“Absynthe is a solidly imagined period piece with a lot of surprises and a unique style.”
“Given the timeliness of this novel vis-à-vis our current era, along with how well it’s written, there would be no surprise if it garnered an award.
“The Last Tsar’s Dragons does not make for a comforting read.”
“proceeds at a brisk pace and accomplishes the theme of alternate history with style and intelligence, offering up a fascinating glimpse of What if?”
Set in the year 2056, My Wet Hot Drone Summer by Lex Brown follows Mia Garner and her stepbrother on a road trip across the United States.
“As a fairy tale, Taft 2012: A Novel is a welcome tonic to the bottomless cynicism that can consume our politics.
“With his story of a chant that transforms a decrepit man, Mr. Rodari grants us the possibility that words can also alter a world gone awry—at least in fairy tales.”
“Besides the deftly rendered plot to uncover a conspiracy—which may remind a few readers of another sexually adventurous girl who kicks over a hornet’s nest even if she lacks a dragon tatto