Fiction

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“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.”

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“Lovely and heartfelt.”

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“an enchanting holiday read.”

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“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

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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

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a charming holiday read.”

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“Each novel Man Booker finalist Deborah Levy writes comes nearer perfection.

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“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

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“Haunted House Murder is a tempting smorgasbord of seasonal suspense . . .

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A year has passed, and Irene Steele is still trying to understand how her husband Russ could have deceived her.

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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

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“Fans of Karen Slaughter will find Haseldine’s crime fiction rewarding . . .”

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The Ascent to Godhood is definitively not to be missed.”

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Explorers has some charming attributes that wild imaginations will appreciate.”

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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. 

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Amish-raised Sarah Yoder lost her mother when she was 18, leaving her to nurture her younger siblings.

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“the writing is smooth and the story compelling, making it a fun, quick read.”

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“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.”

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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.

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"This book is highly recommended for anyone who enjoys fantasy, magic, complex relationships, and family dynamics.

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“Crombie lays before the reader a maze with stops and starts at every turn.

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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.

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“The text is clear and engaging, the art charming and inviting. Mapmaking has rarely looked more fun and cozy.”

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“Crain’s gift is in analyzing intense human relationships.”

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No one can understand the torment of postpartum depression unless they go through it.

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