Dark Horse has produced a wonderful volume at a very attractive price point, and it is no wonder that it was able to grab Amazon.com’s #1 sales spot...
These stories are perfect. Of course they are.
This beautiful novella turns on who or what Mary should believe about her son’s life and death—and on a mother’s grief.
A fascinating chronicle of an important chapter in fundamental science.
Rowling clearly knows how to create a universe that's compelling, consuming even, but Pagford is no such place.
Stross peppers the book with his [Graham's] mottos: “Make something people want”, “Launch fast.” “Write code and talk to customers.” If not the definitive history of this explosion in technology start-ups, Stross at least provides lively source material.
Indeed, you could read Díaz . . . and enjoy to your prurient fill his gutter-smacking genius for conjuring up sex and assorted female body parts . . . in colourful, zestfully profane terms. But you could also read him — to equally strong effect — as a thoughtful, incisive chronicler of contemporary First World immigrant experiences and family life.
The novel soars highest in its descriptions of the terror-tempered joy of pregnancy and parenthood, in its delineation of the intricacies of marriage and the psychology of avoidance.
Albom deftly juggles multiple narratives to craft an inspiring tale that will please his fans and newcomers alike.
What Ms. Smith offers in this absorbing novel is a study in the limits of freedom, the way family and class constrain the adult selves we make.
I would recommend this book to anyone looking for a tautly written thriller.
...the nuances of mundane interactions are brilliantly captured, and the overarching mystery deepens with each page, until the thoroughly satisfying dénouement.
It's an ode to friendship between two men, a story of the strong bond between a human and a dog, and a reminder of what is worth living for.
Ms. Stedman builds a solid case for all sides — or, at least, makes everyone’s motives understandable.
Macintyre effortlessly weaves the agents’ deliciously eccentric personalities with larger wartime events to shape a tale that reads like a top-notch spy thriller.
Barlett and Steele do have some intelligent things to say about the unfairness and impenetrability of the American tax code...
Where We Belong is a moving book, and one that sucked me in deep.
...Bohjalian’s storytelling makes this a beautiful, frightening, and unforgettable read.
Though his subject is a serious one, Mr. Kean enlivens his narrative with an appealing sense of humor.
Zafón’s voice is still extremely likeable, and he gets off his share of snappy lines; every character actor in Hollywood would probably seize on at least one of these characters as written with him in mind.