Most historians agree that the Reconstruction—the attempt to build a more equitable country following the Civil War—ultimately failed.
Ilana Masad’s debut novel All My Mother’s Lovers is an in-depth exploration of family dynamics, the miscommunications and resentments that sometimes span lifetimes, and the moments of rede
“Klara and the Sun is about families, about the future of work, about disability and the nature of (post) humanity.
This collection is not easy to approach because of the different realities and forms of expression it uses—and they might have been useful had they prompted deeper reflections. But not.
When a writer decides to base his novel’s plot around a middle-class Jewish kid’s coming of age adventure on Long Island in 1970, it’s not a promising sign.
“a coming-of-age novel rich in Americana.”
“an incredibly strong debut that hits a number of sweet spots—feminist literature, dystopian/speculative fiction, and young adult literature. It’s well worth your time.”
“Gianrico Carofiglio’s Three O’Clock in the Morning is profound in its simple delivery.”
“How Beautiful We Were is a masterful piece of storytelling with multiple storylines . . .”
“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.
“A dark and twisted but riveting story.”
“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