Fiction.

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“Resplendent with the vivid hues of its characters’ hopes and sorrows, The Humming Room gives young readers a compelling tale that does justice to its evergreen inspiration.”

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“What emerges from this authoritative yet accessible collection is a portrait of one of America’s most original and intuitive thinkers, a man for all seasons, along with the fruits of his w

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“Susan Wittig Albert is a terrific writer; her descriptions of everything from blooming bluebonnets to the grace and power of a mountain lion caught by China’s headlights are compelling.

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“The plot of The Spoiler rattles along with slow-burning subplots that manage to keep the reader engaged. If the reveals are a little disappointing in their substance, Ms.

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“Mr. Hill is a cogent and descriptive writer.

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“Tony DiTerlizzi has created a cast of fascinating characters engaged in epic adventures. How often must a 12-year-old child struggle against evil to save her world?

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“Ad Eternum is so perfectly balanced with exactly what the reader needs to know about each character and each plot thread without any of the clutter of a longer book resulting in a

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“Ghosting might not please the average American reader. Mr. Gann asks a lot from his readers—so many names to keep straight, so many difficult passages to wade through.

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“Lynn Messina’s writing style and storytelling prowess is not just skillful, but also incredibly enjoyable and entertaining.

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“Happy provides ample opportunities for extensive discussion about the expression of emotions—a true, potentially interactive delight for young readers and their caregivers.”

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“That purple-haired Isabella playing in the sandbox is NOT a little girl; she’s an archeologist ready to explore the pyramids of Egypt—and that’s just for starters. . . . Mr.

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“Fans of quick-paced, lighthearted cozy mysteries will cheer for Lucky’s sarcastic wit and the glittering thrill of her oddball world where crazy is just an everyday fact of life.”

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“Mr. Conway’s Hollywood is alive with betrayal, greed, lust, and all the basilar passions that have typified Tinsel Town since the first silent film.

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“Some might find consolation by identifying with the characters in In-Flight Entertainment just as they are.

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“Strong heroines are always a pleasure to read about . . .”

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“The Royal Wulff Murders is long, the ending especially protracted and tiresome. There’s no need to wrap up everyone’s life; use your characters for a second book.

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“For a reader who derives pleasure from historical accuracy and realistically drawn personalities, Richard Mason’s rich descriptions may seem superficial and anachronistic, much like the em

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“Lone Wolf is an emotionally impactful story dealing with familial differences, love, redemption, and forgiveness.

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“There is something flat about the story despite all the action. We move from scene to scene as if touring a number of set piece tableaux in a museum ride.

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“This book could easily be labeled crime noir, but it is more of a coming of age story peopled with original and fascinating blood-and-bones characters.

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“Following this couple through their adventures offers readers book after book of entertainment and emotional satisfaction. If Ms.

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