“Overall, this is a reasonably good story that could have been much stronger. . . . The ending ties everything together but feels too pat and maybe a little too cute.
“a story of an obsessive friendship that is strong enough to survive death—and what happens in its aftermath.”
“This debut novel is sure to raise one's hackles.”
Olivia Harper lives and works in Seattle, putting in grueling hours at her job as well as on her startup website business, Harper Media.
The format of this story is a familiar one in character-driven novels: multiple people gathering in an isolated place removed from their daily lives, spilling their secrets and changing their relat
“Pretty as a Picture is a fun, slightly eerie, definitely scary look at real murder in a make-believe world.”
Everyone is familiar with the question "Where do you want to be in five years?"
“Be warned: Once you pick up the book, you won’t put it down until the end.”
"Because it’s so topical and #MeToo and yet not #MeToo at all, because it’s written with so many nuanced and believable details, My Dark Vanessa is gripping from the first
“It's an unforgettable experience. The author is an extraordinary writer . . .”
“The best readership for this novel may be those most fascinated by the real or imagined lives of artists, a journey that King has portrayed effectively and compassionately with well-crafte
“Zigman is an excellent writer who knows how to keep all the balls in the air.
We are all actors in the comedy and drama of our own lives, caught in a story inherited from family, redrawn by fate, and reconstructed by us as we look dizzily backward.
“A clever story with a well-written and worked out plot, a window into the world of neuroscience and a meditation on consciousness and identity, Mr.
When solitude is imperative, North Carolina's Blue Ridge Mountains can offer peace and beauty. Kat Jamison needs to make an important, life-altering decision, and she decides this is where she want
“a nuanced exploration of family jealousies, mental illness, and repercussions that reverberate throughout generations.”
“this novel is definitely a page-turner.”
“Topics of Conversation is a smart, well-articulated and -designed novel.
“The Country Guesthouse is an enjoyable, quick read.
Mason, Missouri, is a typical small town where everyone knows everyone—and their business, too.
“If this book were an opera, De Robertis would be deafened by curtain call after curtain call after every performance.
The opening chapter of Fishnet, the debut novel by Kirsten Innes, is a mystery that takes almost the entire novel to piece together. Who is speaking? What is happening?
Readers of literature, especially those trained in the classics, come to every book and novel with not-so-deeply-buried expectations that the book they’re about to open, the story they’re about to
“a charming holiday read.”