“This debut novel is nothing short of compelling . . . a captivating and haunting tale.”
“more than just a police procedural set in the Southwest, it’s a reading experience not to be missed. Anne Hillerman has reached a new level of storytelling . .
“Metropolis is Kerr’s and Bernie’s swan song—a brilliant Berlin opera of Gothhe proportion with an intricate and riveting plot.
“Hall’s writing is a master class in strong, first-person voice.”
“Not only did this novel . . .
“The perfect pacing and brilliant intrigue of The Eighth Sister result in a page-turning, intelligent tale that will keep readers engaged until the very last page. . . .
“Floaties, sand bucket, and shovel optional, The Quiet Crocodile Goes to the Beach is all about enjoying an outing with friends.”
“Stay, Benson! might be the perfect picture book.”
“I have always preferred to disguise my feelings from others.”—almost every character in almost every short story by Gerald Murnane.
“Four Dead Queens is entertaining from start to finish.”
“Throw Me to the Wolves is a powerful story of media manipulation and how otherwise decent people can be corrupted by the power of money and influence.”
“Ruskin and Blake, though living over a century apart, remain intellectual simpaticos and well-matched creative partners, making The King of the Golden River a fabulous classical s
“The Affairs of the Falcóns, though marred by repetition, is a deep dive into the impossible world of the undocumented in today’s society.”
Once in a while, you read a book that, though clearly labeled “fiction,” tells a story that really happened.
“Parents looking for an uplifting bedtime (or anytime) story, would do well to grab a copy of Little Taco Truck.”
“Hold Fast Your Crown thrives on Haenel’s buoyant prose, which remains unabashedly overstuffed and declamatory, pell-mell and poetic, throughout a weird and winding tale.”
Nell Freudenberger opens Lost and Wanted with wicked good literary instinct: “In the first few months after Charlie died, I began hearing from her much more frequently.
“Marlon James delivers a twisting, hallucinatory epic fairy tale that delivers a punch that can be felt ’round the world.”
Feel-good stories abound, but this one offers a fresh and creative context: crop circles.
“The book aims to be truly helpful, including an index of topics, and a recipe for growing your own bean plant.”
A parent's worst nightmare is to have a child kidnapped. This is what happens to Claire Rawlings—times two.
“My name is Theo and I live in a small town by the sea. A town just like any other, full of ordinary people like you and me. People we might not pay much attention to at first.
“Since We Last Spoke is a compelling exploration of the power of love to overcome loss as seen through the eyes of two lovestruck teens caught between warring fami
Divorce attorney Leigh Huyett believed she had it all: a loving second husband, a mixed family consisting of her 20-year-old twin sons and her delightful 14-year-old daughter Chrissy.
"Henaff creates the most eccentric, most humorous characters who also reveal an unexpected pathos."