“the author’s voice and language are beautiful.”
Told through multiple perspectives, Leslie Rasmussen’s novel focuses on two protagonists, Katie and Rachel, who are charming and relatable.
Sean Michaels was the winner of the Scotiabank Giller Prize for his debut novel Us Conductors.
“The Fraud is a brilliant pastiche. It is clever, often entertaining, well-researched . . .”
“Allow this novel to float its ideas and its just—if not legal—solutions with its philosophy, and accept an end-of-summer blessing.”
“Murder on the Vine is a delightful local color mystery that will earn its place on your bookshelf next to Donna Leon and Louise Penny . . .”
Readers and critics alike know that Paul Murray is a natural storyteller.
“A deep-probing, layered story undulating through the shadows of domestic violence, Tell Me What I Am is a finely wrought psychological thriller . . .”
With a truly imaginative structure, Alice Hoffman delves into what has become her trademark theme of magic.
“intriguing, thought provoking . . . Rea Frey breathes life into universal themes concerning love, family, parenthood, forgiveness, grief, and second chances.”
“The tales that populate Cleveland Noir are essentially about the haves, the have-nots, and the never-wills.”
“This book belongs on the shelf until the next library book sale.”
A collection of ten short stories set in Brooklyn, NY, Witness: Stories is populated by characters navigating relationships with friends and family, both living and not.
“The structure of Tom Lake is wonderfully measured as Patchett weaves the fine details of dual timelines together. . . .
“Richard Russo once again brings to life a world of closely connected, interdependent-in-spite-of-themselves characters who feel remarkably familiar and gut-bustingly real.”
“C.K. Chau’s Good Fortune relocates Pride and Prejudice to New York’s Chinatown, reformulating the narrative as a tale of crazy rich Asians.”
"A slender book, but one rich in experience, exactly like the tiny, crammed Morisaki bookshop itself."
"a brilliantly poetic translation . . . explored with biting humor and sharp wit."
“it is the combination of the Western novel and Eastern fable that allows the reader to become totally enthralled. . . . ravishingly written.”
Julia and Sienna Larkin are sisters-in-law—Julia married Sienna’s brother Jason—but they are more than that. They are BFFs.
"one of the sharpest, funniest, first date scenes in contemporary fiction"
“Readers will relish Adrienne Brodeur’s Little Monsters for its meticulous world building, gripping storyline, multidimensional characters, and ut
"This is a short book, one in which every sentence deserves to be savored, one that holds hidden depths in the astute observations of a brilliant writer."
"masterful . . . each page in this massive book features exquisite descriptions, evocations of a particular time and place, populated by fascinating characters . . ."
“Close to Home is a book about survival and the will of one man to take a step toward a different future.”