Science Fiction & Fantasy

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“In spite of the earlier wanderings throughout the story . . . Elmendorf provides the reader with an engaging story that is hard to put down, and satisfying at the end.”

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“an intensely lyrical, philosophical novella by a gifted writer, easily capable of these sophisticated leaps and drops.”

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“Berman crafts a fast-paced thriller from gaming, app-building, and a reworking of the principles once offered to the American ‘hippie’ movement via a book called The Prophet.

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“offers readers the complicated, rich dimensions of life in and outside of Iran and the wide diversity of people daring to fight for freedom . . .”

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“A rivulet of authentic human grit runs through the core of Winters’ novels, with his characters’ struggles to just get by as important as any far-fetched plot twist.”

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“Author Hisashi Kashiwai is able to craft beautiful, heartfelt stories for his characters . . .”

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“Fans of mythology will find The Little Encyclopedia of Mythical Horses clever and educational—a book to be read over and over again.”

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“Part love story, part adventure, and part mystery, The Fox Wife is an enjoyable excursion into the beliefs and life in the China of 120 years ago.”

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“an easy read that provokes laughter throughout, but surprises with its serious themes and meaningful contemplations of friendship, loyalty, and bravery.”

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The Fragile Threads of Power opens with a whirlwind of new character introductions, each chapter presenting a new setting and point of view, initially unrelated to the others.

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“In stories that capture whole worlds, and essays that dissect full lives, Aridjis has now proven her adeptness at nearly every form.”

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“Koontz is a true wordsmith, no doubt about that, crafting beautiful imagery that takes the reader on a wild ride through his prolific imagination.”

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“The perfect start to a pulp fiction series brought into the 21st century.”

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“Written with his usual humor and panache, Tress of the Emerald Sea is an engaging story that brings another Cosmere magic system to Sanderson’s collection of adventures.”

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"An impressive feat of creativity, part storytelling, part invented anthropology, layered together to give a deeper sense of reality."

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“Fans of Jim Butcher will love this fast-paced supernatural thriller, filled with just the right balance of horror and heart.”

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“for all its dramatically dystopian setup and sensuous descriptions, this novel falls surprisingly flat.”

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“Cronin . . . is a writer whose intimate characterization and effortless prose often transcend his subject matter.”

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Fact: Global warming will cause rising temperatures and sea levels, stronger storms, desertification, water shortages, heat waves, flooding and more, creating innumerable “climate refugees.” Since

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“At the age of 27, author Jinwoo Chong is already a major literary talent.”

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“ . . . the world of cartographic research at the New York Public Library feels alive and real, and the magic of the book is unique and delightful . . .”

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White Cat, Black Dog enchants—but beware, the underlying darkness is deep and very real.”

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The New One is an exquisitely crafted thriller, but also an intimate portrait of a family facing the impossible.”

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“‘Books, she has found, are a way to live a thousand lives—or to find strength in a very long one.’”

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“while Koontz generally spins a good yarn, this one is not good enough to keep turning the pages.”

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