In The Driest Season, it is 1943, a war is being fought, a drought is threatening middle America’s farmland, and death visits unexpectedly.
"required reading for those who want sour along with the sweet of life."
Greer Kadetsky, the brilliant, introverted child of two totally apathetic parents has never quite been able to find her voice—or, if she has found it, hasn’t been able to use it.
Alternate Side by Anna Quindlen is a novel in miniature.
The United States has passed the Personhood Amendment, giving fertilized human eggs full legal rights as citizens. As a result, abortion is banned.
Atia Abawi, a journalist and an Afghan refugee who made it to Germany as a child, has written a deeply gripping and affecting novel about the global refugee crisis that continues across Europe toda
Many women's biggest desire is to have children, and Sara Cabot is not exempt.
On a “muggy July day” in 1969, the four Gold siblings, ages 7 to 13, nervously visit a fortune teller, on Hester Street in the Lower East Side of Manhattan, who supposedly can predict the date of a
“a dramatic and interesting look into the past of a town and the lives of those who’ve dwelled in it.”
“Kudos to Dodd and Nosy Crow/Candlewick for doing what reads like a mama-baby picture book that’s accessible to all children and all kinds of parents.”
Fiona Mozley's lushly written, yet perfectly understated debut novel, Elmet, opens with a young boy on the run.
“A stunning debut novel. The Resurrection of Joan Ashby by Cherise Wolas encompasses a wealth of superb writing, mature insights, and breathtaking risks . . .”
“Hers is a dark, unerring vision. We can expect more great work from this audaciously talented author.”
With her bestselling debut Everything I Never Told You and now her second novel, Little Fires Everywhere, Celeste Ng has indisputably proved that she is a master at mining the rel
“Ladee Hubbard has written a celebration of family, as well as of the individual.”
“Something happened here that summer. Something Louise blamed my mom for.”
Because someone has gone astray and made mistakes, do they deserve a second chance, even if their missteps have meant being incarcerated?
". . . the perfect summer read."
Mrs. Fletcher enjoys getting off with the help of online porn. It’s a revelation—especially to her!
“Border Child is a satisfying book on an important topic . . .”
Nothing is quite like the bond of true friendship, and no one realizes this more than Anna as she fights another battle with dreaded cancer which has returned yet again.
Every family member shares some of the same personality traits, as is with the four generations of Whitakers.
Fans of Japanese literature may notice some similarities between the work of Hiromi Kawakami and that of Banana Yoshimoto, the latter of whom rose to worldwide fame in the early 1990s with the tran
The desperate lives of Christians in many Muslim majority countries is no secret.
“A story of quiet rebellions, resilience and traditions, The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane is a remarkable tale stretching three generations and two different count
"If nothing else, The Fall of Lisa Bellow is a great character study of someone trying to survive growing up."