Literary Fiction

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“Rafala seems to love language as much as his characters love their farms and their patron saint. That’s a powerful combination, and it fuels a compelling novel.”

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Even readers familiar with Afghanistan’s years of travail under Soviet occupation and Taliban rule, including the trauma of American military intervention, will discover aspects of those times to p

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“Crain’s gift is in analyzing intense human relationships.”

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No one can understand the torment of postpartum depression unless they go through it.

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The Third Daughter is a tribute to the women who endured, who killed themselves, who were brutalized, who escaped, who lived the horrors described therein.

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In this exquisitely written, psychologically sophisticated novel, rich in insight and sensitivity to human vulnerability, Anshaw suggests that shared tragedies do not nece

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“Walbert’s prose is undeniably lovely, and her stories evoke vivid moments in time.”

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“Sympathy for Celia and a curiosity about children trapped in bunkers with psychopaths keeps the heart of this novel beating . . .”

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“What makes Ninth House authentic is Bardugo's ability to mix the supernatural with everyday humanity and make it seem perfectly normal.”

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“Isaacs’ writing is clever and funny, with laugh-out-loud moments and strong character development.”

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The Shape of Night expertly blends mystery with romance and speculative fiction.”

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“Different kinds of mystical pairings are beautifully interwoven throughout the pages.”

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“Church of the Graveyard Saints crackles with fully realized characters in a vivid setting.”

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“This finely textured novel is made up of many . . . small, intimate moments, yet the effect is sweeping, grand, and lavish—and all deeply moving.”

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“This balance, between nihilism and delight, is the great power of Fly Already.

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The braided narrative is not a new novel form. Authors have long used interwoven but seemingly disparate plotlines to achieve a whole that is greater than its parts.

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“Gripping and spine-tingling, What Rose Forgot is sure to raise the hackles of lovers of psychological thrillers.”

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“Reading Night Boat to Tangier, one might hear echoes of Talking Heads’ singing ‘Once in a Lifetime,’ and you ask yourself, ‘How did I get here?’” 

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“Peopled with strong female characters, A Single Thread is a tribute to those women who defied convention and dared to find happiness in a world that had nothing left to offer them

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“At times Stealing the Scream is laugh-out-loud funny, but it is always filled with enough mystery to encourage the reader to keep turning the page.”

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Maxim Loskutoff’s story collection Come West and See spans a wide chronology, from a story set in the 1893 Montana Territory to stories set in a not-so-distant future in which somewhat vag

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“Nell Zink’s new book, Doxology, may prove both the consummate post-punk post-9/11 novel, and a bracing addition to the noisy Lower East Side literary canon that dates back to Henr

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In her latest novel, New York Times bestselling author Alison McGhee tackles a moral conundrum that promises to push all the buttons around freedom of choice.

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“[an] exceptional novel.”

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“Lotz has written a thoughtful thriller that is as much about the psychology of people who hide in various ways than about catching a murderer.”

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