“a revelation about the cost and sometimes benefit of being flawed humans who care about others and struggle to find a way forward.”
“O’Brien invites a long-term commitment to his ‘fantastica’ nation, and with it, acceptance that lying in public is now accepted, expected, even mandated.”
“Barron demonstrates once again that framing this mystery series within the nature of an intelligent and witty woman can bring 1817 back to life in an engaging and well-spun narrative.
“Pattison offers once again . . .
"Lahiri introduces us to a wide range of . . . outsider characters . . . more of an interior journey than a touristic travelogue.”
“The mistreatment of Chinese immigrants has been swept under the rug of the myths of the Old West and American history.”
“The House of Doors is a fascinating, beautiful book.
“an easy read that provokes laughter throughout, but surprises with its serious themes and meaningful contemplations of friendship, loyalty, and bravery.”
Two fraternity brothers taking a drunken joyride after too much Captain Morgan Spiced Rum crash their Jeep in the mountains of New Mexico on a freezing winter night.
“As a playful grab-bag of moods, genres and plain impressive writing, there’s much in this omnibus to appreciate.”
“Big Island L.A. is an action film on paper, filled with car chases, shoot-outs, sexuality, even attempted arson, as well as the rumble of local news and the press
“Gross, irreverent, darkly sarcastic, and molasses slow, Not Forever, but for Now is Palahnuik’s weakest book to date, not to mention least enjoyable.”
“Scroll entices the reader to really look, linger, enjoy, and repeat.”
“The worst part about finishing A Thursday Murder Club Mystery is waiting for the next one to be published.”
In Bryan Washington’s second novel, Family Meal, three narrators speak to us in the easy, conversational style familiar from both Washington’s debut short story collection, Lot, a
"masterful. . . .
“How This Book Got Red is a deceptively gentle tale; it’s actually a powerful story of healing that comes from finding the courage to take on righting a wrong.”
“Nesbø’s taken a mischievous left turn into modern mythology and added a substantial seasoning of Edgar Allan Poe.”
With a title implying vastness, and a subtitle specifying three subjects broad enough for each to fill its own book, readers can expect an epic novel with them all melded together.
“This book is a long read—skimming won’t cut it. But it’s long the way a walk through Brooklyn’s neighborhoods is long, and beautiful, and sometimes very clearly ‘other.’”
“A wonderful and entertaining paranormal romance that begs for a sequel.”
“Fans of the classic murder puzzle will be very pleased with this edition.”
“As in every Penrose novel, the solution to these linked crimes is generated through the loyalty and insight of intelligent and caring friends.”
The Fragile Threads of Power opens with a whirlwind of new character introductions, each chapter presenting a new setting and point of view, initially unrelated to the others.
Raj Haldar, author of the #1 New York Times bestselling picture book P is for Pterodactyl: The Worst Alphabet Book Ever has released his next picture book entitled This Book I