A new novel by Julian Barnes is exciting.
In The Driest Season, it is 1943, a war is being fought, a drought is threatening middle America’s farmland, and death visits unexpectedly.
"required reading for those who want sour along with the sweet of life."
Jefferson James raised his daughter Jillian when her mother took off after her birth. Throughout Jillian's life, she learned nothing about her mom, and her dad was close-mouthed about his past.
“The Mitford Murders is the first in what promises to be an absorbing mystery series.”
When Navajo Tribal Police officer Bernadette Manuelito reluctantly arrives to speak at an outdoor character-building program for teens in the El Malpais badlands, she discovers that one of the youn
Greer Kadetsky, the brilliant, introverted child of two totally apathetic parents has never quite been able to find her voice—or, if she has found it, hasn’t been able to use it.
“an exploration into the mystery that is the human mind, pointing out that real-life devils live among us.”
“a compelling and memorable read.”
Alternate Side by Anna Quindlen is a novel in miniature.
The United States has passed the Personhood Amendment, giving fertilized human eggs full legal rights as citizens. As a result, abortion is banned.
Atia Abawi, a journalist and an Afghan refugee who made it to Germany as a child, has written a deeply gripping and affecting novel about the global refugee crisis that continues across Europe toda
While it seems to be universally the case that authors would rather have their books written about than not, it is also the case that it is sometimes better not to review a given book than to revie
Many women's biggest desire is to have children, and Sara Cabot is not exempt.
Markswoman introduces a bright new series to fantasy fiction. It’s a strong start, but it comes with a hitch.
“Interesting, intriguing, and informative, Fools and Mortals is highly recommended.”
Interesting, Intriguing, Informative
“Fans of historical fiction or tales of women defying the odds will be immediately drawn in to Runyan’s crisp, effortless prose.”
“An excellent read from a remarkable storyteller.”
Clara Kelley is not who they think she is. She’s not the experienced Irish maid who was hired to work in one of Pittsburgh’s grandest households.
The most important thing to understand right up front about City of Endless Night, the latest Pendergast novel by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child, is that there are a lot of people who r
“unbearable suspense, spine-tingling, tension-filled, terrifying, shocking and totally unexpected ending.”
On a “muggy July day” in 1969, the four Gold siblings, ages 7 to 13, nervously visit a fortune teller, on Hester Street in the Lower East Side of Manhattan, who supposedly can predict the date of a
“a story closely reminiscent of a good number of Poe’s short stories . . .”
When Autumn was published 15 months ago—the first in a planned “seasonal” quartet by the award-winning, Scottish-born writer Ali Smith—it was dubbed “the first great Brexit novel.” So what
“a dramatic and interesting look into the past of a town and the lives of those who’ve dwelled in it.”