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“The Bird King is a beautiful read, paying fine attention to the natural environment and the nuances of the characters’ interactions.”

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“unusual and often gripping novel . . .”

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“Macallister’s exploration of both the public and the personal takes this novel to a higher level.”

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“What is wrong and what is right these days? It was getting awfully hard to tell in California.”

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“Louis L’Amour fans and potential fans, hit the bookstores! This is one of his novels not to miss.”

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“A fast-paced and beautifully written tale, Lynda Cohen Loigman’s latest brilliantly portrays tragedy, triumph and the complicated nature of family.”

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“There’s a lilting music to this writer’s sentences, a love of language throughout.”

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“‘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.”

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“Daughters of the Lake provides an immersive reading experience to those who love ghostly mysteries, time travel, and lovely descriptions.”

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“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.”

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"The Kingdom of Copper will appeal to fans of epic fantasy across the board . . ."

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“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

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“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.

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"Chigozie Obiama is one of many top-notch Nigerian novelists writing today."

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“This fictional biography, as narrated by the subject himself, has the fascinating flavor of those infamous but sought-after 19th century dime novels.”

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“The power of this well-written novel grows as the story moves forward both historically and fictionally.

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“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.”

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“cleverly suffused with New York sensibilities, politics, pop culture, and celebrity as it seamlessly segues between fact and fiction.”

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“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

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“a love song, not to certainty, but to possibility. Philosophical and thought-provoking, Extinctions will remain with you long after the last page.”

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“Belcher’s writing is at its best when he stretches into hallucinogenic or mystical contexts, where reality and logic break down.”

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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.

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“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,

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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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We live in a world in which relationship norms are continuously changing and evolving.

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