“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.”
“poetic . . .”
“Against all odds, this is a feel-good novel.”
“Davies ushers in a new era of queer fiction, one in which queerness is just one part of a human story.”
“an absorbing story sure to capture the hearts of historical fiction fans who appreciate a uniquely told tale of those willing to defy the status quo with bravery and steadfastness.”
“[A] thrilling, touching, beautiful book.”
Shane was used to people asking if he was a boy or a girl. He was used to people sometimes assuming he was a girl because of his slender body and long blond hair.
“This debut novel is nothing short of compelling . . . a captivating and haunting tale.”
“Anyone who loves a study of human behavior under catastrophic circumstances will be swept away by Fields’ dynamic prose and intense psychological suspense.”
“My Lovely Wife is a fascinating combination of reversals, reveals, and bad behavior that keeps us on the edge of our seats.”
“A hybrid tale of legal thriller, psychological suspense, and ghastly murder . . . dark and twisted, it will keep readers awake well into the wee hours.”
“‘You have to forget the past so that you can live the future,’ a Syrian immigrant tells Jonas, revealing Lichtman’s key for Jonas to move forward through his pain.”
“Freiman is nothing if not an ambitious writer, unafraid to make vicious fun of those who take themselves far too seriously.
The Ensemble is a novel played to music. It’s the story of four musicians who at college decide to form a string quartet.
Caleb Johnson’s debut, Treeborne, is a story about a family living in Elberta, Alabama, where a parcel of land, 700 acres in total, arouses deep emotions as it’s about to be flooded over w
“Only Killers and Thieves is a powerful debut.”
Katja Petrowskaja has indeed, as her publicist claims, written an “inventive and unique literary debut” as she travels to various countries in search of her family’s dramatic 20th century history.
Spellbinding is an appropriate word to describe S. A. Chakraborty’s debut novel, The City of Brass. Mesmerizing is another.
“The stories told by this voice fill in much, but not all. Limits to complete understanding persist, in the city of Belfast and in Samuel Orr's family.”