"masterful . . . each page in this massive book features exquisite descriptions, evocations of a particular time and place, populated by fascinating characters . . ."
“for all its dramatically dystopian setup and sensuous descriptions, this novel falls surprisingly flat.”
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“Nesbø never releases the heartstrings through an otherwise classic dark police procedural.”
“an electrifying read.”
“Abbott’s writing is elegant and precise. She also deftly and subtly illustrates the unfortunate fact that women are often not taken seriously by medical professionals . . .”
“Central Park West is a fine debut in the challenging arena of legal thrillers, and James Comey’s next venture in the genre will be most welcome.”
“Close to Home is a book about survival and the will of one man to take a step toward a different future.”
“while clever in conception and interesting with regard to plot, most of these collected tales of noir lack the compression and the meticulous attention to language that are the life and br
“Kristen Loesch has written a masterly, unique, gripping novel.”
“the best thing about Juneteenth is the joyful tone of the narrative, which is conveyed by the artwork. The illustrations are colorful, vibrant, and clear.”
“a haunting and memorable experience.”
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"A pitch-perfect view of family from a child's sensibility."
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The publisher bills this book as a gritty, razor-sharp, modern Western, but there is nothing of the West in it.
“Polito does a good job of laying out the information for the reader to follow, but the reader won’t be the first at the finish line.”
“What is clear from Weil’s book is that history is not just a result of impersonal forces acting upon human decisions.
“Onuzo has created a character that readers will want to cheer for. She has also crafted a believable and powerful story filled with hope and forgiveness.”
“It is a love letter to all that is wild in the world, a rejection of prejudice and hatred, a suggestion that goodness can be imagined and made real.”
“Cronin . . . is a writer whose intimate characterization and effortless prose often transcend his subject matter.”
Fact: Global warming will cause rising temperatures and sea levels, stronger storms, desertification, water shortages, heat waves, flooding and more, creating innumerable “climate refugees.” Since
At one point in this steely cold but effective novel by Emma Cline, someone asks Alex, the young female protagonist: “Why are you like this?”