Fiction

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“This debut novel is nothing short of compelling . . . a captivating and haunting tale.”

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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 . .

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“Metropolis is Kerr’s and Bernie’s swan song—a brilliant Berlin opera of Gothhe proportion with an intricate and riveting plot.

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“Hall’s writing is a master class in strong, first-person voice.”

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“Not only did this novel . . .

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“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. . . .

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“Floaties, sand bucket, and shovel optional, The Quiet Crocodile Goes to the Beach is all about enjoying an outing with friends.”

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“Stay, Benson! might be the perfect picture book.”

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“I have always preferred to disguise my feelings from others.”—almost every character in almost every short story by Gerald Murnane.

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“Four Dead Queens is entertaining from start to finish.”

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“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.”

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“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

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“The Affairs of the Falcóns, though marred by repetition, is a deep dive into the impossible world of the undocumented in today’s society.”

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Once in a while, you read a book that, though clearly labeled “fiction,” tells a story that really happened.

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“Parents looking for an uplifting bedtime (or anytime) story, would do well to grab a copy of Little Taco Truck.”

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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.”

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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.

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Marlon James delivers a twisting, hallucinatory epic fairy tale that delivers a punch that can be felt ’round the world.”

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Feel-good stories abound, but this one offers a fresh and creative context: crop circles.

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“The book aims to be truly helpful, including an index of topics, and a recipe for growing your own bean plant.”

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A parent's worst nightmare is to have a child kidnapped. This is what happens to Claire Rawlings—times two.

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“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.

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“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

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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.

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"Henaff creates the most eccentric, most humorous characters who also reveal an unexpected pathos."

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