• FICTION

    FORTUNE SMILES

    AUG. 18, 2015

FICTION

FORTUNE SMILES

by Adam Johnson

Bittersweet, elegant, full of hard-won wisdom: this is no ordinary book, either. Full review >

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    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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  • FICTION

    INFINITE HOME

    AUG. 4, 2015

FICTION

INFINITE HOME

by Kathleen Alcott

A luminous second novel from a first-class storyteller. Full review >

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    THE MARRIAGE OF OPPOSITES

    AUG. 4, 2015

FICTION

THE MARRIAGE OF OPPOSITES

by Alice Hoffman

Lilting prose, beautifully meted out folklore and historical references, and Hoffman’s deep conviction in her characters... Full review >

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  • FICTION

    THE LITTLE PARIS BOOKSHOP

    JUNE 23, 2015

FICTION

THE LITTLE PARIS BOOKSHOP

by Nina George ; translated by Simon Pare

A charming novel that believes in the healing properties of fiction, romance, and a summer in the south of France. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    BLACK-EYED SUSANS

    AUG. 11, 2015

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BLACK-EYED SUSANS

by Julia Heaberlin

Heaberlin takes what could have been the ingredients for just another episode of CSI and turns them into a truly compelling... Full review >

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  • FICTION

    HARRIET WOLF'S SEVENTH BOOK OF WONDERS

    AUG. 18, 2015

FICTION

HARRIET WOLF'S SEVENTH BOOK OF WONDERS

by Julianna Baggott

Moments of heartbreak balance moments of hilarity in Baggott’s ambitious portrait of a family created from equal parts... Full review >

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  • FICTION

    THE INCARNATIONS

    AUG. 18, 2015

FICTION

THE INCARNATIONS

by Susan Barker

Effortlessly blends the past with the present, dark humor with profound sadness. A deeply human masterpiece. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    CIRCLING THE SUN

    JULY 28, 2015

FICTION

CIRCLING THE SUN

by Paula McLain

Ernest Hemingway, who met Markham on safari two years before her Atlantic crossing, tagged her as “a high-grade bitch” but... Full review >

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