Optimist Libby Miller’s life takes an unimaginable terrifying turn. On the very day she learns she has a life-threatening illness, her husband, Tom, reveals a marriage-ending secret.
“the most self-absorbed and offensive character you’ll meet . . . so why is he so appealing?”
"It shows what happens when twentysomethings grow up."
The Clasp is definitely several rungs above the typical twentysomethings-with-clever-quips debut.
“fun, humor, horror, and a fantastical cast of characters.”
“light in spirit and tone, and abundant in levity.”
"A hilarious sendup of the eternal fight between kids and their parents over what to eat and when—if at all."
“Crazy Rich Asians is scathingly funny, outrageous at all times, and utterly credible.
“The Blazing World is poundingly alive with ideas, personalities, conviction, fear, fakery, ambition, and sorrow. The reading mind is set on high, happy alert.
Kat George’s Pink Bits is an example of the growing volume of media products—books, blogs, films, television shows—produced by young women primarily for a specific demographic of girls and
“. . . a fun, fast read and a wild ride.”
Many women have issues with their weight and can relate to Holly Brennan’s situation.
“A timeless classic from the pages of period long gone, . . . pure, classic art with a touch of vaudeville and slapstick.”
“For the reader not troubled by cliché, Nowhere But Home is a nice, warm snack.”
“David Michael Slater . . . throws all kinds of crazy against the wall—and not only does it stick, it works brilliantly.”
“. . . funny to readers who like raunchy blue humor . . .”
“. . . beautifully written and astoundingly on target . . .”
“Manu Joseph perfectly captures his characters in his precise, sharp prose.”
“Wyatt Burp Rides Again (The Adventures of Jo Schmo) definitely qualifies as a ‘best’ children’s book.”
“. . . you’ll get a kick out of this one.”
“. . . both charming and touching . . . [a] fresh take on an old and venerable institution . . .”
“Girl Walks into a Bar is a meditation on how life is defined in the aftermath of fame.”
“‘Hey, I know you!’ said the stranger.
“Jeff Tapia challenges short story norms and dares the reader to walk away. . . .
“The plot of The Spoiler rattles along with slow-burning subplots that manage to keep the reader engaged. If the reveals are a little disappointing in their substance, Ms.
“Lynn Messina’s writing style and storytelling prowess is not just skillful, but also incredibly enjoyable and entertaining.
“In the end the real question is: What would happen if we were to throw away caution and good sense and choose instead to enjoy a moment—albeit a delectable one—in time?