Genre Fiction

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“At times Stealing the Scream is laugh-out-loud funny, but it is always filled with enough mystery to encourage the reader to keep turning the page.”

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“Make no mistake, author Peter Brandvold is keeping the Western genre alive and kicking . . .”

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“Nell Zink’s new book, Doxology, may prove both the consummate post-punk post-9/11 novel, and a bracing addition to the noisy Lower East Side literary canon that dates back to Henr

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In her latest novel, New York Times bestselling author Alison McGhee tackles a moral conundrum that promises to push all the buttons around freedom of choice.

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“a book you won't own. It will own you. Long, sprawling, and utterly captivating, readers will eat up every delicious word of it.”

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“Despite the seriousness of much of the content that the book hints at, this is a quick read for the last days of summer.”

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"Combining satire, magical realism, and Salman Rushdie’s signature vibrant prose, Quichotte has twists and turns that linger long after the final page."

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“Long before immigration was a topic we debated daily, sometimes hourly, Edwidge Danticat wrote for, and about, immigrants.”

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“Keeping Lucy is a profound tale of a mother's unconditional love for her child and her commitment to go to any lengths to protect her.”

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“Khemlin has created an unforgettable character and opened a window onto a world more people should know about.”

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Everyone knows about the migration crisis that erupted out of the Syrian civil war.

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“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.

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“This may require rereading to absorb some of the mathematical terms, but the book is fun, and interesting, and a challenge on many levels.”

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It might be hard to imagine that a novel about a Senegalese immigrant living in the countryside of Flanders would have anything to say about our current world crisis over immigration but that’s whe

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Cassie Hanwell once wanted to be a physician, but now finds her niche working as an EMT/firefighter.

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“It does not take long for Marlena to realize that her loving husband is a man of many demands, and she wonders if tragedy happens in threes.”

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“The seven stories in Hunter’s Moon feature a recurring cast of men and women, and in each tale a new aspect of their character is revealed.

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“heart is . . . what this endearing and enchanting novel exudes.

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“an ambitious, skillfully written book.”

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“a subtle novel that pulls you into the minutae of the story. The delight is in the detail.

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“A pleasant page-turner with an important reminder about the value of social activism.”

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Donna Andrews has done it again: served up another amusing and intelligent adventure in her Meg Langslow cozy mystery series—now up to volume 25.

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The Tenth Muse reminds us of the great injustices done to women in a male-dominated world.”

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“Retelling wartime history as spy fiction is Downing’s deeply grounded path; pointing out the power of love and family within it, however, is his aria.”

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“‘. . . in today’s historiography, where the focus on the individual is once again becoming stronger, it’s actually better for a forgotten artist to have been a woman than a man.

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