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“Rob Doyle’s writing leaves us with—'the sense, euphoric and terrifying, that everything was possible again.’”

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Taking Time is absolutely not solely about fashion, nor is this a glossy photography book centered on the oeuvre of the late great Azzedine Alaïa.

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Murder at the Mena House reflects a much more glamorous and gentler age of sleuthing, when the detective wore a tuxedo instead of a trench coat and his lovely com

“Overall, this is a reasonably good story that could have been much stronger. . . . The ending ties everything together but feels too pat and maybe a little too cute.

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“All this gives the story a nail-biting quality on top of great characterization, a gripping plot, and clean, vivid writing.”

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“Make no mistake—this is what reading for pleasure is all about. The Last Odyssey is fast, fun, and thoroughly entertaining.”

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“Ledger records Hirshfield’s most intimate sentiment as she navigates her surroundings, some of which are so profound that words cannot describe them.”

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The world of fantasy is alive with short fiction, and those wild-growing stories are bundled together by a league of anthologists who carefully arrange tales by theme.

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“This is top rate action/adventure horror with the right amount of humanity to keep the reader’s attention from cover to cover.”

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Uncounted . . . explores methods that take away the right to vote, while we sleep . . .

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Anthologies are purpose-driven books. Some collect the best works of a given year; others take up a single idea and spin it out in myriad directions.

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“Read slowly to keep from flailing. Ortberg’s writing will wait for you to catch up.”

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