Fiction.

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“Umberto Eco is one of just a handful of writers that can be trusted to take me by the hand and lead me into a world that, on first glimpse, I don’t want to venture into.

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“. . . the premise of The Fear Index by Robert Harris is seriously creepy. . . .

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“The careful reader, the one who assumes nothing as s/he reads, will be the most satisfied. Assumption is a well-written mystery with an unexpected, rare, and unique ending.”

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“Joe Schreiber has created an acutely teen-focused action thriller that blurs the line between gender and age, making it an enjoyable book for almost anyone.”

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Fly By Night is fast-paced and engaging. Thoroughly enjoyable.”

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“Historical fiction can be the best education, because it engages people’s minds and hearts differently than the classroom—and often better.

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“To read these comic poems in blank verse again is to live childhood again, when the surly, often irate insect was first discovered.

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“Even if you are not a regular reader of fantasy fiction, you may well enjoy this collection. Mr. Powers is a talented writer.

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“The Twoweeks is written by a veteran author who is not trying to dazzle with literary showmanship but with intimate storytelling.”

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“The Marriage Artist is one of those rare novels that meet all the criteria for greatness: It entertains, informs, enlightens and finally and most importantly, it inspires.

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“Sound Bender is a fast and involving read, and it’s worth recommending to the kids.”

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“We can all use a comforting story of love, even—or especially—if it is ripped from a brutal past.”

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“The author has penned a Christmas tale that will brighten the lives of all who read it.”

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“If you’re looking for a crime thriller to keep you on the edge of your seat right to the very last page, look no further.

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“Other authors may struggle writing from a first-person or third-person point of view and opt to only write in one viewpoint all the time, but Dagoberto Gilb handles writing in either viewp

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“. . . the big problem is the second requirement for retelling a myth: Why bother?

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“At barely more than 100 small (four and a half by seven inch) pages in Andrew Bromfield’s excellent English translation The Hall of the Singing Caryatids succeeds both as a novell

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“Engaging and inventive, Ebba and the Green Dresses of Olivia Gomez in a Time of Conflict and War is an ambitious and confident novel by Joan Tewkesbury, a veteran writer for stage

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“Deeply insightful, daring and filled with unanticipated background information, The Iron Knight could provide what may possibly be the perfect ending to a spectacular series—or pe

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It’s been two years since the vampiric virus was unleashed in The Strain, and the entire world now lies on the brink of annihilation.

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“Morgue Drawer Four, a finalist for Germany’s 2010 Friedrich Glauser Prize for best crime novel, is a real find for aficionados of black humor and the macabre.

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“All told, The Speed Chronicles deserves great praise for the audacity of the topic, the depth of the discussion, the diversity of its voices, and plain, old, good storytelling.”

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“The best stories in The Cocaine Chronicles—including those of Mr. West, Mr. Brown, and Ms. Revoyr—are equal to the best fiction being written today.”

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“. . . the point with The Feng Shui Detective Goes West is to enjoy the effervescent ride.”

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