“Ordinary Girls is highly recommended for anyone who enjoys smart writing, clever storytelling, and interesting, lovable characters.”
“My Life as a Rat is a quiet, contemplative tour-de-force.”
“Like a machine gun spraying noir at you nonstop. Can you take it? Can you parse the churning prose, figure out what the hell’s going on, and keep turning the pages?
Many of us make friends we vow to keep forever no matter what. This is what Maggie, Evvie, and Topher pledge while attending West Country University in the United Kingdom.
“O Josephine! is the perfect Jason graphic novel: short, stoic, and surreal.”
“Rogue Strike doesn’t let up for a moment. There’s no time to sit back and catch your breath, because each chapter explodes with action.”
“What is most remarkable about Mostly Dead Things is that, despite the mishaps and travails of the Morton family, the novel is ultimately both highly entertaining and inspiring, as
“this dive into the internecine struggles of the undying and the complexities of their interaction with humanity are a welcome expansion on the world and characters of Lord’s first novel.”
“reveals what a deft hand Billingham has at peeling away the different layers of a villain’s psyche to unmask what lies beneath.”
“For gritty realism and punchy narrative, nobody beats Joe Clifford.”
In the past 80-plus years much has changed in the world, in industry, social norms, and the way people now act and think.
“a gorgeously written novel about race, about class, about street life and gender and the ragged ways we have chosen to define them.”
Elise Sorenson is a dressage rider.
“The interchange between Gwen and Iris is worth the price of admission. It is a laugh out loud escapade that would fit perfectly on British Channel 4.”
“Sorry for Your Loss is a beautiful, sad, humorous book that traverses the deep and debilitating world of sorrow.”
“Davies ushers in a new era of queer fiction, one in which queerness is just one part of a human story.”
“Virtually Yours is a fun book with diverse characters, questions that plague many teens, and the separate worlds of home and college.”
“In West Mills powerfully pays homage to the defiant and affirming spirit of Their Eyes Were Watching God while imagining a vivid and compelling world with distinctive cha
Agnette Friis knows atmosphere.
“a thriller, of the filled-with-dread-but-I-have-to-finish-it variety.”
“A charming first entry in a new series, introducing an investigative duo who are at the same time exact opposites while being obviously made for each other.”
“superlatively imaginative . . .”
“The range of Rollins’ poetic skill is remarkable. The result is a collection of poetry which is magnificently crafted, readable, and crucially important.”
“Use this sparse and simple picture book for a story time with patient readers who are ready for reflection on the lives of trees and the importance of resilience and community.”
“Rucco really has done a superb job in illustrating the complexity of a young person coming to terms with being transgender and explaining how Morgan came to realise and accept his true gen