Every once in a while, a book comes along that is so creatively out-of-the box that the reader isn’t quite sure what he holds in his hands.
Losing Camille is a good example of what it is to be a talented writer. Paul Kilgore sensitively explores the intricacies of everyday America in this diverse assortment of tales.
“The person I used to be could have only made one choice; the grown-up (me) might have made a different one. That was how life was. You only figured out the right thing after you were old.”
Tracy Deloche “inherits” Happiness Key, a rundown development on Florida’s Gulf Coast after her scoundrel husband, CJ goes to prison for fraud.
In this eclectic collection, Milan Kundera addresses a broad range of subjects.
Beyond Those Distant Stars is science fiction that plays well to a female audience. The heroine, Stella McMasters, is a cyborg.
“The memory was like an explosion and he was inside it, living through it and it surrounded him and slowly he breathed life into it. . . . This was where he was headed. He was entering someplace.
We should ask a question of ourselves, “Why am I?” We will seek the answer through religion, philosophy, rationalism and, occasionally, a good book.
“The greatest thing you’ll ever learn is to love and be loved in return.”
Alienation, teen angst, and loneliness are the themes of this debut novel by the youngest winner of Italy’s prestigious literary award, “The Prima Strega.”
Sometimes a character is left in the dark throughout an entire novel. In Tina Martin’s Secrets on Lake Drive, Monica Smith is clueless.
Katie Kampenfelt is smart, but not educated. She’s sassy, erratic, impulsive, and yet totally honest with the readers of her blog. She types away at her computer telling us the story of her life.
Vampires are hot. Looking at recent incarnations of them in movies or on television might lead a reader to think this was a new craze. Not true.
What if Franklin Delano Roosevelt, instead of winning a third term as president, had been defeated by the Republican candidate Charles Lindbergh, the celebrated aviator and “America First” isolatio
All set in the space of a day, The Infinities tells a tale of the Godleys as they gather at Arden, the family home, at the sick bed of Adam, the husband and father.
Contrary to expectations, Tolstoy’s well-known line from Anna Karenina, “Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way,” does not apply to Rachel Cusk’s nove
There are probably tens of thousands of Americans whose parents, grandparents, or great-grandparents were members of the Communist Party and its affiliated organizations in the nineteen twenties, t
Rockin’ the Bronx is a tragic tale of home-from-home and heartbreak.
If reading a suspense thriller by David Baldacci is like driving in a new Porsche, reading a private investigator thriller by S. J.
In her new novel, House Rules, Jodi Picoult serves up another courtroom drama, intricately woven through an extraordinarily detailed portrait of a family in crisis.
Five Days Apart succeeds for many reasons, not the least of which is the author’s spot-on evocation of a specific time and place: Dublin, Ireland, in the nineties.
Eddie Signwriter is a book about choices—personal, interpersonal and communal. Do we determine the course of our lives or do our environmental circumstances dicate our direction and fate?
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Dara Horn has written a novel set in the Civil War. We are given a view of the Jewish community of that time through well-developed characters who are pulled and pushed by the conflict.