In King Shaka, Zulu Legend, by Luke W. Molver, Shaka Zulu rises to the throne after wrestling a turbulent and oft-times violent kingdom from his brother.
“Isaacs’ writing is clever and funny, with laugh-out-loud moments and strong character development.”
“Where She Went is a fast-paced thriller . . .
Adam Mansbach has redefined parenthood from the perspective of the panicked parent.
“Walbert’s prose is undeniably lovely, and her stories evoke vivid moments in time.”
“The Shape of Night expertly blends mystery with romance and speculative fiction.”
“This is a very entertaining novel, full of local color equally in Boston, Romania, and Istanbul, where the author dwells lovingly, with the finesse of a gourmand, over the many meals the c
“Each story shows us a new world, a future world, a unique world unknown to the reader and populated with exquisitely drawn characters.”
“This David and Goliath tale of a tiny country that stands up to a giant is all the more amazing because it is true.”
“My father was made of magic,” says Audra.
“Nancy Richardson Fischer has produced a joyous and highly satisfying read, and one that deserves acclaim and award. . . . a novel that oozes excellence and craftsmanship.”
“What makes Ninth House authentic is Bardugo's ability to mix the supernatural with everyday humanity and make it seem perfectly normal.”
“As always, Cornwell establishes time, place and mood by expertly crafting each scene to make you feel as if you’re in it.”
“Arianna Dagnino is to be complimented on her storytelling ability. She describes the beauty of South Africa through the careful choice of words, providing a cultural educa
“Sympathy for Celia and a curiosity about children trapped in bunkers with psychopaths keeps the heart of this novel beating . . .”
“the charms of the countryside, good friends, and loved ones will warm the heart.”
“Different kinds of mystical pairings are beautifully interwoven throughout the pages.”
“Church of the Graveyard Saints crackles with fully realized characters in a vivid setting.”
“Beverly, Right Here is absolutely the sort of novel many teachers and librarians will be eager to press on children.”
“Author Kavanagh is a master of head-spinning misdirection, firing one OMG plot twist after another.”
“Bob Proehl’s The Nobody People is a thought-provoking exploration of what it is like to be an extraordinarily gifted somebody in a world filled with average but paranoid and bigot
“A wonderfully fun young graphic picture book, the perfect way to revive this old Yiddish classic.”
“With a diverse and colorful cast of characters, and two very challenging crimes to solve, The Empty Birdcage is a delightful telling of the relationship between a pair of siblings
“A thriller recommended for fans of the genre, and also for those who enjoy historical fiction.”
“The long-awaited third novel of the Relic series is here.
“This finely textured novel is made up of many . . . small, intimate moments, yet the effect is sweeping, grand, and lavish—and all deeply moving.”