Fiction

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“eminently readable, and its emotional effects linger beyond the last page.”

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“A new Longmire novel is always a welcome treat, and Daughter of the Morning Star is another slam-dunk.”

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“Klune has a way of elevating life’s tender, beautifully ordinary moments to highlight how achingly special they actually are.”

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“three cheers for a counting book for the big(ger) kids!”

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With his fourth novel, Wiley Cash demonstrates once again a breadth of compassion, an awareness of the intricacies of most of his character, and a willingness to end a story on an unexpected note.

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"We take for granted the plants and animals with whom we share our environment, even as we steadily destroy it.

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“A brilliant example of the power of words and pictures, of storytelling itself.”

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Lean Fall Stand is a narrative about hope, surrender, and possibilities. Jon McGregor is an extraordinary writer, a shepherd of perfect prose.”

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“As Luke [the protagonist] dives farther into his ancestor’s mind, we dive with him, hoping to exonerate the simple crook while admiring his bravado.

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“a top-notch literary novel.”

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“Harlem Shuffle, a captivating crime novel from two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Colson Whitehead, renders 1960s Harlem in vivid and evocative detail, simmering with

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“Filled with characters of questionable morality and multiple timelines, Dark Things I Adore makes for a thrilling read.”

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“this novel offers the pleasures of a poetic travelogue and an homage to a place and culture . . .”

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“The time of someone’s death doesn’t exist until Sapere Aude calculates it, forcing the waveform to collapse. ‘You do the math, and it makes the math come true.’”

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“The real magician here is Toibin, who conjures up the complexity of the times and a rich cast of characters.”

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“Barton’s knowledge of Alabama history, racial relationships, and human psychology is borne out in this often delicate, often violent, and always gripping cerebral novel.”

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“He wanted more than anything . . . to have survived without betraying. . . .

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“A ghost and the new owner of her home set out to solve a mystery and uncover a more sinister secret than a mere haunting.”

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“Reading The Dark Remains yields far more than the strangely amazing and touching answer to ‘What if you combined crime noir geniuses McIlvanney and Rankin?’”

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“A character study of one woman’s humanity and sacrifice.”

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“Sally Rooney doesn’t repeat herself. Rather, she is a pentimento artist, building a familiar world in a way that makes it feel boldly new.”

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“In some ways, the greatest strength of this series lies in its smaller moments rather than its grand arc.”

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Susie Mast is still grieving and devastated by the loss of her brother Eli many years before. His horrifying screams and broken body constantly plague her though more than a decade has passed.

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“The way Mattie handles her service dog, the logistics of his training, his canine personality, the important evidence he believably uncovers, and their warm yet disciplined interaction rem

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