Selah Ropp moves back to her old hometown in the Amish community of Birch Creek, Ohio. While living in New York with her parents, she suffered an experience that left her depressed and anxious.
“beautifully crafted, unusually structured novel about the inescapability of memory, the tragic scars left by trauma and abuse, and the abuse of power.”
“Different kinds of mystical pairings are beautifully interwoven throughout the pages.”
Geertruida “Truus” Wijsmuller-Meijer certainly deserves to be the heroine of a novel.
“an ambitious, skillfully written book.”
“The Tenth Muse reminds us of the great injustices done to women in a male-dominated world.”
“a heartwarming read.”
“The Damascus Road might be read as a parable of our own times with its mad men, visionaries, true believers, and pagans . . .”
Once in a while, you read a book that, though clearly labeled “fiction,” tells a story that really happened.
“Englander finds fascinating ways to explore another of his great recurring themes: the points at which modernity and tradition may fruitfully, if uncomfortably—and always
“readers will enjoy this funny, imaginative, and handsomely crafted novel first and foremost as a memorable work of literature, and as such it deserves to reach a wide audience.”
We live in a world in which relationship norms are continuously changing and evolving.
“Sveen delves into well-trodden territory but delivers a marvelously refreshing and unusual fictionalized literary interpretation that’s devoid of judgement or preaching.”
Blair Hurley’s debut novel The Devoted has a tone of genius behind every chapter and a powerful magnetism that is hard to resist for any reader thirsting for spiritual knowledge and guidan
We meet Abeo Kata as a well-adjusted nine-year old girl, surrounded by happy playmates and loving relatives in West Africa.
The Amish are very spiritual and morally set in the ways of their faith. Sadie Detweiler, courted by Harlan Mast, finds she is pregnant.
Katie Beiler, a young Amish woman living in Blue Ball, Pennsylvania, is at a crossroads in her life. Her twin, Hannah left their homestead to become "English" and live in New York City.
“Clearly, Cherise Wolas is not yet in the ranks of our foremost literary fiction writers—but she can be one day.
Atia Abawi, a journalist and an Afghan refugee who made it to Germany as a child, has written a deeply gripping and affecting novel about the global refugee crisis that continues across Europe toda
In the opening pages of S. Y.
Firefly Cove reaches inside our hearts and allows us to confront our deepest fears concerning love, death, and solitude.
Turkey in the modern world is a diverse, complicated, and struggling nation, one that Shafak again masterfully depicts in her new novel Three Daughters of Eve. However, not just content to
Ruby Namdar’s ambitious, multidimensional, and beautifully written first novel, second book, and first book translated into English The Ruined House (Habayit Asher Neherav
Seventy-four years ago, nine years before the publication of The Second Sex and 20 years before The Feminine Mystique, a male Turkish communist novelist created a fictional femini
“For Two Thousand Years by Mihail Sebastian is a hidden gem in European literature, shining a light on what happened in Romania between the wars.”