• FICTION

    BIG LITTLE LIES

    JULY 29, 2014

FICTION

BIG LITTLE LIES

by Liane Moriarty

Deservedly popular Moriarty invigorates the tired social-issue formula of women’s fiction through wit, good humor, sharp... Full review >

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  • FICTION

    THE SECRET PLACE

    SEPT. 2, 2014

FICTION

THE SECRET PLACE

by Tana French

Everyone is this meticulously crafted novel might be playing—or being played by—everyone else. Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    BLOOD ACES

    AUG. 18, 2014

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

BLOOD ACES

by Doug J. Swanson

An entertaining and provocative portrait of a man whose dichotomies were largely a product of the violent times in which he... Full review >

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  • FICTION

    STANDING IN ANOTHER MAN'S GRAVE

    JAN. 15, 2013

FICTION

STANDING IN ANOTHER MAN'S GRAVE

by Ian Rankin

Rankin deserves every award he’s been given: an Edgar, a Gold Dagger, a Diamond Dagger. Surely there’s another one waiting... Full review >

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  • FICTION

    DARKNESS, DARKNESS

    SEPT. 15, 2014

MYSTERY & DETECTIVE

DARKNESS, DARKNESS

by John Harvey

As Resnick revisits one of Britain’s most painful events, he wrestles mightily with his own grief over the death of his... Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    A SPY AMONG FRIENDS

    JULY 29, 2014

HISTORY

A SPY AMONG FRIENDS

by Ben Macintyre

Gripping and as well-crafted as an episode of Smiley’s People, full of cynical inevitability, secrets, lashings of whiskey... Full review >

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  • FICTION

    PERFIDIA

    SEPT. 9, 2014

MYSTERY & DETECTIVE

PERFIDIA

by James Ellroy

Ellroy is not only back in form—he's raised the stakes. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    THE PAYING GUESTS

    SEPT. 16, 2014

FICTION

THE PAYING GUESTS

by Sarah Waters

Waters keeps getting better, if that’s even possible after the sheer perfection of her earlier novels. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    GODS AND BEASTS

    FEB. 26, 2013

MYSTERY & DETECTIVE

GODS AND BEASTS

by Denise Mina

As Gallagher faces the ruin of his career, readers will wonder how Alex (The End of the Wasp Season, 2011, etc.) can... Full review >

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