Full and proper character development appears to be becoming a lost art in fiction, but author Christina Baker Kline does her bit to revive the art in the intriguing novel Bird in Hand.
As Sara Gruen’s bestselling book Water for Elephants prepares for its debut on the big screen, Gruen once again grabs audiences with her fourth novel, a work of impeccable research and ama
“The memory was like an explosion and he was inside it, living through it and it surrounded him and slowly he breathed life into it. . . . This was where he was headed. He was entering someplace.
A Phrase Book for Spiritual Emergencies is a series of slices of life followed by essays.
Ms. Macomber’s tenth installment in the Cedar Cove series is every bit as entertaining as her prior nine.
The Devil’s Alphabet, Daryl Gregory’s second book after 2008’s premier Pandemonium, starts simply enough: The prodigal son returns.
The Story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears has been around forever. In Me and You, Anthony Browne offers his take on the old tale, told from Baby Bear’s viewpoint.
When one hears the name Christopher Pike, high-school horror immediately comes to mind but not necessarily tales involving flying carpets and the lore of the Middle East.
The prose of Joyce Carol Oates has long established her as a living national treasure.
“The history of the world begins in ice, and it will end in ice.” The setting of Elliot’s new fantasy series is a 19th-century England in a world trapped in a millennia-old Ice Age.
There are times when every teenager in the world feels like an alien. But Mackie Doyle doesn’t just feel like an outsider; he knows he is different: not normal, maybe not even human.
On the cover of The Mirror of Yoga, there is a photographic demonstration of Gomukhasana, cow-face pose, shot against the infinite sky.
Gateways is a collection of pieces—short stories and accolades—assembled with the sole purpose of honoring one of the greatest science fiction writers ever, Frederick Pohl, on the occasion
Incest, murder, and a devastating fire come too late in this noir novel to make it a good read. This is unfortunate, because the writer has obvious talent.
Pirates. Fast cars. Billionaire playboys. Boats. Guns and gun-smugglers. Explosions “fifty-five times more powerful than the bomb . . . dropped on Hiroshima.” Sex. Helicopters. Terrorists.
Fear or faith? When the world comes to an end, how will you respond?
Dolly, the narrator of Dolly City, opens with a matter-of-fact, detailed description of cutting up a goldfish and eating it. Dolly states, “I took a plastic cup and fished out the corpse. . . .
One of Mo Willems' most wonderful talents is that he can tell a story in words that stands alone perfectly well without illustrations, and vice versa: he can tell a story in pictures that need no t
“The sands of time are running out, and I don’t want to die leaving the record uncorrected,” says Diane Ravitch in an interview with Education Week reporter Diane Viadero.
Maile Chapman shows her immense talent and potential in this mesmerizing, hallucinatory foray into the psyche of patients and staff at Suvanto, a remote hospital in Finland.
Lucy Stone, wife, mother and newspaper reporter in Tinker’s Cove, Maine has her hands full.
Unconvincing and disappointing are two adjectives that come to mind when describing Michael Schiefelbein’s latest novel Vampire Maker.
Sometime in the early 1800s, somewhere in not-so-merry old England, doddering old Lord Upton lost his mind.
If you’re around kids, you’ve probably heard of Greg Heffley—the star of the Wimpy Kid series. Hands down, he’s the most famous children’s book character of the twenty-first century.
Italian immigrant Marcella Atkinson, mother to Toni, is happily married to Anthony . . . or so she thinks.