“a novel that explores the nostalgia, loneliness, guilt, and conflicted patriotism of the (fictitious) last American who worked at the facility.”
“The story is alive; it breathes; every paragraph brings the reader a sense of being there, of being Carver.”
“Connelly spins a story in which the risk is life itself, and the collateral damage may be integrity.
“A gender-flip version of Faust, and also a haunting love story that will linger.”
“Word by word, Schwartz chooses her language with a surgeon’s precision. Her craftsmanship is a joy to behold.”
“A powerful story of our earliest days as a species.”
“In style, story content, and characterization, Dracula’s Child is truly the sequel to Bram Stoker’s Dracula, succeeding where other, more famous attempts
“with its attention to detail and swift narrative, fans of Mr.
For devoted series fiction readers, the release of a new volume by a favored author is cause for the Happy Dance all the way to the nearest bookstore, library, or e-tailer.
“Editor Melissa Edmundson has produced a valuable collection for scholars and curious readers alike.”
“The quality and clarity of Ritt's writing and delivery are truly superb. Readers will feel like they're watching a movie.”
“Save the Last Dance demonstrates how strangers become family with their caring ways and unfailing faith in each other.”
“Lovegrove has taken familiar characters from a much-loved story and created an intriguing maze with twists and turns and dead ends that all culminate in a surprise ending.”
Laurie Moran is on the Long Island Expressway with her friend Charlotte Pierce heading to the South Shore Resort and Spa at the east end of the Hamptons for a long weekend.
“Mother for Dinner is a deeply uncomfortable novel. At times, it’s funny. At others, it’s a too-accurate examination of family ties. It’s also. . . about eating human flesh . . .
“wildly provocative, comical, and absorbing reading.”
“Knee Deep lets itself be a story of solidarity, a tale about the glue that binds communities together, as told by the voice of a young one who, like us, the readers, is just wakin
“Flip through the pages and find and remember the parts that will most challenge, inspire, delight. Find your own gems within Inside Story and treasure them.”
“Grisham has a knack for throwing curves into the story that, with any other writer, could be distracting, but with Grisham every curve is woven into the story and builds the tension throug
“With the tone and style of an old-fashioned murder noir, written from the female point of view, Fortune Favors the Dead is the beginning of a stellar period piece in a hard-boiled
No doubt, Raj Haldar and Chris Carpenter had a ton of fun writing this silly book of a couple dozen or more sentences with homophones, homonyms, and tricky punctuations.
“Nesbo is always a great storyteller. The world he depicts is bleak and potentially depressing, but he presents it with relentless power.”
“Shadows of the Dead is not for everyone.”
“Mengiste and Akashic have done us a service by putting together this intriguing collection.”
“A supernatural thriller that promises much at the outset but ultimately fails in its execution.”