Fiction

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“Ordinary Girls is highly recommended for anyone who enjoys smart writing, clever storytelling, and interesting, lovable characters.”

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“My Life as a Rat is a quiet, contemplative tour-de-force.”

 

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“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?

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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. 

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“O Josephine! is the perfect Jason graphic novel: short, stoic, and surreal.”

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“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.”

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“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

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“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.”

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“reveals what a deft hand Billingham has at peeling away the different layers of a villain’s psyche to unmask what lies beneath.”

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“For gritty realism and punchy narrative, nobody beats Joe Clifford.”

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In the past 80-plus years much has changed in the world, in industry, social norms, and the way people now act and think.

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“a gorgeously written novel about race, about class, about street life and gender and the ragged ways we have chosen to define them.”

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Elise Sorenson is a dressage rider.

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“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.”

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“Sorry for Your Loss is a beautiful, sad, humorous book that traverses the deep and debilitating world of sorrow.”

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“Davies ushers in a new era of queer fiction, one in which queerness is just one part of a human story.”

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“Virtually Yours is a fun book with diverse characters, questions that plague many teens, and the separate worlds of home and college.”

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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

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Agnette Friis knows atmosphere.

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“a thriller, of the filled-with-dread-but-I-have-to-finish-it variety.”

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“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.”

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“superlatively imaginative . . .”

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“The range of Rollins’ poetic skill is remarkable. The result is a collection of poetry which is magnificently crafted, readable, and crucially important.”

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“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.”

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“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

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