Fiction

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Haley Tanner’s debut novel, Vaclav and Lena, captures the slow, methodical thought processes of young children, the awkward diction of non-English speaking immigrants, and the hearts of it

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The year is 1947. America is basking in the afterglow following the successful end of World War II. Life is simple and so is the entertainment, but Americans had changed and so had their tastes.

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Intrigue, mystery, murder, and mayhem—this newly released paperback version of the novel Dead by Morning has everything one needs in a perfect companion for a summer escape.

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This is not a diary like the other books in the Wimpy Kid series. As the author points out emphatically, The Wimpy Kid Do-It-Yourself Book is a journal.

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David Blake is no gangster—or so he likes to tell himself.

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Nalini Singh’s Kiss of Snow, her most highly anticipated novel yet, will satisfy readers, but probably not in the way they expect.

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In the United Kingdom, author Will Self is well enough known to have been the punch line for a rapid-fire gag on “Absolutely Fabulous,” which is, in the realm of pop culture, high praise indeed.

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Readers of crime novels will soon be targeted by Alfred A. Knopf’s media blitz for this author and novel. The campaign by this august publisher of fiction would have you believe that Mr.

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The Donegal Plantation keeps its head above the muddy waters of the Mississippi by operating as a high-class restaurant and guesthouse. It is steeped in history and haunting legends.

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What predicament has Sookie Stackhouse found herself in now? Her vampire boyfriend is plotting the death of his superior . . . and he has a secret he doesn’t want Sookie to know about.

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An enigmatic book with a puzzling title, Prayer and Parable explores the lives and thoughts of ordinary people with the assumption that we might learn something from their interactions and

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Divergent is the debut young adult novel of Veronica Roth, a young adult herself at the ripe age of 22.

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Vampires have been the subject of popular literature for well over a century now, but werewolves have continued to wallow in the shadows.

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In western Baghdad, a suicide bomber blows up a fortified house, killing everyone inside. In Norfolk, England, a runaway Libyan banker is assassinated.

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If author Lynne Tillman were writing recipes and not short fiction, she no doubt would insist that all ingredients be fresh, crisp, and organic—because her short stories are of the sort that seem v

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The unlikely romance that crowned The Chicken Thief (2010) keeps shining in this wordless sequel. Ms.

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Once upon a time, there was a wild, wild West—a fantastic place full of heroic cowboys, dastardly Indians, damsels in distress, and guns galore.

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Middle-aged Sandy Sullivan works as a home stager in the suburbs of Boston. But Sandy is frustrated. She desperately wants to sell the huge home she and her husband, Greg, bought many years ago.

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The Restorer is a near-perfect first book in a series.

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The 2011 air war to save civilian lives that our country and its NATO allies are conducting in Libya is not without precedent.

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Quirky and edgy—the yin and yang of a good story. These two words give the concise description of The Brick Murder: A Tragedy, an anthology of short stories by Kurt Jose Ayau.

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Early on in the pages of his latest novel, The Burning House, author Paul Lisicky diligently gives his readers an overview of the mechanics on which his story will spin, as he writes:

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On the surface, The Night Night Book by Marianne Richmond, looks like just another bedtime book.

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Charlie Hardie, an ex-cop still reeling from the revenge killing of his former partner’s entire family, fears one thing above all else: that he’ll suffer the same fate.

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Bonnie Jo Campbell (a National Book Award and National Book Critics Circle Award finalist) takes on tough subjects in her fiction, and this tale of a rebellious wilderness girl in Michigan is no ex

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