Can a woman of 60 just be coming of age?
Better late than never.
Many succumbed to the mesmerizing prose of Paul Auster 40 years ago when he was writing about his emotionally distant father. Auster was then only 35.
“Amanda Peters writes with beautiful simplicity. What a joy to read fiction that isn’t cluttered with unnecessary twists and turns and verbiage.”
“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.
“The Fraud is a brilliant pastiche. It is clever, often entertaining, well-researched . . .”
Readers and critics alike know that Paul Murray is a natural storyteller.
“intriguing, thought provoking . . . Rea Frey breathes life into universal themes concerning love, family, parenthood, forgiveness, grief, and second chances.”
“A deep-probing, layered story undulating through the shadows of domestic violence, Tell Me What I Am is a finely wrought psychological thriller . . .”
“The structure of Tom Lake is wonderfully measured as Patchett weaves the fine details of dual timelines together. . . .
“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."
Julia and Sienna Larkin are sisters-in-law—Julia married Sienna’s brother Jason—but they are more than that. They are BFFs.
“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 . . ."
“Onuzo has created a character that readers will want to cheer for. She has also crafted a believable and powerful story filled with hope and forgiveness.”
“Reading this novel is intimate, uncomfortably so at moments, but that intimacy is a gift. . . .
“With well-developed characters and powerful, descriptive narrative and dialog, Kelly captures the reader’s heart and mind. This is a triumphant, wild journey . . .”
“A charming story that weaves fairy tale, mystery, and historical importance with a good dose of romance, The Secret Book of Flora Lea will appeal to all ages, as the author unfurl
Alice McDermott’s first novel, A Bigamist’s Daughter, was published in 1982, when the Village Voice praised it for avoiding the fantasy that “growth is everyone’s birthright, and
In the small community of Hope's Haven, Ohio, Martha Eicher has had to grow up fast.
“It all adds up to a slightly nasty book whose pages turn easily . . .”
It is 1963, and Beatrix Thompson is reminiscing about the past few decades of her life, particularly when she spent time in America.