Fiction

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“Wonderfully captivating . . . A thrilling addition to the murder mystery series . . .”

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"Thin Ice is primed for a sequel."

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“It’s a riddle of a crime that will put both Sheryn and her partner through the wringer before they can stamp this particular casefile ‘Closed.’”

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The Chill would’ve made a great disaster movie back when that genre of motion picture was popular.”

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The Second Sleep by Robert Harris is highly recommended for those who demand complexity, eloquence, and questions that disturb one’s sleep.”

“feels like watching an automobile accident develop in slow motion and may serve as a cautionary tale for our times.”

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“The premise that Graves lays out for her readers is a good one. The writing? Not to be unkind, but Graves could have used a good editor.”

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“Small Mercies isn’t intended to educate readers on details about South Africa as much as it’s intended for the reader to experience the multifaceted reality of So

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“Beyond the usual detective/PI action, Mosley creates a model for writing that moves off the ‘race card’ and back to true descriptions.”

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Mother Tongue is a slim volume of less than 100 pages, but any reader making a small investment in time will reap a windfall return of reading pleasure.”

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“A beautiful picture book about the importance of memories we create with friends that will be a favorite at read-aloud time.”

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The Reunion is the type of story you could stay up all night reading.

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Linda Green’s stunning novel chronicles the cost of keeping secrets; the longer deeds go unrevealed, the more toxic they become, until the past threatens to overwhelm the present and poison the fut

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“Peter May creates a novel of danger, of the vicious acts of men capable of almost anything, but at the same time, a story of the unconscious search for self-redemption.”

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“Meech’s story may be a fiction, but it’s told with charm, wit, a smattering of bloody realism, some of the longest sentences this side of Robinson Crusoe, and a complete lack of q

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Dhananjaya Rajaratnam, also known as Danny, lives in Sydney, Australia. He’s an illegal immigrant trying to remain in the shadows, unnoticed and undiscovered.

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The third issue of the North Country Amish series has Eva Coblentz moving from her childhood home in Illinois to the Amish community of New Covenant in northern Maine to start a new career.

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“In this ancient myth transformed into a frightening Gothic tale, author Jess Kidd has created a winsome but tough heroine in Bridie Devine, whom readers could happily follow through a seri

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This fast-paced tale is filled with suspense, offering hair-raising scenarios and just the right amount of tension, while backstories of both of the detective's lives are

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"Readers will gladly fall headlong into this brilliantly conceived novel."

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"Rice, the author of more than 30 books, is a master at writing descriptions and portraying story settings, a skill other writers admire and strive to acquire."

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“In the jaunty, acerbic Interior Chinatown, Charles Yu confronts the clichés that assail Asian men by going metaphorical, conflating their plight with the quintessential American d

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Garden Jungle as a piece of art is original and noteworthy.”

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“All of the pieces in Heathcliff Redux possess moments of brilliance and reflect Lily Tuck’s tremendous craftmanship.”

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When solitude is imperative, North Carolina's Blue Ridge Mountains can offer peace and beauty. Kat Jamison needs to make an important, life-altering decision, and she decides this is where she want

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