Fiction

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“The crafting . . . is superb . . .”

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“A must-read book filled with action packed shenanigans, and a keeper for gearheads.”

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Henry Maxwell, the main character in Stewart O’Nan’s latest novel, Henry Himself, is an expert moderator at fraught family dinners.

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“does not try to say exactly what is right and wrong in how we view the world, but shows that to every answer there is a question.

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Who doesn’t know Dr. Seuss and his most famous children’s book titles, Green Eggs and Ham, and The Cat in the Hat?

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“This ability to satisfy multiple audiences while presenting something fresh makes The Black Jersey a definite winner.”

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In The Dream Daughter, time travel, the Vietnam War, North Carolina, and the modern digital world are all backdrop for a mother’s connection with and devotion to her unborn child.

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Another Wall Street story of youthful ambition, innocence seduced and corrupted by vast wealth, evil scammers and the promise of happily ever after.

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“suspense-filled action comprised of secretive activities, vengeance, murder, envy, and iniquity that is sure to whet the appetite of true lovers of psychological thrillers.”

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Emilie Richards is well known for penning engaging tales.

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“A story of loss and heartbreak, sacrifice and compassion, The Long Flight Home is ultimately a story of hope.”

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“A Lady’s Guide to Gossip and Murder is a perfect summer read whether on the beach or poolside accompanied by a glass of frosty lemonade.”

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“Young readers will relate to the joys of creating a secret hideout and having a special companion.

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Sentient animals are tricky to characterize in novels without making them cartoonish.

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“Sweeney on the Rocks is one of the best crime books out this year. Here's hoping for a movie, or better yet, a mini-series.”

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“A standout among the board book crowd.”

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Hip-hip-hooray for the power of love! When a pet dragon’s flame goes out, a young pet dragon owner tries feverishly to figure out how to relight his dragon. Things are tough.

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“The writing is brilliant, building from a deceptively plain beginning few paragraphs to sophisticated prose that leaps off the page.”

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To write a novel about the turgid, bureaucratic goings on in the headquarters of the European Union—the so-called Commission, based in Brussels—is as difficult a subject as one can choose.

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The Last Tsar’s Dragons does not make for a comforting read.”

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“a great gift for the movie buff as well as the art student.

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The work of Jamaica Kincaid, author, memoirist, essayist, professor, reached literary heights despite her biography: She was born into poverty in St.

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Post-apocalyptic novels featuring orphaned teenage girl protagonists proliferate. They fill their own shelves in bookstores, and their adaptations feed film studios and crowd streaming services.

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