“Like the strongest authors in this genre, Selfon bares the effects of death on each of us.
“There is no question that Nemerever is a gifted writer. The rich style, precise in description and filled with witty metaphor, carries one along.”
“Winter Counts is a notable debut by an author who clearly has many important and insightful things to say about life on the reservation.”
“Edie just wants to be herself, but trapped somewhere between the luster of her skin and her own lust for rough sex and only half-requited love, she never seems to figure out exactly who th
The literary rumor mill portrays Naoise Dolan as the new Sally Rooney, and that suggestion alone might push a writer onto the bestseller list these days.
“Brian Castleberry, . . . has done a masterful job of weaving his complex pattern with a momentum that never flags.
“If Carlos Manuel Alvarez’s debut novel The Fallen is any indicator, he is a Cuban writer to watch.”
“Boys of Alabama is a beautiful book that carries the reader along on a tide of rich, eloquent language.”
“Allott delivers her intricate and suspenseful story with the voice of a literary writer.
Forty stories in 160 pages. Short: some one page, a couple, four to five pages. Short: but with a bang. Short: You will read in a flash and say, “What was that?”
Professor Frank Hobbs never thought he'd find love, that is until he met Maggie. Working on his Ph.D.
“Valentine is a remarkable story, brilliantly told, of tragedy in a white-male-dominated society in which Glory Ramirez is deemed by many to be less deserving of j
“Luke Geddes has an undeniable sense of Americana, and his work shows real promise.”
The opening chapter of Fishnet, the debut novel by Kirsten Innes, is a mystery that takes almost the entire novel to piece together. Who is speaking? What is happening?
“Rex’s compeling account of growing up poor and hungry will resonate with many readers in similar circumstances, and hopefully, trigger empathy in those who live more fortunate lives.”
Maxim Loskutoff’s story collection Come West and See spans a wide chronology, from a story set in the 1893 Montana Territory to stories set in a not-so-distant future in which somewhat vag
How many tech bloggers writing about cyber crime do you know who can produce a superbly written, eventful, novel on their first attempt? Well, E. R. Ramzipoor has done it.
“the writing is sharp and occasionally witty in Devotion, and each word demands to be devoured as the pages are turned steadily until the end.
“a subtle novel that pulls you into the minutae of the story. The delight is in the detail.
“Blurring the line between history and myth, Delayed Rays of a Star is encyclopedic in its detail and fit to bursting with invention.”
“Karen Dukess draws the world of the New York literary scene in the 1980s—and the landscape its players inhabit—so vividly that readers will imagine they have experienced e
“a gripping corporate thriller with characters you'll love to hate.”
“Reading The History of Living Forever is a thoroughly enjoyable experience.”
“In reading The Glitch, it becomes imperative to find out what the main character is going to say or do next.
“A story of loss and heartbreak, sacrifice and compassion, The Long Flight Home is ultimately a story of hope.”