Fiction

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“Full of British humor as well as a wealth of description of Brighton in the late Fifties, Murder by Milk Bottle is the best of the Constable Twitten novels thus far—at least until

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“With its hint of the occult and a powerful storyline, The Witch Hunter is a thoroughly chilling thriller making a solid entry as a first novel in a new series.”

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“A Scotland Yard inspector, dropped into the gang-dominated circumstances of New York City shortly before the advent of the Civil War, must overcome cultural prejudices to solve a series of

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In Jory John and Pete Oswald’s book, The Couch Potato, we are introduced to a very charming potato who is living his dream life—all from the comfort of his couch. Why leave the cu

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It seems a shame when a story begins with the death of the protagonist, but it signals the book’s trajectory and creates a story that must be told, now, lest it be forgotten.

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“In spite of a few weak spots, for those who enjoy a cozy with its fast read, this one works. All things considered—a good read for a chilly weekend indoors.”

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“Mma Ramotswe and her allies practice that love of land and courtesy to each other in gently amusing ways that eventually resolve the mysteries, potential crimes, and tensions of their live

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“Moonflower Murders will be either adored or dreaded by readers, with no middle ground.

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a short, charmingly absurd portrait of postwar Germany.”

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Have you ever not wanted a book to end? Were disappointed that the characters are gone from your life?

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“A world that kids will love!”

White Ivy is a suspenseful novel with a protagonist who is intentionally portrayed as an anti-heroine.

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“As cozies go, this one is well written with some good twists and turns to keep the reader turning the page.”

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“Sadistic, misogynistic murders and politicized police investigations are, unfortunately, universal. They don’t need a dictatorship.”

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“Macallister’s writing is powerful, and she concocts a gripping story with strong, very human characterizations . . .”

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“Frear’s writing has the sharp dark tang that Tana French exhibits, and she updates the British crime narrative to the dangerous conflicts of loyalty that Stuart Neville paints best, with t

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“Viewed as a ‘debut novel’ by R. W. Green, Hot to Trot is a fine first showing.

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It’s 2016, Mumbai.

“I cannot stop this moving train,” says Sharifa who has returned to the country of her childhood, India, with her husband and their seven-year-old daughter, Zee.

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Second Chance Angel forgoes overly complex world building in favor of telling a damn good story.”

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This book by Nick Hornby is so “woke,” it’s as though the author is writing an opinion piece more than a novel.

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“Once again, Hard Case Crime breathes new life into a classic crime fiction novel.”

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“thoroughly enjoyable and entertaining. Eoin Colfer’s specialty is magical realism, and it shines through this entire tale.”

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“a heart-warming story full of charm and optimism; a wonderous journey that transcends the celebration of Christmas with breathtaking illustrations throughout.”

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“an entrancing family story and a surprising adventure. Gregory’s female characters are, as always, clearly human, deeply thoughtful, and driven by their own desires and agency.

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With the publication of The Sentinel, there now are 24 Jack Reacher novels. Of the first 23, all were New York Times bestsellers and 15 were #1.

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