Fiction

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Fourteen Days: A Novel operates from an irresistible premise: trot out literary luminaries of our age, and mash them together in a rollicking collection of shared stories.”

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“As a debut novel, Piglet is ambitious, sitting somewhere in the middle of the Venn diagram where comic women’s fiction, literary fiction, and absurdism meet.”

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“In this season of tangled and terrifying national and global issues, it’s satisfying to dip back into the masterful plotting and ultimate resolution that Connelly offers.”

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Once a reader opens Three-Inch-Teeth it is altogether possible that the book will not be closed again until the last word on the last page has been read. As with author C.J.

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“Most of the stories in Dublin Tales show off Irish literature at its best: overflowing with feeling, humor, and insight.

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“With Pelecanos’ longstanding care for the humanity, even among the most desperate and downtrodden, Owning Up is about the ripple effects and long-term ramifications of crime or tr

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“Author Hisashi Kashiwai is able to craft beautiful, heartfelt stories for his characters . . .”

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“Their lives—like most—are lived in gray zones, in the margins and crusts, in the very conflict itself.”

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Captain Joshua Floyd is flying his MV-22B Osprey helicopter through the dark Afghan night; aboard are a cadre of Green Berets ready for their covert mission and so, too, is the reader, who is prime

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“the characters are complex, three-dimensional, and not always likable people, struggling with engrossing dilemma—the fixings of a good novel.”

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Sara Shepard’s Pretty Little Liars young adult novels were on the New York Times bestseller list for 62 weeks, and those books and the Lying Game volumes became televisio

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“If you want plot, read James Patterson. If you want to think, this is the book for you.”

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“Fans of mythology will find The Little Encyclopedia of Mythical Horses clever and educational—a book to be read over and over again.”

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“Pick this one up for light entertainment, flawless narrative, and a charming throwback to the best of what a city crime novel once delivered.”

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“Part love story, part adventure, and part mystery, The Fox Wife is an enjoyable excursion into the beliefs and life in the China of 120 years ago.”

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“Pretty lily.

You Bloom for just one day.

You open in the sun,

and close at the moon,

And your lily life is done.”

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“Do the addition here, and what you’ve got is bad fixers against good fixers. Which side will cheat more? What kind of win follows?”

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"A magical treasure of a book . . ."

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Cranky, the crane, is cranky. Just look at his sad/mad face. He has had a bad morning, with burnt toast, spilled milk, and spilled Fruitos. Plus, a bird poops on him, and it’s raining.

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Jenny Quinn and her husband Bernard have settled into retirement in the peaceful small English village of Kittlesham, where Jenny immerses herself in her love of baking and the comfort of old famil

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Ways and Means is an amazing debut novel from a prodigiously gifted young writer. . . . virtuosic storytelling.”

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the beauty of the book is in Mrs. Macleod’s original illustrations, which combine dipped pen and ink with cut paper and light . . .”

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The Djinn Waits a Hundred Years is a wonderful love story, an engaging mystery expertly written and told, about loss and love . . .”

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“Wherever he takes you—to the steamy summers of the Deep South, to dingy bars and squalid dwellings, or to fragrant cherry orchards by a lake near Bigfork—Burke makes everything come to lif

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