Sean Michaels was the winner of the Scotiabank Giller Prize for his debut novel Us Conductors.
"one of the sharpest, funniest, first date scenes in contemporary fiction"
“a deeply charming story full of complex insights delivered from a simple, humanistic point of view . . .”
“A vigorous road novel teeming with wild hairpin turns and irresistible, enduring characters . . .”
“romantic novels exist not just to sustain a fantasy, but also to help people learn how to love and celebrate it.”
“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.
“a novel of considerable power that explores identity at the personal, social, and national level. It also has the elements of a mystery.
“Gavin Extence has written a book that is richer, more lucid than it seems on its surface.”
Life takes a sharp turn for Teddi Overman when her mother dies.
The choice of whether to live in the present or the past is a difficult one for many people, but not Corrie, the protagonist of Sherri Wood Emmons’ newest book, The Weight of Small Things.
“. . . simple yet moving, faith-driven story . . .”
“Well written and engaging, this debut novel . . . takes us through the mind of a woman teetering on the edge of madness. . . . always entertaining.”
“Mark SaFranko has hit another dark and debauched homerun.”
“. . . a noteworthy debut.”
“The Inn at Rose Harbor proves once again why Ms. Macomber’s books are so popular.”
“. . . on the shortlist of the best graphic novels of 2012 . . .”
“. . . a novel whose promise falls short.”
“Second Person Singular is a complicated sonata of voices and identities, translating the identity politics of Palestinians in Israel . . .”
“With works such as Isaac: A Modern Fable under his belt, Ivan Goldman may not be a ‘minor novelist’ for very much longer.”
“Phases of Gravity is quiet, reflective, and intelligent, undoubtedly well written . . .”
“Kudos to translator Antony Shagaar for his superb job of rendering Mr. De Silva’s Italian into colloquial contemporary American English.”
“After his ‘retirement’ from the newspaper in 2005, Mr. Barry set out to write books. In Lunatics he has partnered with the well-known television writer Alan Zweibel.
“For readers who enjoy a light, breezy love story, this book clips along well and satisfies.
“Leigh Stein’s debut successfully captures the purgatory between childhood and becoming an adult.
“Redwood Bend is the latest edition to the Virgin River Series and has Ms.