“the author’s voice and language are beautiful.”
Readers and critics alike know that Paul Murray is a natural storyteller.
Not for the first time, Nan Fischer has delivered an impressive tour de force of a novel with a finely plotted storyline and a host of believable charac
A collection of ten short stories set in Brooklyn, NY, Witness: Stories is populated by characters navigating relationships with friends and family, both living and not.
“C.K. Chau’s Good Fortune relocates Pride and Prejudice to New York’s Chinatown, reformulating the narrative as a tale of crazy rich Asians.”
“It is a love letter to all that is wild in the world, a rejection of prejudice and hatred, a suggestion that goodness can be imagined and made real.”
Twenty-two-year-old May Schott wonders what life has in store for her.
A fortysomething, midlist novelist sees her husband off to work one morning. By evening, he is in a coma; a few days later, he is dead, leaving her with two young sons.
“Like in the best comedy, Goddard disguises some of our deepest and hardest truths in jokes that make us both laugh and then . . .
This collection of nine stories features florid depictions of low life, vivid details about dysfunctional relationships spent in seedy strip motels, and an unusual number of descriptions of toilets
A perfect ten, Bea is a woman who knows her own worth and is willing to employ her beauty to achieve her ultimate goal—marrying not just a rich man, but a mega-millionaire.
“Ash is such a compelling, if disturbing, character, and Hall’s writing is so eloquent that Glitterland is more substantial than the usual gay romcom.”
“Abbas has drawn a rich and believable cast of characters, and we feel sympathy and involvement with them all.”
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.