Fiction

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“whatever streets they walk, whatever wisdom they earn, these brave people don’t simply abandon old lands. They take the reader along in creating new ones.”

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“succeeds thanks to Samson’s finely rendered characterizations and twists that are believable yet impossible to predict.”

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Jess, somewhat of a wanderer, lives with her girlfriend, Sarah, 11 years her senior.

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“The Art of Disappearing provides enough clues to see where the story is going without disappointing the reader at the end.”

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“Little Turtle swims away from the shore.
The sun is shining, and it’s time for an adventure.”

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“Like Turton’s earlier novel, The 7½ Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle, this one is unforgettable and resonant but requires both patience and commitment.”

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“Little Snail wants to explore.
"He leaves his friends in the yard and glides away.”

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It’s a banner time for serious readers of contemporary American literature, for students of Southern literature, and for anyone who senses a relationship between a reading experience and the tragic

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“The world is all around—

filled with colors and shapes and sizes.

When it’s hard to make sense of this world . . .

Look . . .”

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“As in many of the best series in the genre, Comey offers a strong and generous protagonist who’s justifiably optimistic about long-term friendship and loyalty.”

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The world and our perception is no longer reliable as previously dark undercurrents bubble up to the surface and sweep away all that just a few pages earlier seemed normal.

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"masterful. . . . Oates' writing is so deft and the world she creates so vivid, one keeps turning the pages, all the way to the deeply unsettling ending."

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“For Ginerva Ex, bloody, murdered bodies were par for the course. Ginerva had poisoned and stabbed with the best of them.

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not only an epic novel, it’s an epic read.”

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Nina Travers is a chameleon—a woman who constantly changes who she is to fit in with her surroundings. She’s mastered the art of sounding rich by being able to drop a few key phrases.

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“A very different, very deceptive but very entertaining Gothic tale.”

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“a delicious, delightful read . . .”

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“a powerful and unforgettable view of life by survivors of World War II during their last years. . . . a gripping story . . .”

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Secrets, lies, and a murderous conspiracy . . . churn at the heart of Harlan Coben's blistering new novel.”

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easily merits five stars because of its ability to keep the reader interested until the end through its unusual and beautifully told story.”

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“Barker’s novel is a mesmerizing tour de force, from start to finish, full of surprises.”

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“Moxie Castlin was easy to underestimate, but only on first impression.

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“Read this book for the story, the characters, and the setting, and savor it for the food and the recipes.”

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“Perfect reading for a rainy day at the cottage, when nothing else will do but a charming and witty whodunit.”

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“Every elementary classroom and science lab needs a copy of Green.”

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