“An excellent read from a remarkable storyteller.”
In Teresa Trent’s novel, Murder of a Good Man (A Piney Woods Mystery), her heroine, Nora Alexander, has a simple task: deliver a letter from her recently deceased mother to a man she’s nev
After reading this book, you’ll want to tape over the camera eye on all of your devices and go back to paying for things in cash and communicating on paper.
“one of the best Caitlin Strong novels . . . An absorbing but reflective thriller.”
“It is no accident that J. R. Ward’s series are beloved. She is a master writer.”
Chronicle likes to push the envelope, and in this case, it is covered with hearts—or maybe not. The point of the book is that a stereotypical Valentine is not what the author wants to deliver.
“D’Andrea’s story sweeps away the reader in an avalanche of life-threatening revelations that make Beneath the Mountain a complete success as a debut thriller.”
On a “muggy July day” in 1969, the four Gold siblings, ages 7 to 13, nervously visit a fortune teller, on Hester Street in the Lower East Side of Manhattan, who supposedly can predict the date of a
The first Rivers of London traditional novel was published in 2011. This book has almost 52,000 ratings and 6000 reviews on Goodreads.
When Autumn was published 15 months ago—the first in a planned “seasonal” quartet by the award-winning, Scottish-born writer Ali Smith—it was dubbed “the first great Brexit novel.” So what
“a dramatic and interesting look into the past of a town and the lives of those who’ve dwelled in it.”
“a story closely reminiscent of a good number of Poe’s short stories . . .”
The year is 1921, and the place is Bombay, India.
The traditional format novel The Forever War was first published in 1974. It won the coveted Nebula, Hugo, and Locus awards. The novel became a series and was adapted into a play.
Kiki Petrosino’s Witch Wife invites us to enter into a feminine, private world of post-puberty anxieties, love relationships, and nostalgia in which the desire for and fear of motherhood a
“Kudos to Dodd and Nosy Crow/Candlewick for doing what reads like a mama-baby picture book that’s accessible to all children and all kinds of parents.”
It’s 12 days before Christmas and Santa’s elves have just discovered that Santa’s sleigh is “totaled, smashed, and battered!” So they decide to strip it bare and rebuild it new.
Firefly Cove reaches inside our hearts and allows us to confront our deepest fears concerning love, death, and solitude.
“A captivating page-turner that is filled with loads of atmosphere and suspense, The Woman in the Window is a highly recommended read . . .”
Neel Mukherjee’s A State of Freedom is a deeply affecting, innovative, and beautifully written novel that is hard to put down and difficult to forget.
“plenty of dogged Robicheaux detecting, a high body count, and welcome exchanges of dialogue with an authentic Louisiana sound.”
“a sometimes lonely, definitely dispassionate, journey through the mind of a man who always gets what he wants, no matter the sacrifice.”
“Be careful what you wish for, because you may get it, is a very famous saying.
The Wind in the Willows has been enchanting readers both young and old since it was first published in 1908.
It’s that time again . . . time for that horrid Grinch to try to ruin Christmas. In Dr.