“All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.”
Remo Bellini is a mess.
“the writing is sharp and occasionally witty in Devotion, and each word demands to be devoured as the pages are turned steadily until the end.
Everyone knows about the migration crisis that erupted out of the Syrian civil war.
“Tin Badges is a tough and gritty crime novel with a feel-good layer you’re going to enjoy.”
How many tech bloggers writing about cyber crime do you know who can produce a superbly written, eventful, novel on their first attempt? Well, E. R. Ramzipoor has done it.
“Khemlin has created an unforgettable character and opened a window onto a world more people should know about.”
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“Coe is a veteran who knows how to keep the action moving.”
It might be hard to imagine that a novel about a Senegalese immigrant living in the countryside of Flanders would have anything to say about our current world crisis over immigration but that’s whe
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“a subtle novel that pulls you into the minutae of the story. The delight is in the detail.
“The advantage Albinati may offer his perplexed or diligent critics may lie in his ability to explain and elaborate why and how his take on the sordid and sensationalized events of his teen
“heart is . . . what this endearing and enchanting novel exudes.
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“A pleasant page-turner with an important reminder about the value of social activism.”
“Blurring the line between history and myth, Delayed Rays of a Star is encyclopedic in its detail and fit to bursting with invention.”
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“Chances Are . . .
“Twists and turns abound in this suspenseful story, like the layers of an onion, peeled away one by one as the story progresses.”
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“Good Girl, Bad Girl is an impeccable thriller with a plot that encompasses murder, incest, drugs, abuse, torture, sex—you name it, this book has it.”
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“utterly engrossing, funny, at times, suspenseful, flawlessly constructed, moving, and absolutely brilliant.”