“The descriptions of the beauty and mystery of the Grand Canyon are spot on.”
“a book that would be treasured by the collector of trivia, appreciated by the English major, and relished by anyone enjoying explanations of the dramatic twists and turns a word takes befo
“Few fiction writers have captured the trauma of India’s partition as powerfully as Saadat Hasan Manto, called ‘the undisputed master of the modern Indian short story’ by Salman Rushdie.”
“Last Girl Ghosted is yet another spine-tingling, whirlwind of a journey for the characters and the reader.
Dave Eggers’ 2013 dystopian satire, The Circle, imagined a Google-cum-Facebook corporation, the Circle, bullying a tech-dazzled world into embracing its own servitude.
In the follow-up to their 2019 book I’m Not Dying with You Tonight, Kimberly Jones and Gilly Segal bring us two teenage best friends, both on the competitive cheer squad.
“Echoes of the Dead is a real page turner with all the requisite red herrings, missed opportunities, and wrong paths.”
In London we meet Terry Tice and are told in the first sentence that Terry likes killing people and will take money for doing so. He’s ex-military.
“When Wayland becomes convinced that he’s witnessed some sleight of hand—that the death he witnessed was not his father’s but someone else’s—his passionate defense of the theory is based on
“A vigorous road novel teeming with wild hairpin turns and irresistible, enduring characters . . .”
“If you’re looking for distinctive international bouquet in your ‘Scandi noir,’ this isn’t going to fit your collection.
“A board book treasure.”
This third installment of the Fog Ladies series has the group embroiled yet in another adventure.
“For relaxed enjoyment and the diversion of adept time travel, an Andrea Penrose historical mystery is hard to beat!”
“Jo Hamya’s highly impressive, smart, and sophisticated debut novel Three Rooms is a contemporary response to Virginia Woolf’s A Room of One’s Own.”
“Among today’s abundant crime novels, it’s rare to find one that demands a second reading for its language and insight.
“The plot barrels along at an intense pace, straight into . . . a shocking cliffhanger of an ending.
“The People Remember covers the most ground of any picture book out there regarding Black history.”
Millions of dollars’ worth of stolen diamonds, mixed up with murder . . .
The Delicious Delicacies Bakery in Blue Moon Bay is 29-year-old Jessica Connolly's pride and joy.
“A tour de force about failure and success, connection and isolation, about how we shape our lives by the stories we tell about them, and, ultimately, how stories redeem us.”
“Playing at the Border: A Story of Yo-Yo Ma is a beautiful tribute to an award-winning musician with a heart much larger than the number of albums he has created and accolades he h
Heartbroken over the end of her marriage, Ivy Perkins decides she needs a lifestyle change, so with her share of the business she started with her husband and half of their assets, she buys an old
“A brilliant meditation on love, family, trust, and the stories that bind us to each other.”