Susan Conley writes a compelling biological memoir about life changes: geographic, physical, and emotional.
If you’ve read The Dive from Clausen’s Pier or Songs Without Words, you are familiar with Ann Packer’s talent for restrained, transparent, beautiful prose.
Author William C.
Kelly Simmons is a tease.
As far as collections of short stories go, I Wonder What Human Flesh Tastes Like is a highly mixed bag.
Forsythia & Me is a story about friendship, devotion, and self-confidence. The tale begins with two best friends, Chester and Forsythia.
Crime fiction has been dominated for the last couple of years, it would seem, by a host of excellent Scandinavian writers from Stieg Larsson, Henning Mankell, Jo Nesbø and the American in-exile, Ja
“FACT: The Police Service has for many years used criminals as covert human intelligence sources. A cooperation that is denied and concealed.
This strong and varied anthology deserves a different title, one whose first part will not be confused with Geraldine Brooks’ novel of the same name.
True to all Scooby-Doo mysteries, A Very Scary Valentine’s Day follows a pattern similar to the other books in the series.
It is an intriguing idea: How would we live if all of our wounds were made visible by an illuminating light that shone from every cut, bruise, malady, or illness?
Reading this novel could leave you with a huge hangover—the amount of alcohol consumed by its narrator and his cronies is astounding and would have floored even Charles Bukowski.
The Scent of Jasmine is a fabulous story about wonderfully created characters engaging in an intriguing adventure while discovering passion and love.
Arthur Conan Doyle may have griped about his literary enslavement by his most famous creation, a complaint amusingly portrayed in last year’s The Sherlockian by Graham Moore, but Doyle die
In the world of philosophy of religion, the struggle appears to be between those who do and those who do not believe in God or a supernatural being, and those who take biblical stories as literal v
Wedding of the Season is not a part of Laura Lee Guhrke’s Girl-Bachelor series, but the start of the new Abandoned at the Altar series.
Why would a 10-year-old boy wish to die in battle? Could a life that has not yet truly begun be so easily forsaken?
Lucy Jarrett receives word that her mother has been in an accident. She feels bound to leave Japan for home after an absence of ten years.
When a reader cracks open a novel, she or he enters into a bargain with the author.
For the reader, the terms of bargain are very simple: read the book with enthusiasm and an open mind.
Nina Oberon is a few short months away from turning 16, and she can’t think of a worse fate. Nina’s best friend, Sandy, thinks 16—or “sex-teen” as it’s called—can’t come soon enough.
Generational literature, by definition, runs the risk of a limited audience and a short shelf life.
Dan Walsh is no one-hit wonder.
In this often gorgeous and often disturbing memoir, writer and artist Mira Bartok narrates her agonized relationship with a schizophrenic mother.
The Lady Most Likely . . . isn’t a typical anthology. While three different stories that could stand on their own comprise this book, they also blend into one tale.