“Affections is a marvel of spare storytelling, its voice richer for its restraint.”
“a novel with a plot as twisted as a slalom course and a rush as exciting.”
“A suspenseful, tense, and wholly entertaining story . . .”
In this second installment of the Gin Sullivan Mystery series, Gin is on a leave of absence from her medical examiner's position in Chicago.
“an insightful and astute snapshot of obsession.”
Emma Cross is an independent woman—more independent than anyone in 1897 Newport, Rhode Island, wants to admit.
“a treasure to enjoy with your children and grandchildren . . . should become a family heirloom . . .”
“a literary achievement . . .”
“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 fascinating read.”
There are not many recent novels about life in Iran.
“a lovely story . . . a tale for those who continue to look for magic in the world . . .”
“a fast, funny, and rip-roaring adventure of a few days in the life of an orc who’d like to forget his former association with a certain elf, and the elf who’s fighting against awakening ol
What should “A Reader” attempt to do? One looks for it to provide an overview of an author’s work. The reader is a book that should be suitable for the classroom and instruction.
"Mustafah is an excellent writer, creating lush imagery and life-size characters. She uses her words to bring about an unfathomable emotion in her readers . . ."
“a character study of the changes love in its various forms makes in individuals accustomed to lives of violence . . .”
“historically accurate, warm, moving and easy to recommend.”
“a murder mystery set on the Spanish Main . . . will entertain for its different view of pirate life.”
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
“A white-knuckle adventure from the start, . . . thoroughly entertaining historical mystery page-turner . . . filled with bountiful amounts of action and adventure.”
“The Twilight Pariah is the kind of story that makes the goosebumps rise.”
“great fun and a spectacular read. The story of the Carrion King story is so good that you’ll want it to be real. . . .
“With its themes of terrorists’ threats, mob rule, and the plight of returning vets, Kill the Heroes weaves a suspenseful thriller with an up-to-date and cogent plot.”