All the Lights Above Us covers approximately the 24 hours of D-Day, almost minute-by-minute, through the eyes of five disparate women in England, France, and Germany whose lives are upende
“Once a Thief is a good read and moves at a good clip.
“The Good Left Undone is a poignant expose on the value of the unsung heroes in a multigenerational, working-class family, and through the power of story, author Adriana Trigiani r
“an interesting puzzle . . . the historical background adds to the thrill of the narrative chase.”
The Patron Saint of Second Chances is a wry and inventive novel about a small-town mayor, Signor Speranza, in the cobblestoned hamlet of Prometto (Italian for "promise").
"‘Becoming the library, as if it were swallowing her whole . . . an infinite nothing—everything, a god—no, a place—which is it? . . . a realm, a guide, a library, a god.’"
“a deeply charming story full of complex insights delivered from a simple, humanistic point of view . . .”
“Eternal is a heart-wrenching but ultimately triumphant novel of friendship, love, and loss that will take the reader on a journey to the past while leaving many questions to ponde
At first glance, the new novel by Anne Tyler, French Braid, breaks all the rules of exemplary fiction.
“Family and home: They’re the grounding of this novel and of humanity.”
“a riveting tale of suspenseful mystery, with a dash of romance, tossed together with a strong desire to create a loving family where there has never been one.”
“A work of literary genius, showing how insidiously normal evil can be . . . while delivering a gripping story with vivid characters.”
“Be prepared to be welcomed by the loving, lively, and amusing Hurlihy family in Must Love Dogs: Lucky Enough, as with previous novels in
“Pankaj Mishra’s new novel is no less stimulating and insightful than anything else he has written, although there’s no tightly hewn plot here—and the drama that matters is internal.”
“a John Gilstrap thriller, crammed with violence and testing of the soul, might be the perfect work of fiction to sink into in a tough time for the real world.”
“a fascinating piece of writing from a master storyteller”
“a story ‘ripped from the headlines,’ more times than we wish to admit.”
Wylie Lark is holed up in Iowa at a secluded farm so she can work uninterrupted while penning her fourth true-crime book.
“A desperate, gritty story set against a backdrop of hard knocks and hard times, Donna Everhart’s historically researched The Saints of Swallow Hill is the triumphant story of unli
“a kind of master class in voice . . . the world of literature is much richer now that Longing and Other Stories is available for English readers.”
“This is Joella’s first novel, and it’s an assured performance, full of nicely observed detail. It may not have a Big Theme, but it has lots and lots of heart.”
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“The stark and concise portrayal of the pandemic gives food for thought about what exactly matters most in one's life.”
“War Women is another fine addition to a series that continues to entertain.”
The Teller of Secrets by Bisi Adjapon is a coming of age, character-based novel that follows Esi’s first-person recounting of her girlhood in newly independent Ghana in the 1960s.