Fiction

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In the dazzling 1915 novella, The Metamorphosis, Kafka’s anti-hero Gregor Samsa wakes one morning and finds himself turned into an insect—as punishment for incest, some critics have sugges

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“Beverly Cleary once said great fiction should be, above all things, a pleasure to read, and Westside is certainly that, and then some.”

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"Overall, Knott's worthy attempt fails in style and form."

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“How did three upper-class English sisters become ardent Fascists just before World War II?”

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“Carrying McGuire’s signature voice, Middlegame takes the reader through fantastic yet dark childhoods that blossom into a grim, powerful godhood.

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“Drager’s intoxicating novel presents itself like the box in Schrödinger’s famous cat experiment. Until you open the box, the cat is both alive and dead.

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Irish Above All is a likeable book, nicely written and carefully paced—just a bit too long.”

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“The Mad Hatter Mystery is credible and enjoyable, and makes readers hungry for the next opportunity to match wits with Dr. Gideon Fell.”

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“From murder and madness to secrets and fraught family relationships, the non-stop glitz gives this tale soapy sheen that makes for perfect escapist summer reading.”

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“If Jorge Luis Borges’ fables had deep human dimension, they would read like Chiang’s tales; Chiang’s writing deserves to be treated with equal respect and reverence.”

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“The vivid cultural background of Roanhorse’s series comes as a breath of fresh air, providing not only a change of genre pace but a voice still heard all too rarely in speculative fiction.

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"The unexpected lurks at every corner."

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“New terrors are what Kiernan offers, for worse, but for transformative worse.”

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“What’s Your Favorite Bug? is a creative stand out, a little collection so full of personality that the reader will be tempted to look fo

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“An intriguing story asking the eternal question, What is Art? . . .

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Amy Byler needs a break. Only, she doesn’t realize it yet. After being a single mother to her two children for years and working full-time as a school librarian, she is exhausted.

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“Like Lions is excellent fiction . . .”

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“Celtic Empire hits all the right notes for lovers of classic adventure.

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“an absorbing story sure to capture the hearts of historical fiction fans who appreciate a uniquely told tale of those willing to defy the status quo with bravery and steadfastness.”

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“For anyone who’s ever wanted to conquer the Big Apple, this novel allows a vicarious experience while witnessing close up the early saga of the force that Cosmopolitan became for

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“Melanie Golding has written a scary, creepy, disturbing book you will thoroughly enjoy.” 

Imagine this, dear reader.

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“This is a collection to savor in bits and bite-sized portions; there are too many pungencies to swallow in one gulp.”

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“[A] quiet book . . .

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“[A] thrilling, touching, beautiful book.”

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“Strong as Steel is an over-written splatterfest that may be fine for the shoot-’em-up crowd . . .

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