Literary Fiction

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Clover Blue, Eldonna Edward’s second novel, is set during the mid-seventies, in what Edwards names the Saffron Freedom Community, which she places in outside Santa Rosa, California.

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Sara Kemp arrives in the Spitalfields section of London in 1768 with nothing but a few pounds and a letter of introduction to work for a family as maid.

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“This novel’s greatest strength is the simplicity of its message: two boys who grew up in such different worlds playing soccer in the backyard and sneaking off to eat raspas offer us a grea

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The appeal of this series is its utter straightforwardness. No “stylin’.” Sheriff Dave Cubiak goes about his business, is confronted by a crime, and steps right in to solve it.

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“[W]hen love ends in frustrated, sad, even bitter disappointment, what does that really mean? Does it, in fact, end?

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“Phillips’ novel invites us to step into this community and the lives of these characters as if we were visitors to a foreign land.”

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“How did three upper-class English sisters become ardent Fascists just before World War II?”

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“Drager’s intoxicating novel presents itself like the box in Schrödinger’s famous cat experiment. Until you open the box, the cat is both alive and dead.

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First published in 1931 and later in 1988, Castle Gripsholm is a short novel by German journalist, satirist, commentator, playwright, songwriter, poet, and novelist Kurt Tucholsky.

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Irish Above All is a likeable book, nicely written and carefully paced—just a bit too long.”

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Here is the book so many have been waiting for. The book to make sense of so many others.

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“If Jorge Luis Borges’ fables had deep human dimension, they would read like Chiang’s tales; Chiang’s writing deserves to be treated with equal respect and reverence.”

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“The vivid cultural background of Roanhorse’s series comes as a breath of fresh air, providing not only a change of genre pace but a voice still heard all too rarely in speculative fiction.

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“New terrors are what Kiernan offers, for worse, but for transformative worse.”

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"The unexpected lurks at every corner."

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“This is a collection to savor in bits and bite-sized portions; there are too many pungencies to swallow in one gulp.”

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“For anyone who’s ever wanted to conquer the Big Apple, this novel allows a vicarious experience while witnessing close up the early saga of the force that Cosmopolitan became for

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“an absorbing story sure to capture the hearts of historical fiction fans who appreciate a uniquely told tale of those willing to defy the status quo with bravery and steadfastness.”

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“[A] quiet book . . .

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“Guestbook is best appreciated as a portable art installation. The book is enigmatic at every turn, but gorgeously realized.

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Machines Like Me is the result of very special literary brain, the master of all he turns his writing to, fantasying deep into our imagination, a novelist with the ability to turn complex

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Cecelia Ahern’s collection of short stories titled, Roar, couldn’t be better timed.

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Shane was used to people asking if he was a boy or a girl. He was used to people sometimes assuming he was a girl because of his slender body and long blond hair.

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Revolutionaries is overflowing, hyper, passionate, raunchy, forceful, and over the top—just like its subject, the fictitious sixties radical Lenny Snyder.”

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“An exploration of both memory and what might have been, that at times can be quite terrifying.

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