“Elizabeth Peters . . . has always shown expertise in mixing archaeological history with the adventure of a murder mystery.”
It seems ironic to wait in high excitement for a calm and quiet novel to come out.
“a danger-fraught and compelling thriller with a world-threatening premise . . .”
“a thought-provoking, poignant, and memorable work.”
“an extraordinary debut novel filled with unique characters and heart-pumping situations we never see coming.”
“the author uses his typically sharp and piercing sense of humor to breathe life into a multitude of delightful characters. . . . a charming debut novel . . .”
". . . little treasure of a novella . . ."
". . . the perfect summer read."
Mrs. Fletcher enjoys getting off with the help of online porn. It’s a revelation—especially to her!
Karen Krupp loves Tom, her husband of almost two years. They live in a well-appointed house in an upper-middle-class neighborhood in New York.
“Lee Markham’s The Truants is a welcome and memorable addition to the vampire subgenre, full of original ideas and some nightmarishly vivid imagery.”
This collection of nine short stories by Man Booker Prize–shortlisted British author Sarah Hall has a focus on the female experience—particularly of love and sex, pregnancy and motherhood—and the w
“Atlanta Noir could well turn out to be Akashic’s best work to date.”
“We can only hope that Bouman has enough creative capital . . . to produce a better effort next time around.”
Book one of the Waning Moon Duology introduces us to five sister-princesses who discover that their lavish life in the palace is not everything they think it is.
“a graphic portrayal of a dirty, ugly slice of life . . . Recommended for anyone seeking to know more about the drug cartels that threaten society.”
“there ought to have been more to Less than the sum of its parts.”
“Private investigator Makana is a breath of fresh air, filled with humanity and empathy . .
“A cautionary tale of mining life for one’s art. And of giving one’s fantasies too much free rein.”
“an adventure with family, love, and destiny at its core, and an authentic and unique triumph of skill and imagination.”
“a brilliantly conceived, colorfully and forcefully written, and very different Western novel . . .”
“a police procedural with a supernatural story of a love overcoming the bonds of death.”
“Compass educates us, even as we marvel at its obscurity.”
Spoonbenders is a ripe peach. Something you yearn for.
Mystery writer Agatha Christie disappears for 11 days in 1926, but seldom speaks about it and omits entirely any mention of it in her autobiography.
“a poignant work and a must-read this summer.”