“Anyone liking a tense mystery with elements of the supernatural, a villain who believes himself about to become a god, and a heroine who swears she’ll prevent it while at the same time ack
The Partition is a wide-ranging collection of nine short stories focusing on aging, loneliness, sexual identity, the brutal competition in the movie industry (“Late in the Day” and “Les ho
Maria Adelman’s How to Be Eaten has a fabulous premise—in modern day New York, five women gather for a trauma support group, each of them a modern reimagining of a fairy tale heroine.
“The book highlights the bravery, courage, and determination of a female doctor ahead of her time, saving broken bones as well as broken souls. Every woman's heroine.
“Holding Her Breath is a generational story written in descriptive language with steady pacing. . . .
“an electrifying novel . . .”
The Discord of Gods is the explosive conclusion to Jenn Lyons’ five-book, million-word fantasy epic series A Chorus of Dragons that began in 2019 with The Ruin of Kings.
Children’s books come in all flavors: sweet, funny, quirky, boring, and gems only an adult would love. Bear and the Whisper of the Wind falls into that last category.
Stanley’s enthusiasm for Bookmobile Day is quickly slayed when the substitute librarian embarrasses him because the book he wants to read is about a girl.
“an entirely human and hopeful book.”
“The writing is excellent, the characters well rounded with believable human flaws and peculiarities, and the plot intriguing with lots of learning for the reader.”
“First published in Sweden in 2020, the novel is eerily prescient in its depiction of Russian duplicity and ruthlessness. It even has a nasty thing or two to say about Vladimir Putin . .
“The writing is vivid in the descriptions of village life in Oman . . .”
All the Lights Above Us covers approximately the 24 hours of D-Day, almost minute-by-minute, through the eyes of five disparate women in England, France, and Germany whose lives are upende
“One of Vic’s friends makes a comment near the end that sums up why this investigator finds her work worth the effort: Max comments, ‘If everyone sat at home watching Netflix, we’d never ha
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“Herron’s plot is packed with twists and delightfully sardonic conversations, and the book’s only major flaw is that at some point it ends and one must resume normal life.”
A multilayered story with a narrative driven by fate and a passionate search for identity and survival in the face of meaningless trauma, Four Treasures of the Sky by Jenny Tinghui Zhang i
Do you remember when everything on the ground was a treasure?
Phoebe Adams is a reporter for the Weekly Sentinel, a small New England newspaper that is petering out, and she is trying desperately to save it.
Lizzie and Dan Fulton are barristers in the United Kingdom. While Dan, a defense attorney, handles a job Lizzie could never imagine doing, she deals with custody issues.
This highly emotional novel includes two narratives combined in one, commencing in June 1940 in Riga, Latvia.
One of the best things about John Sandford’s long-running Prey series is the growth of the characters readers have bonded with during the course of 30+ books.
“Thornton’s strong writing and seamless plotting compel the reader to keep reading, both to find out what happened to Elizabeth in her youth and to uncover the connection between the former
“Watch Out for Her, a hair-raising, suspenseful page-turner, will have one watching their back wherever they go, but what really gets to the novel’s heart is the unexpected and chi