Fiction

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“Keeping Lucy is a profound tale of a mother's unconditional love for her child and her commitment to go to any lengths to protect her.”

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“the writing is sharp and occasionally witty in Devotion, and each word demands to be devoured as the pages are turned steadily until the end.

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“An exciting page-turner that will keep a fan awake long past bedtime.”

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Everyone knows about the migration crisis that erupted out of the Syrian civil war.

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“Khemlin has created an unforgettable character and opened a window onto a world more people should know about.”

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“Hill demonstrates the same humor, malice, and zinging dialogue that made his debut novel one to savor, and he commands our attention as a rising star in the mystery genre.

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Tin Badges is a tough and gritty crime novel with a feel-good layer you’re going to enjoy.”

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How many tech bloggers writing about cyber crime do you know who can produce a superbly written, eventful, novel on their first attempt? Well, E. R. Ramzipoor has done it.

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“A satisfying, indulgent, binge book guaranteed to release a flood of pleasurable endorphins.”

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“If you’re the right reader, you’ll have a soaring experience. If you’re the wrong reader, it will be a crash landing.”

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The Dragon Lady powerfully captures the colonial era in Zimbabwe . . . Lovers of historical fiction won’t be disappointed.”

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“This cute and funny read-aloud will enchant the audience of a pet-themed storytime or delight any young animal lover at home or before bed.”

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Triple Jeopardy shows emphatically that Perry’s best writing exhumes the motives of the human heart.”

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“The poison of the crimes, like the spider venom involved, threatens to incapacitate and to kill.”

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Trust Me When I Lie is more than a mystery, although it is a good one; it is also a portrait of a man caught in his most stressful moment when he must confront the lie that forms

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The Last Widow by Karin Slaughter has one foot loosely planted in reality. The other is firmly mired in the black hole of the worst possible human behavior.

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“Fan the Fame is smart, fun, and touching.

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“Imagine Stephen King and Alfred Hitchcock penning a tome of nightmarish menace and dread. This would be it.

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“Keller’s lush prose and complex characters will draw readers in . . .”

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“Author Catherine McKenzie has written a riveting closed circle mystery that will put readers in mind of John Dickson Carr and Agatha Christie.”

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“Coe is a veteran who knows how to keep the action moving.”

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Jennifer Ryan’s latest novel opens in Ashcome Village, England, in March 1941. A disgruntled Mrs. Brathwaite wonders how a person measures the success of their life.

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“Robert Pobi delivers a page-turning, hold-your-breath thriller with a bit of philosophy stirred in . . .”

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“This may require rereading to absorb some of the mathematical terms, but the book is fun, and interesting, and a challenge on many levels.”

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Expect a few cultural grace notes and agreeable potboiler antics from Beijing Payback—just don't expect something truly original.”

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