“James McBride fans will add Deacon King Kong to his list of successes.
“Discover a brooding and eerie gothic tale of a wonderland filled with something other than wonder, and a fairyland that is dark and dangerous.”
“a family saga with several twists and turns . . .”
“Weather is a well-crafted, profound, unsettling, and deeply resonant work.”
“Meech’s story may be a fiction, but it’s told with charm, wit, a smattering of bloody realism, some of the longest sentences this side of Robinson Crusoe, and a complete lack of q
"Rice, the author of more than 30 books, is a master at writing descriptions and portraying story settings, a skill other writers admire and strive to acquire."
“In the jaunty, acerbic Interior Chinatown, Charles Yu confronts the clichés that assail Asian men by going metaphorical, conflating their plight with the quintessential American d
“This is not a fast read, nor is it a satisfying ending to a confusing story.
“a description of life among the disenfranchised”
“Call it what you will—dark fantasy, magic realism, fabulism . . .
“this novel is definitely a page-turner.”
“Beginning with that very first sentence, this novel is definitely one for the historical mystery buff.
“If the reader is willing to delve below the surface, there is something to see in Kevin Wilson’s latest novel.”
The set-up for The Truants is enticing.
“The Majesties, although it rolls out easily, troubles deeply, haunting and even chilling its reader well beyond the final page.”
“Chillingly frank in its discussion of our planets fragile ecological system and the fight to save our basic natural resources.”
“Topics of Conversation is a smart, well-articulated and -designed novel.
“As literature, American Dirt is modern realism at its finest: a tale of moral challenge in the spirit Theodore Dreiser wrapped inside a big-hearted social epic lik
“A Beginning at the End is a heartfelt family drama . . .”
Maeve Stephens, a 36-year-old sportswriter has just lost her job when the periodical she writes for claims bankruptcy.
“Told with the voice of a literary master at the top of her craft, the pace may be too slow for thriller readers, but for those who love a strong literary voice in their genre fiction or th
“Aoife’s poignant and endearing story will linger long after the final pages. This family-forward debut is one to be savored and shared.”
“With the added components of mystery and suspense, this in-depth thriller is sure to keep one gasping.”
“Although frequently painful to read, The German House is a condemnation of the Nazi past, but also an exploration of survivors’ guilt, as well as families in conflict.”
Emma Donoghue is a magnificent writer, but Akin is not her best novel. Still, it’s a high bar.