“How Beautiful We Were is a masterful piece of storytelling with multiple storylines . . .”
“A dark and twisted but riveting story.”
“This is a timely read for those looking to face life’s darkest truths and learn the lessons our ancestors want us to hear.”
“Stella is not a lengthy book and can be read in several hours. But it packs a punch way beyond its weight.
“Readers eagerly await more from a writer whose finger is on the pulse of the 21st century.
As the world faces down a crisis of epic proportions—a pandemic not a mere epidemic—it is refreshing to lose oneself in the story of a 15-year-old girl, left largely to her own resources by her
“Foregone unfolds as a daring and deftly constructed film-within-a-novel about the ethical quagmire of deathbed confession. . . .
“an engaging, wonderfully nuanced novel . . .”
Tim Fielder’s book Infinitum tells the story of Aja Oba, an ancient African king who steals the son of his concubine and is cursed with immortality in revenge.
Dorthe Nors’ Wild Swims is a collection of 14 short stories written tightly and tensely, with most under a thousand words.
A Thousand Ships by Natalie Haynes, though billed as a novel, is a collection of vignettes and interrelated stories concerning various goddesses, nymphs, and mortal women connected in some
“Dalton has created a page-turning thriller with undertones of contemporaneous, serious, societal, and academic issues.”
“recommended for readers who prize beautiful prose and story moments that linger.”
Let’s face it, a book centered around the wretched child abuse of a large family at the hands of a demented religious fanatic has some inherent drama to it.
How the One-Armed Sister Sweeps her House is the type of novel you finish and then return to Chapter One to begin again.
Following her 2011 debut collection, This Is Not Your City, and her 2019 novel, The Vexations, Caitlin Horrocks returns with a stellar second story collection, Life Among the
“The novel’s beautiful conclusion leaves hope that families divided by culture and geography will reunite.”
Peter Ibbetz is an old man with old memories, and they haunt his dreams with increasing clarity and repetition.
“Burnt Sugar explores security and permanence, the lengths to which people go in search of what they were denied as children.”
Reading the boldly inventive and fast paced novel Aphasia, is like road tripping through a warm country with your smartest friend; it might be one of the best trips you are likely to take
“wonderfully sophisticated and beautifully conceived . . .”
“Grushin’s facility with language . . . is a marvel. It’s the kind of prose that demands you submerge yourself.”
What comes after “Happily ever after?”
“The world that Mytting brings the reader into is a lost world of simplicity and harshness and a stunning beauty where almost everything is within plain sight, and yet almost nothing can be
A Crooked Tree is a sonorous ode to youth with all its innocence, angst, disillusionment, and unfiltered honesty.
“The Fortunate Ones is a fathoms-deep exploration of love, loyalty, and the ties that bind, written masterfully from all angles.