In the follow-up to their 2019 book I’m Not Dying with You Tonight, Kimberly Jones and Gilly Segal bring us two teenage best friends, both on the competitive cheer squad.
It is interesting to note how many works of generic gay fiction (mysteries, romance), which one would think would be a male province, are written by women under male pen names (eg.
“Murphy’s warm and funny Cindy would make Cinderella proud.”
“There’s no magical realism in this debut novel set in multicultural London, but nevertheless a kind of magic propels this love letter to books and libraries.”
“Cowboy Graves lacks the wild ambition and gravity of Bolaño’s best work, but it’s still a tasty summation of his talents.”
“Helen Oyeyemi’s craft improves with each successive novel.
What would you do if feeling unwell your doctor reported, "I'm sorry to have to tell you this, Jennifer, but you have a primary glioblastoma in your brain."?
“a landmark in South African crime fiction.”
Life is stagnant for 44-year-old Alice Holtzman.
“What a pleasure it is! Page after page features passages that beg to be read again, with wonderfully inventive visuals along the way. . . .
“Readers eagerly await more from a writer whose finger is on the pulse of the 21st century.
“Dalton has created a page-turning thriller with undertones of contemporaneous, serious, societal, and academic issues.”
“recommended for readers who prize beautiful prose and story moments that linger.”
In this latest novel by Chang-rae Lee, author of the riveting and sublime A Native Speaker and A Gesture Life, we see Tiller, a slacker-millennial, a college student who has moved
Following her 2011 debut collection, This Is Not Your City, and her 2019 novel, The Vexations, Caitlin Horrocks returns with a stellar second story collection, Life Among the
Peter Ibbetz is an old man with old memories, and they haunt his dreams with increasing clarity and repetition.
Marvelous and painful, truthful and penetrating, this novel, with every page, requires the reader to sense, to live in and cherish the present moment.
It’s 2016, Mumbai.
“I cannot stop this moving train,” says Sharifa who has returned to the country of her childhood, India, with her husband and their seven-year-old daughter, Zee.
This book by Nick Hornby is so “woke,” it’s as though the author is writing an opinion piece more than a novel.
“Word by word, Schwartz chooses her language with a surgeon’s precision. Her craftsmanship is a joy to behold.”
“Save the Last Dance demonstrates how strangers become family with their caring ways and unfailing faith in each other.”
“this story sends a message of the bygone days, while offering laughter, insight, fear, pain, and a deep and abiding friendship.”
Can a novel be about a moment? About a group of people, unique and familiar at the same time, living through that moment that doesn’t yet have a name or any one specific date?
“packed with crucial climate-change information framed in fairly comprehensible terms. . . .
“Hornsby's vivid description of the Kansas bar would make Hemingway smile.”