• FICTION

    THE NINETY-NINTH FLOOR

    FEB. 14, 2017

FICTION

THE NINETY-NINTH FLOOR

by Jana Fawaz Elhassan ; translated by Michelle Hartman

An intimate and intense novel that shines a light on both the overt and hidden tensions of the Middle East. Full review >

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    TO CAPTURE WHAT WE CANNOT KEEP

    NOV. 29, 2016

  • FICTION

    SERIOUS SWEET

    OCT. 18, 2016

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SERIOUS SWEET

by A.L. Kennedy

With sometimes-battering extremes of emotion and pain that ranges from personal injury to corrosive political nastiness,... Full review >

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  • FICTION

    THE PORTABLE VEBLEN

    JAN. 19, 2016

FICTION

THE PORTABLE VEBLEN

by Elizabeth McKenzie

McKenzie’s idiosyncratic love story scampers along on a wonderfully zig-zaggy path, dashing and darting in delightfully... Full review >

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    THE DECENT PROPOSAL

    APRIL 5, 2016

ROMANCE

THE DECENT PROPOSAL

by Kemper Donovan

A Labrador retriever of a book—you'll find yourself smiling even when it knocks over the furniture and drools on your leg. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    CROSSTALK

    OCT. 4, 2016

SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY

CROSSTALK

by Connie Willis

In other hands this novel could have been mere cliché, but Willis’ exuberant humor and warmhearted, fast-paced plotting... Full review >

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    THE HATING GAME

    AUG. 9, 2016

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THE HATING GAME

by Sally Thorne

A breezy tale perfect for a day at the beach, this one’s a real winner. Full review >

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  • TEEN

    THE RADIUS OF US

    JAN. 17, 2017

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

THE RADIUS OF US

by Marie Marquardt

A rushed ending is only a small distraction in this otherwise eye-opening story. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    IN THE COUNTRY OF THE BLIND

    NOV. 1, 2016

FICTION

IN THE COUNTRY OF THE BLIND

by Edward Hoagland

The incomparable Hoagland's 25th book is not only one of the most rewarding novels of the year, it's also one of the sexiest. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    HALF A LIFELONG ROMANCE

    MARCH 8, 2016

FICTION

HALF A LIFELONG ROMANCE

by Eileen Chang ; translated by Karen S. Kingsbury

With compelling protagonists and a host of memorable supporting characters, this novel tells an emotionally complex story... Full review >

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  • FICTION

    TENDER

    FEB. 16, 2016

FICTION

TENDER

by Belinda McKeon

McKeon regards the characters in her keenly wrought love story—for all their flaws and fragility—with insight, sensitivity,... Full review >

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  • FICTION

    IDLEWILD

    DEC. 1, 2016

ROMANCE

IDLEWILD

by Jude Sierra

A lovely, finely wrought romance that reminds us that to truly love another, we must know our own hearts. Full review >

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