“As always, Harrison’s plotting is tight, her pacing compelling, and her attack on the morality of the Mormon Church sharp-clawed yet heartbreaking.”
“a love song, not to certainty, but to possibility. Philosophical and thought-provoking, Extinctions will remain with you long after the last page.”
“echoes of Cormac McCarthy’s eerie, early Appalachian writing.”
“Rule masterfully navigates a series of difficult storytelling forms and tropes to emerge as a cohesive, compelling, and fast-paced fantasy adventure.”
For those who have been debutantes, this book will bring a knowing smile to your face; for those who have never been debutantes, it will cause a roaring guffaw to explode from your depths.
“Sparks sure knows how to ignite the romance between two characters.”
“Whoever loved who loved not at first sight?” —William Shakespeare, As You Like It.
Janet Peery’ s second novel, The Exact Nature of Our Wrongs invites the reader into a tale of familial dysfunctionality that resonates on several levels.
“A winning and wonderful novel, with a unique and distinctive storyline, there is a little bit of magic for everyone within the pages of this book.”
“In the beginning there was one murderer, one mule and one boy, but this isn’t the beginning . . .
Shell is set in the Australia of the mid-1960s, the Vietnam war era, the time the revolutionary Sydney Opera House was under construction in Sydney harbor.
This novel commences with a man veering off the road and crashing after realizing he made a terrible mistake.
“This just may be the perfect book for our times, when acknowledgement of common ground and empathy are sorely needed.”
The release of a new novel by multiple award-winning author Barbara Kingsolver is such an important event on the publishing calendar it’s enough to set booksellers’ pulses racing and book clubs all
Irene Steele has a close to perfect life, or does she? She loves job, her husband Russ, their Victorian home, and her two grown sons.
As we approach adulthood, we convince ourselves that the mental scripts that have defined us for nearly our entire lives can be discarded. Or altered. Or at least minimized.
“This is a small but beautiful book and one that deserves to be cherished.
“The Storyteller’s Secret is a lavishly told tale of secrets, love, and loyalty.
A teenage girl is viciously stabbed multiple times in the woods, the result of a preplanned attack by her two best friends. The motive?
Suffering from vague cognitive deficits after his car plunges into Lake Superior, Virgil Wander must navigate the world anew.
While the works of Amy Tan, Gish Jen, and other popular Asian-American writers have charted the trials and tribulations of immigrants in the United States, Lucy Tan reverses field in her low-key, i
One who examines his tattered life by bringing together seemingly disparate elements from his past, both real and imagined. See REALITY.
“There’s a misconception that the woods are the destination in a fairy tale. The woods are just something to get through. Scary, yes. Necessary, of course.
“a nerve-shredding psychological thriller that will keep readers guessing to the very last page.”
“The collection’s prevailing tone may be that of quiet melancholy, but it is suffused with joy.”
“Baby Teeth is a very satisfying read. More psychological thriller than horror, it’s a finely crafted exploration of the breakdown of the family unit . .