“A new entrant in the unlikely but burgeoning genre of Holocaust romance fiction . . .”
“The Friendship List is a sassy, sensuous tale about two women who discover their femininity for the first time.
“In this case, fiction gives a much truer representation of humans behind the news than the supposedly factual media do.”
The literary rumor mill portrays Naoise Dolan as the new Sally Rooney, and that suggestion alone might push a writer onto the bestseller list these days.
Willa and Harper Lakey are as close as two sisters could be, even considering their dissimilar personalities.
“This is an unexpected novel, full of philosophical questions about how we become who we are, what it takes to become someone else, and how much power others hold
Jane, the so-called “Pizza Girl” of this debut novel by Jean Kyoung Frazier, lives in her own head. She works at a takeout pizza joint, delivering pizzas to a regular crew of characters.
Natalie Harper hates her job at Pinnacle Fine Wines in Sonoma County, California, but the pay and benefits are worth it.
“the underlying message of the book is that no matter how well loved and well supported you are, bad things can happen that aren’t your fault, and they can mess you up no matter what you do
“Beatriz Williams deftly fits together the characters, stories, and themes that the narrative services into a cohesive whole.
“two generations come to understand each other and find the true meaning of family.”
“a powerful, high octane, suspenseful read.”
What does someone need to successfully disappear without a trace?
It is the summer of 1993 and 23-year-old Mallory Blessing is desperate to get away from her Baltimore childhood home.
Readers will find Zadie Smith’s short story collection a mixed bag with a few interesting bits and pieces, and a few good short works.
“Traveling Kate’s journey with her offers insightful experience many readers will relate to, expressed through some delightfully snappy prose.”
The Gordons of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, spend every summer at the century-old saltbox passed down from Ed Gordon's grandparents.
You spend the night cuddling with your husband and wake up the next morning to find him gone having left a note saying, "Lily, I can't do this anymore. You deserve more than what I can give you.
“the unique personalities of the complex characters along with a bit of mystery make this an involving read.”
Lane Meckler is a columnist known as “Ask Roxie” in which she gives advice to help people online with problems.
Sarah Conley Hawkins, a big-shot reporter for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, is offered a lucrative position with "Intelligentsia," an investigative news service in Washington, D.C.
How many older women regret not doing things they've wanted to do in life?
“Meyerson does an admirable job of answering the question she posed to herself, and by the end of the story, ties up all the loose ends that she tossed out to the reader from the beginning.
Many of today's families are blended with step-siblings and half-siblings.
This short story collection by Newbery Award-winner Madeleine L’Engle, published posthumously by her granddaughter, is aimed more at L’Engle scholars and devoted fans than recreational readers fami
“The Book of Longings is well named, well inspired, and well imagined—a superlative effort from a writer at the top of her game.”