Eight-year-old Lance and his six-year-old sister Lily are visiting their grandmother, who treasures their company.
“lyrical beauty of Manfredi’s prose . . . at its heart, The Empire of Dirt is a rich puzzle impossible to resist.”
“The writing is so smooth and consistent, and the narrative unfolds so steadily, it’s hard to look up from.”
“leaves the reader with a profound sense of satisfaction.”
When one thinks about beach reads, Elin Hilderbrand inevitably comes to mind as the author of many satisfying novels that take the reader to Nantucket's historic and well-known island.
What could be more fun and exciting than being single and having a thriving business located right on the California waterfront?
Dealing with a terminal illness is grueling, not just for the one who is ill but also for their loved ones.
“The writing is vivid in the descriptions of village life in Oman . . .”
“The Good Left Undone is a poignant expose on the value of the unsung heroes in a multigenerational, working-class family, and through the power of story, author Adriana Trigiani r
“The Fashion Orphans is highly recommended for readers who enjoy stories about family ties and the unexpected behavior of relatives and friends, w
“One Italian Summer tells a story of grand proportions in which love transcends all things.
“a riveting tale of suspenseful mystery, with a dash of romance, tossed together with a strong desire to create a loving family where there has never been one.”
“Baart is an accomplished storyteller. She excels at layering concurrent plot threads, character arcs, and suspense with layer upon layer of storied detail . . .
“Ryan once again shows her flair for spinning, from a life similar to her own, a set of intense and spiraling threats, with more than one devilish intent behind the scenes, and only the nar
At age 50, Amberrose Murphy lives the good life as a meteorologist in Palm Springs, California.
“Beard’s writing brings the premise of each chapter to life, allowing the reader to become the protagonist of the moment, experiencing the situation in which she finds herself.”
Web-design expert Lindy Carmichael is trying hard to prove herself with a project assigned at her company Media Blast.
“a reminder that the right to vote was not a thing given, but a battle hard fought and won.”
“Complex and moving, this read will get one thinking.”
In this jaw-dropping psychological thriller we witness the laceration of motherhood.
Maybe you thought it was impossible. That it didn’t exist. You would never find a contemporary short story collection that was more than well written.
“Flynn Berry landed major awards for her two earlier thrillers, and Northern Spy merits more of the same.”
“Original, informative, suspenseful—the big three in a literary slam bang.”
Let’s face it, a book centered around the wretched child abuse of a large family at the hands of a demented religious fanatic has some inherent drama to it.
“Burnt Sugar explores security and permanence, the lengths to which people go in search of what they were denied as children.”