Genre Fiction

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“eminently readable and emotionally intense.”

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Welcome to Night Vale is a twice-monthly podcast that purports to be a local public radio broadcast from the cosmically disturbed town of Night Vale, located somewhere in the desert, somew

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The Perfect World of Miwako Sumida is a tremendous examination of sadness.

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“Meta-textual, self-reflexive, obscurely funny, and playful beyond easy articulation, it’s the perfect book for readers who delight in ‘the materiality of . . .

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“a horror story, and something more. In its format and narrative, it’s also an adult fairy tale and a coming-of-age chronicle. . .

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“This book is slated as the start of a new series and holds great promise to be a good one.”

Amid the screaming, bloody chaos of war, what’s one more dead body?

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“James McBride fans will add Deacon King Kong to his list of successes.

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We are all actors in the comedy and drama of our own lives, caught in a story inherited from family, redrawn by fate, and reconstructed by us as we look dizzily backward.

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“Discover a brooding and eerie gothic tale of a wonderland filled with something other than wonder, and a fairyland that is dark and dangerous.”

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“a family saga with several twists and turns . . .”

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Weather is a well-crafted, profound, unsettling, and deeply resonant work.”

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“Meech’s story may be a fiction, but it’s told with charm, wit, a smattering of bloody realism, some of the longest sentences this side of Robinson Crusoe, and a complete lack of q

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"Rice, the author of more than 30 books, is a master at writing descriptions and portraying story settings, a skill other writers admire and strive to acquire."

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“In the jaunty, acerbic Interior Chinatown, Charles Yu confronts the clichés that assail Asian men by going metaphorical, conflating their plight with the quintessential American d

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“This is not a fast read, nor is it a satisfying ending to a confusing story.

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“a description of life among the disenfranchised”

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“Call it what you will—dark fantasy, magic realism, fabulism . . .

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“this novel is definitely a page-turner.”

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“Beginning with that very first sentence, this novel is definitely one for the historical mystery buff.

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“If the reader is willing to delve below the surface, there is something to see in Kevin Wilson’s latest novel.”

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The set-up for The Truants is enticing.

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The Majesties, although it rolls out easily, troubles deeply, haunting and even chilling its reader well beyond the final page.”

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“Chillingly frank in its discussion of our planets fragile ecological system and the fight to save our basic natural resources.”

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“Topics of Conversation is a smart, well-articulated and -designed novel.

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“As literature, American Dirt is modern realism at its finest: a tale of moral challenge in the spirit Theodore Dreiser wrapped inside a big-hearted social epic lik

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