Fiction

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“James McBride fans will add Deacon King Kong to his list of successes.

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“Zigman is an excellent writer who knows how to keep all the balls in the air.

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“No matter how well you know someone, you can never fully know what’s in their heart and mind. Eight Perfect Murders proves the point.

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”Sad and beautiful, My Bison is a book to fall in love with, a book to share, a book to help smooth over the sting of loss after investing so much time, energy, and love into somet

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We are all actors in the comedy and drama of our own lives, caught in a story inherited from family, redrawn by fate, and reconstructed by us as we look dizzily backward.

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“faithful and true police procedural devotees will thoroughly enjoy the ride Pinter takes them on . . .”

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“Discover a brooding and eerie gothic tale of a wonderland filled with something other than wonder, and a fairyland that is dark and dangerous.”

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Martin Luther King Jr.: Little People, Big Dreams starts out with a young Martin standing on a box in a long black robe, preaching to his family and friends.

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“a family saga with several twists and turns . . .”

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“A clever story with a well-written and worked out plot, a window into the world of neuroscience and a meditation on consciousness and identity, Mr.

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With this slim chapter-book tale of a well-intentioned troublemaker, Annie Barrows (of Ivy and Bean fame) and illustrator Sam Ricks have hit a solid homerun.

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Weather is a well-crafted, profound, unsettling, and deeply resonant work.”

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“Wonderfully captivating . . . A thrilling addition to the murder mystery series . . .”

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"Thin Ice is primed for a sequel."

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“It’s a riddle of a crime that will put both Sheryn and her partner through the wringer before they can stamp this particular casefile ‘Closed.’”

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The Chill would’ve made a great disaster movie back when that genre of motion picture was popular.”

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“The premise that Graves lays out for her readers is a good one. The writing? Not to be unkind, but Graves could have used a good editor.”

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The Second Sleep by Robert Harris is highly recommended for those who demand complexity, eloquence, and questions that disturb one’s sleep.”

“feels like watching an automobile accident develop in slow motion and may serve as a cautionary tale for our times.”

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“Small Mercies isn’t intended to educate readers on details about South Africa as much as it’s intended for the reader to experience the multifaceted reality of So

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“Beyond the usual detective/PI action, Mosley creates a model for writing that moves off the ‘race card’ and back to true descriptions.”

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Mother Tongue is a slim volume of less than 100 pages, but any reader making a small investment in time will reap a windfall return of reading pleasure.”

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“A beautiful picture book about the importance of memories we create with friends that will be a favorite at read-aloud time.”

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The Reunion is the type of story you could stay up all night reading.

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Linda Green’s stunning novel chronicles the cost of keeping secrets; the longer deeds go unrevealed, the more toxic they become, until the past threatens to overwhelm the present and poison the fut

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