“Tots will delight in the colorful pages, which offer counting and color identification opportunities as well as conversation triggers that are so valuable to young, develo
“A well-written bit of escapism that offers a few hours of easy reading fun.”
“Aoife’s poignant and endearing story will linger long after the final pages. This family-forward debut is one to be savored and shared.”
This young adult novel will appeal to young people who are questioning their sexuality or coming to terms with being gay.
“The perfect book for any child who has ever played with a hammer.”
“Like Semiosis, this novel is a rich and engaging exploration of different forms of intelligent life and how they might think and act.”
“An Old Man’s Game doesn’t just offer light entertainment, though there is plenty of that.
“With the added components of mystery and suspense, this in-depth thriller is sure to keep one gasping.”
“Staten Island Stories concerns ugly times and circumstances, but the people and the stories are beautiful.”
"There are enough red herrings and all-too-human flubs in the detecting to keep suspense high and resolution impossible to the very end.
“Oppo works best as a guide to the new reality infiltrating presidential politics.”
“In Rick Cahill, Coyle has created a deeply flawed, but eminently sympathetic, protagonist.
“Although frequently painful to read, The German House is a condemnation of the Nazi past, but also an exploration of survivors’ guilt, as well as families in conflict.”
“Tursten’s books present the Swedish setting as if it were a character, in rich, active detail.
“beautifully crafted, unusually structured novel about the inescapability of memory, the tragic scars left by trauma and abuse, and the abuse of power.”
“Where the World Ends is a beautiful, sorrowful, poignant book with deeply drawn characters, a chilling atmosphere, and waves of emotion. Highly recommended . . .”
“Anyone is a mostly satisfying read that will keep you turning pages into the night.”
“Dread Journey is one of the best examples of suspense you will ever find in a crime fiction novel. Ever. Guaranteed.”
“thanks to the author’s skill, the plot is tight, the scenario plausible, and the narrative tidy and intelligent, conveyed with a wry undertone throughout.”
“An escapist read in which the lawmen are the outlaws, and the good guys win.”
“There's a lot of charm in the art and text, and readers will be inspired to color their own story, including gray in their palette.”
“A compelling read with an intricate plot, a strong setting, and characters so real they are almost live human beings . . .”
Emma Donoghue is a magnificent writer, but Akin is not her best novel. Still, it’s a high bar.
“This is a story that is so absorbing and told so briskly it can be devoured in one or two lengthy sittings. It is well worth clearing one’s schedule to do so.”
“This graphic novel spreads madness for it gives readers a glimpse at the divine.”