"a worthy read about this gorgeous and talented woman."
“Evening in Paradise encompasses two continents, three countries, and a comfortable complexity in human relationships.
"an engaging tale."
“The Boy is a story well told, and Nick Fourcade and Annie Broussard are an investigative team you’ll eagerly come back to for more.”
“Maples’ skill as a poet pours through every page of this book. This is difficult material, but she illuminates it with carefully shaped lines and flowing prose-poems.
“One part coming of age tale, one part contemporary magic school, and a sizable part dark reality, Vita Nostra is a beautiful, aching, nearly debilitating fantasy that bruises, and
“A thoroughly enjoyable book with an easy going, easy to follow plot, and characters who feel like dear friends . . .”
“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.”
“Liars’ Paradox once again displays the fierce and powerful route this author’s already lived, and her determination to bare the horrors of today’
“Washington Black is a rich, absorbing tale.”
“Uneven as it is, Family Trust need not be compared to Crazy Rich Asians in order to find an audience.
“To spend hours in this writer’s company as he records the days and years is to have an instructive and unfailingly urbane companion.”
“Anyone who likes a good ghost story is going to enjoy The Sorrows.
“This young adult fantasy is dark and deftly drawn, an intriguing blend of The Hunger Games and a Japanese Cinderella story turned inside out.”
“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
“A cautionary tale of psychological horror, offering the sad solution that in order to contain a monster one has to become that monster.”
“The Court Dancer is a meditation on the social changes that force people to confront the double-edged swords of tradition and modernism.”
“How the End First Showed is not merely a collection of Nigerian poems, it is an effort to forge transnational literature.”
The Museum of Modern Love, by Australian writer Heather Rose, is a meditation on love and creativity.
Exemplary Departures by Gabrielle Wittkop brings together four stories of inevitable death. Written with a Ms.
“Where the paintings lurk unfinished and revealing, Killing Commendatore is over-written and obtuse. Murakami has written far better books than this one.
“echoes of Cormac McCarthy’s eerie, early Appalachian writing.”
The seven stories that make up this collection were originally published in China between 1987 and 1991, early in the author’s career.
Fred Fordham's new graphic adaptation of To Kill a Mockingbird faithfully recreates Harper Lee's original in a format that brings the magic back to this classic.
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.