“Lawton’s approach to espionage lacks the multiplying deaths and poignant self-blame of a Le Carré novel.
In the small community of Hope's Haven, Ohio, Martha Eicher has had to grow up fast.
“Farris Smith is in top form at the layered story’s breathtaking climax, masterfully guiding disparate variables from a slow burn to an incendiary ending with suspenseful detail, multi-sens
This book is packed. Jam-packed with action, adventure, characters, locations, subplots, violence, and nature.
"A richly rewarding book for anyone interested in Proust or the task of writing itself."
“Otowa has powerful tools to give the reader a rich vision of distinctive characters in a distinctive place.”
“At the age of 27, author Jinwoo Chong is already a major literary talent.”
"With a light tone and engaging art, McCloskey has put together a book that will encourage both a love of reading and an excitement about discovering the natural world."
"a master storyteller"
This is the story of Sallie Kincaid and her family. And oh, what a family.
“a whimsical story of a hero on a quest, who attains his goal only to discover a changed life as his Happily Ever After.”
“ . . . the world of cartographic research at the New York Public Library feels alive and real, and the magic of the book is unique and delightful . . .”
“Folding in on itself with its fantastical loop-de-loop narrative only to start anew, The Double Life of Benson Yu is a clever confection that isn’t shy about revealing the humanit
“Crime fiction readers may think they know what’s ahead, based on other noir work.
More than 40 years ago, Nancy Harmon was a young mother charged with drowning her two children, and due to a technicality, she was set free.
“Leah’s gradual self-discovery of her own worth . . . breathes like a fresh new life.”
“every story in the collection is beautifully constructed, consisting of elegant, at times lyrical prose, is engaging, and is propelled by a compelling, astute narrative voice.”
“Cleeton’s characters offer a beautiful pairing of tenderness and passion, anger and revenge, courage and resolution.”
“The Lioness of Boston is a captivating story of a significant woman in Boston’s history who left that city a cultural legacy to last the ages.”
“A book about how history repeats itself . . .”
“The Rooftop Garden adroitly weaves the themes of friendship, responsibility, and climate change into an unlikely thriller.”
“Some readers will find this a fascinating labyrinth while others will long for wider vistas and fresher air.”
“White Cat, Black Dog enchants—but beware, the underlying darkness is deep and very real.”
The White Lady is a phenomenal read. You are prisoner from the opening paragraph until the suspenseful conclusion! But why? How? What makes it so?
"a fun, interactive read that will have children growling and roaring with delight . . . this story invites children to have fun with language itself."