Fiction

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“Readers will enjoy finding the one red stockinged ant that appears on every page and learning about the wonders of our natural world.”

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Tots will delight in the colorful pages, which offer counting and color identification opportunities as well as conversation triggers that are so valuable to young, develo

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“A well-written bit of escapism that offers a few hours of easy reading fun.”

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“Aoife’s poignant and endearing story will linger long after the final pages. This family-forward debut is one to be savored and shared.”

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This young adult novel will appeal to young people who are questioning their sexuality or coming to terms with being gay.

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“The perfect book for any child who has ever played with a hammer.”

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“Like Semiosis, this novel is a rich and engaging exploration of different forms of intelligent life and how they might think and act.”

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An Old Man’s Game doesn’t just offer light entertainment, though there is plenty of that.

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“With the added components of mystery and suspense, this in-depth thriller is sure to keep one gasping.”

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Where the World Ends is a beautiful, sorrowful, poignant book with deeply drawn characters, a chilling atmosphere, and waves of emotion. Highly recommended . . .”

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"There are enough red herrings and all-too-human flubs in the detecting to keep suspense high and resolution impossible to the very end.

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Oppo works best as a guide to the new reality infiltrating presidential politics.”

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“In Rick Cahill, Coyle has created a deeply flawed, but eminently sympathetic, protagonist.

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Anyone is a mostly satisfying read that will keep you turning pages into the night.”

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“Tursten’s books present the Swedish setting as if it were a character, in rich, active detail.

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“beautifully crafted, unusually structured novel about the inescapability of memory, the tragic scars left by trauma and abuse, and the abuse of power.”

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Dread Journey is one of the best examples of suspense you will ever find in a crime fiction novel. Ever. Guaranteed.”

“I’m afraid.”

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Staten Island Stories concerns ugly times and circumstances, but the people and the stories are beautiful.”

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“thanks to the author’s skill, the plot is tight, the scenario plausible, and the narrative tidy and intelligent, conveyed with a wry undertone throughout.”

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“Although frequently painful to read, The German House is a condemnation of the Nazi past, but also an exploration of survivors’ guilt, as well as families in conflict.”

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“An escapist read in which the lawmen are the outlaws, and the good guys win.”

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“A compelling read with an intricate plot, a strong setting, and characters so real they are almost live human beings . . .”

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 “There's a lot of charm in the art and text, and readers will be inspired to color their own story, including gray in their palette.”

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Emma Donoghue is a magnificent writer, but Akin is not her best novel. Still, it’s a high bar.

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“This is a story that is so absorbing and told so briskly it can be devoured in one or two lengthy sittings. It is well worth clearing one’s schedule to do so.”

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