It’s summer reading time. We’ve sifted through the books publishers are offering up this summer to select the stories most likely to keep you entranced, whether you’ll have sand between your toes or are tied to your desk with only minutes to snatch here and there for reading. Enjoy!
"A book that seems to begin as a children's story ends in blood-soaked mayhem; the journey from one genre to another is satisfying and surprisingly fresh considering that it's set in a familiar version of gothic London among equally familiar monsters."
An elegantly written gothic epic that begins with children isolated in a lonely manor house; takes a spin through the velvet-draped salons of late-Victorian literary London; then settles in to the bloody business of an outbreak of evil magic. Read full book review >