It’s a fact that everyone knows: America is a country of immigrants. The Irish, the Germans, the Arabs, even the founding fathers and the first colonists, were all immigrants.
Mischling is a gripping, powerful novel of twin Jewish girls who become victims of the infamous Dr. Josef Mengele’s medical experiments at Auschwitz.
“We Eat Our Own is lyrical, engrossing, and emotionally compelling.”
“The Nix is an engrossing and impressively researched novel. . . . laudable . . .”
Break in Case of Emergency reads like a novelization of a movie that hasn’t been made yet, but is that a bad thing?
In many ways, the debut novel Home Field resembles the high-school football games at the center of the story: Sometimes white-knuckle dramatic, sometimes too slow, an explosion of smells a
“Five out of five stars for this debut novel.”
“. . . enough horror to transform the most steadfast insect-lover into an arachnophobe.”
“Under the Harrow is eloquent without using overly descriptive narrative, and its psychological insight into Nora’s relationship with her sister is mesmerizing.”
As a veteran movie and television producer, Tracy Barone knows how to tell a story on screens. Her debut novel Happy Family proves that she can also steer an engrossing plot in print.
Michèle Audin's debut novel One Hundred Twenty-One Days is a story about mathematics and love.
“a fun and absorbing read whose fortuitous May publication date makes it a felicitous beach or airplane book.”
“Rao demonstrates her enormous power, summing up the complexities of an entire life in diamond-cut sharp scenes and dialogue.”
Kaitlyn Greenidge’s debut about family, race, and eugenics is a haunting coming-of-age novel.
Victoria Kelly takes license with the legacy of Harry Houdini in her debut novel.
“Hardcastle is clearly a talent worth watching . . .”
“the story is charming and readers who enjoy romance ought to give this a try, even if they aren’t huge fans of the GBLTQ scene—this is a great toe-dip into those waters without the oft-ass
“a singular voice . . .”
The first thing to be said about this intriguing historical novel is that it ranks high among the “must read” list of debut works.
Among the many different cultural subsets in New York City, there is a group of food elitists.
There are novels that force a reviewer to remember: It’s a big wide world and everyone has different tastes. Not every reader likes the same books I do. Fair enough.
“riveting, finely wrought . . . not . . . easily forgotten . . .”
“The Sympathizer has much to recommend it. . . . a serious examination of the tenuous line between civilization and barbarism.”
“That such a young author writes so well in his debut novel seems miraculous.
If a typical plot structure is and then, and then, and then, Jennifer Close’s plot in Girls in White Dresses might be described as and again, and again, and again, and again.