Joe Hill’s Horns is an assured second novel from a well credentialed, award-winning, author.
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
Jakob Sammelsohn hovers on the fringes of central European history, meeting real life figures and becoming caught up in landmark events of the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Sometime in the early 1800s, somewhere in not-so-merry old England, doddering old Lord Upton lost his mind.
Imagine the lives that would be saved, the life-altering wounds prevented, if there existed a device that could find and detonate Improvised Explosive Devices well ahead of a military patrol or con
Read Slammer and you’ll feel a cold steel spike piercing your brain. You’ll feel your insides sucked out through your bellybutton.
the inciting incidentScene: Arc d’ Triumph. Jude Law meets Gabriel
Garcia Marquez, calls him Gabo.
Marquez slaps the boy and calls him puta,
Martyrdom Street, by Firoozeh Kashani-Sabet, is an interesting and informative book about life in Iran and America during the Revolution and after the Iran-Iraq War from about 1979 to 1993
Margaret Hawkins is a Chicago writer and art critic. She has contributed to ARTnews and Chicago’s WBEZ public radio station. She also had a long-running column in the Chicago Sun-Times.
The Film Noir Encyclopedia is a joy for noir enthusiasts—a must-have for scholars, students, filmmakers, and fans.
What child does not wonder what he or she will grow up to become? Dreams to Grow On will inspire as a young girl daydreams of what she will one day be.
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.
White Rocket Books, 2009 When Edgar Rice Burroughs wrote his interplanetary adventure back in the early days of the 20th century, knowledge of our solar system and the planets that made it up was
The cover tag to this book reads, “The Lost Mike Hammer Sixties Novel.” It’s an appropriate definition as The Big Bang is set smack dab in the middle of that rocking decade when free love
Alienation, teen angst, and loneliness are the themes of this debut novel by the youngest winner of Italy’s prestigious literary award, “The Prima Strega.”
In the current rush and abundance of vampire novels involving teenage protagonists and their dark and brooding love for the perfect immortal undead, it’s getting harder and harder to come up with s
The Legend of the Golden Snail is an amazing adventure that will sail into reader’s hearts.
In 2007 an intense debate heated up on the blogs of young adult authors Holly Black and Justine Larbalestier.
John Grisham is famous for his two-dozen bestselling adult thrillers, including The Firm, The Pelican Brief, and The Client.
What is G. F. Skipworth’s The Simpering, North Dakota Literary Society?
The Kneebone Boy commands immediate attention. Why? The cover. It’s dark, gothic, and beautiful. It beckons the reader to break open the spine and explore the prose within.
“History is a nightmare from which I’m trying to awake.”
Some people are destined from birth to do great things. Gil Orlov is born at the zenith of a full solar eclipse, the seventh daughter of a seventh daughter. She is the end goal of a carefully pl