McGuire applies a hard-boiled mentality and a keen appreciation for mythology to a blend of politics, magic, and romance to make this the most entertaining series installment to date.
He has written a haunting book, and the story it tells is hardly over. He is living out a sequel that is no less strange and magickal than what he has already been through.
...a refreshing read in an age of poetry so experimental that it occasionally feels out of reach.
Quiet, beautifully written reflections on nature and the mindful life, laced with the thoughts and writings of Thoreau.
The Orchardist is a stunning accomplishment, hypnotic in its storytelling power, by turns lyrical and gritty, and filled with marvels.
...Bohjalian’s storytelling makes this a beautiful, frightening, and unforgettable read.
The result is a beautiful, accomplished novel: as ambitious as it is generous, as moving as it is smart.
. . .well-paced, suspenseful stand-alone. . .
The Innocent is Baldacci at his absolute best... Baldacci provides the reader a non-stop pulse pounding ride that will keep you on the edge of your seat into the wee hours of the morning.
Sandford effortlessly conjures up the rhythms and personalities of a small town in one of his best outings to date.
... its similarities to Charlotte Bronte’s Jane Eyre are striking, including extensive descriptions of the landscape and nature, an old English estate, and common themes, characters, and plot devices.
Exotic locale. Credible heroics. Vicarious thrills. Fans will want more, and soon.
Marion manages to maintain levity through the dry humorous writing while creating characters who are remarkably unique, memorable, and likable
The brevity of the interviews and dynamic illustrations make this a perfect coffee table book
The ending is way over the top...but Gerritsen is a hardscrabble plotter, and much of what she does is compelling.
Lindsay...provides another guilty pleasure. Really, really guilty.
This Is How You Lose Her, which occupies the space between a story collection and a novel, is a subtle mosaic of love and commitment, punctuated by Díaz’s kinetic Spanglish prose that laces each casual utterance with the bravado of the barrio.
Zombie attacks, family members in physical and emotional jeopardy, and vast government conspiracies all contribute to a heady tale that reaches a satisfying conclusion.
There’s chaos in these sixteen stories, but usually not right away. Ohlin fools you into a lull, and then there it is: a car crash. A coma...
This is a marvelous book to take on vacation.