• FICTION

    BARBARA THE SLUT

    AUG. 4, 2015

FICTION

BARBARA THE SLUT

by Lauren Holmes

A first-rate first collection from a young writer you’ll want to hear more from. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    ACT OF GOD

    MARCH 3, 2015

FICTION

ACT OF GOD

by Jill Ciment

This absorbing novel about a luminescent fungus affixes itself to your psyche like a spore and quickly spreads to your... Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    ALFRED HITCHCOCK

    MARCH 24, 2015

NONFICTION

ALFRED HITCHCOCK

by Michael Wood

The breadth of Hitchcock’s career and personal life defies easy summation, but Wood’s quickly paced, informative biography... Full review >

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  • FICTION

    THE DIVER'S CLOTHES LIE EMPTY

    JUNE 2, 2015

FICTION

THE DIVER'S CLOTHES LIE EMPTY

by Vendela Vida

A speedy and suspenseful fish-out-of-water tale with a slyly philosophical bent. Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    MARCH

    JAN. 20, 2015

  • NONFICTION

    STREET POISON

    AUG. 4, 2015

NONFICTION

STREET POISON

by Justin Gifford

“This is not a story without tragedy….But it is a story of redemption and breathtaking creativity, too,” writes Gifford, who... Full review >

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  • FICTION

    THE DIG

    APRIL 14, 2015

FICTION

THE DIG

by Cynan Jones

A persistently dour story that’s energized by the author’s command of character and mood. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    THE BEAUTIFUL BUREAUCRAT

    AUG. 11, 2015

FICTION

THE BEAUTIFUL BUREAUCRAT

by Helen Phillips

Intense and enigmatic, tense and tender, this novel offers no easy answers—its deeper meanings may mystify—but it grabs you... Full review >

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  • TEEN

    A SCHOOL FOR BRIDES

    JULY 14, 2015

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

A SCHOOL FOR BRIDES

by Patrice Kindl

This airy soufflé of a tale, garnished with quirky charm, is an unmitigated delight from start to finish. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    ALL THAT FOLLOWED

    AUG. 4, 2015

THRILLER & SUSPENSE

ALL THAT FOLLOWED

by Gabriel Urza

The author’s family is from Spain’s Basque region, which helps explain why an American writer would venture into this... Full review >

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