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.
“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.
“Topics of Conversation is a smart, well-articulated and -designed novel.
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?
A year has passed, and Irene Steele is still trying to understand how her husband Russ could have deceived her.
Emilie Richards is well known for penning engaging tales.
Avery Greer always thought she'd leave her coastal hometown of Littleport, Maine, but she is still there. When she was 14, her parents died in a car crash, from which her grandmother s
“Against all odds, this is a feel-good novel.”
“Sisters of Summer's End is a passionate, sensual, and steamy novel.
Many of us make friends we vow to keep forever no matter what. This is what Maggie, Evvie, and Topher pledge while attending West Country University in the United Kingdom.
“Many mental and emotional illnesses are unfortunately swept under the rug, so it is refreshing to read a novel integrating down-to-earth, real-life characters who are struggling to make it
Every woman wants the perfect man, and Celeste Jones believes she has this with Emerson Willis. Not only is he handsome, but he's a cop, so his standards must be high, right?
“full of compulsively readable little stories that each feel developed beyond their few pages.”
“This is a rare coming-of-age story so richly told and wholly captivating that Czapnik may in time find herself held up and used as the example of what fine literary writing is all about.”
“a wild ride into the unknown.”
“Despite the richness of Cander’s prose, in The Weight of a Piano she crafts a novel that staggers somewhat under its own weight and the weight it carries of its alienated and ofte
“Well developed with awe-inspiring prose, The Inbetween Days presents reflections on anguish and absolution while offering a poignant and uplifting perspective.”
“a perfect read in today's political climate.”
"a worthy read about this gorgeous and talented woman."
The Glass Ocean, an ambitious project written by three New York Times bestselling authors is a work of historical fiction mixed with a huge mystery at its core and a couple of rom
Gone So Long has everything a novel could ask for: It’s a literary page-turner that explores the grit and pain of working class lives through complex personalities and beautifully pungent,
At first glance a retelling of Beowulf doesn't seem that original. There have been countless spin-offs in prose, poetry, and even a movie.
“The Drama Teacher . . . is a masterful psychological thriller. Readers will laugh at Gracie's hijinks and marvel at her audacity.”
“Putney by Sofka Zinovieff is a disturbing, yet powerfully captivating story that tells how just one secret can destroy many lives.”
The first chapter of Not Her Daughter is taut, intense, gripping—and by the end of its handful of pages, it’s clear the speaker, entrepreneur and CEO Sarah Walker, has taken someone else’s