“The nuances of human behavior are on display, and we can all see something of ourselves and our own mistakes.”
At age 50, Amberrose Murphy lives the good life as a meteorologist in Palm Springs, California.
“In this debut, Huisman has already given her readers a richly textured portrait of an enthralling woman you might love as a dinner companion—but never as your mother.”
Web-design expert Lindy Carmichael is trying hard to prove herself with a project assigned at her company Media Blast.
“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.”
“There’s a rawness to [the story], and a realness to the writing, that makes Miriam Toews a master of the novel. Every book of hers is magic.
“Nice Girls is a thoroughly gripping novel from a debut author.”
“Gripping and sharp as a tack.”
“eminently readable, and its emotional effects linger beyond the last page.”
“abundance of heart . . .”
Susie Mast is still grieving and devastated by the loss of her brother Eli many years before. His horrifying screams and broken body constantly plague her though more than a decade has passed.
“The Love Songs of W. E. B. Du Bois is a serious novel, a terrible but ultimately uplifting saga . . .”
“Unfortunately, this novel has problems on several levels.”
Louis-Philippe Dalembert’s story of immigrants attempting to escape their home countries for better lives shines harrowing light on the experience of multitudes of people fleeing war, famine, droug
“a reminder that the right to vote was not a thing given, but a battle hard fought and won.”
“Any readers who enjoyed the mix of romance, intrigue, and medical accuracy of Call the Midwife will love The War Nurse.”
Addison Hope is living a new life in Pennsylvania. Two years prior she was found confused, disheveled, and wandering down a lonely country road.
Did you ever believe your life was perfect only to find out it's not? Cassie Costas's life in Manhattan is wonderful.
There’s a wonderful sense of place in A Hand to Hold in Deep Water, the muddy shore of a small, tourist-and-fishing island in the Outer Banks of North Carolina.
Meeting in Positano: A Novel by Goliarda Sapienza (1924–1996) is a disorienting experience for anyone who likes their fact and fiction to be distinct genres.
Haven Point, a small secluded coastal town in Maine, is where well-to-do families spend their summers to escape the heat from places such as Washington, D.C. and New York.
“Complex and moving, this read will get one thinking.”
The title of this book could have been Slow Burn, for that describes both the romance and the suspense elements of Nora Roberts’ new novel.
“If you have two days that you’re not using for anything in particular—well, even if you have plans, put them away, pick up this book—they will be two days well spent.”