“The Bird King is a beautiful read, paying fine attention to the natural environment and the nuances of the characters’ interactions.”
“unusual and often gripping novel . . .”
“Macallister’s exploration of both the public and the personal takes this novel to a higher level.”
“What is wrong and what is right these days? It was getting awfully hard to tell in California.”
“Louis L’Amour fans and potential fans, hit the bookstores! This is one of his novels not to miss.”
“A fast-paced and beautifully written tale, Lynda Cohen Loigman’s latest brilliantly portrays tragedy, triumph and the complicated nature of family.”
“There’s a lilting music to this writer’s sentences, a love of language throughout.”
“‘You have to forget the past so that you can live the future,’ a Syrian immigrant tells Jonas, revealing Lichtman’s key for Jonas to move forward through his pain.”
“Daughters of the Lake provides an immersive reading experience to those who love ghostly mysteries, time travel, and lovely descriptions.”
“It’s a foregone conclusion that adults picking up The Golden Tresses of the Dead are sneakily opening up the book on their own, under the covers at night.”
"The Kingdom of Copper will appeal to fans of epic fantasy across the board . . ."
“For such an unabashedly polemical first novel, The Patricide of George Benjamin Hill works surprising well, due in large measure to the unremitting intensity of Charlesworth’s wri
“Author David R. Gillham has taken the brave, difficult risk of turning an icon into a real teenager.”
This is not your mother’s Anne Frank.
"Chigozie Obiama is one of many top-notch Nigerian novelists writing today."
“This fictional biography, as narrated by the subject himself, has the fascinating flavor of those infamous but sought-after 19th century dime novels.”
“The power of this well-written novel grows as the story moves forward both historically and fictionally.
“Elizabeth is an unusual new type of woman who is self-reliant. Gideon is a new type of man who is learning to appreciate the unfairness of the plight of women.”
“cleverly suffused with New York sensibilities, politics, pop culture, and celebrity as it seamlessly segues between fact and fiction.”
“Like The Thirteenth Tale, Once Upon a River is very much a story about the spellbinding power of storytelling, and the stories troubled people tell themselves and each other to ma
“a love song, not to certainty, but to possibility. Philosophical and thought-provoking, Extinctions will remain with you long after the last page.”
“Belcher’s writing is at its best when he stretches into hallucinogenic or mystical contexts, where reality and logic break down.”
In this historical fiction novel, the author meticulously researched the lives of Judith Leyster and Maria de Grebber, two unknown Dutch painters in the 17th century.
“William Boyd is a master of the character biography, of evoking place and time, of expressing the human condition with its longings, its fleeting moments of bliss, its crushing inequities,
Mix together German spies, Russian anarchists, a beleaguered head of the newly formed British Secret Service Bureau, an increasingly militant suffragette movement, an interfering Home Secretary in
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