As scores of friends, relatives, and relatives-of-friends gather in Atlanta on a sunny April afternoon for the tastefully expensive wedding of Elizabeth Gottlieb and Hank Jackson, seven of these as
“Groff’s characters are so real, complete with their flaws, fears and eccentricities, that they will stay with you long after you have left Florida.”
Raney Moore is no slacker. The morning after discovering that her seemingly wonderful husband Aaron has had an affair, she unleashes the hounds of hell on him.
Readers familiar with Man Booker Prize winners will quickly realize why Dorthe Nors’ novel, Mirror, Shoulder, Signal was a 2017 finalist for the international prize.
“This is the kind of book that makes the reader sad when it is finished, because the characters have become such dear and treasured friends.”
Martha Weisberg lives a carefully crafted existence. Her days run together one like another and she finds this predictability comforting.
Once again we're back in the slow-paced Low Country of South Carolina. Instead of the locale being the beach, we meet the English family who owns and operates a working farm.
Martha's Vineyard is the setting for this intriguing thriller. Glass blower Kat Weber just sold one of her creations, receiving a fortune for it.
In a world in which books, TV, and the media often seem to be screaming, it’s refreshing to come across a novel that remembers the value of the whisper, of subtlety, and of not having to have every
Shadow Child is a detective story set in 1960s Manhattan, and also a historical saga of a Japanese-American woman during World War II, and also a tale of teen rivalry, which shifts from pa
For roughly three years, between ages 37 and 40, the unnamed narrator of Motherhood—a Canadian writer living with her long-term boyfriend, Miles, a criminal defense lawyer—debates whether
At first glance, the timing of New York Review Books Classics’ rerelease of Helen Weinzweig’s Basic Black with Pearls is almost as intriguing as the novel itself.
“This book will be a welcome addition to modern-day discussions of women’s rights, multiculturalism, and online technologies.”
Although slender in scope, Eventide by Therese Bohman scales one woman’s life experience in three dimensions.
Greer Kadetsky, the brilliant, introverted child of two totally apathetic parents has never quite been able to find her voice—or, if she has found it, hasn’t been able to use it.
Sigrid is in a tough place.
Alternate Side by Anna Quindlen is a novel in miniature.
This intense character-exploration story draws you along wondering, What the heck happened to Kit to make her so closed to human relationships?
As one of 2018’s most anticipated books, Kristin Hannah’s The Great Alone had an enormous amount of buzz and early praise to live up to.
The United States has passed the Personhood Amendment, giving fertilized human eggs full legal rights as citizens. As a result, abortion is banned.
“Anyone who enjoys literary or psychological fiction won’t be able to put this whip smart novel down.”
Veronica Gerber Bicecci’s debut novel, second book and her first translated into English, Empty Set (Conjunto vacío), has multiple dualities—the verbal and the visual, th
When the book jacket describes this book as “fiendishly clever,” “with masterful twists,” which “gallops along at breakneck speed with an ending that takes your breath away,” it is enjoyable to fin
Many women's biggest desire is to have children, and Sara Cabot is not exempt.
“Fans of historical fiction or tales of women defying the odds will be immediately drawn in to Runyan’s crisp, effortless prose.”