“Rafala seems to love language as much as his characters love their farms and their patron saint. That’s a powerful combination, and it fuels a compelling novel.”
“Lovely and heartfelt.”
“an enchanting holiday read.”
“If you go down to the woods today,You better not go alone.It’s lovely down in the woods today,But safer to stay at home.”—The Teddy Bears’ Picnic
Liz Westmoreland lives a hectic life with an all-consuming job, but for the longest time her biggest dream has been to purchase a place like her grandparents' lodge, Angels Rest, in the mountains a
“a charming holiday read.”
“Each novel Man Booker finalist Deborah Levy writes comes nearer perfection.
“One of Hand’s remarkable abilities is the deftness with which she creates dynamic and unique voices for each point-of-view character, helping the reader track multiple storylines throughou
“Haunted House Murder is a tempting smorgasbord of seasonal suspense . . .
A year has passed, and Irene Steele is still trying to understand how her husband Russ could have deceived her.
Even readers familiar with Afghanistan’s years of travail under Soviet occupation and Taliban rule, including the trauma of American military intervention, will discover aspects of those times to p
“Fans of Karen Slaughter will find Haseldine’s crime fiction rewarding . . .”
“The Ascent to Godhood is definitively not to be missed.”
“Explorers has some charming attributes that wild imaginations will appreciate.”
Sarah James is a medical intern in San Francisco living in a pre-war building in Pacific Heights. Overworked and often exhausted, Sarah enjoys her neighbors who are mostly senior citizens.
Amish-raised Sarah Yoder lost her mother when she was 18, leaving her to nurture her younger siblings.
“the writing is smooth and the story compelling, making it a fun, quick read.”
“Berry takes her protagonist down the path to discovery, and the perpetrator turns out to be the least likely character. It is a very satisfying ending.”
In journalism, “bury the lede” is a term of craft: placing the most important point of the story too far down in the text, too distant from the all-important lead paragraph.
"This book is highly recommended for anyone who enjoys fantasy, magic, complex relationships, and family dynamics.
“Crombie lays before the reader a maze with stops and starts at every turn.
The GayBCs, as the title suggests, follows a traditional alphabet book format. However, in this unique (and not so traditional) ABC book, debut author and illustrator M. L.
“The text is clear and engaging, the art charming and inviting. Mapmaking has rarely looked more fun and cozy.”
“Crain’s gift is in analyzing intense human relationships.”
No one can understand the torment of postpartum depression unless they go through it.