“Cowboy Graves lacks the wild ambition and gravity of Bolaño’s best work, but it’s still a tasty summation of his talents.”
Jonathan Lee’s fourth novel, The Great Mistake, opens in slyly reportorial fashion, queuing up both a dense biographical backstory and a baffling murder: “The last attempt on the life of A
“In a tumultuous time of instability and uncertainty, Nathan Harris brings to the foreground humanity’s aptitude for survival, compassion, and goodwill even in their darkest hour.”
No one is innocent in the series A Chorus of Dragons. Even the protagonists in Jenn Lyons’ series have done terrible things in their pasts, killing, betraying, and abandoning others.
“Helen Oyeyemi’s craft improves with each successive novel.
“In a page-turning vicious and psychological death spiral, Hour of the Witch will surprise with plot twists and character arcs stunning in their visual details.”
“A chilling tale of an abused child taught to become a killer, the girl who tried to save him, and the legacy he left behind.”
“Whether Jim Shepard is a prophet or just a great writer with a clever concept, we’ll probably never really know.
In the summer of 1981 came the New York Times’ article about “Forty-one homosexuals turning up in emergency rooms with a spectrum of mysterious and lethal symptoms.” Forty years later ther
Haven Point, a small secluded coastal town in Maine, is where well-to-do families spend their summers to escape the heat from places such as Washington, D.C. and New York.
“Deadly Delights moves along at warp speed, and just when the reader thinks s/he knows who the killer is, Walker throws a speed bump on the highway.”
The 59th Street Bridge Song (Feelin’ Groovy) is one of the latest additions to LyricPop’s collection of favorite song lyrics by renowned songwriters transformed into illustrated picture bo
“Gilbert presents a good story, a fast read, and enough clues, red herrings, foreshadowings, and questions to keep the pages turning.”
“The Ghost Moths is an adventure story set in a fascinating part of the world by an author who knows it well. The metaphysical flavor adds to the intrigue.”
“The truth about the bodies buried in the pineapple field will reveal a convoluted history of abuse, coercion, identity theft, and murder.”
“A skillful blending of magic and mayhem, the supernatural with the mundane.
A young, Black woman in Parsons, Georgia, raised by her grandmother and living somewhat contentedly in a community of God-fearing good folk comes of age in 1936, surrounded by a world built on slav
The title of this book could have been Slow Burn, for that describes both the romance and the suspense elements of Nora Roberts’ new novel.
“Moon Camp is brilliantly implemented by Barry Gott as author and illustrator.”
“With atmospheric writing and a literary bent, Palace of the Drowned is as much an exploration of the use of language and a study of the artistic experience, as it is a revelation
“Compelling from beginning to end, Find You First will keep Barclay’s fans on the lookout for his next thrilling ride.”
Fugitive Telemetry is the sixth installment in the Murderbot Diaries series, and it’s one of the better ones.
“Complex and moving, this read will get one thinking.”
“a mashup of Norwegian noir and true crime at its finest, an amazing fictional account of Belle Gunness, one of the most prolific serial killers in history.”