“Overall, a disappointment . . .”
In her latest novel, New York Times bestselling author Alison McGhee tackles a moral conundrum that promises to push all the buttons around freedom of choice.
“One murder, four confessors . . . what more does a good mystery need?”
“Despite the seriousness of much of the content that the book hints at, this is a quick read for the last days of summer.”
Everyone knows about the migration crisis that erupted out of the Syrian civil war.
“the writing is sharp and occasionally witty in Devotion, and each word demands to be devoured as the pages are turned steadily until the end.
“If you’re the right reader, you’ll have a soaring experience. If you’re the wrong reader, it will be a crash landing.”
Cassie Hanwell once wanted to be a physician, but now finds her niche working as an EMT/firefighter.
Since childhood all Caroline Shelby has wanted to do is design and sew clothing.
“It does not take long for Marlena to realize that her loving husband is a man of many demands, and she wonders if tragedy happens in threes.”
When Emma London was ten, her mother committed suicide. Her paternal grandmother, Genevieve, took her in to raise her.
“Blurring the line between history and myth, Delayed Rays of a Star is encyclopedic in its detail and fit to bursting with invention.”
“Karen Dukess draws the world of the New York literary scene in the 1980s—and the landscape its players inhabit—so vividly that readers will imagine they have experienced e
“‘. . . in today’s historiography, where the focus on the individual is once again becoming stronger, it’s actually better for a forgotten artist to have been a woman than a man.
“How Could She is a poignant, relatable and, at times, terribly funny, novel about female friendship . . .”
Sixteen-year-old Brin Collins believes her life is falling apart. It all began when Delia, her mother got pregnant.
“Etter has created that rare beast: an effective, startling poetic novel. Its story is coherent and progressive; Cassie herself is intensely sympathetic.
Many people go through the empty-nest syndrome when their children leave home. Some look forward to their newfound freedom, but some become depressed.
“Lesley Kara’s The Rumor is a brisk and smartly written mystery about women, the intricacies of their social circle, and secrets that, if revealed, may have deadly consequences.”
“Sager fans and new readers alike will enjoy this heart-pounding thriller that cleverly weaves economic anxiety with something a whole lot darker.”
“Temper is one hell of a ride. Fargo’s writing is direct and crisp, and her characters mesmerize.
“Nancy Thayer, recognized for her enchanting beach reads, goes above and beyond with Surfside Sisters by offering a compelling and more spirited book than the usual summer novel.”
Emilie Richards is well known for penning engaging tales.
In The Dream Daughter, time travel, the Vietnam War, North Carolina, and the modern digital world are all backdrop for a mother’s connection with and devotion to her unborn child.