertainment mixed with intellectual intrigue and realistic setting for which Bowen has earned awards . . .”
“The Lost Book of the Grail may send readers on their own searches for more Charlie Lovett novels.”
Forget the ubiquitous British bulldog: spider-eyelashed girls, mini skirts riding ever upward, were liberation’s new logo in Swinging Sixties England.
“Buchanan writes with a sharp and original artist’s eye of her own.”
“House of Penance is a masterpiece . . . Brilliantly written and beautifully illustrated.”
Ayelet Gundar-Goshen’s (One Night, Markovitch) second novel Waking Lions starts as a moral drama in its first 14 chapters and becomes a suspenseful crime thriller in its final 11.
“a feel-good debut novel that’s hard to walk away from.”