“A tour de force about failure and success, connection and isolation, about how we shape our lives by the stories we tell about them, and, ultimately, how stories redeem us.”
“Playing at the Border: A Story of Yo-Yo Ma is a beautiful tribute to an award-winning musician with a heart much larger than the number of albums he has created and accolades he h
Hannah Antonicelli is heartbroken when her older sister Marnie succumbs to an overdose. She prayed she could have helped Marnie with her problems, which riddles her with guilt as well as grief.
“Talk to Me is an engrossing, thought-provoking read.”
“The writing alone is a wonder and a fitting coda for the career of this great writer who led the parade of extremely talented writers coming out of post-independence Niger
“The People Remember covers the most ground of any picture book out there regarding Black history.”
“romantic novels exist not just to sustain a fantasy, but also to help people learn how to love and celebrate it.”
“The plot barrels along at an intense pace, straight into . . . a shocking cliffhanger of an ending.
Millions of dollars’ worth of stolen diamonds, mixed up with murder . . .
“A brilliant meditation on love, family, trust, and the stories that bind us to each other.”
The Delicious Delicacies Bakery in Blue Moon Bay is 29-year-old Jessica Connolly's pride and joy.
“A beautiful evocation of what women can achieve and what they can mean to each other.”
“eminently readable, and its emotional effects linger beyond the last page.”
“A new Longmire novel is always a welcome treat, and Daughter of the Morning Star is another slam-dunk.”
“abundance of heart . . .”
"We take for granted the plants and animals with whom we share our environment, even as we steadily destroy it.
“Klune has a way of elevating life’s tender, beautifully ordinary moments to highlight how achingly special they actually are.”
“A brilliant example of the power of words and pictures, of storytelling itself.”
“three cheers for a counting book for the big(ger) kids!”
“Lean Fall Stand is a narrative about hope, surrender, and possibilities. Jon McGregor is an extraordinary writer, a shepherd of perfect prose.”
With his fourth novel, Wiley Cash demonstrates once again a breadth of compassion, an awareness of the intricacies of most of his character, and a willingness to end a story on an unexpected note.
“As Luke [the protagonist] dives farther into his ancestor’s mind, we dive with him, hoping to exonerate the simple crook while admiring his bravado.
“Filled with characters of questionable morality and multiple timelines, Dark Things I Adore makes for a thrilling read.”
“a top-notch literary novel.”