Fiction

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“A cautionary tale of psychological horror, offering the sad solution that in order to contain a monster one has to become that monster.”

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“The Atlas Obscura Explorers Guide for the Worlds Most Adventurous Kid

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“It’s rare to find a genre novel so satisfying in its commitment to political realism . . .”

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“Shell Game will prompt new readers to scurry back to Indemnity One, so they can catch up on one of the finest examples of a private eye series in the mys

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Residue [is] something of a disappointment.

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“It’s pure entertainment that will keep you turning the pages until the blood’s all spilled, the bad guys are no more, and there’s nothing much left to say other than, Yes, Oath of Offi

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The Museum of Modern Love, by Australian writer Heather Rose, is a meditation on love and creativity.

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“How the End First Showed is not merely a collection of Nigerian poems, it is an effort to forge transnational literature.”

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­­­­­The Court Dancer is a meditation on the social changes that force people to confront the double-edged swords of tradition and modernism.”

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“The scope of this brilliantly imagined story is breathtaking. In it we cross dimensions and enter worlds never before seen . . .”

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In Paula Daly’s new mystery, Open Your Eyes her protagonist, Jane Campbell is a wife, a mother, and a would-be author. The first page of the story is a rejection letter . . .

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“miraculously, out these broken lives and troubled minds emerged the glory and beauty that is the science fiction genre.”

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Jeeves and the King of Clubs is an experience not to be missed, a rollicking satire of stiff upper lips and gentlemanly capers in which even the title is a play on words.”

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“Set in the midst of one of the darkest moments of human history, between the horrors of Nazism and Stalinist Communism, this book not only portrays an attempt to find meaning and comfort t

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Exemplary Departures by Gabrielle Wittkop brings together four stories of inevitable death. Written with a Ms.

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Mary Higgins Clark readers know exactly what they are going to get.

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“Jennifer Estep’s engaging style and a perfect balance of action and intrigue make this a strong first installment of a promising new fantasy series.”

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“Who wouldn’t want to invent a unique dog with a Komondor head, a Dachshund middle, finished off with a Great Dane rear end?”

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“A new generation of aspiring novelists would do well to read Oakley Hall’s work with all the care and attention to detail it deserves.

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“Where the paintings lurk unfinished and revealing, Killing Commendatore is over-written and obtuse. Murakami has written far better books than this one.

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Abbott is enormously enjoyable. The occult plot is a touch hokey, but Elena makes the journey worthwhile. Her story is one long fight.

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“This outstanding picture book invites multiple readings and will be a delight for aspiring detectives.”

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“A fine read, memorable and satisfying in its dark tangles and solutions.”

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“Nancy Richardson Fischer deserves high praise for her well-researched and endearing novel.

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“a love song, not to certainty, but to possibility. Philosophical and thought-provoking, Extinctions will remain with you long after the last page.”

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