Fiction

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The Kneebone Boy commands immediate attention. Why? The cover. It’s dark, gothic, and beautiful. It beckons the reader to break open the spine and explore the prose within.

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“You’ll like it. No, I’d prefer you to suck me off,” he said.
“While I wear my cock,” she said.
“Yes.”
“While I wear my big thick green cock.”
“That’s what I want.”

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After reading this middle-grade novel, it becomes clear why Mary Downing Hahn is such a popular author and has won so many awards.

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 This is the final installment of the Last Round-Up trilogy that began in 1999 with A Star Called Henry and continued with 2004’s Oh, Play That Thing. Spanning nearly the

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The Boy With the Cuckoo-Clock Heart has more metaphors than a million-piece mega-puzzle that artfully fits together as an exquisite literary masterpiece.

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It’s impossible to avoid comparisons between The Astronomer, Lawrence Goldstone’s deft historical thriller, and that familiar blockbuster, The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown.

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Artists don’t always think the same as the general public. What makes them special is their viewpoint of the world.

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There are probably tens of thousands of Americans whose parents, grandparents, or great-grandparents were members of the Communist Party and its affiliated organizations in the nineteen twenties, t

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In the sudden vast over-abundance of gloomy teen dramas in the wake of the Twilight phenomenon, it’s getting harder and harder to find one that takes an original swing at the genre.

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Having read two of Simone Elkeles’ prior novels, it was with much relish that I anticipated digging into Rules of Attraction.

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William Nicholson is an Academy Award nominated screenwriter (Nell, Gladiator) as well as an award-winning fantasy author and playwright. Rich and Mad is his first young adult novel.

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The genre of paranormal literature in the young adult book world has exploded in the last year or two.

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The subtitle of this collection, Stories from a Village, is slightly misleading, for while some are set in the fictional Basque village of Obaba many of them are not.

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In recent years, Philip Roth has downsized.

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Martyrdom Street, by Firoozeh Kashani-Sabet, is an interesting and informative book about life in Iran and America during the Revolution and after the Iran-Iraq War from about 1979 to 1993

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A flow chart is a requirement if one wants to maintain the connections in this old-fashioned plot about the innocent who must prove their innocence.

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“He’s pale as a bone and looks older than anyone I’ve ever seen. His skin is all weird. It’s thin and wrinkly, like tracing paper that was rolled into a ball and then smoothed out.

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“Life is too short, the ghost knew, for a woman to waste it on a man who did not know how to love.”

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Right from the start, you know what's going to happen. The short paragraph on the back cover gives the ending away without saying it.

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Further Adventures in the Restless Universe is a small book, a mere one hundred pages. But what it lacks in size, it more than makes up for in literary content.

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Five Days Apart succeeds for many reasons, not the least of which is the author’s spot-on evocation of a specific time and place: Dublin, Ireland, in the nineties.

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A doff of the hat to the powers-that-be at Dutton for having the courage in this economy, and the faith in Mr.

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In this eclectic collection, Milan Kundera addresses a broad range of subjects.

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New York City magazine journalist Nick Daniels is a man who knows what it takes to get a good story.

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Hamish Macbeth enjoys his bachelor life as a police constable in the Scottish town of Lochdubh with his dog and wild cat.

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