Fiction.

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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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I admit that this review was a difficult one for me to write. How do you comment on a graphic novel adaption of an Ayn Rand book without talking about Ayn Rand herself?

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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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Courtney Milan’s latest novel Unveiled demonstrates why she is the author to watch in historical romance.

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Seventeen-year-old Emma seems like your average teenage girl—except for the fact that she considers herself cursed.

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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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If Specters were as good as its opening line “The valley was full of ghosts” it could have been intriguing, but it is not.

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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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If Jim Carroll’s The Basketball Diaries reads like an homage to Jack Kerouac’s On the Road, his posthumously published The Petting Zoo finds the author paying tribute to

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Philip Carlo is no stranger to violence and death.

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Who Will Be My Valentine This Year? is a cute Valentine’s Day tale that will delight children of picture-book age.

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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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Steve Martin has been successful with most everything he touches or puts his mind to.

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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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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.

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Roly Poly Pangolin is a 40-page picture book about a pangolin named Roly Poly who is afraid of everything. One day Roly Poly sets out on an adventure holding tight to mama’s tail.

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The Film Noir Encyclopedia is a joy for noir enthusiasts—a must-have for scholars, students, filmmakers, and fans.

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Stein, Stoned, Hal Ackerman’s “first Harry Stein soft-boiled murder mystery,” is a delightful, lighthearted detective story that becomes more and more intriguing and exciting as it unfolds

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The Raindrop is a beautifully illustrated picture book about a raindrop and its place in the world. The story begins with the Raindrop having a discussion with a cloud.

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