At first glance, the timing of New York Review Books Classics’ rerelease of Helen Weinzweig’s Basic Black with Pearls is almost as intriguing as the novel itself.
His Sinful Touch by Candace Camp is yet another a delightful romp in her Mad Morelands series.
In her oversized new picture book newcomer Ami Shin, a recent and celebrated graduate of the Cambridge School of Illustration based in Korea, is taken with London architecture.
From the design table of Marianne Dubuc comes a wordless picture book, The Fish and the Cat, to add to her illustrious collection of a dozen-plus picture books.
“Absurdly compelling, packing a double barrel blast . . .”
A new novel by Julian Barnes is exciting.
“Amos Decker novels just keep getting better and better, and it’s partly due to the careful in-depth characterization Baldacci gives his main character.”
“A different kind of detective story, The Spirit Photographer is an American gothic novel set in a time of post-war turmoil.”
“This is the novel that started it all.”
It’s the late 1940s. Mike Hammer has come to Killington, Rhode Island, to keep a promise to a friend.
Narwhal and Jellyfish are the stars of this easy reader series by Ben Clanton.
Alan Hollinghurst’s novel, The Sparsholt Affair, presents a bit of a conundrum.
There are more and more nonfiction picture books being published, a very welcome trend.
In The Driest Season, it is 1943, a war is being fought, a drought is threatening middle America’s farmland, and death visits unexpectedly.
“This book will be a welcome addition to modern-day discussions of women’s rights, multiculturalism, and online technologies.”
It is said that imitation is the purest form of flattery. Be that true, the question becomes what hold does a feeble imitation of a literary classic have on flattery.
“The Folded Land reveals a landscape in which both magical creatures and humans display their weaknesses and strengths, revealing why these two beings are equally fascinated by and
"required reading for those who want sour along with the sweet of life."
Lincoln Rhyme and Amelia Sachs return to New York City in Jeffery Deaver’s new novel, The Cutting Edge, in which Manhattan’s diamond district is gripped by terror.
“a tale of choices made because of love”
“The Mitford Murders is the first in what promises to be an absorbing mystery series.”
The sudden death of Harry Ackerman’s father opens the door to an explosive mix of seductions, obsessions, and dark secrets from the past.
Jefferson James raised his daughter Jillian when her mother took off after her birth. Throughout Jillian's life, she learned nothing about her mom, and her dad was close-mouthed about his past.
Although slender in scope, Eventide by Therese Bohman scales one woman’s life experience in three dimensions.
Jules Davis, a high school senior, loves her two best friends but envies them, too.
“a tale of how a single decision can change a life—or end it forever.”