Fiction

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“A horror story, a novel of psychological terror, or simply a mystery in a historical setting, The Devil’s Aspect is all three and more.” 

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“a story not only of a haunted house but also of haunted people.”

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Ilya Kaminsky’s second book of poetry, Deaf Republic, contains some of the most exquisite lines you’ll find in contemporary poetry, lines that vibrate with soft-spoken yet urgent, ethical

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When 15-year-old Jackie Stone’s father is diagnosed with a brain tumor, it sends her into a tailspin. Her father is her world.

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“Mukherjee has created two appealing characters presenting different factions of the whole that is India, revealing what each gives up to serve king and country, and answers the question of

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“The Parade is a deeply felt book that defies easy labels.”

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It seems too bizarre to be true, even in the dreamworld of surrealism.

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“Coben is a masterful story teller who switches smoothly between sets of characters, keeping the reader engaged and intrigued.”

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“Spooner deftly paints a portrait of a woman born before her time and coming to enjoy the borrowed freedoms her secret identity provides. . . .

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“An intense story of survival, hardship, and heartbreak, The Things We Cannot Say is sure to evoke emotion in even the most cynical reader.

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“If the other stories in this series are this enjoyable, they all belong in the reader’s library.”

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“Malerman’s world-building is rich, and Inspection’s quick chapters and brisk style make for a relentless, twisty read.”

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“Little Boy will delight you again and again. It is rich and playful poetry disguised as a novel, and it is pure Ferlinghetti.”

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“Lot is far from a bleak read. Washington’s language takes the dense texture of poverty and turns into poetry.”

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Few mothers can imagine having strong enough ties with their family that they would choose to leave a daughter behind. This is that story.

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“this novel reflects Sandra Byrd’s excellent historical research and meticulous use of period detail.”  

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If you are an admirer of the FBI and/or the CIA you may not like this book, but you still should read it. The FBI is seen as too bureaucratic for its own good and many of its agents inept.

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“Scenes from the Heartland is a book to read for anyone interested in American values and history, told in lingering prose that sinks into the soul.”

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“This sweet novel is both romantic and heartwarming while also offering a bit of mystery and suspense.”

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This graphic novel initially finds the caped crusader confronting the worst super villain ever: his own mid-life crisis.

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Don’t Wake the Tiger begins right out of the gate as the tiger on the cover sleeps with eyes shut tight. A red sticker invites us to “Watch the faces change!” Intriguing.

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“Readers of Charles Todd’s Bess Crawford Mystery Series and Jacqueline Winspear’s Maisie Dobbs Series will enjoy this new series set against the backdrop of WW I in England.”

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“Trouble on the Books is a charming cozy mystery populated with delightful people.”

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With exquisite ink and oil illustrations and simple prose, artist and author Chen Jian Hong tells the ancient Chinese tale about a man-eating tigress who takes vengeance on humans because her cubs

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