“its inventiveness and the vividness of Bunch’s language create a terrain that is both deeply weird, unnervingly familiar, and well worth a visit.”
Introduces young children to 10 orchestra instruments. Quirky animal characters. Realistic drawings.
A painter witnesses angels moving on the ceiling of St. Paul’s Cathedral in London. A girl wearing a boa of dead rabbits leads a gang of dead kids on a series of misadventures across the heavens.
While the works of Amy Tan, Gish Jen, and other popular Asian-American writers have charted the trials and tribulations of immigrants in the United States, Lucy Tan reverses field in her low-key, i
What’s a newspaper’s purpose? We think we know the answer. Of course, a paper brings us the news, perhaps also advertisements.
Simon Stålenhag’s The Electric State matches the notable Swedish artist’s futuristic digital paintings with an original story to produce an awe-inspiring vision of a species committing sui
“Fast paced and intensely gripping, Nomad takes the reader on a high-octane thrill ride from start to finish.”
Barren promised to be an interesting read for two reasons: one, it centers on an LGBTQ protagonist, which is something that’s still hard to find in mainstream fantasy fiction, and two, it
“a thoroughly enjoyable crime novel in the Scandinavian noir tradition.”
Good Morning, Neighbor is a sweet, repetitive tale that explores how food can build community. Mouse wants to make an omelet and asks his neighbor, the blackbird, for an egg.
What happens to a CIA agent who turns whistleblower on her own colleagues?
“a brisk and engaging addition to Vince Flynn’s legacy of great thrillers.”
“filled with plenty of romance and laughter, rather than the expected blood and gore of a vampire tale.”
“Time for Bed, Miyuki contains the type of rich and vibrant pretend play-life one hopes is inherent in every child.”
My great-grandfather, Chester Neuman, was a cowboy. Family stories have him out on the range, in the rain, tending fences; they have him homesteading in Montana; they have him breaking horses for
“In a horrifyingly paranormal way, this is a coming of age story.”
The magic of the good old days.
A subtle book, a gently disturbing book longlisted for this year’s Man Booker Prize.
Everyone loves John Yeoman (b. 1934) and Quentin Blake (b. 1932), at least everyone old enough to remember their quirky stories.
“Andrew Gross is in top form with this beautifully haunting novel that mixes history seamlessly with fiction. . . . an epic journey of struggle, hope, death and life.
Who would guess that a time-turning fantasy twist could be braided into a grim and edgy mystery, ending up with one of the most complex, suspenseful, and original page turners of the season?
The Infinite Blacktop is Sara Gran’s third novel featuring Claire DeWitt, self-proclaimed “world’s greatest detective,” in an extraordinary series that blends the tropes of locked-room mys
Deviation is an amazing, courageous book by an amazing, courageous woman. It is not, however, the eye-opening book a reader might expect.
This intriguing picture book by an Australian author celebrates the ingenuity and creativity of children.
Time’s Convert, the latest novel by #1 New York Times bestselling author Deborah Harkness, tells the story of Marcus MacNeil, a drifter running from his past, who finds himself wo