“With a flurry of snipping and clipping, Levi Strauss produces pants that last and last.
“Fever is an engaging heroine, intelligent yet oddly naïve in the ways of life. Mr. Reeve is a talented world-maker and first-class storyteller.
“Sam Savage’s exhilarating, often lilting use of language and his faultless characterization of the eccentric, unraveling of his main character, Edna, is evocative, poetic, and compelling.”
“. . . don’t be put off by the magic and sorcery. If you like noir and hard-boiled mysteries, you might want to give Low Town a chance.
“. . . a plot-driven novel conveyed in crisp, descriptive, and thought-provoking prose via an engagingly intelligent third-person narrator. . . . an auspicious debut.”
The Fate of Achilles looks into the opposing forces of human strength and courage versus war and greed.
“Belle’s Song is an excellent introduction to Chaucer and his Canterbury Tales. . . .
“Darwen Arkwright and the Peregrine Pact is jam-packed with action from the first to the last page.
“Mr. Hirsch delivers an intense and thought-provoking glimpse of one possible dystopian future.
“The Jewel and the Key is an entertaining trip through time, and a refreshing change from the numerous bleak dystopian novels being published at present.”
“. . . the entire poetic oeuvre of Israeli poet, feminist, and peace activist Dahlia Ravikovitch . . .”
“Alan Jacobson’s novel has more twists and turns than a giant slalom course. . . . a mystery masterpiece. . . .
“This ironic and absurdist highbrow little sex novel is a hoot. . . . Mr.
“With this dazzling debut novel, the author proves herself a highly talented wordsmith. She creates surprising and unique metaphors, and uses vivid word combinations . . .
“The Elephant Scientist, with its clear writing, concise explanation of complex concepts, and exceptional photography, is a first-rate addition to the series.”
“Looking for an anthology of erotic texts to accompany masturbation? Look elsewhere.”
Looking for an anthology of erotic texts to accompany masturbation? Look elsewhere.
“Mr. Oppel writes a book that is both fascinating and unique as he creates Victor Frankenstein’s early life in a way never before told.”
Haley Tanner’s debut novel, Vaclav and Lena, captures the slow, methodical thought processes of young children, the awkward diction of non-English speaking immigrants, and the hearts of it
The 2011 air war to save civilian lives that our country and its NATO allies are conducting in Libya is not without precedent.
Ruby Red, initially published in Germany in 2009, has finally reached the U.S. shores where American teens have eagerly anticipated its arrival.
This strong and varied anthology deserves a different title, one whose first part will not be confused with Geraldine Brooks’ novel of the same name.
The Cosmopolitans, Nadia Kalman’s smart, funny, wise, and entertaining debut novel explores the relationships and dynamics of a contemporary Russian-Jewish immigrant family from the former
With Known to Evil, Walter Mosley offers the second Leonid McGill mystery.
Fiona Bristow lives on the picturesque Orcas Island in the Pacific Northwest. She is a canine search and rescue volunteer, along with her three trained retrievers, Peck, Newman, and Bogart.
Forgiveness. You won’t believe it when you start reading this book—at least not for a good while—but Caught is all about forgiveness.