Popularity is easy. You just have to ask the experts: the military child, the remaining hippie children, or any child whose parents travel constantly for their profession.
Hard Man is the story of Gordon Pearce, an ex-con, refusing a job for a bumbling family named the Baxters--father Jacob, sons Rog and Flash, and pregnant 16-year old daughter May.
Brian McGilloway is probably the most successful writer to come from the Macmillan New Writing stable.
In Florida Gothic Stories, Vicki Hendricks has crafted some near-perfect gems of noir—taking noir’s twisty characters and plots and twisting them even further in imaginative and surprising
“Even in the suit, (Judge) Hubbard’s thick neck and big glasses gave him the air of a character actor playing a bit part on a low-budget cable movie. Jesse Jackson kicked into gear with kisses, so
Epitaph Road is the latest in a string of successful young adult novels by David Patneaude.
Reading the Pern books isn’t like it was when Anne McCaffrey wrote them.
Everyone needs a vacation, even the undead and especially the immortal. With Death’s Excellent Vacation, editors Charlaine Harris and Toni L. P.
Like many of today’s women players, Toni Stone grew up loving baseball and playing it every chance she got. And also like them, she often found it tough to get into the boys’ and men’s games.
ACE Fantasy, September 2008 Robin McKinley’s books always wander a little, especially at the beginning, and this one is no exception.
Blind Tom: The Horse Who Helped Build the Great Railroad is a quiet treasure.
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An Unfinished Score begins with our viola-player protagonist, Suzanne, learning about her lover’s tragic death from a radio announcement as she’s having dinner with her composer husband, B
“An ambitious guy is not a good guy for long,” Medhat tells his friend Teymour, two young men who form a small group of lazy discontents, seeing the world as nothing but folly and toying with othe
Patrick and Margaret had been together for two years. When Patrick had the opportunity to go to Kenya to study tropical diseases, he asked her to go with him.
People in the entertainment business realize their lives rotate between being overwhelmed with work or the silent lull in-between jobs. That is the situation for Margot and Max.
Danbert Nobacon, whose penname seems to be derived from an old knock-knock joke, is best known for his part in the rock band Chumbawamba.
This is Benjamin Percy’s first novel following his successful short story collections Refresh, Refresh (Graywolf, 2007) and The Language of Elk (Carnegie Mellon, 2006).
The leaves will soon be changing and a chill will enter the air, and then Halloween will be upon us with all its fun and fair.
Mary Gooch has heard the comment so many times.
After last year’s overwhelming success with not only her book, Mrs. Miracle, but also the Hallmark Christmas movie, Ms. Macomber has come forth with this sequel, Call Me Mrs.
Once again civilization is on the brink of collapse. Global warming is increasing to the detriment of the environment and all life on the planet.
I suppose that part of the reason I enjoyed this book is because I grew up on a farm.
Lizzie Tucker, a pastry chef, bakes cupcakes at Dazzle’s Bakery in Salem, Massachusetts, home of the infamous witch trials.