Fiction.

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“With this dazzling debut novel, the author proves herself a highly talented wordsmith. She creates surprising and unique metaphors, and uses vivid word combinations . . .

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“The Elephant Scientist, with its clear writing, concise explanation of complex concepts, and exceptional photography, is a first-rate addition to the series.”

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“Looking for an anthology of erotic texts to accompany masturbation? Look elsewhere.”

Looking for an anthology of erotic texts to accompany masturbation? Look elsewhere.

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“Oscar Wilde and the Vampire Murders takes the flamboyant playwright on another rollicking mystery ride with friends Arthur Conan Doyle and Bram Stoker in tow.”

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“Aimee Carter does a great job of creating a very interesting and entertaining new fantasy series.”

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“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.”

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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

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The 2011 air war to save civilian lives that our country and its NATO allies are conducting in Libya is not without precedent.

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Ruby Red, initially published in Germany in 2009, has finally reached the U.S. shores where American teens have eagerly anticipated its arrival.

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Familiarity may breed contempt in daily life, but novelists, particularly those who write mysteries, long ago discovered it doesn’t hold true on the page.

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What happens when an urban dweller attempts to live a more sustainable and authentic life? Chaos. Near financial ruin. Hilarity. And, finally, triumph.

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Sometimes the scope of human tragedy is too large to comprehend. The mind grasps for alternate explanations in order to come to terms with staggering loss.

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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.

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In the world of philosophy of religion, the struggle appears to be between those who do and those who do not believe in God or a supernatural being, and those who take biblical stories as literal v

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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

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Holler Loudly is not a commandment. Neither is it a verb and an adverb paired.

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Sherrilyn Kenyon is a prolific writer of a number of paranormal series. Infinity: Chronicles of Nick, a teen novel, is the first in a series for young adults.

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At times this story is more corny than funny, more sappy than cute. But overall, it’s a charming tale that forces readers to use a bit of imagination and is engaging until the end.

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The small town of Southport, North Carolina, is as quiet as they come. It’s the perfect place to relax for a weekend or just get away—and that’s exactly what newcomer Katie has done.

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With Known to Evil, Walter Mosley offers the second Leonid McGill mystery.

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Teaching a child to have compassion is important. Jane Bregoli’s The Goat Lady is a true story that shows how love can bring an elderly outcast back into the folds of society.

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“So women will love me.

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If a sign of a well-crafted historical novel is when you rise up from the pages, startled by a sound, to discover it’s not the clatter of horses’ hooves that interrupted you—but rather the irritati

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The Blending Time is aimed at ages 12 and up, but there are parts that seem shocking in the context of a YA novel—shocking in the context of reality—even though they’re obviously references to even

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“History is a nightmare from which I’m trying to awake.”

                                                             —James Joyce

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