Veterinarin Marigold "Goldie" McKenzie leaves Los Angeles after spending ten years sharing a home and practice with her fiancé, Brandon Burrows, the man she once thought she would marry, but they h
“Always the First to Die is a story evolving around the making of a slasher movie that should itself be made into a film.”
“very funny . . . if you’re ready to laugh at pandemic absurdities, this is the book for you.”
What is most important to families? Is it a big house, fancy cars, up-to-date electronics, and expensive clothes? Or is it spending time together as a family? This is a situation many face today.
“searing writing . . . quietly masterful.”
Debbie Macomber has once again given readers a delightful story, relatable and likeable characters, and the perfect level of tension.
This novel is an insightful tale of an unnamed young woman venturing into the field of medicine.
“I did not know how to explain this stubborn love for my parents that I staggered under, iridescent and gigantic and veined with a terrible grief, grief for the ways their lives had been compost fo
“sharp and funny”
“With wonderful writing, Alyssa Songsiridej has created an exploration of how romantic relationships can and often do evolve . .
The stories in Maggie Shipstead’s You Have a Friend in 10A were published in literary journals between 2009 and 2017.
The Amish, known for being peace-loving and reticent, believe first and foremost in family and community.
“a masterpiece that works on both a grand scale, and a minute, more intimate one.”
At 128 pages, The Reservoir is described as a novella. Fever dream would be more apt.
“In this tensely wired, swiftly paced, starkly realistic story of human trafficking set beautifully among nuanced clashing cultures, author Johnnie Bernhard defines each character’s motivat
“Rarely does this novel read like correspondence. The prose is too fine, the settings too detailed, the pacing exquisite.”
Jennifer Egan is the prodigiously talented author of seven works of fiction, including the Pulitzer Prize-winning A Visit from the Goon Squad (2011).
What could be more fun and exciting than being single and having a thriving business located right on the California waterfront?
Dealing with a terminal illness is grueling, not just for the one who is ill but also for their loved ones.
We’re far enough into the limbo stage of the Covid-19 pandemic (it’s over, it’s not over, it’s over, it’s not over) to have started welcoming the first wave of pandemic-inspired literature, such as
“Holding Her Breath is a generational story written in descriptive language with steady pacing. . . .
“In The Town of Babylon, Alejandro Varela, whose educational background is in public health, combines a social scientist’s powers of observation and analysis with a master writer’s
"I saw the two of them leave the party. I could think of no appropriate reason for them to sneak off together, but I told myself it was none of my business."
“soars on the strength of language and passion for the ideas [the author] works hard to depict here, so that if you loved The Sympathizer, and you don’t mind the insistent history
“Be prepared to be welcomed by the loving, lively, and amusing Hurlihy family in Must Love Dogs: Lucky Enough, as with previous novels in